CURRAGH
21 May 2022
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William Hill Handicap (Premier Handicap) Racecard

  • Channel: RTE2
  • Distance: 1m 2f
  • Going: Good To Yielding
Curragh
Runners
19

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Finans Bay silk
Finans Bay
J: Scott McCullagh 5
T: M Halford
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Mostly involved in stakes races in 2021, also close-up fourth in 23-runner C&D handicap
63450-
Age: 5
Weight: 10-2
OR: 102
Days: 217
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Oct 21 Leo Leopardstown 10f Gd L 9-9 12/14 Georgeville (18L) 14/1 103 77
21 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 9f Y/Sft L 9-11 5/11 Visualisation (4L) 9/2 103 99
12 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 10f Gd Hc 9-12 4/23 Max Mayhem (½L) 9/1 102 111
13 Aug 21 Cur Curragh 10f Y G3 9-8 3/12 Earlswood (2½L) 22/1 101 102
26 Jun 21 Cur Curragh 10f Gd G3 9-11 6/10 Cadillac (3L) 50/1 94 100
3 Jun 21 Leo Leopardstown 9f Gd Hc 10-0 5/12 He Knows No Fear (3½L) 4/1 94 93
2
(12)
Max Mayhem silk
CD
D
Max Mayhem
J: Mikey Sheehy 3
T: Joseph Patrick O'Brien
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Reliable sort last season, ran twice over hurdles after narrow C&D win last September
18321-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-13
OR: 99
Days: 251
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Dec 21 Pun Punchestown 15.5f Hy 3yMdH 11-2 4/20 Pied Piper (25L) 9/1 - 109
28 Nov 21 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Gd 3yHG3 10-11 7/8 Fil Dor (26L) 11/2 - 108
12 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 10f Gd Hc 8-8 1/23 Pineapple Express (nk) 17/2F 95 104
22 Aug 21 Naa Naas 10f Y/Sft 9-2 2/7 Five G Patch (hd) 10/1 93 97
12 Jul 21 Kln Killarney 11f Y 9-10 3/4 La Petite Coco (6¾L) 4/1 94 94
3 Jun 21 Leo Leopardstown 12f Gd 3yL 9-5 8/8 Fernando Vichi (7¼L) 8/1 - 95
3
(5)
Ides Of August silk
Ides Of August
J: Colin Keane
T: G M Lyons
Now 6lb higher than when winning a premier handicap at Dundalk last August, seasonal debut
55216-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-12
OR: 98
Days: 239
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Sep 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St G3 9-5 6/10 Bear Story (4¼L) 9/2 100 100
15 Aug 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St Hc 9-1 1/12 Agitare (2L) 14/1 93 103
19 Jul 21 Bal Ballinrobe 9.5f Gd Hc 9-0 2/6 Takeachancejimmy (1¼L) 9/4J 92 95
8 Jul 21 Leo Leopardstown 10f Gd Hc 8-6 5/13 Mosala (4½L) 50/1 95 95
30 May 21 Nav Navan 8f Y 3y 9-5 5/5 Charterhouse (6L) 5/2 92 76
8 May 21 Naa Naas 10f Y/Sft 3y 9-9 3/7 Benaud (3L) 7/1 92 97
4
(16)
Isle Of Sark silk
Isle Of Sark t
J: Jake Coen 7
T: Joseph Patrick O'Brien
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (0%)
Narrowly beaten by Bowerman at Dundalk in February, best form has been at that venue
5533-2
Age: 4
Weight: 9-11
OR: 97
Days: 85
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Feb 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St 9-0 t 2/7 Bowerman (nse) 6/1 97 102
17 Sep 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St 9-0 t 3/5 Leo De Fury (4½L) 3/1 98 99
10 Jul 21 Nav Navan 10f Gd 3y 9-7 t1 3/5 Ottoman Emperor (4¾L) 3/1 101 95
23 Apr 21 Cor Cork 10f Gd 3y 9-6 5/6 Kyprios (5¾L) 7/4F - 90
11 Apr 21 Leo Leopardstown 10f Gd 3yG3 9-5 5/8 Bolshoi Ballet (3¼L) 15/2 - 99
16 Nov 20 Dun Dundalk (AW) 7f St 2yMd 9-7 1/14 Always Waitin (4L) 5/6F - 90
5
(19)
Bowerman silk
C
Bowerman
J: Adam Caffrey 10
T: Adrian McGuinness
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Struggling since recording the tenth win of his career at Dundalk in February
213009
Age: 8
Weight: 9-8
OR: 94
Days: 8
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 May 22 Leo Leopardstown 12f Gd Hc 10-3 9/9 The Names Jock (16L) 40/1 95 77
15 Apr 22 Lin Lingfield (AW) 10f St 3Hc 9-2 12/13 Dembe (8L) 40/1 95 87
26 Mar 22 Cur Curragh 8f Y Hc 9-5 22/26 Raadobarg (12L) 14/1 96 83
11 Mar 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 8f St 9-5 3/5 San Andreas (3¼L) 2/1 97 98
25 Feb 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St 9-7 1/7 Isle Of Sark (nse) 2/1 92 101
16 Feb 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St Hc 9-11 2/7 Dalvey (½L) 5/1 92 100
6
(18)
Mosala silk
D
Mosala t
J: Chris Hayes
T: Henry De Bromhead
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 42 in the last 14 days (2%)
Has seldom run a bad race, absent since falling in a maiden hurdle last October
23136-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 92
Days: 251
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 21 Cor Cork 16f Sft 4yMdH 11-9 t F/20 Crowns Major () 100/30 - 122
12 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 10f Gd Hc 9-2 t 6/23 Max Mayhem (1¼L) 9/1 92 101
27 Jul 21 Gal Galway 8.5f Sft Hc 9-2 t 3/18 Sirjack Thomas (3½L) 10/1 93 97
8 Jul 21 Leo Leopardstown 10f Gd Hc 8-7 t 1/13 Tauran Shaman (¾L) 8/1 86 95
27 Jun 21 Cur Curragh 12f GF Hc 9-3 t 3/10 Effernock Fizz (3½L) 16/5 85 89
9 May 21 Leo Leopardstown 10f Gd Hc 9-4 t 2/18 Tauran Shaman (nk) 9/1 80 92
7
(3)
Summit Star silk
Summit Star
J: Shane Crosse
T: Ms Sheila Lavery
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Showing a good standard of form on AW, trainer also runs the less exposed Moracana
12-132
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 92
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Apr 22 Lin Lingfield (AW) 10f St 3Hc 9-2 2/13 Dembe (nk) 9/1 90 97
25 Feb 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St 9-2 3/7 Bowerman (½L) 13/8F 86 96
16 Feb 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St Hc 10-1 1/14 Power Drive (4¾L) 4/1F 74 93
15 Dec 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 9-10 t 2/14 No Trouble (2½L) 11/2 73 80
24 Nov 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St Hc 9-12 t 1/14 Old Tom Higgins (1¾L) 7/1 65 81
10 Nov 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St 3yHc 9-13 t 8/14 Flyin Hawaiian (4¾L) 25/1 66 65
8
(15)
Yafordadoe silk
C
Yafordadoe p
J: Gary Carroll
T: Gavin Cromwell
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Useful dual-purpose performer at best, struggled on first run this season in Irish Lincoln
/214-0
Age: 6
Weight: 9-3
OR: 89
Days: 56
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Mar 22 Cur Curragh 8f Y Hc 8-13 p 23/26 Raadobarg (13L) 16/1 90 76
30 Oct 21 Dro Down Royal 17f Sft HcH 10-5 F/12 Eskylane () 6/1 119 106
16 Oct 21 Leo Leopardstown 12f Gd Hc 9-4 4/20 Powerful Aggie (1¾L) 16/1 89 97
4 Oct 21 Tip Tipperary 9f Sft/Hy Hc 9-2 p 1/13 Loingseoir (1¼L) 13/2 82 93
23 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 12f Y Hc 9-1 2/14 Rebellito (1¼L) 22/1 80 89
27 Jan 21 Thu Thurles 15.5f Sft/Hy HcH 11-6 6/10 Blanketontheground (24L) 18/1 121 108
9
(8)
Dearg Jazz silk
C
Dearg Jazz
J: Seamie Heffernan
T: W McCreery
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Former course nursery winner, aimed a bit high last season, no impact on seasonal debut
5580-9
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 88
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 May 22 Sli Sligo 10.5f Sft HcF 9-11 9/10 Rosscarbery (13½L) 11/1 89 70
10 Oct 21 Cur Curragh 16f Y Hc 8-11 19/30 Line Out (17L) 100/1 90 84
9 Jun 21 Cor Cork 12f Y G3F 8-12 8/9 Thunder Kiss (18L) 22/1 92 77
8 May 21 Naa Naas 10f Y/Sft G3F 8-11 5/7 Insinuendo (10½L) 16/1 92 86
25 Apr 21 Nav Navan 10f Gd 3yLF 9-2 5/15 Rocky Sky (8L) 66/1 92 86
24 Oct 20 Leo Leopardstown 9f Sft/Hy 2yG3 9-2 5/9 Flying Visit (4L) 100/1 86 92
10
(2)
Mashhoor silk
Mashhoor
J: Shane B Kelly
T: J P Murtagh
Bright start for this stable at Cork, closely matched with Safecracker and Golden Twilight
1234-4
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 87
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Apr 22 Cor Cork 10f Y/Sft Hc 9-1 4/17 Tip Of The Spear (1¼L) 9/1 86 89
5 Aug 21 San Sandown 10f GS 33yHc 9-4 4/7 Rewired (6½L) 2/1F 87 82
25 Jun 21 Nmk Newmarket (July) 10f GF 2Hc 8-8 3/6 Data Protection (3L) 10/11F 87 89
20 May 21 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 8f St 4Nv 9-8 2/11 Abstinence (nk) 5/6F - 93
7 Apr 21 Not Nottingham 8.5f GF 53yNv 9-5 1/11 Dubawi Sands (nk) 9/2 - 88
16 Aug 20 Nby Newbury 7f Sft 52yMd 9-5 4/10 Baradar (6¼L) 5/1 - 60
11
(10)
Moracana silk
D
Moracana
J: W J Lee
T: Ms Sheila Lavery
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Progressive filly who has won twice over this trip at Leopardstown, strong contender
241-1
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 87
Days: 45
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Apr 22 Leo Leopardstown 10f Gd Hc 10-0 1/20 Entropy (1L) 8/1 78 92
16 Oct 21 Leo Leopardstown 10f Gd Md 9-2 1/13 Zaynudin (¾L) 5/1 - 83
14 Sep 21 Pun Punchestown 9f Gd Md 9-2 4/14 Champion Green (7¾L) 9/2 - 76
28 Aug 21 Nav Navan 8f Gd Md 9-2 2/15 Barretta (5½L) 33/1 - 72
12
(9)
Soaring Monarch silk
Soaring Monarch
J: Declan McDonogh
T: Peter Fahey
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 34 in the last 14 days (3%)
Started last season with a win, a long way below that form in two subsequent outings
4/100-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 87
Days: 242
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 8f Y/Sft Hc 9-6 12/13 Laelaps (16½L) 11/2 88 55
1 Aug 21 Gal Galway 7f Gd Hc 9-0 11/15 Current Option (7¾L) 9/2F 91 76
11 May 21 Ros Roscommon 7.5f Sft Hc 9-4 1/14 Mk Drama (2¾L) 5/1 80 94
2 Nov 20 Cur Curragh 7f Hy Hc 9-2 4/18 Galtee Mist (6½L) 4/1F 84 75
3 Oct 20 Tip Tipperary 7.5f Y/Sft Hc 9-10 4/15 Sheer Bravado (2¾L) 6/1 83 87
1 Aug 20 Gal Galway 8.5f Sft 3yHc 10-5 2/11 Next In Line (1½L) 4/1 83 87
13
(14)
Safecracker silk
BF
Safecracker
J: Ben Coen
T: J P Murtagh
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Effective at this trip, finished just in front of Mashhoor and Golden Twilight at Cork
213-36
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 86
Days: 8
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 May 22 Leo Leopardstown 12f Gd Hc 9-10 6/9 The Names Jock (5¾L) 7/4F 86 84
16 Apr 22 Cor Cork 10f Y/Sft Hc 9-0 3/17 Tip Of The Spear (1L) 9/2F 85 89
15 Aug 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St Hc 8-8 3/12 Ides Of August (3¾L) 11/10F 86 89
12 Jul 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St Md 9-4 1/10 Rollet (3¼L) 4/5F 86 87
25 Jun 21 Cur Curragh 10f Gd Md 9-7 2/10 Interpretation (1L) 15/8F 86 86
7 May 21 Cor Cork 10f Gd Md 9-7 3/11 Castletownbere (¼L) 7/1 - 85
14
(4)
Aurora Princess silk
D
Aurora Princess v
J: Shane Foley
T: Mrs John Harrington
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Ruined her chance with a slow start on latest, previously a long-priced Limerick winner
18-010
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 85
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 May 22 Gow Gowran Park 8f Gd HcF 9-4 v 10/10 New York Angel (59L) 10/1 85 -
23 Apr 22 Lim Limerick 8f Gd Hc 9-8 v 1/15 Monzoon (1¼L) 25/1 79 95
6 Apr 22 Leo Leopardstown 10f Gd Hc 9-11 p1 15/20 Moracana (17½L) 20/1 80 58
14 Sep 21 Pun Punchestown 9f Gd HcF 9-0 v 8/14 My Holy Fox (7½L) 15/2 80 73
2 Sep 21 Clo Clonmel 9.5f Gd Hc 9-4 v1 1/8 Pin Your Hopes (nk) 8/1 77 85
4 Aug 21 Sli Sligo 10f Y HcF 7-13 b 4/9 Miss Myers (3¼L) 9/2 81 84
15
(6)
Annexation silk
Annexation t
J: Wayne Lordan
T: Henry De Bromhead
Two Dundalk wins over 1m, put in a solid display when third over this trip at Leopardstown
41-813
Age: 6
Weight: 8-12
OR: 84
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 May 22 Leo Leopardstown 10f Gd Hc 9-5 t 3/14 Dublin Journal (1½L) 11/1 81 90
28 Jan 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 8f St Hc 9-10 t 1/12 Godhead (½L) 5/2F 76 83
14 Jan 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 9-9 t 8/13 White Marlin (3¾L) 7/1 77 78
15 Dec 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 8f St 8-9 t 1/12 Hightown Heights (½L) 11/2 69 85
24 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 16f Gd/Y HcH 11-2 t 13/18 Dysart Diamond (26L) 40/1 139 121
2 Sep 21 Clo Clonmel 9.5f Gd Hc 9-10 t 4/8 Aurora Princess (4¾L) 4/1J 72 70
16
(7)
Golden Twilight silk
CD
Golden Twilight
J: Ronan Whelan
T: M Halford
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Two Dundalk wins gained over 1m4f, just behind Mashhoor and Safecracker over 1m2f at Cork
0011-5
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 83
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Apr 22 Cor Cork 10f Y/Sft Hc 8-13 t 5/17 Tip Of The Spear (2¼L) 14/1 84 85
3 Dec 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 8-6 t 1/8 Dalvey (1½L) 11/4 78 87
5 Nov 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 10-2 t 1/14 Hurricane Alex (nk) 5/1 73 85
15 Oct 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St Hc 8-10 t1 10/14 Irwin (4½L) 25/1 77 77
24 Sep 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 10.5f St Hc 9-13 12/14 Irwin (14L) 15/2 80 64
13 Aug 21 Cur Curragh 10f Y Md 9-12 1/22 Witham River (½L) 14/1 - 82
17
(11)
Overheer silk
Overheer
J: Leigh Roche
T: Joseph G Murphy
Climbed too high in the ratings after two wins last June, resumed with good Limerick run
6050-3
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
OR: 80
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Apr 22 Lim Limerick 8f Gd Hc 9-12 3/16 Dha Leath (1L) 11/1 78 87
31 Oct 21 Naa Naas 10f Hy Hc 9-9 12/16 Team Of Firsts (32L) 11/1 79 33
23 Oct 21 Leo Leopardstown 10f Gd Hc 10-2 5/20 Tudor City (2½L) 25/1 80 85
16 Oct 21 Leo Leopardstown 12f Gd Hc 8-10 16/20 Powerful Aggie (10L) 66/1 81 75
21 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 8f Y/Sft Hc 9-6 6/13 Laelaps (9¼L) 12/1 83 67
12 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 10f Gd Hc 7-11 18/23 Max Mayhem (6¾L) 28/1 83 79
18
(13)
Loingseoir silk
C
D
Loingseoir
J: Jamie Powell 7
T: M C Grassick
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Won at three different distances last season, satisfactory run at Limerick four weeks ago
218-05
Age: 6
Weight: 8-7
OR: 78
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Apr 22 Lim Limerick 8f Gd Hc 9-5 5/16 Dha Leath (2¼L) 11/1 78 84
26 Mar 22 Cur Curragh 8f Y Hc 8-7 18/26 Raadobarg (9L) 80/1 84 78
31 Oct 21 Naa Naas 10f Hy Hc 9-1 8/16 Team Of Firsts (14L) 9/1 78 68
10 Oct 21 Cur Curragh 8f Y/Sft Hc 9-2 1/18 Reverberation (1½L) 7/2F 72 86
4 Oct 21 Tip Tipperary 9f Sft/Hy Hc 8-6 2/13 Yafordadoe (1¼L) 9/1 72 82
18 Sep 21 Gow Gowran Park 9.5f Y Hc 9-9 4/16 Ideal Pal (6L) 20/1 72 70
19
(17)
Daylight Come silk
D
Daylight Come tp
J: Rory Cleary
T: J S Bolger
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
No real sign of an imminent return to form in two runs since return from a long absence
421/08
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 77
Days: 12
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 May 22 Ros Roscommon 12f Sft/Hy Hc 10-0 tp 8/15 Lord Erskine (8L) 14/1 80 75
27 Mar 22 Naa Naas 7f Y Hc 9-1 tp1 13/13 Spanish Tenor (18L) 11/1 82 46
2 Sep 20 Gow Gowran Park 9.5f Sft/Hy Md 9-7 1/14 Pin Your Hopes (¾L) 2/1F 87 90
14 Aug 20 Cur Curragh 10f Gd Md 9-7 2/13 Gold Maze (4¼L) 13/2 87 80
25 Jul 20 Gow Gowran Park 9.5f Y 3yMd 9-7 4/15 Pugin (7½L) 15/8J 82 73
22 Jul 20 Naa Naas 10f Gd Md 9-7 2/9 Dawn Patrol (1½L) 11/2 82 80
Verdict

There could be more to come from MORACANA who was having only her fourth start when making a winning handicap debut at Leopardstown

Verdict silk image
Moracana

Betting Forecast:

6/1 Moracana,

7/1 Annexation,

8/1 Safecracker,

10/1 Mashhoor,

Max Mayhem,

12/1 Ides Of August,

Isle Of Sark,

Mosala,

Summit Star,

Overheer,

Golden Twilight,

14/1 Loingseoir,

Finans Bay,

Aurora Princess,

16/1 Yafordadoe,

20/1 Soaring Monarch,

Bowerman,

Daylight Come,

25/1 Dearg Jazz

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