CURRAGH
24 September 2022
Saturday 24th September

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William Hill Joe McGrath Handicap (Premier Handicap) Racecard

  • Channel: TG4
  • Distance: 5f
  • Going: Soft
Curragh
Runners
16

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Stalls
Centre

Weather
Partly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(4)
Urban Beat silk
CD
C
D
Urban Beat v
J: Ben Coen
T: J P Murtagh
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
A falling mark gives him a chance if he can recapture last year's form; goes well on soft
8-8080
Age: 7
Weight: 10-0
OR: 95
Days: 70
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Jul 22 Cur Curragh 6.5f Gd Hc 9-6 p 13/17 Mr Wagyu (6L) 28/1 101 91
26 Jun 22 Cur Curragh 5f Y Hc 10-0 p 8/18 Ano Syra (6L) 25/1 105 99
18 Jun 22 Asc Ascot 6f GF 2Hc 9-9 p 22/26 Rohaan (16½L) 40/1 106 63
21 May 22 Cur Curragh 6f Gd/Y G2 9-5 8/9 Brad The Brief (11L) 50/1 107 84
22 Oct 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 5f St G3 9-13 v 8/9 The Highway Rat (6¼L) 17/2 107 92
26 Aug 21 Tip Tipperary 5f Gd/Y L 9-9 p 3/15 Master Matt (1½L) 9/4F 109 103
2
(5)
Strong Johnson silk
CD
D
Strong Johnson t
J: Colin Keane
T: Denis W Cullen
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 2 wins from 57 in the last 14 days (4%)
Three-time C&D winner; has dropped a bit in the handicap, so is of interest
03-345
Age: 6
Weight: 9-12
OR: 93
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Aug 22 Tip Tipperary 5f Gd L 9-7 t 5/10 Tees Spirit (3L) 8/1 98 102
15 Aug 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 6f St Hc 9-6 t 4/12 Harry's Bar (1¼L) 10/1 99 101
6 Aug 22 Cur Curragh 5f Gd Hc 9-7 t 3/9 Big Gossey (2¾L) 8/1 99 101
22 Oct 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 5f St G3 9-13 t 3/9 The Highway Rat (3½L) 66/1 100 102
10 Oct 21 Cur Curragh 6f Y/Sft L 9-8 t 10/14 Power Under Me (9¼L) 16/1 100 86
2 Oct 21 Asc Ascot 5f Sft L 9-0 t 7/8 Tis Marvellous (8½L) 22/1 99 83
3
(3)
Laugh A Minute silk
CD
Laugh A Minute
J: Ronan Whelan
T: Adrian McGuinness
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Better efforts at Galway and here lately; up 3lb but is still 3lb below last winning mark
080034
Age: 7
Weight: 9-11
OR: 92
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Sep 22 Cur Curragh 6f Sft Hc 8-12 4/20 Dexter Belle (½L) 12/1 89 96
31 Jul 22 Gal Galway 7f Sft Hc 9-1 3/16 Current Option (1¾L) 40/1 89 97
16 Jul 22 Cur Curragh 6.5f Gd Hc 8-11 15/17 Mr Wagyu (7L) 28/1 92 78
26 Jun 22 Cur Curragh 5f Y Hc 9-3 11/18 Ano Syra (7½L) 25/1 94 83
6 Jun 22 Gow Gowran Park 7f Y Hc 9-4 8/13 Spanish Tenor (6¼L) 18/1 96 89
22 May 22 Cur Curragh 6f Gd/Y Hc 10-0 10/18 Additional (6¼L) 18/1 99 90
4
(6)
Master Matt silk
CD
D
Master Matt tb
J: Shane Crosse
T: Matthew J Smith
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Below form at Leopardstown last time but is off an attractive mark if staging a revival
400837
Age: 6
Weight: 9-11
OR: 92
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Sep 22 Leo Leopardstown 7f Sft Hc 9-4 tb 7/18 I'm A Gambler (4¾L) 25/1 93 90
10 Aug 22 Gow Gowran Park 7f Gd Hc 9-10 t 3/11 One Small Step (1¼L) 22/1 97 104
6 Aug 22 Cur Curragh 5f Gd Hc 9-7 tb 8/9 Big Gossey (6¾L) 14/1 97 85
12 Jul 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 5f St Hc 10-0 tp 10/10 Harry's Bar (9½L) 11/1 100 75
4 Jun 22 Eps Epsom 5f Gd 2Hc 9-12 tb 19/20 Tees Spirit (18L) 28/1 102 49
26 Mar 22 Cur Curragh 5f Y Hc 9-13 tb 4/11 Laugh A Minute (3¾L) 15/2 102 94
5
(2)
Thunder Eclipse silk
Thunder Eclipse p
J: Mark Enright
T: J A Stack
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Didn't get the clearest of runs here last time over 6f; trip a question but can run well
8-5287
Age: 3
Weight: 9-10
OR: 92
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Sep 22 Cur Curragh 6f Sft Hc 9-0 p 7/20 Dexter Belle (3L) 28/1 93 92
1 Jun 22 Cur Curragh 5f Gd 3yHc 9-0 p 8/10 Ano Syra (5¾L) 13/2 96 85
7 May 22 Naa Naas 6f Y/Sft 3yHc 9-0 2/15 Drombeg Banner (shd) 11/1 95 101
23 Apr 22 Nav Navan 6f Gd 3yL 9-5 5/7 New York City (4¾L) 40/1 95 96
31 Oct 21 Naa Naas 6f Hy 2yHc 9-10 8/16 King Of Bavaria (10½L) 8/1 95 76
25 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 6f Gd 2y 9-10 2/9 Gaire Os Ard (¾L) 2/1 95 95
6
(8)
Gordon Bennett silk
C
BF
Gordon Bennett
J: Gary Carroll
T: Richard Brabazon
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Great effort in a premier handicap last time; trip is a question but is still considered
528115
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
OR: 90
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Sep 22 Cur Curragh 6f Sft Hc 8-12 5/20 Dexter Belle (1¼L) 5/1F 89 94
6 Aug 22 Cur Curragh 6f Gd Hc 10-0 1/12 One Sweet Day (3½L) 7/4F 80 96
20 Jul 22 Naa Naas 6f Gd Hc 9-7 1/13 Shawaamekh (1¼L) 7/2J 73 87
26 Jun 22 Cur Curragh 6f Y Hc 8-4 8/16 Coumshingaun (5¼L) 11/2 74 73
1 Jun 22 Cur Curragh 6.5f Gd Hc 10-0 2/30 Markievicz (2¼L) 11/2 70 80
18 May 22 Cor Cork 7f Y/Sft Hc 10-3 5/22 Shawaamekh (4½L) 11/1 73 72
7
(11)
Only Spoofing silk
D
Only Spoofing
J: J M Sheridan 3
T: Kevin Thomas Coleman
D
12 x Distance Winner - Won 12 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Beaten 5l by Curraheen Princess at Navan last time and has work to do to overturn that
727146
Age: 8
Weight: 9-9
OR: 90
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Sep 22 Nav Navan 5f Y/Sft Hc 9-1 6/9 Curraheen Princess (5L) 14/1 90 84
30 Jul 22 Ham Hamilton 6f Gd 4Hc 10-3 4/9 Surprise Picture (1¼L) 18/5F 88 92
29 Jul 22 Mus Musselburgh 5f Gd 3Hc 9-3 1/8 The Thin Blue Line (1¾L) 5/1 84 95
22 Jul 22 Cor Cork 5f Gd Hc 8-5 7/9 Erosandpsyche (3½L) 11/2 84 81
17 Jul 22 Cur Curragh 5f Gd Hc 10-1 2/11 Are We Dreaming (2¾L) 7/2 84 90
26 Jun 22 Cur Curragh 5f Y Hc 8-7 7/18 Ano Syra (5¾L) 25/1 84 79
8
(1)
Chocquinto silk
CD
D
Chocquinto
J: Andrew Slattery
T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Faced some stiff tasks lately but has still been below his best and has to bounce back
136970
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 88
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Sep 22 Cur Curragh 5f Sft G1 9-3 18/19 Highfield Princess (12½L) 200/1 91 80
26 Aug 22 Tip Tipperary 5f Gd L 9-2 7/10 Tees Spirit (6¾L) 50/1 93 84
9 Jul 22 Yor York 5f GF L 8-10 9/10 Royal Aclaim (7¾L) 80/1 94 81
29 Jun 22 Tip Tipperary 5f Y/Sft 9-6 6/6 Moss Tucker (6L) 12/1 95 80
8 Jun 22 Cor Cork 5f Gd L 9-4 3/6 Geocentric (1¼L) 40/1 78 97
31 May 22 Tip Tipperary 5f GF Hc 8-9 1/7 Moss Tucker (½L) 15/2 70 85
9
(15)
Dream Today silk
Dream Today tp
J: Cian MacRedmond 5
T: Adrian McGuinness
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Won at Laytown last time and is 8lb higher today; run well but this trip is a bit sharp
404721
Age: 7
Weight: 9-7
OR: 88
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Sep 22 Lay Laytown 7f St Hc 12-4 1/10 Chavajod (2¼L) 7/4F 80 97
15 Aug 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 6f St Hc 9-6 tp 2/12 Harry's Bar (½L) 6/1 92 97
20 Jul 22 Naa Naas 7f Gd Hc 9-5 tp 7/13 Big Baby Bull (9¼L) 16/1 83 67
10 Jul 22 Fai Fairyhouse 6f Gd Hc 9-9 tp 4/9 Ampeson (11L) 15/2 86 62
26 Jun 22 Cur Curragh 5f Y Hc 8-7 tv 12/18 Ano Syra (7¾L) 40/1 89 77
10 Jun 22 Fai Fairyhouse 6f Gd Hc 9-8 tp 4/9 Moss Tucker (4½L) 13/2 90 90
10
(12)
Curraheen Princess silk
CD
D
Curraheen Princess
J: Joe Doyle
T: N Stokes
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
D
6 x Distance Winner - Won 6 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 6 wins from 11 starts at this distance (55%)
Is 3lb higher than Navan win and should make a bold bid; best with an ease in the ground
112221
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 84
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Sep 22 Nav Navan 5f Y/Sft Hc 8-9 1/9 Tide Of Time (¾L) 11/2 81 94
24 Aug 22 Bel Bellewstown 5f Gd Hc 9-12 2/10 Tide Of Time (1¼L) 11/4F 79 83
9 Jul 22 Nav Navan 5f GF Hc 9-11 2/11 Speedacus (1¼L) 7/2 79 86
17 Jun 22 Dro Down Royal 5f Y HcF 9-11 2/7 Sister Rosetta (1½L) 5/2F 76 88
28 May 22 Nav Navan 5f Gd Hc 10-0 1/17 Amazing Emma (½L) 100/30 70 82
14 May 22 Nav Navan 5f Gd Hc 10-1 1/18 Amazing Emma (¾L) 9/1 64 78
11
(16)
Shelly Banks silk
CD
D
Shelly Banks t
J: Leigh Roche
T: Eamonn O'Connell
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Poor last time at Tipperary after being slowly away but now back to her last winning mark
100546
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 81
Days: 50
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Aug 22 Tip Tipperary 5f Gd 8-10 t 6/6 Erosandpsyche (13L) 9/1 85 58
22 Jul 22 Cor Cork 5f Gd Hc 8-13 t 4/9 Erosandpsyche (2¼L) 22/1 85 87
29 Jun 22 Tip Tipperary 5f Y/Sft 8-13 t 5/6 Moss Tucker (2½L) 9/1 86 92
26 Jun 22 Cur Curragh 5f Y Hc 8-9 t 14/18 Ano Syra (8¼L) 22/1 86 73
22 May 22 Cur Curragh 6f Gd/Y Hc 9-3 t 12/18 Additional (7¼L) 16/1 88 76
21 Apr 22 Tip Tipperary 5f Sft Hc 9-0 t 1/11 Blind Beggar (1¼L) 12/1 81 93
12
(13)
Pretty Boy Floyd silk
CD
C
D
Pretty Boy Floyd v
J: Dylan Browne McMonagle
T: Sarah Dawson
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Three of his four wins have come here; given a chance by handicapper but lacks recent run
-64400
Age: 7
Weight: 8-13
OR: 80
Days: 125
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 May 22 Cur Curragh 6f Gd/Y Hc 9-2 b 16/18 Additional (11½L) 33/1 87 62
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 84
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 6f Y Hc 9-4 v 4/22 Stag Night (2¼L) 16/1 88 90
26 Mar 22 Cur Curragh 5f Y Hc 8-6 b 6/11 Laugh A Minute (5½L) 16/1 88 74
31 Oct 21 Naa Naas 5f Hy Hc 9-13 b 12/13 Earls (8½L) 9/2 89 72
13
(10)
Iva Batt silk
D
Iva Batt p
J: Wayne Lordan
T: Joseph G Murphy
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Struggled behind some of these on recent runs but now just 2lb higher than for last win
091495
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 75
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Sep 22 Cor Cork 6f Hy Hc 9-9 p 5/16 Pretty Rebel (5¾L) 11/1 80 71
3 Sep 22 Nav Navan 5f Y/Sft Hc 8-8 p 9/9 Curraheen Princess (6½L) 14/1 80 68
31 May 22 Tip Tipperary 5f GF Hc 9-6 p 4/7 Chocquinto (5¼L) 3/1 81 78
7 May 22 Naa Naas 5f Y/Sft Hc 10-0 p1 1/20 Teddy Boy (3¼L) 8/1 73 88
25 Apr 22 Naa Naas 6f Gd Hc 9-1 9/13 Blairmayne (7L) 28/1 77 66
12 Apr 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 6f St Hc 9-12 13/14 Plezantlysurprised (8L) 11/1 78 62
14
(14)
Shabaaby silk
D
Shabaaby b
J: Chris Hayes
T: J F Levins
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Won his fourth race at Bellewstown in June but has been poor twice since
5-2180
Age: 7
Weight: 8-7
OR: 74
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Aug 22 Cur Curragh 6f Gd Hc 10-4 p 19/19 Ducky Mallon (30L) 6/1 77 -
22 Jul 22 Cor Cork 5f Gd Hc 8-7 p 8/9 Erosandpsyche (6L) 12/1 79 67
30 Jun 22 Bel Bellewstown 5f Y Hc 9-1 p 1/8 Blind Beggar (2¼L) 100/30 71 88
17 Jun 22 Dro Down Royal 5f Y Hc 9-7 p 2/8 Collective Power (¾L) 16/5 71 86
31 Oct 21 Naa Naas 5f Hy Hc 9-1 p 5/13 Earls (2¾L) 33/1 77 80
20 Oct 21 Nav Navan 5f Y Hc 9-11 v1 6/13 Huddle Up (7¼L) 33/1 80 65
15
(7)
Screen Siren silk
D
Screen Siren p
J: Mikey Sheehy
T: Sarah Lynam
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Hampered at the start when 5.5l behind Curraheen Princess at Navan last time
-61627
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 73
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Sep 22 Nav Navan 5f Y/Sft Hc 8-7 p 7/9 Curraheen Princess (5½L) 14/1 79 71
6 Aug 22 Cur Curragh 5f Gd Hc 8-4 p 2/9 Big Gossey (2L) 9/1 78 83
22 Jul 22 Cor Cork 5f Gd Hc 8-4 6/9 Erosandpsyche (3½L) 12/1 79 77
8 Jun 22 Cor Cork 5f Gd Hc 9-2 1/11 Collective Power (½L) 11/2 71 83
7 May 22 Naa Naas 5f Y/Sft Hc 9-11 6/20 Iva Batt (6L) 28/1 73 64
10 Oct 21 Cur Curragh 5f Y/Sft Hc 9-4 p1 10/12 Pretty Boy Floyd (10L) 14/1 76 53
16
(9)
Livingston Range silk
D
Livingston Range tp 1
J: Danny Sheehy 3
T: Leanne Breen
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Is 5lb out of the handicap, though rider's claim is a help; best on soft
627552
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 69
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Sep 22 Nav Navan 5f Y/Sft Hc 10-0 t 2/20 Ever Rock (1½L) 14/1 70 78
30 Jun 22 Bel Bellewstown 5f Y Hc 9-1 t 5/8 Shabaaby (5¼L) 8/1 71 68
21 Jun 22 Sli Sligo 6f Gd 10-0 t1 5/9 Band Width (4L) 10/1 72 75
21 Apr 22 Tip Tipperary 5f Sft Hc 8-7 7/11 Shelly Banks (7½L) 20/1 74 58
29 Mar 22 Nav Navan 5f Gd Hc 10-4 2/12 Tai Sing Yeh (¾L) 18/1 74 80
4 Feb 22 Dun Dundalk (AW) 5f St Hc 9-4 6/9 Adams Barbour (5¼L) 22/1 75 72
Verdict

A dual C&D winner, CURRAHEEN PRINCESS is just 3lb higher than when beating some of these at Navan last time, so makes most appeal.

Verdict silk image
Curraheen Princess

Betting Forecast:

4/1 Curraheen Princess,

9/2 Thunder Eclipse,

6/1 Gordon Bennett,

13/2 Laugh A Minute,

7/1 Dream Today,

9/1 Strong Johnson,

12/1 Master Matt,

14/1 Only Spoofing,

Shelly Banks,

Pretty Boy Floyd,

Iva Batt,

Screen Siren,

16/1 Chocquinto,

18/1 Urban Beat,

22/1 Shabaaby,

25/1 Livingston Range

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