20:35 Leopardstown Thu 21 June 2018

  • Leopardstown Carnival Night Handicap
  • 6f, Good to Firm (Watering)
  • 7 Runners
  • Winner€10,472.002nd€3,246.003rd€1,547.004th€697.005th€272.00
  • Surface: Turf
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Weighed In

Winning time:1m 15.06sOff time:20:36:03
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1
(6)
39-10OR: 84D
8/1

Winner of two races and runner-up in a further five including a valuable prize last time. Blinkers on here but drop back to 6f is not guaranteed to help.

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2
(1)
39-9OR: 83D
11/2

Winner of a 6f novice event at Wolverhampton (AW) in December and followed with a fine race in Naas Listed event (5½f, good to yielding). Eased in a valuable race last month when conditions were heavy and has a chance to bounce back.

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3
(3)
39-8OR: 82D
9/4

All out to open her account at Fairyhouse and the runner-up has franked the form. Blinkers clearly helped and need to have a similar effect again.

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4
(4)
39-6OR: 80D
20/1

Has only gone up 3lb for finishing amongst higher rated horses over 7f here two weeks ago. Equally effective over 6f and cannot be dismissed on that form.

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5
(2)
39-4OR: 78
3/1

Better last time in cheekpieces and on quicker ground. Yet to prove his effectiveness at this trip, but on a handy mark if he does.

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6
(5)
38-13OR: 73D
20/1

Shock Dundalk winner in September who has done little since. Blinkers tried this time and others have stronger claims.

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7
(7)
38-10OR: 70D
7/2

Clearly the pick of the weights given his latest display which means he goes up 3lb next time. However, he is a difficult ride who needs things to his way and he cannot be relied upon to step up this time.

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Last Year's Winner

DRAWHORSEAWGTSP
5Little Clarinet38-124/1Full Result
T: D MarnaneJ: O J Orr

Betting

Forecast

Elegant Drama (9/4), Gottardo (3/1), It's All A Joke (7/2), Hello Brigette (11/2), War Hero (8/1), Cristale (20/1), Highly Approved (20/1)

Verdict

Blinkers assisted Elegant Drama last time and connections will be hoping they work on War Hero. It's All A Joke is difficult to catch right, although well-handicapped this time, and the vote goes to HIGHLY APPROVED. She has a more consistent profile and only needs to run to her current standard to be hard to beat.
  1. Highly Approved
  2. Elegant Drama
  3. It's All A Joke

Video Replay

Most Followed

Al Dancer

F: 2314-11

T: N A Twiston-Davies

Divine Image

F: -

T: C Appleby

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F: 4474-13

T: T R George

Birchdale

F: 1-

T: N J Henderson

Aaron Lad

F: 211P-61

T: Dr R D P Newland

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Al Dancer

F: 2314-11

T: N A Twiston-Davies

Divine Image

F: -

T: C Appleby

The Worlds End

F: 4474-13

T: T R George

Birchdale

F: 1-

T: N J Henderson

Aaron Lad

F: 211P-61

T: Dr R D P Newland

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