CURRAGH
28 June 2024
Friday 28th June

Cartmel Tips

13:20 13:55 14:30 15:05 15:40 16:15 16:47

Doncaster Tips

13:35 14:10 14:45 15:20 15:55 16:30 17:05

Yarmouth Tips

13:45 14:20 14:55 15:30 16:05 16:40 17:10

Newcastle (AW) Tips

16:23 16:55 17:25 18:00 18:35 19:10 19:45 20:20

Curragh Tips

17:00 17:30 18:05 18:40 19:15 19:50 20:25

Newmarket (July) Tips

17:15 17:50 18:25 19:00 19:35 20:10 20:45

Bangor-on-Dee Tips

17:40 18:13 18:48 19:23 19:58 20:30 21:00
Yellow underlined races have a myracing selection

JJ Mahon & Sons Irish EBF Stayers Handicap Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 2m
  • Going: Good
Curragh
Runners
17

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Weather
Cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(10)
Scaramanga silk
D
Scaramanga
J: Ryan Moore
T: W P Mullins
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Off 11 months but absence not normally a factor from this yard; Ryan Moore booked; claims
086/0-
Age: 9
Weight: 10-0
OR: 84
Days: 333
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Jul 23 Gal Galway 17f Hy Hc 11-7 13/20 Teed Up (23L) 11/1 89 72
13 May 23 Pwp Percy Warner Park 24f Gd HG1 11-4 1/8 Snap Decision (3¾L) - 146
15 Mar 23 Chl Cheltenham 21f Sft HcHG3 11-7 4/26 Langer Dan (10L) 50/1 147 145
6 Nov 22 Naa Naas 16f Hy Hc 8-13 6/20 Drop The Anchor (8L) 16/1 90 93
8 Oct 22 Nmk Newmarket 18f Gd 2Hc 8-11 8/21 Run For Oscar (9½L) 7/1 90 91
14 Jun 22 Asc Ascot 20f GF 2Hc 9-4 p 11/19 Coltrane (8L) 28/1 92 96
2
(8)
Longclaw silk
Longclaw
J: Gavin Ryan
T: P J F Murphy
Off since February; each-way chance at his best but this is highly competitive
106-24
Age: 7
Weight: 9-13
OR: 83
Days: 140
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Feb 24 Dun Dundalk (AW) 16f St Hc 9-4 4/7 Tyson Fury (8½L) 6/1 85 82
19 Jan 24 Dun Dundalk (AW) 16f St 9-10 2/4 Magellan Strait (shd) 3/1 84 67
8 Dec 23 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 8-12 p 6/8 Ceallach (7L) 7/1 85 81
3 Nov 23 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 9-6 p 11/14 Luke Short (9¼L) 11/1 85 76
22 Sep 23 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 10-2 p 1/13 S'all Good Man (¾L) 15/2 79 87
4 Sep 23 Ros Roscommon 11.5f Y Hc 10-2 2/11 Jabbar (nk) 17/2 75 86
3
(14)
Sirius silk
Sirius
J: Ben Coen
T: W P Mullins
Debuts for Willie Mullins after a 21 month absence; looks the stable third string
21815/
Age: 5
Weight: 9-13
OR: 83
Days: 658
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Sep 22 Sai Saint-Cloud 12f GS 3yL 8-10 5/7 Ottilien (3½L) 35/1 - 92
21 Aug 22 Lel Le Lion-D'Angers 12f Sft 3y 8-10 h 1/6 Time Of Power (nse) 49/10 - 83
5 Aug 22 Cla Clairefontaine 9f GS 3y 8-11 8/8 Alcaraz (7¼L) 57/10 - -
9 Jul 22 Cla Clairefontaine 11f Gd 3yHc 9-3 1/10 Secession (1½L) 11/5F - 74
26 May 22 Lon Longchamp 10.5f Sft 3yHc 9-3 2/13 Merseyside (hd) 53/10 - 81
1 May 22 Lon Longchamp 10.5f GS 3yHc 8-4 p 4/12 Russipant Fal (3L) 12/1 - 72
4
(6)
Ted Hastings silk
Ted Hastings
J: W J Lee
T: Gordon Elliott
Ran okay when last seen in a handicap hurdle at Aintree in April; rider booking is a plus
1/700-
Age: 8
Weight: 9-13
OR: 83
Days: 363
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Apr 24 Ain Aintree 16.5f Sft 2HcH 11-8 9/19 El Jefe (12L) 20/1 132 123
26 Dec 23 Ain Aintree 20f Sft 2HcH 10-9 2/7 Bingoo (1¾L) 15/2 131 131
3 Dec 23 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Sft HcHL 10-4 8/19 Common Practice (13L) 16/1 123 112
29 Oct 23 Gal Galway 16f Hy HcH 11-8 3/15 El Champo (¾L) 11/1 120 122
1 Jul 23 Cur Curragh 16f Gd Hc 9-9 11/16 Dartan (9¾L) 25/1 86 80
28 May 23 Cur Curragh 14f Gd Hc 9-13 15/18 Dame Rapide (11L) 28/1 89 81
5
(1)
Palamon silk
Palamon t
J: Luke McAteer
T: Paul Nolan
Yet to go beyond 1m2f on the Flat and 9lb higher than his last winning mark
54441-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
OR: 79
Days: 279
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 May 24 Cor Cork 17.5f Gd 4yMdH 11-7 t 1/17 Trustyourinstinct (1¾L) 2/1 116 127
19 Apr 24 Lim Limerick 17f Sft/Hy 4yMdH 11-7 t1 2/16 Rocky's Diamond (5L) 11/8F 116 109
12 Mar 24 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Hy 4yHcHG3 10-13 PU/22 Lark In The Mornin () 25/1 121 -
28 Jan 24 Naa Naas 15.5f Sft 4yMdH 11-7 3/16 Ndaawi (3¾L) 14/1 - 118
15 Jan 24 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Sft 4yMdH 11-7 8/18 Highwind (9½L) 33/1 - 109
27 Dec 23 Leo Leopardstown 16f Hy 3yMdH 11-0 10/19 Intellotto (25L) 40/1 - 103
6
(7)
Stoke The Fire silk
Stoke The Fire
J: Colin Keane
T: W P Mullins
Champion jockey booked and likely to have a leading chance; handles all ground
/2222-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
OR: 79
Days: 257
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 24 Pun Punchestown 20.5f Sft HcHL 10-9 6/23 Chapeau De Soleil (3¼L) 18/1 130 130
26 Apr 24 Per Perth 16f Sft 4NvH 11-9 1/8 Tommys Law (1L) 1/5F 134 123
4 Apr 24 Naa Naas 16f Sft/Hy NvH 12-0 4/10 Toto Too (2½L) 2/1F - 130
22 Feb 24 Thu Thurles 21f Sft NvHG3 11-0 3/6 Largy Hill (6¼L) 7/1 - 132
1 Jan 24 Trm Tramore 21.5f Hy MdH 11-4 1/8 Nouvotic (15L) 5/6F - 131
15 Oct 23 Naa Naas 16f Sft Hc 8-4 p1 2/16 Prairie Dancer (hd) 15/2 77 79
7
(4)
How About No silk
BF
How About No b 1
J: Dylan Browne McMonagle
T: Joseph Patrick O'Brien
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Runner-up in maiden hurdles last twice; blinkers tried here but others look more likely
6-16
Age: 4
Weight: 9-8
OR: 78
Days: 98
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jun 24 Lis Listowel 20.5f Gd MdH 11-4 2/11 Heroes Rise (7L) EvensF - 116
12 May 24 Kln Killarney 17f Gd/Y 4yMdH 11-7 2/16 St Faz (1½L) 13/8F - 118
22 Mar 24 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 9-12 6/11 Squire Danagher (3¾L) 2/1F 80 82
16 Feb 24 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Md 9-9 1/13 Sea Wave (1¼L) 4/9F - 76
18 Oct 23 Nav Navan 14f Sft Md 9-8 6/15 Bay Of Sanibel (3¼L) 9/4F - 77
8
(5)
Barrier silk
Barrier p
J: Keithen Kennedy 7
T: Gordon Elliott
Gowran winner reverts to the Flat; top 7lb claimer on board and not without a chance
620-61
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 76
Days: 50
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 May 24 Bal Ballinrobe 16.5f Gd 4yH 11-0 4/8 Open To Question (13L) 13/2 111 109
11 May 24 Cor Cork 17.5f Gd NvH 11-0 5/9 Master Otis (7¾L) 100/30 111 100
9 May 24 Gow Gowran Park 14f Sft Hc 9-8 p 1/16 Valleyoftheeagles (1L) 5/1 69 76
21 Apr 24 Trm Tramore 16.5f Y 4yMdH 10-6 1/13 Malbay Madness (2¼L) 30/100F 111 97
18 Mar 24 Cur Curragh 8f Hy Hc 9-8 6/23 Global Energy (3¼L) 9/1 69 71
17 Feb 24 Gow Gowran Park 16f Hy 4yMdH 11-0 3/13 Karl Des Tourelles (6½L) 16/5 - 111
9
(16)
Grappa Nonino silk
C
Grappa Nonino
J: Chris Hayes
T: D K Weld
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 5 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (26%)
Staying second in a 1m6f handicap here last month; may still have some improvement in him
8164-2
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 76
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 May 24 Cur Curragh 14f Y Hc 8-10 2/17 Fairytale Princess (3¼L) 10/1 72 75
2 May 24 Pun Punchestown 16.5f Y HcH 11-3 18/24 Pigeon House (50L) 9/1 112 72
7 Sep 23 Clo Clonmel 16.5f Gd Hc 9-2 4/9 Extensio (6¾L) 100/30 73 70
23 Aug 23 Yor York 16.5f GF 2Hc 8-3 6/14 Forza Orta (6L) 9/2 72 75
13 Aug 23 Cur Curragh 14f Gd Hc 9-11 1/21 Zileo (¾L) 10/1 67 78
3 Aug 23 Gal Galway 12f Y Hc 9-13 8/18 Granville Street (9L) 15/2 67 63
10
(12)
Whiskey Sour silk
Whiskey Sour
J: Conor Maxwell
T: S Wilson
Not disgraced in a Fairyhouse handicap last time but much more needed
50-089
Age: 11
Weight: 9-6
OR: 76
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Jun 24 Fai Fairyhouse 14f Gd Hc 9-12 9/18 Sixpack (15½L) 100/1 80 64
7 May 24 Nav Navan 14f Y Hc 8-13 8/8 Bay Of Sanibel (19L) 125/1 82 58
27 Apr 24 Nav Navan 13f Gd/Y Hc 9-2 15/16 Boher Road (17L) 100/1 83 69
15 Oct 23 Naa Naas 16f Sft Hc 9-1 t 15/16 Prairie Dancer (18L) 9/1 85 67
1 Sep 23 Dro Down Royal 24f Gd/Y H 11-5 t 2/6 Tullybeg (2¼L) 15/8F - 137
31 Jul 23 Gal Galway 17f Hy Hc 10-13 t 5/20 Teed Up (5¼L) 25/1 86 87
11
(17)
Chemdawg silk
Chemdawg p
J: Ronan Whelan
T: Oliver McKiernan
Disappointed in first-time cheekpieces at Fairyhouse two weeks ago; headgear is retained
0/5-10
Age: 5
Weight: 9-5
OR: 75
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Jun 24 Fai Fairyhouse 14f Gd Hc 9-4 p1 10/18 Sixpack (17½L) 11/1 75 57
13 May 24 Ros Roscommon 12f Sft MdF 9-4 1/7 Stariam (hd) 5/1 68 76
18 Oct 23 Nav Navan 14f Sft Md 9-10 5/15 Bay Of Sanibel (1¾L) 80/1 69 74
2 Oct 23 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Sft HcHM 10-11 7/14 Sayitfirst (20L) 5/1 86 72
30 Aug 23 Bel Bellewstown 17f Gd HcH 11-0 2/15 Gwan Tadhg (2½L) 50/1 84 87
10 Aug 23 Sli Sligo 18f Y HcH 10-9 12/15 Golden Sandbanks (33L) 28/1 86 57
12
(15)
St Faz silk
St Faz h
J: Seamie Heffernan
T: E J O'Grady
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 35 in the last 14 days (3%)
Third in a Leopardstown handicap; stepping up to 2m should suit and he can play a hand
381-33
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 74
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jun 24 Leo Leopardstown 13f Gd Hc 9-2 h 3/10 No Hassle (1¼L) 5/1 74 76
12 May 24 Kln Killarney 17f Gd/Y 4yMdH 11-7 h 1/16 How About No (1½L) 2/1 - 121
27 Apr 24 Nav Navan 13f Gd/Y Hc 9-12 h1 3/19 Nostra Casa (1¼L) 11/1 73 74
6 Jan 24 Cor Cork 16f Sft/Hy MdH 10-13 ht1 3/22 D Art D Art (12½L) 33/1 - 87
30 Sep 23 Gow Gowran Park 16f Hy 3yMdH 11-0 t 11/11 Open To Question (107L) 4/1 - 3
25 Aug 23 Kln Killarney 17f Y/Sft 3yMdH 11-0 3/13 Nurburgring (25L) 11/4 - 76
13
(3)
Golden Temple silk
Golden Temple tb
J: Jamie Powell 3
T: Noel Meade
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Comes here in fine form after two emphatic wins over hurdles at Downpatrick and Roscommon
42503-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 73
Days: 254
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Jun 24 Ros Roscommon 20.5f Gd NvH 10-9 b 1/7 Going Live (8½L) 5/1 115 123
24 May 24 Dpt Downpatrick 19f Gd HcH 11-1 tb 1/15 Winding River (16L) 18/1 102 119
16 May 24 Clo Clonmel 16f Y HcH 10-7 PU/13 Woodstream Lad () 12/1 104 -
23 Apr 24 Tip Tipperary 16f Y NvHcH 10-3 6/9 The Busy Fool (7¼L) 16/1 104 92
7 Nov 23 Fai Fairyhouse 16f Hy 3yMdH 10-7 t 5/11 Fratas (44L) 8/1 - 74
18 Oct 23 Nav Navan 14f Sft Md 9-8 tp1 3/15 Bay Of Sanibel (1¼L) 25/1 74 79
14
(9)
Rain silk
Rain
J: Nathan Crosse
T: James M Barcoe
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (4%)
Third last month; likely to find a couple too good again but could well sneak into a place
036-43
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 70
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 May 24 Cur Curragh 14f Y Hc 8-7 3/17 Fairytale Princess (6½L) 14/1 69 67
27 Apr 24 Nav Navan 13f Gd/Y Hc 9-3 4/19 Nostra Casa (2¼L) 11/1 64 64
31 Oct 23 Cur Curragh 14f Hy Hc 9-5 6/20 Rodney Bay (6¾L) 11/1 65 60
18 Oct 23 Nav Navan 14f Sft Hc 10-1 3/21 Viceregent (2L) 14/1 63 69
21 Sep 23 Lis Listowel 14.5f Sft/Hy Hc 9-10 10/13 Arabian King (20L) 13/2 64 46
3 Sep 23 Tip Tipperary 12.5f Y Hc 9-12 5/18 Maralinga (7¾L) 11/1 66 66
15
(13)
Bold Approach silk
Bold Approach tp
J: Rory Cleary
T: J S Bolger
Two good runs off this mark earlier this month; getting closer to winning again; respected
-73023
Age: 8
Weight: 8-13
OR: 69
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Jun 24 Fai Fairyhouse 14f Gd Hc 8-5 tp 3/18 Sixpack (2¼L) 6/1 69 72
6 Jun 24 Leo Leopardstown 13f Gd Hc 8-8 tp 2/10 No Hassle (1L) 5/1 69 71
26 May 24 Cur Curragh 14f Y Hc 8-8 tp 11/17 Fairytale Princess (13½L) 20/1 70 58
17 May 24 Leo Leopardstown 12f Gd Hc 8-6 tp 3/11 A Piece Of Heaven (4L) 8/1 70 70
22 Mar 24 Dun Dundalk (AW) 12f St Hc 9-4 p 7/11 Squire Danagher (6¾L) 33/1 71 68
1 Dec 23 Dun Dundalk (AW) 16f St Hc 8-10 p 10/11 A Piece Of Heaven (15L) 14/1 74 67
16
(11)
Walking On Glass silk
D
Walking On Glass p
J: Declan McDonogh
T: Padraig Roche
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Good effort after seven months off in a Kilbeggan handicap hurdle last week; market check
8/354-
Age: 9
Weight: 8-13
OR: 69
Days: 304
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Jun 24 Klb Kilbeggan 24.5f Gd/Y HcH 10-12 p 6/14 Happy Jacky (16½L) 25/1 127 118
18 Nov 23 Chl Cheltenham 24f Sft 2HcH 10-9 p PU/15 Buddy One () 50/1 133 -
19 Oct 23 Thu Thurles 23f Sft H 10-9 p 4/5 Beacon Edge (36L) 12/1 129 108
30 Sep 23 Gow Gowran Park 24f Hy HcH 10-10 p 2/8 Ringdufferin (6½L) 12/1 128 132
29 Aug 23 Bel Bellewstown 17f Gd/Y Hc 10-12 p 4/13 Dartan (4½L) 6/1 71 73
13 Aug 23 Cur Curragh 14f Gd Hc 9-10 p 5/21 Grappa Nonino (5L) 14/1 71 75
17
(2)
The Truant silk
The Truant t
J: Robert Whearty 5
T: Paul W Flynn
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Sligo hurdles winner; stable in fine form and another to consider in a competitive contest
54-602
Age: 7
Weight: 8-9
OR: 65
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Jun 24 Sli Sligo 18f Gd HcH 11-8 t 1/12 Belgoprince (½L) 4/1J 96 104
18 May 24 Nav Navan 13f Gd/Y Hc 9-6 t 2/14 Global Export (1L) 14/1 62 71
9 May 24 Gow Gowran Park 14f Sft Hc 9-8 t 10/16 Barrier (28L) 16/1 62 31
24 Apr 24 Gow Gowran Park 13.5f Y Hc 10-0 t 6/14 Rumi (9¼L) 10/1 63 54
25 Jan 24 Gow Gowran Park 16f Hy HcH 11-1 9/18 Champagne Mahler (46L) 7/1 96 65
27 Dec 23 Lim Limerick 16f Hy HcH 11-0 2/16 Johngus (4½L) 6/1 95 101
Verdict

Preference is for ST FAZ, winner of a Killarney maiden hurdle before a good effort over 1m5f at Leopardstown. 2m should suit him well

Verdict silk image
St Faz

Betting Forecast:

5/1 Stoke The Fire,

13/2 Grappa Nonino,

8/1 St Faz,

10/1 Bold Approach,

Barrier,

Scaramanga,

Ted Hastings,

12/1 Rain,

The Truant,

14/1 How About No,

Sirius,

Walking On Glass,

16/1 Palamon,

Golden Temple,

20/1 Longclaw,

25/1 Chemdawg,

66/1 Whiskey Sour

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