CURRAGH
18 March 2024
Monday 18th March

Curragh Tips

13:35 14:05 14:35 15:10 15:40 16:10 16:40 17:10

Southwell Tips

13:55 14:25 15:00 15:30 16:00 16:30 17:00

Fontwell Tips

14:13 14:45 15:18 15:48 16:18 16:48

Newcastle (AW) Tips

17:30 18:00 18:30 19:00 19:30 20:00 20:30
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La Celia Wines Handicap Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 5f
  • Going: Heavy
Curragh
Runners
13

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Stalls
Centre

Weather
Rain

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(11)
Big Gossey silk
CD
C
D
Big Gossey
J: Robert Whearty 5
T: Charles O'Brien
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
5 x Course Winner - Won 5 times before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Landed valuable 'Bold Lad' Handicap for second time in September; probably on a stiff mark
37164-
Age: 7
Weight: 10-7
OR: 107
Days: 89
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 23 Dun Dundalk (AW) 7f St Hc 9-9 4/9 Apache Outlaw (2L) 28/1 99 104
29 Nov 23 Dun Dundalk (AW) 6f St Hc 9-9 6/7 Dream Today (8L) 4/1 102 85
5 Nov 23 Cur Curragh 7f Hy 9-5 1/5 Yosemite Valley (¾L) 11/4 109 109
27 Oct 23 Dun Dundalk (AW) 5f St G3 10-0 7/12 Dun Na Sead (4L) 18/1 106 96
14 Oct 23 Naa Naas 6f Sft/Hy L 9-7 3/7 My Eyes Adore You (4¼L) 5/2J 109 95
6 Oct 23 Dun Dundalk (AW) 5f St 9-7 4/6 Harry's Bar (1½L) 11/4 109 103
2
(12)
Thunderbear silk
D
Thunderbear
J: James Ryan 5
T: Jack W Davison
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Won twice on testing ground in Britain last year including a five-runner Group 3
8517-0
Age: 4
Weight: 10-7
OR: 107
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Feb 24 Sth Southwell (AW) 5f St L 9-7 p 10/10 Diligent Harry (19L) 33/1 104 50
14 Oct 23 Naa Naas 6f Sft/Hy L 9-12 p 7/7 My Eyes Adore You (11L) 5/2J 107 80
23 Sep 23 Nby Newbury 5f Hy G3 9-2 p 1/5 Nymphadora (nk) 12/1 104 111
12 Aug 23 Cur Curragh 6f Gd G3 9-3 5/11 Moss Tucker (4¼L) 20/1 106 100
24 Jun 23 Asc Ascot 7f GF 3yG3 9-3 8/15 Age Of Kings (3½L) 50/1 107 102
21 May 23 Naa Naas 6f Gd 3yG3 9-5 4/15 The Antarctic (1¼L) 50/1 98 107
3
(9)
Laugh A Minute silk
CD
Laugh A Minute
J: Adam Caffrey 5
T: Adrian McGuinness
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Going for a hat-trick in this race and warmed up on AW last month as usual; obvious chance
0105-7
Age: 9
Weight: 9-9
OR: 95
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Feb 24 Dun Dundalk (AW) 6f St Hc 9-9 7/9 Collective Power (3L) 20/1 95 91
5 Nov 23 Cur Curragh 5f Hy Hc 10-0 5/12 Mickey The Steel (1L) 10/1 95 102
14 Oct 23 Yor York 6f Sft 2Hc 8-12 11/22 Montassib (9¼L) 14/1 95 80
23 Sep 23 Cur Curragh 5f Y/Sft Hc 8-12 1/16 Harry's Hill (hd) 8/1 89 99
10 Sep 23 Cur Curragh 6f Gd Hc 8-7 11/22 Big Gossey (7½L) 11/1 89 75
6 Aug 23 Gal Galway 7f Sft Hc 8-10 3/16 Dunum (2¾L) 16/1 92 97
4
(4)
New Definition silk
New Definition
J: Colin Keane
T: Richard John O'Brien
Six months off and unproven on the ground; best watched despite Keane's presence
06850-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 93
Days: 179
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Sep 23 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 7f St 2Hc 9-0 12/12 He's A Monster (9¾L) 66/1 94 73
9 Jul 23 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 7f St 3Hc 9-8 p 5/11 War In Heaven (1¾L) 12/1 95 95
17 Jun 23 San Sandown 7f GF 33yHc 9-11 8/8 He's A Monster (19½L) 33/1 97 51
7 Apr 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 6f St 23y 9-7 6/9 Desert Cop (8L) 11/1 100 81
1 Apr 23 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 8f St 23y 9-7 10/10 Bold Act (16½L) 16/1 100 66
4 Mar 23 Lin Lingfield (AW) 7f St 3yL 9-4 2/7 Iconic Moment (shd) 17/2 89 95
5
(7)
Mickey The Steel silk
CD
D
Mickey The Steel tp
J: Dylan Browne McMonagle
T: Joseph Anthony Murray
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Dual 5f winner on heavy last autumn including over C&D in November; can go well fresh
85115-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-5
OR: 91
Days: 110
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Nov 23 Dun Dundalk (AW) 6f St Hc 9-3 tp 5/7 Dream Today (5¼L) 12/1 91 83
5 Nov 23 Cur Curragh 5f Hy Hc 9-6 tp 1/12 Transcendental (nk) 14/1 89 101
27 Sep 23 Bel Bellewstown 5f Hy Hc 9-9 tp 1/7 Transcendental (3¾L) 11/8F 82 101
23 Sep 23 Cur Curragh 5f Y/Sft Hc 8-3 tp 5/16 Laugh A Minute (2L) 18/1 82 85
6 Sep 23 Cor Cork 6f Gd Hc 10-0 tp 8/9 Collective Power (10½L) 16/1 84 63
20 Aug 23 Cur Curragh 6f Gd Hc 9-2 tp 10/13 Jon Riggens (10½L) 14/1 88 64
6
(5)
Stag Night silk
C
BF
Stag Night
J: W J Lee
T: W McCreery
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Ready winner at Naas in October; close third to Mickey The Steel over C&D following month
87613-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-4
OR: 90
Days: 134
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Nov 23 Cur Curragh 5f Hy Hc 9-4 3/12 Mickey The Steel (½L) 16/5F 90 99
14 Oct 23 Naa Naas 6f Sft/Hy Hc 9-0 1/10 Jon Riggens (4¾L) 4/1J 78 99
19 Sep 23 Lis Listowel 7f Sft Hc 10-2 6/13 Dragon Of Malta (2¼L) 12/1 80 86
16 Aug 23 Gow Gowran Park 7f Gd Hc 9-1 7/7 Spanish Tenor (24L) 7/2 84 30
26 May 23 Cur Curragh 6f Gd Hc 9-2 8/15 Tawaazon (4L) 8/1 88 84
10 Apr 22 Cur Curragh 6f Y Hc 9-3 1/22 Nordic Passage (hd) 11/1 90 97
7
(10)
Verhoyen silk
C
Verhoyen
J: Yudish Geerdharry 7
T: M C Grassick
C
6 x Course Winner - Won 6 times before at this course
Great old warrior has serious gate speed and loves the Curragh; not a great record fresh
85254-
Age: 9
Weight: 9-4
OR: 90
Days: 134
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Nov 23 Cur Curragh 7f Hy 9-10 b 4/5 Big Gossey (11L) 3/1 91 78
14 Oct 23 Naa Naas 7f Sft/Hy Hc 9-10 b 5/11 Facethepuckout (4¾L) 33/1 92 93
4 Oct 23 Nav Navan 6f Y Hc 9-6 b 2/11 Heavenly Power (1¾L) 16/1 92 99
12 Aug 23 Cur Curragh 8f Gd/Y Hc 10-1 b 5/18 Crystal Black (5L) 14/1 96 97
22 Jul 23 Cur Curragh 6.5f Sft Hc 9-6 b 8/20 Strike Red (6L) 16/1 96 86
30 Jun 23 Cur Curragh 7f Gd Hc 10-2 b 1/18 Hightimeyouwon (2½L) 12/1 87 101
8
(13)
Never Shout Never silk
D
BF
Never Shout Never
J: Ronan Whelan
T: Adrian McGuinness
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Ran a belter on handicap debut when chasing home Big Gossey in the 'Bold Lad'; unexposed
42120-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 89
Days: 177
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Sep 23 Cur Curragh 5f Y/Sft Hc 8-11 15/16 Laugh A Minute (12L) 100/30F 89 56
10 Sep 23 Cur Curragh 6f Gd Hc 8-2 2/22 Big Gossey (1¼L) 16/1 86 92
18 Aug 23 Cor Cork 5f Sft 3yHc 10-2 1/13 Distillate (3¼L) 100/30F 77 95
11 Aug 23 Tip Tipperary 5f Sft Md 9-8 2/12 Elda (¾L) 4/1F - 74
28 Jul 23 Cor Cork 6f Gd Md 9-8 4/12 Torivega (2¾L) 6/1 - 74
30 May 23 Tip Tipperary 5f Gd Md 9-5 4/6 Heartrate (5L) 15/8F - 62
9
(2)
Real Force silk
D
Real Force
J: Wayne Hassett 7
T: Gerard O'Leary
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Beat a subsequent improver first time out at Cork last year over 5f on testing ground
/1893-
Age: 7
Weight: 9-3
OR: 89
Days: 134
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Nov 23 Cur Curragh 7f Hy 9-3 3/5 Big Gossey (7¼L) 13/2 91 88
4 Oct 23 Nav Navan 6f Y Hc 9-7 9/11 Heavenly Power (5L) 6/1 93 89
23 Sep 23 Cur Curragh 5f Y/Sft Hc 9-0 8/16 Laugh A Minute (4¾L) 12/1 93 86
8 Apr 23 Cor Cork 5f Sft/Hy Hc 9-0 1/10 Dun Na Sead (2½L) 18/1 91 105
15 Jun 22 Asc Ascot 8f GF 2Hc 9-0 15/29 Dark Shift (10L) 50/1 95 84
20 May 22 Cur Curragh 8f Y Hc 9-3 12/27 Celtic Crown (4½L) 33/1 97 93
10
(3)
Gustavus Weston silk
C
Gustavus Weston
J: Gary Carroll
T: Joseph G Murphy
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Returned to form off reduced mark in the autumn; hood left off, generally better for a run
00427-
Age: 8
Weight: 8-12
OR: 84
Days: 156
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Oct 23 Naa Naas 6f Sft/Hy Hc 9-8 h 7/10 Stag Night (12L) 11/2 86 68
7 Oct 23 Cur Curragh 5f Sft Hc 9-12 h 2/11 Tawaazon (½L) 11/2 85 94
4 Oct 23 Nav Navan 6f Y Hc 9-6 h 4/11 Heavenly Power (2¼L) 11/1 85 90
28 Jul 23 Cor Cork 5f Gd Hc 10-0 h 12/14 Gabriella's Spirit (10L) 12/1 90 63
22 Jul 23 Cur Curragh 6.5f Sft Hc 9-2 h 10/20 Strike Red (6½L) 16/1 92 80
2 Jul 23 Cur Curragh 6f Gd L 9-7 h 7/10 Commanche Falls (6½L) 20/1 91 90
11
(8)
Two Stars silk
Two Stars
J: J M Sheridan
T: J A Stack
Only beaten half a length on handicap debut over C&D in November; respected off same mark
314-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 82
Days: 134
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Nov 23 Cur Curragh 5f Hy Hc 9-1 4/12 Mickey The Steel (½L) 10/1 82 91
5 May 23 Cor Cork 6f Sft/Hy Md 9-8 1/15 Roaming Star (1¼L) 9/1 - 88
8 Apr 23 Cor Cork 5f Sft/Hy Md 9-8 3/16 Pineapple Island (5L) 3/1J - 59
12
(6)
Polar Bear silk
D
Polar Bear p
J: Shane Foley
T: Mrs John Harrington
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Won on reappearance at Bellewstown last April but will have to up his game to win this
02460-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 81
Days: 139
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 23 Cur Curragh 6f Hy Hc 9-9 v 11/19 Greek Flower (9¾L) 16/1 83 63
7 Oct 23 Cur Curragh 5f Sft Hc 9-1 v 6/11 Tawaazon (2½L) 16/1 84 87
25 Sep 23 Dro Down Royal 5f Hy 3yHc 10-0 p 4/7 Wave Machine (2¼L) 7/2F 85 91
29 Aug 23 Bel Bellewstown 5f Gd/Y Hc 10-2 p 2/8 Charming Lady (nse) 11/2 85 91
27 May 23 Cur Curragh 7f Gd 3yHc 9-6 p 15/15 Betterdaysrcoming (19L) 16/1 89 43
6 May 23 Naa Naas 6f Gd/Y 3yHc 9-4 p 3/10 Lord Massusus (1¼L) 12/1 87 88
13
(1)
Loingseoir silk
C
Loingseoir t
J: Danny Sheehy
T: M C Grassick
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Good servant is five-time winner but needs a lot further than this trip; readily opposed
04668-
Age: 8
Weight: 8-8
OR: 80
Days: 134
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Nov 23 Cur Curragh 7f Hy Hc 9-6 t 8/22 Zephron (12½L) 28/1 82 60
16 Oct 23 Gow Gowran Park 7f Hy Hc 9-9 t 6/7 Rhythm King (5¼L) 100/30 84 79
7 Oct 23 Cur Curragh 8f Sft Hc 9-11 t 6/19 Indigo Five (10½L) 10/1 84 72
23 Sep 23 Cur Curragh 7f Y/Sft Hc 10-0 t 4/11 Dagoda (2¾L) 28/1 85 92
31 Aug 23 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St 3Hc 9-2 t 13/13 Helm Rock (13½L) 25/1 83 69
22 Aug 23 Ros Roscommon 7.5f Y/Sft Hc 9-10 t 2/11 Yermanthere (3L) 7/1 83 90
Verdict

Plenty with chances but first time out might be the day to catch REAL FORCE who is capable on his day and has a talented claimer aboard

Verdict silk image
Real Force

Betting Forecast:

9/2 Laugh A Minute,

5/1 Stag Night,

13/2 Mickey The Steel,

15/2 Two Stars,

8/1 Never Shout Never,

9/1 Real Force,

10/1 Big Gossey,

Thunderbear,

12/1 Polar Bear,

14/1 Verhoyen,

16/1 Gustavus Weston,

25/1 New Definition,

33/1 Loingseoir

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