CURRAGH
22 May 2022
Sunday 22nd May

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Irish Stallion Farms EBF "Habitat" Handicap (Premier Handicap) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV4
  • Distance: 6f
  • Going: Good To Yielding
Curragh
Runners
18

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Stalls
Centre

Weather
Showers

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(3)
Laugh A Minute silk
C
D
Laugh A Minute
J: Ronan Whelan
T: Adrian McGuinness
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Won over 5f at this venue on second start of the year; held last two starts but respected
2-6180
Age: 7
Weight: 10-0
OR: 99
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 May 22 Cor Cork 7f Gd Hc 9-9 21/25 Lord Dudley (10L) 25/1 100 82
3 Apr 22 Cor Cork 6f Gd L 9-9 8/10 Power Under Me (6½L) 15/2 101 92
26 Mar 22 Cur Curragh 5f Y Hc 9-9 1/11 Swift Flight (1½L) 11/4F 95 109
25 Feb 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 6f St Hc 9-10 6/7 Ajax Tavern (7L) 4/1 96 86
29 Oct 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 6f St Hc 10-0 2/11 Arcanears (½L) 3/1F 95 104
9 Oct 21 Yor York 6f GS 2Hc 8-12 2/21 Volatile Analyst (½L) 11/2F 92 99
2
(18)
Lustown Baba silk
CD
D
Lustown Baba p 1
J: Ben Coen
T: J P Murtagh
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Best run for new yard when 4l third in 7f Group 3 here last time; the softer the better
28-573
Age: 5
Weight: 9-13
OR: 98
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 May 22 Cur Curragh 7f Y G3F 9-9 3/8 Twilight Spinner (4L) 14/1 97 102
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 7f Y G3 9-6 7/11 Markaz Paname (4¾L) 20/1 99 91
26 Mar 22 Cur Curragh 5f Y Hc 9-13 5/11 Laugh A Minute (4¼L) 8/1 99 97
12 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 6f Gd Hc 9-10 8/22 Big Gossey (5¼L) 22/1 100 96
27 Jul 21 Gal Galway 7f Sft LF 9-12 2/15 Galtee Mist (3½L) 5/1 102 96
2 Jun 21 Cur Curragh 6f Y G3F 9-8 13/13 Sonaiyla (11½L) 5/1 104 73
3
(11)
Downforce silk
CD
C
D
Downforce b
J: Nathan Crosse 3
T: W McCreery
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Veteran loves testing ground and scored first time out last term over 5f; well held since
000-90
Age: 10
Weight: 9-11
OR: 96
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 6f Y Hc 9-4 b 11/22 Stag Night (4½L) 66/1 98 95
26 Mar 22 Cur Curragh 5f Y Hc 9-10 b 9/11 Laugh A Minute (7¾L) 20/1 99 84
12 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 6f Gd Hc 9-8 b 21/22 Big Gossey (14½L) 100/1 101 67
22 May 21 Cur Curragh 5.5f Sft/Hy Hc 9-13 b 11/22 Verhoyen (7½L) 22/1 104 95
16 May 21 Naa Naas 5f Sft L 9-11 b 10/10 Logo Hunter (15L) 20/1 106 66
3 Apr 21 Cor Cork 6f Y L 9-9 b 9/15 Laugh A Minute (6¾L) 14/1 106 80
4
(14)
Erosandpsyche silk
Erosandpsyche
J: W J Lee
T: P Twomey
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 3 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (27%)
Two wins over 5f at Tipperary last year for Kieran Cotter; off since August; gelded.
93186-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-11
OR: 96
Days: 289
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Aug 21 Tip Tipperary 5f Sft 9-9 6/7 Strong Johnson (5L) 12/1 101 86
17 Jul 21 Cur Curragh 5f Gd G2 9-5 8/8 Mooneista (8¼L) 25/1 101 86
30 Jun 21 Tip Tipperary 5f GF 9-4 1/3 Back To Brussels (nk) 4/5F 101 100
9 Jun 21 Cor Cork 5f Y L 9-4 3/11 Logo Hunter (2¼L) 66/1 91 100
25 Apr 21 Nav Navan 6f Gd 3yL 9-5 9/9 Measure Of Magic (11½L) 5/1 - 72
20 Apr 21 Tip Tipperary 5f Y Md 9-7 1/18 Shelly Banks (3¾L) 16/1 - 91
5
(12)
Dream Today silk
D
Dream Today tp
J: Cian MacRedmond 5
T: Adrian McGuinness
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Fair third to Shelly Banks over 5f at Tipperary but well held over 7f last time
31-030
Age: 7
Weight: 9-9
OR: 94
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 May 22 Cor Cork 7f Gd Hc 9-0 tp 16/25 Lord Dudley (7¼L) 50/1 96 85
21 Apr 22 Tip Tipperary 5f Sft Hc 9-6 tp 3/11 Shelly Banks (4¼L) 40/1 97 96
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 6f Y Hc 9-4 tp 15/22 Stag Night (5¼L) 25/1 98 92
10 Dec 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 6f St Hc 9-9 tp 1/13 No Speed Limit (¾L) 20/1 92 104
26 Nov 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 6f St Hc 9-8 t 3/13 Sister Lola (¾L) 9/1 89 98
29 Oct 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 6f St Hc 9-4 t 4/11 Arcanears (1¾L) 28/1 90 95
6
(8)
Riot silk
Riot
J: Shane B Kelly
T: J P Murtagh
Has been an under-achiever so far and record stands at 1-15; dropped out at Cork last time
357-70
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 92
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 May 22 Cor Cork 7f Gd Hc 9-2 h 22/25 Lord Dudley (14L) 16/1 93 65
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 6f Y Hc 9-9 h1 7/22 Stag Night (2¾L) 15/2 93 95
26 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 5f Gd Hc 9-8 p 7/15 That's Mad (3¼L) 11/2 93 92
11 Sep 21 Leo Leopardstown 7f Gd Hc 9-4 5/16 Masen (3¾L) 6/1 93 93
15 Aug 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 6f St Hc 9-7 3/14 Angel Palm (2½L) 9/2 93 100
17 Jun 21 Asc Ascot 7f GF 2Hc 8-12 p 3/28 Highfield Princess (4¾L) 18/1 93 95
7
(15)
Moss Tucker silk
Moss Tucker t
J: J M Sheridan 3
T: K J Condon
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Mid-field over 7f at Cork where gave the impression that a return to this trip would suit
301-30
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 91
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 May 22 Cor Cork 7f Gd Hc 9-1 t 10/25 Lord Dudley (4¼L) 16/1 92 90
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 6f Y Hc 9-4 t 3/22 Stag Night (2L) 10/1 91 96
4 Oct 21 Tip Tipperary 5f Sft/Hy 3yHc 9-12 t 1/9 Iva Batt (3¼L) 4/1 83 100
25 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 7f Gd Hc 9-4 t 10/15 Sh Boom (4¾L) 6/1 83 80
20 Sep 21 Fai Fairyhouse 6f GF 3yHc 9-7 t 3/7 Dandyville (½L) 7/1 80 91
28 Aug 21 Nav Navan 8f Gd Hc 9-6 t 4/15 Li Mu Bai (1¼L) 2/1F 78 84
8
(1)
Big Gossey silk
CD
D
Big Gossey h
J: Danny Sheehy 3
T: Charles O'Brien
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Dual C&D winner; back to form when third, a place behind Additional, at Naas last month;
16-003
Age: 5
Weight: 9-5
OR: 90
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Apr 22 Naa Naas 6f Gd Hc 9-11 h 3/13 Blairmayne (2¾L) 11/1 90 92
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 6f Y Hc 9-8 h 14/22 Stag Night (5L) 33/1 92 87
26 Mar 22 Cur Curragh 5f Y Hc 9-7 10/11 Laugh A Minute (10½L) 10/1 93 69
29 Oct 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 6f St Hc 9-13 6/11 Arcanears (2½L) 15/2 94 97
12 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 6f Gd Hc 8-11 1/22 Arnhem (¾L) 33/1 87 99
27 Aug 21 Cur Curragh 6f Gd Hc 9-5 t1 7/16 Goodnight Girl (9L) 11/1 89 74
9
(17)
Hightimeyouwon silk
D
Hightimeyouwon b
J: Chris Hayes
T: D K Weld
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 43 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (0%)
Useful handicapper over 6f/7f; in rear at Cork on latest outing and dropped 3lb
423-00
Age: 6
Weight: 9-3
OR: 88
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 May 22 Cor Cork 7f Gd Hc 9-0 b 25/25 Lord Dudley (20L) 14/1 91 46
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 6f Y Hc 9-8 16/22 Stag Night (7L) 11/2J 92 81
12 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 6f Gd Hc 9-2 b 3/22 Big Gossey (2¼L) 7/1 92 97
17 Jul 21 Cur Curragh 6.5f Gd Hc 8-10 b 2/19 Major Power (hd) 15/2 88 97
25 Jun 21 Cur Curragh 7f Gd Hc 9-10 b 4/26 Ice Cold In Alex (2L) 12/1 87 96
7 May 21 Cor Cork 7f Gd Hc 8-5 b 1/20 Fil The Power (hd) 10/1 84 90
10
(10)
Shelly Banks silk
C
Shelly Banks t
J: Seamie Heffernan
T: Eamonn O'Connell
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
7lb higher for 5f win at Tipperary but extra furlong probably a bigger concern
429-81
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 88
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Apr 22 Tip Tipperary 5f Sft Hc 9-0 t 1/11 Blind Beggar (1¼L) 12/1 81 96
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 6f Y Hc 8-11 8/22 Stag Night (3¼L) 20/1 81 82
31 Oct 21 Naa Naas 5f Hy Hc 8-13 t 9/13 Earls (7¼L) 8/1 82 70
10 Oct 21 Cur Curragh 5f Y/Sft Hc 8-13 t 2/12 Pretty Boy Floyd (1¼L) 12/1 81 90
4 Oct 21 Tip Tipperary 5f Sft/Hy 3yHc 9-0 t 4/9 Moss Tucker (4½L) 10/1 81 82
12 Jul 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 5f St Hc 8-6 t 6/7 The Highway Rat (6L) 20/1 84 73
11
(2)
Pretty Boy Floyd silk
CD
C
Pretty Boy Floyd b
J: Gary Carroll
T: Sarah Dawson
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Three of his four wins have come here and likes testing ground; high enough in ratings
0-6440
Age: 7
Weight: 9-2
OR: 87
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 May 22 Naa Naas 6f Y/Sft Hc 10-3 b 13/22 Rough Diamond (9¼L) 18/1 88 71
21 Apr 22 Tip Tipperary 5f Sft Hc 9-2 v 4/11 Shelly Banks (4¼L) 16/1 88 87
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 6f Y Hc 9-4 v 4/22 Stag Night (2¼L) 16/1 88 92
26 Mar 22 Cur Curragh 5f Y Hc 8-6 b 6/11 Laugh A Minute (5½L) 16/1 88 82
31 Oct 21 Naa Naas 5f Hy Hc 9-13 b 12/13 Earls (8½L) 9/2 89 72
20 Oct 21 Nav Navan 5f Y Hc 10-2 b 2/13 Huddle Up (shd) 6/1 85 96
12
(16)
Rough Diamond silk
CD
D
Rough Diamond
J: Shane Crosse
T: Edward Lynam
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Up 8lb for Naas 6f win but powerfully-built gelding has scope to improve further
047-21
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 86
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 May 22 Naa Naas 6f Y/Sft Hc 9-7 1/22 Earls (2¼L) 6/1 78 90
23 Apr 22 Nav Navan 6f Gd Hc 10-2 2/14 Sunset Nova (1¼L) 5/2F 76 76
17 Oct 21 Naa Naas 6f Y Hc 8-8 7/15 Half Nutz (7L) 7/2J 80 73
10 Oct 21 Cur Curragh 5f Y/Sft Hc 9-4 4/12 Pretty Boy Floyd (3¼L) 5/2F 81 81
12 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 6f Gd Hc 8-6 13/22 Big Gossey (7¼L) 15/2 82 71
17 Jul 21 Cur Curragh 6.5f Gd Hc 8-9 6/19 Major Power (3¼L) 6/1 84 83
13
(4)
Additional silk
Additional
J: Colin Keane
T: Sarah Lynam
Good start in Ireland when 1.5l second to Blairmayne at Naas; 3lb higher and respected
0422-2
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 85
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Apr 22 Naa Naas 6f Gd Hc 9-6 2/13 Blairmayne (1¼L) 14/1 82 89
7 Sep 21 Goo Goodwood 6f GF 4Hc 9-10 2/5 Toussarok (½L) 11/8F 82 87
26 Aug 21 Lin Lingfield 6f GF 3Hc 9-5 2/10 Natural Path (2L) 18/1 82 87
11 Aug 21 Sal Salisbury 5f Gd 4Hc 9-12 4/6 Seneca Chief (3¾L) 7/5F 84 78
9 Jul 21 Nmk Newmarket (July) 5f GF 3Hc 9-9 13/14 Twilight Calls (8¾L) 18/1 87 71
22 May 21 Nmk Newmarket 5f Sft 2Hc 9-3 6/6 Arecibo (5¾L) 2/1F 88 77
14
(13)
Verhoyen silk
CD
C
D
Verhoyen b
J: Gavin Ryan
T: M C Grassick
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
4 x Course Winner - Won 4 times before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Three wins at this venue including this race last year (soft/heavy) off 3lb lower mark
0-7091
Age: 7
Weight: 9-7
OR: 85
Days: 2
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 May 22 Cur Curragh 7f Y Hc 9-9 b 1/18 Heavenly Power (6½L) 17/2 85 -
6 May 22 Cor Cork 7f Gd Hc 8-7 9/25 Lord Dudley (3¾L) 50/1 87 86
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 6f Y Hc 8-11 13/22 Stag Night (4¾L) 25/1 88 84
26 Mar 22 Cur Curragh 5f Y Hc 9-3 7/11 Laugh A Minute (5¾L) 12/1 89 82
31 Oct 21 Naa Naas 5f Hy Hc 9-7 b 13/13 Earls (9¾L) 25/1 90 68
17 Oct 21 Naa Naas 6f Y Hc 9-10 b 13/15 Half Nutz (13½L) 9/1 91 60
15
(5)
Carlton Banks silk
D
BF
Carlton Banks
J: Mikey Sheehy 3
T: J F Levins
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Eyecatcher on handicap debut over C&D where he finished well to be sixth; poor run since
021-60
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 80
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Apr 22 Naa Naas 6f Gd Hc 9-4 12/13 Blairmayne (8L) 5/2F 80 65
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 6f Y Hc 8-7 6/22 Stag Night (2¾L) 17/2 80 83
31 Oct 21 Naa Naas 6f Hy Md 9-7 1/12 Mickey The Steel (nk) 5/2 - 91
25 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 6f Gd Md 9-7 2/11 Jeroboam (1¼L) 22/1 - 85
21 Aug 21 Cur Curragh 6f Sft Md 9-7 11/22 Heavenly Power (6¼L) 100/1 - 64
16
(7)
Mickey The Steel silk
Mickey The Steel t
J: Wesley Joyce 7
T: Joseph Anthony Murray
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (0%)
Maiden's record in four runs here not great although was placed here off 83 last summer
22-204
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 78
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 May 22 Naa Naas 6f Y/Sft Hc 9-0 t 4/22 Rough Diamond (3¼L) 8/1 78 80
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 6f Y Hc 8-2 t 17/22 Stag Night (8L) 15/2 79 64
27 Mar 22 Naa Naas 6f Gd/Y Hc 9-7 t 2/11 Lord Dudley (½L) 8/1 78 83
31 Oct 21 Naa Naas 6f Hy Md 9-7 t 2/12 Carlton Banks (nk) 4/1 73 86
20 Oct 21 Nav Navan 5f Y Md 9-7 t 2/10 Elanora (1¼L) 9/2 71 83
10 Oct 21 Cur Curragh 5f Y/Sft Hc 9-3 t 6/12 Pretty Boy Floyd (7¼L) 20/1 75 62
17
(9)
Midnight Fire silk
CD
Midnight Fire tp
J: Leigh Roche
T: Eddie & Patrick Harty
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Built on comeback third with C&D victory earlier this month; up 7lb and in grade
080-31
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 78
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 May 22 Cur Curragh 6f Y Hc 9-12 tp1 1/23 Elanora (¾L) 100/30F 71 83
6 Apr 22 Leo Leopardstown 7f Gd Hc 9-6 t 3/17 Mutasarref (3L) 6/1 70 76
23 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 7f Y Hc 9-8 tb1 10/13 Is That Love (6½L) 20/1 72 64
2 Sep 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 7f St Hc 9-12 t 8/11 Tresorier (2¾L) 16/1 74 72
16 Aug 21 Ros Roscommon 7.5f Gd/Y Hc 9-1 t 11/14 Royal Pippen (8½L) 18/1 77 68
17 Jul 21 Cur Curragh 6.5f Gd Hc 8-6 t 13/19 Major Power (6¼L) 33/1 81 70
18
(6)
Dixie Bluebell silk
BF
Dixie Bluebell
J: Rory Cleary
T: J S Bolger
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Badly out of form before 7l fifth of 17 in ordinary 7f handicap at this venue; 6lb wrong
700-05
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 72
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 May 22 Cur Curragh 7f Y Hc 9-13 5/17 Ginsburg (7¼L) 9/2F 74 69
6 Apr 22 Leo Leopardstown 7f Gd Hc 9-11 16/17 Mutasarref (14½L) 33/1 75 49
27 Aug 21 Cur Curragh 9f Gd G3F 9-2 13/13 Acanella (32L) 150/1 77 39
16 Aug 21 Ros Roscommon 7.5f Gd/Y Hc 8-10 14/14 Royal Pippen (52L) 6/1 77 -
6 Aug 21 Tip Tipperary 7.5f Sft Hc 9-3 7/10 Big Island (6¼L) 11/4F 77 68
15 Jul 21 Leo Leopardstown 7f Gd 3yHc 9-5 3/7 Ferrybank (2L) 5/4F 77 82
Verdict

Despite a fair hike for his comfortable win at Naas, ROUGH DIAMOND is selected to progress again and he can defy his new mark

Verdict silk image
Rough Diamond

Betting Forecast:

9/2 Rough Diamond,

7/1 Additional,

8/1 Lustown Baba,

10/1 Erosandpsyche,

12/1 Shelly Banks,

Midnight Fire,

Carlton Banks,

Moss Tucker,

14/1 Laugh A Minute,

Big Gossey,

Riot,

16/1 Hightimeyouwon,

Pretty Boy Floyd,

Dream Today,

18/1 Mickey The Steel,

22/1 Verhoyen,

25/1 Downforce,

28/1 Dixie Bluebell

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