16:25 Navan Sun 14 October 2018

  • Irish Cesarewitch (Premier Handicap)
  • 2m, Yielding (Straight: Yielding to Soft in places)
  • 24 Runners
  • Winner€59,000.002nd€19,000.003rd€9,000.004th€4,000.005th€2,000.006th€1,000.00
  • Surface: Turf
Sort By:

Weighed In

Winning time:3m 35.2sOff time:16:25:55
NEW! Keep an eye out for ‘Insights’ against a horse for additional clues towards its chance! Read more...
1
59-12OR: 105
33/1

Smart Group race performer with plenty of placed efforts to his name this season but yet to race beyond 1m6f and probably needs a career best under his welter burden.

Last RunWatch last race
2
59-7OR: 100
14/1

Found to be be coughing as well as having lost a shoe when well in rear at Galway so that run can be forgiven. Thought good enough to be sent off favourite at Royal Ascot prior to that and his fine fourth there has to put him in the mix.

Last RunWatch last race
3
69-4OR: 97
33/1

Lightly raced on the flat and not seen in this sphere since 2016 when second in a Group 3. Yet to race beyond 1m4f so stamina to prove. Has been placed in maiden hurdles since.

Last RunWatch last race
4
59-1OR: 94D
12/1

Just the four runs on the flat but made all to win over 1m4f and 1m5f this summer. Yet to be asked for effort when falling in valuable handicap hurdle at Killarney in August and has more to offer on the flat.

Last RunWatch last race
5
59-0OR: 93BFD
8/1

Won the hugely valuable Galway hurdle in the summer and on the back of that was well fancied for his flat debut for this stable at Leopardstown but never figured on that occasion. Must be capable of better and commands respect.

Last RunWatch last race
6
38-13OR: 101D
10/1

Won on his first two starts including a Curragh handicap at this trip. Probably found the drop down to 1m5f against him last time and should be happier back up to 2m. Interesting runner form top yard.

Last RunWatch last race
7
48-12OR: 91BF
16/1

Back on song in two attempts since below par run at Galway. The blinkers he has worn on those occasions are retained and has place claims in a wide open contest.

Last RunWatch last race
8
68-12OR: 91
20/1

In cracking form over hurdles having rattled off a hat-trick in the space of a fortnight last month but Flat runs have been at much shorter than this and stamina likely to be tested in such a strong race.

Last RunWatch last race
9
108-10OR: 89CD
50/1

Admirable veteran but last of his Flat wins on turf was gained five years ago and seems to be more of a force on the A/W these days.

Last RunWatch last race
10
68-10OR: 89D
5/1

Untroubled to land long odds on heavy ground at Listowel last month. Closely weighted with Brazos from previous run and surely has more to come with the step up to 2m on the Flat virtually certain to suit.

Last RunWatch last race
11
58-7OR: 86BFD
12/1

Yet to race beyond 1m 4f on the Flat and a fair chance he will improve for this extra distance though comes here off the back of a tame effort over hurdles last time.

Last RunWatch last race
12
58-6OR: 85
5/1

Not seen on the Flat since June 2017 but has won three out of six over hurdles since then and no surprise should he show improved form now going back to this sphere.

Last RunWatch last race
13
78-4OR: 83D
10/1

Did well to win maiden at Gowran considering the distance of 1m2f was surely on the sharp side. The runner up franked the form with a victory and considering he stays well over hurdles, this longer trip on the Flat certainly makes him interesting.

Last RunWatch last race
14
78-4OR: 83CD
66/1

In top form in fillies handicaps in the summer but 7lb above last winning mark and stamina to prove in a stronger contest contest.

Last RunWatch last race
15
98-4OR: 83
33/1

Best known as smart chaser but just three runs on the Flat in his career and any rain would be a problem.

Last RunWatch last race
16
118-4OR: 83D
40/1

Veteran who ran really well on just his third Flat start of his career when third at the Galway festival. The bare form needs improving on but plenty of rain brings him into the equation.

Last RunWatch last race
17
98-4OR: 83CD
66/1

Lightly raced in this sphere but has won two out of six. although this represents a arise in class.

Last RunWatch last race
18
58-4OR: 83
16/1

Hadn't won on the flat since debut until putting that right when winning on heavy at Listowel last month. That was over 1m6f but was strong at the end and very likely more to come. A big player should the rain come.

Last RunWatch last race
19
58-4OR: 83
8/1

Improved for the step up to 1m6f when runner up at the Galway festival splitting a pair of subsequent winners. Looks set to improve again at the trip and interesting with decent claimer taking over.

Last RunWatch last race
20
98-4OR: 83D
25/1

His third in the November Handicap last year puts him on the mix here but the fact he hasn't won on the Flat since 2015 makes him risky for win purposes,

Last RunWatch last race
21
88-4OR: 83D
66/1

15lb higher than her win in Tramore handicap and found the step up to Listed class beyond her since.

Last RunWatch last race
22
38-4OR: 92
25/1

First go at this trip and has more to offer as his run at Leopardstown can easily be forgiven due to been short of room in the straight. Trainer won this with a three-year-old in 2016.

Last RunWatch last race
23
58-4OR: 83
50/1

Maiden winner in May and that form has been franked by the placed horses but regularly beaten over hurdles since and this likely to be too stiff a task.

Last RunWatch last race
24
38-4OR: 92
20/1

Followed up his maiden win with a good effort when scoring over 1m4f at The Curragh. This trip looks sure to bring out further improvement but with a 13lb higher mark to contend with it will need to.

Last RunWatch last race

Non-Runners

25
Marine One2
48-4OR: 83
T: Denis HoganJ: M A Gallagher

Last Year's Winner

DRAWHORSEAWGTSP
Lord Erskine48-525/1
T: H RogersJ: C P Hoban

Betting

Forecast

Exchange Rate (5/1), Pleasure Dome (5/1), Newcross (8/1), Sharjah (8/1), Davids Charm (10/1), Cliffs Of Dooneen (10/1), Nessun Dorma (12/1), Makitorix (12/1), Chelkar (14/1), Brazos (16/1), Mr Everest (16/1), Brex Drago (20/1), Rockabill (20/1), Marine One (20/1), Western Boy (25/1), Legal Spin (25/1), Sandymount Duke (33/1), Stellar Mass (33/1), Edelpour (33/1), Waaheb (40/1), Ancient Sands (50/1), Roseriver Has (50/1), Decision Time (66/1), Miles To Memphis (66/1), Like An Open Book (66/1)

Verdict

Willie Mullins may hold the key to this cracking contest and a narrow vote goes to CHELKAR who can show his Galway run to be all wrong. CLIFFS OF DOONEEN should benefit from the experience gained at Leopardstown last month and is one of many dangers as is NESSUN DORMA.
  1. Chelkar
  2. Cliffs Of Dooneen
  3. Nessun Dorma

Video Replay

Most Followed

Chica Buena

F: 462111

T: K Dalgleish

Bags Groove

F: 110-211

T: H Fry

Torpillo

F: 1-

T: N A Twiston-Davies

Champ

F: 12/2-11

T: N J Henderson

Brewin'upastorm

F: 1/14-

T: Olly Murphy

Most Followed

Chica Buena

F: 462111

T: K Dalgleish

Bags Groove

F: 110-211

T: H Fry

Torpillo

F: 1-

T: N A Twiston-Davies

Champ

F: 12/2-11

T: N J Henderson

Brewin'upastorm

F: 1/14-

T: Olly Murphy

Next Race Off

22:35 Turf Paradise
5
(5)
Nightly News
J: Francisco Arrieta
7
(7)
Beach Mode
J: Shannon Beauregard
8
(8)
Risky Forest
J: Andrew Ramgeet
4
(4)
Presidential Bird
J: Denny Velazquez
3
(3)
Which Market
J: Tracy Hebert
10
(10)
Antares Dream
J: Carl Williams
1
(1)
Allen's Crown
J: Rigo Sarmiento
9
(9)
Awesome Wonderer
J: Paul Francis
2
(2)
Outlaw By Nature
J: Jake Samuels

Racing Tips

Daily Nap: The joy of six?

After five winning naps in succession make sure you don't miss Tuesday's best bet as we head to Southwell's all-weather meeting.

Chef Des Obeaux makes his chasing debut

Tuesday's racing preview

Nick Grant makes Zip his best bet at Southwell and he has a tip for every race at the three meetings in the UK.

Get your bets on!

Our best bets

Check out all of our available betting tips and previews of the forthcoming sporting action.