19:20 Sligo Tue 22 May 2018

  • www.countysligoraces.com Handicap (45-65)
  • 6f 200y, Yielding (Yielding to Soft in places)
  • 11 Runners
  • Winner€6,468.002nd€2,006.003rd€956.004th€431.005th€168.00
  • Surface: Turf
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Winning time:1m 35.76sOff time:19:20:32
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1
(3)
39-12OR: 62D
25/1

Maiden claiming contest winner at Tipperary (soft) over an extended 7f last year but failed to beat a rival home in two starts since joining this yard.

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2
(2)
39-11OR: 61
8/1

Fair efforts for Johnny Murtagh late last year but struggled since joining this yard and wears a tongue tie for the first time in this.

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3
(11)
39-5OR: 55
33/1

Well held on all three starts so far most recently over 1m at Gowran Park (soft-to-heavy) a fortnight ago. Blinkers applied for the first time on handicap debut.

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4
(6)
39-2OR: 52
12/1

Placed once from ten starts and finished a well beaten fifth over 7f at Gowran Park (soft-to-heavy) last time out. others make more appeal.

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5
(5)
39-1OR: 51
7/2

Placed over an extended 6f at Cork (soft-to-heavy) earlier this month and finished a fair fourth over 5f subsequently. One to note stepping back up in distance.

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6
(9)
39-1OR: 51
4/1

Ran well to finish runner-up in a 17 runner contest at Cork (1m2f, good) on seasonal debut last week. Dropping in trip on this occasion.

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7
(4)
39-0OR: 50
7/1

Held in three starts in maiden company and beaten 11½L when finishing seventh on handicap debut over this trip at Gowran Park (soft-to-heavy) last time. Wears cheekpieces for the first time.

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8
(10)
38-13OR: 49
16/1

Maiden after 14 starts and failed to build on a promising third over this trip at Dundalk in March when well held over 1m there subsequently.

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9
(7)
38-11OR: 47
6/1

Yet to place in nine career starts and stepping up in trip having finished sixth of 28 at The Curragh (5f, heavy) last time.

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10
(1)
38-9OR: 45
13/2

Struggled in three maiden races at two including on first outing since being gelded last time out. Making handicap and seasonal debut in this.

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11
(8)
38-9OR: 45
20/1

Well beaten in all five starts so far most recently over 5f at Dundalk in March. Cheekpieces tried on her return from a break.

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Last Year's Winner

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Betting

Forecast

Eadbhard (7/2), Stormy Tale (4/1), Dandy Sue (6/1), Danehill Quest (13/2), Cantstoptherock (7/1), Bracebridge Hall (8/1), Mojambo (12/1), Taylor Velvet (16/1), March Fifteen (20/1), Blue Petal (25/1), Capitalist Queen (33/1)

Verdict

EABDHARD has shaped as if this step up in trip would suit on both outings so far this season and Michael Grassick's charge can take this three-year-old handicap having finished fourth off this mark over the minimum distance last time. Stormy Tale recorded her best effort so far when finishing runner-up last time out and while this drop in trip isn't certain to suit she looks capable of making the frame once more while Dandy Sue should appreciate this distance following a decent effort last time.
  1. Eadbhard
  2. Stormy Tale
  3. Dandy Sue

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