CURRAGH
22 May 2022
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Tattersalls Gold Cup (Group 1) Racecard

  • Channel: RTE1
  • Distance: 1m 2f 110y
  • Going: Good
Curragh
Runners
8

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(7)
Alenquer silk
D
Alenquer
J: Tom Marquand
T: William Haggas
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 15 wins from 35 in the last 14 days (43%)
Beat Lord North in Winter Derby and is sure to put his best foot forward here; chance
329-16
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 116
Days: 57
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Mar 22 Mey Meydan 12f Gd G1 8-13 6/15 Shahryar (1½L) 7/1 115 119
26 Feb 22 Lin Lingfield (AW) 10f St G3 9-0 1/7 Lord North (2½L) 11/4 115 119
3 Oct 21 Lon Longchamp 12f Hy G1 8-13 9/14 Torquator Tasso (6¾L) 22/1 - 116
18 Aug 21 Yor York 10.5f Gd G1 8-13 2/7 Mishriff (6L) 8/1 110 116
14 Jul 21 Lon Longchamp 12f VSft 3yG1 9-2 3/11 Hurricane Lane (7¼L) 29/10 - 112
18 Jun 21 Asc Ascot 12f Hy 3yG2 9-0 1/6 Tasman Bay (1½L) 13/8F 108 111
2
(1)
Bear Story silk
D
Bear Story
J: Ronan Whelan
T: M Halford
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Has been running well this season but has plenty to find on ratings here; tough ask
15-332
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 107
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 May 22 Cur Curragh 10f Y G2 9-5 2/7 Layfayette (¾L) 14/1 106 110
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 10f Gd/Y G3 9-8 3/9 Layfayette (1½L) 25/1 102 110
27 Mar 22 Naa Naas 10f Y L 9-12 3/7 Layfayette (3¾L) 12/1 102 106
16 Oct 21 Leo Leopardstown 10f Gd L 9-10 5/14 Georgeville (5L) 9/1 102 107
24 Sep 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St G3 9-5 1/10 Lough Derg (nk) 100/30F 99 108
12 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 10f Gd Hc 9-4 15/23 Max Mayhem (4½L) 11/1 100 100
3
(6)
Broome silk
CD
D
Broome
J: Wayne Lordan
T: A P O'Brien
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 5 wins from 6 starts at this distance (83%)
Enjoyed fine season last term, including near-miss in this; has been kept fresh; player
42020-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-5
OR: 118
Days: 175
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Nov 21 Tok Tokyo 12f GF G1 9-0 11/18 Contrail (8½L) 28/1 - 109
6 Nov 21 Dma Del Mar 12f Fm G1 9-0 2/14 Yibir (½L) 19/2 - 121
3 Oct 21 Lon Longchamp 12f Hy G1 9-5 11/14 Torquator Tasso (9¾L) 56/1 - 111
12 Sep 21 Lon Longchamp 12f Gd G2 9-2 2/6 Deep Bond (1½L) 23/10 - 119
24 Jul 21 Asc Ascot 12f GF G1 9-7 4/5 Adayar (9½L) 14/1 117 112
4 Jul 21 Sai Saint-Cloud 12f Sft G1 9-2 1/8 Ebaiyra (1L) 39/10 - 119
4
(3)
Helvic Dream silk
CD
Helvic Dream
J: Colin Keane
T: Noel Meade
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (0%)
Career-best winning this last year; this a hot renewal and will need to be on his 'A' game
8421-5
Age: 5
Weight: 9-5
OR: 115
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 10f Gd/Y G3 9-10 5/9 Layfayette (2¾L) 7/1 116 110
23 May 21 Cur Curragh 10.5f Sft/Hy G1 9-5 1/8 Broome (shd) 8/1 108 114
3 May 21 Cur Curragh 10f Y G2 9-5 2/6 Broome (2L) 15/2 108 112
17 Apr 21 Cur Curragh 10f Gd G3 9-8 4/9 Broome (3½L) 18/1 109 109
28 Mar 21 Naa Naas 10f Sft L 9-12 8/12 Broome (15½L) 10/1 110 87
24 Oct 20 Leo Leopardstown 10f Sft/Hy L 9-10 8/12 Amma Grace (12L) 5/4F 110 91
5
(2)
High Definition silk
C
BF
High Definition
J: Ryan Moore
T: A P O'Brien
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Beaten twice by Layfayette this season and needs to improve to have a say; Moore's pick
069-24
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 107
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 May 22 Cur Curragh 10f Y G2 9-5 4/7 Layfayette (2¼L) 5/2F 109 107
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 10f Gd/Y G3 9-5 2/9 Layfayette (1¼L) 5/2F 110 112
11 Sep 21 Don Doncaster 14.5f GS 3yG1 9-1 p1 9/10 Hurricane Lane (14L) 14/1 110 102
18 Aug 21 Yor York 12f Gd 3yG2 9-0 6/8 Yibir (7¾L) 7/2F 113 102
26 Jun 21 Cur Curragh 12f Gd 3yG1 9-2 10/11 Hurricane Lane (29L) 9/4F 115 74
13 May 21 Yor York 10.5f Gd 3yG2 9-0 3/10 Hurricane Lane (2L) 13/8F 115 110
6
(4)
Lord North silk
D
Lord North
J: Frankie Dettori
T: John & Thady Gosden
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Going Specialist - 4 wins from 5 starts on this ground (80%)
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 5 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (29%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 11 wins from 34 in the last 14 days (32%)
Top-class gelding; three Group 1s on his CV and will be hard to beat if producing his best
4/1-21
Age: 6
Weight: 9-5
OR: 120
Days: 57
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Mar 22 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G1 9-0 1/14 Panthalassa (dht) 100/30 120 122
26 Feb 22 Lin Lingfield (AW) 10f St G3 9-0 2/7 Alenquer (2½L) 6/5F 123 114
27 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G1 9-0 1/12 Vin De Garde (3L) 11/8F 123 122
7 Nov 20 Kee Keeneland 12f Fm G1 9-0 4/10 Tarnawa (2¾L) 9/1 - 112
17 Oct 20 Asc Ascot 10f Sft G1 9-5 10/10 Addeybb (13½L) 11/2 123 98
19 Aug 20 Yor York 10.5f Gd G1 9-6 3/5 Ghaiyyath (4¼L) 4/1 124 123
7
(8)
Mac Swiney silk
C
Mac Swiney
J: Kevin Manning
T: J S Bolger
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Last year's Irish 2,000 Guineas hero; should fare better now back on home soil; respected
65030-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 118
Days: 161
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd G1 8-11 12/12 Loves Only You (17L) 43/1 - 86
16 Oct 21 Asc Ascot 10f GS G1 9-1 3/9 Sealiway (2¼L) 40/1 115 119
11 Sep 21 Leo Leopardstown 8f Gd G2 9-8 11/14 Real Appeal (3¼L) 7/2F 116 108
18 Aug 21 Yor York 10.5f Gd G1 8-13 5/7 Mishriff (8¼L) 14/1 118 112
26 Jun 21 Cur Curragh 12f Gd 3yG1 9-2 6/11 Hurricane Lane (10L) 10/1 118 104
5 Jun 21 Eps Epsom 12f GS 3yG1 9-0 4/11 Adayar (11L) 8/1 119 107
8
(5)
State Of Rest silk
D
State Of Rest t
J: Shane Crosse
T: Joseph Patrick O'Brien
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Is on top of his game; three-time Group 1 scorer; should produce a bold bid; big chance
/311-1
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 120
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 May 22 Lon Longchamp 10.5f GS G1 9-2 t 1/6 Pretty Tiger (¾L) 63/10 - 117
23 Oct 21 Moo Moonee Valley 10f GS G1 8-13 t 1/8 Anamoe (shd) 13/2 - 121
7 Aug 21 Sar Saratoga 9.5f Fm 3yG1 8-10 1/11 Soldier Rising (1L) 211/10 - 113
26 Jun 21 Cur Curragh 8f Gd L 9-1 t1 3/11 Fourhometwo (½L) 13/2 110 108
24 Oct 20 Don Doncaster 8f Hy 2yG1 9-1 5/8 Mac Swiney (8¾L) 11/2 - 96
12 Sep 20 Don Doncaster 7f Gd 2yG2 9-0 3/7 Chindit (1L) 13/2 - 111
Verdict

STATE OF REST is at the top of his game and he may prove hard to knock in this.

Verdict silk image
State Of Rest

Betting Forecast:

9/4 Lord North,

3/1 State Of Rest,

7/2 Alenquer,

7/1 Broome,

10/1 Helvic Dream,

11/1 Mac Swiney,

16/1 High Definition,

40/1 Bear Story

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