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Gowran Park
Wed 16th Aug
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11-5
Massayan (IRE) 4,ch c 9-12

Iffraaj-Masiyma(Dalakhani)

bl1(49) c1 (H H Aga Khan)
Rated 92

Last Three Runs

29th Jun 17 Tipperary(1m 1f Flat, Sprint: good, good to yielding in places. Round: good.) Rated 93 5/2 9-12 P J Smullen 5th of 5 runners, 20.75L behind Cirin Toinne

18th Sep 16 Gowran Park(1m 1f 100yds Flat, Soft (soft, soft to heavy in places after 5th)) 3/1 9-9 P J Smullen 1st of 8 runners, by hd and 2L from Moonmeister and My Direction

5th Sep 16 Galway(1m 4f 46yds Flat Maiden, Soft, yielding in places) 6/5Fav 9-5 P J Smullen 1st of 12 runners, by nk and 6L from Burning Sword and Treasure Chest

Trainer Quotes

D K Weld quotes on Massayan (IRE)

he’s (Massayan) a very tough genuine colt and battled hard to win in Galway and he battled hard to win again today. It was a good performance and he'll maybe go for a handicap now.
After Massayan (IRE) finished 1st at Gowran Park on Sun, 18th Sep 2016 1m 1f Flat Soft

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Massayan (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
My Direction (GB)1
18th Sep Gowran Park(1m 1f 100yds, Flat, Soft (soft, soft to heavy in places after 5th)) Massayan (IRE) 1st (3/1 9-9) P J Smullen 2.13L in front of My Direction (GB) 3rd (9/4Fav 9-1 Rated 82) O J Orr (8 ran)
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Percy (IRE) 3,b g 9-8

Kodiac-Bysshe(Linamix)

(21) (George Turner & Clipper Logistics Group Ltd)
Rated 97

Last Three Runs

27th Jul 17 Leopardstown(1m 4f Flat, Good) Rated 98 3/1 9-8 C T Keane 4th of 4 runners, 3.25L behind Belgravia

24th Jun 17 Down Royal(1m 4f 150yds Flat, Good, good to firm in places) Rated 99 6/1 9-12 C T Keane 5th of 9 runners, 4.75L behind Clongowes

8th Jun 17 Leopardstown(1m 4f Flat, Yielding (Yielding to soft after 1st race)) Rated 98 33/1 9-3 G F Carroll 3rd of 7 runners, 2.25L and shd behind Grandee and Eziyra

Trainer Quotes

G M Lyons quotes on Percy (IRE)

He wasn't sold at the sales but Roger Marley was my man at the sales and liked him. I like Kodiac (stallion) and said I'd take a chance on him and Roger called it from day one saying he just wants a trip,. He probably should have been second at Galway - Colin taught him his job and it was the winning of today's race. He's a good genuine horse but that is as fast as he wants it.
After Percy (IRE) finished 1st at Killarney on Wed, 17th Aug 2016 1m Flat Maiden Good to Firm

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Fiesole (GB) 5,b g 9-7

Montjeu-Forgotten Dreams(Olden Times)

(25) (Mrs P Doyle)
Rated 87

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE11230.50

23rd Jul 17 Fairyhouse(1m 4f Flat, Good, Good To Firm in places) Rated 87 3/1 9-3 R Coakley (3) 2nd of 5 runners, 0.5L behind Daybreak Boy

17th Jun 17 Limerick(1m 3f 70yds Flat Hcap, Good to Firm) Rated 77 7/4Fav 9-11 R Coakley 1st of 8 runners, by 3.5L and 2L from Roibeard and Miro

26th May 17 Down Royal(2m Hcap Hurdle, Good, Good To Firm in places) Rated 104 3/1 11-4 A Ring (3) 1st of 11 runners, by 2.75L and 0.5L from Ardview Boy and Mountain Kingdom

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Fiesole (GB) has met

HorseNo. Of times
San Remo (IRE)1
23rd Jul Fairyhouse(1m 4f , Flat, Good, Good To Firm in places) Fiesole (GB) 2nd (3/1 9-3 Rated 87) R Coakley .75L in front of San Remo (IRE) 3rd (9/4Fav 8-13 Rated 91) J A Heffernan (5 ran)
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My Direction (GB) 7,ch g 9-6

Singspiel-Ejlaal(Caerleon)

(15) c2 (Mrs Catherine Holden)
Rated 86

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE8121.00
UK732-2.68

2nd Aug 17 Galway(2m 5f 11yds Hcap Hurdle, National Hunt - Good; Flat - Soft (changed from yielding after race 5)) Rated 115 12/1 11-5 Rachael Blackmore 6th of 20 runners, 19.75L behind Davids Charm

13th Jul 17 Leopardstown(1m 2f Flat Hcap, Good To Firm) Rated 86 9/1 8-11 D P McDonogh 12th of 12 runners, 8.25L behind Tandem

30th Jun 17 Curragh(1m 4f Flat Hcap, Yielding, Good to Yielding in Places (Straight Crse), Good, Good to Yielding in Places (Round Crse)) Rated 86 12/1 8-12 O J Orr (5) 7th of 14 runners, 5.53L behind Sea The Lion

Trainer Quotes

Miss Ellmarie Holden quotes on My Direction (GB)

that’s brilliant. He’s run up to his form and absolutely loves this surface. If he hadn’t run well tonight we were going to give him a break but he’s obviously not ready. We’ll keep him going and pick something again in about three weeks time.
After My Direction (GB) finished 1st at Dundalk on Fri, 4th Nov 2016 1m 4f Flat Hcap Standard

Head to Head

In the last 3 years My Direction (GB) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Here For The Craic (IRE)3
27th May Curragh(1m 4f , Flat Hcap, Straight: Good To Yielding Round: Good; Changed to Yielding-Soft (Str) & Yielding (Round) after 1st race) Here For The Craic (IRE) 6th (20/1 8-11 Rated 81) R P Whelan 16.88L in front of My Direction (GB) 10th (11/1 9-0 Rated 87) G P Halpin (12 ran)
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27th Sep Fairyhouse(1m 4f , Flat Hcap, Soft To Heavy) My Direction (GB) 3rd (5/1 8-8 Rated 82) O J Orr 14.50L in front of Here For The Craic (IRE) 7th (12/1 9-2 Rated 85) S Foley (11 ran)
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29th Jul Galway(1m 3f 180yds, Flat Maiden, NH - Good Flat - Yielding (yielding to soft in places)) Here For The Craic (IRE) 4th (4/1 11-6 Rated 81) Mr D L Queally 17.00L in front of My Direction (GB) 11th (18/1 11-11) Mr P W Mullins (18 ran)
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Massayan (IRE)1
18th Sep Gowran Park(1m 1f 100yds, Flat, Soft (soft, soft to heavy in places after 5th)) Massayan (IRE) 1st (3/1 9-9) P J Smullen 2.13L in front of My Direction (GB) 3rd (9/4Fav 9-1 Rated 82) O J Orr (8 ran)
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San Remo (IRE) 3,b c 9-2

Frankel-Rosie's Posy(Suave Dancer)

hd5(25) bf (Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Mrs John Magnier)
Rated 91

Last Three Runs

23rd Jul 17 Fairyhouse(1m 4f Flat, Good, Good To Firm in places) Rated 91 9/4Fav 8-13 J A Heffernan 3rd of 5 runners, 0.5L and 0.75L behind Daybreak Boy and Fiesole

3rd Jun 17 Navan(1m 5f Flat Hcap, Good) Rated 91 13/2 8-9 M C Hussey 7th of 18 runners, 8L behind Sea The Lion

30th Apr 17 Limerick(1m 4f 110yds Flat Hcap, Good To Firm ) Rated 88 2/1Fav 8-3 Anastasia O Brien (3) 2nd of 6 runners, 1L behind Bay Hill

Trainer Quotes

A P O'Brien quotes on San Remo (IRE)

He was a little bit behind the bridle the whole way but when he got a bit of light and I got a few smacks into him he picked up well,. He's never going to be a world-beater but he'll win what he wins in his grade.
After San Remo (IRE) finished 1st at Dundalk on Wed, 12th Apr 2017 1m 2f Flat Hcap Standard

Head to Head

In the last 3 years San Remo (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Here For The Craic (IRE)1
3rd Jun Navan(1m 5f , Flat Hcap, Good) San Remo (IRE) 7th (13/2 8-9 Rated 91) M C Hussey .75L in front of Here For The Craic (IRE) 9th (8/1 8-12 Rated 80) R Coakley (18 ran)
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Fiesole (GB)1
23rd Jul Fairyhouse(1m 4f , Flat, Good, Good To Firm in places) Fiesole (GB) 2nd (3/1 9-3 Rated 87) R Coakley .75L in front of San Remo (IRE) 3rd (9/4Fav 8-13 Rated 91) J A Heffernan (5 ran)
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7f-0
Theos Well (GB) 9,b g 9-2

Tamure-Singing Cottage(Greensmith)

(10) (Theos Well Syndicate)
Rated 82

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE1735-5.25

7th Aug 17 Cork(2m Hcap Hurdle, Yielding) Rated 124 25/1 11-4 B J Foley (7) 11th of 13 runners, 53.88L behind Line Out

8th Dec 16 Clonmel(2m 3f 105yds Hcap Chase, Hurdle: soft. Chase: yielding to soft. ) Rated 111 7/1 11-0 A McCurtin (5) fell(14 ran) in race won by Smadynium

20th Nov 16 Punchestown(2m Hcap Hurdle, Soft) Rated 125 12/1 10-13 J J Burke 7th of 13 runners, 12L behind Dalmatia

Trainer Quotes

Michael Winters quotes on Theos Well (GB)

He ran a great race in Listowel where he had to go wide, and three strides further he would have been up,. It took a while to figure him out last year, and my horses were not right this year. He'll get an entry in the Cesarewitch. He's not an easy ride, and Patrick gave him a great ride. The syndicate (the Theos Well grouping) are from Cork and Limerick, and one fella is from Mayo.
After Theos Well (GB) finished 1st at Curragh on Sun, 25th Sep 2016 1m 4f Flat Hcap Soft to Heavy

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p187
You Can't Catch Me (IRE) 8,b g 9-2

Catcher In The Rye-Emeranna(Dr Massini)

ts+(10) (Ms Elaine Purcell)
Rated 82

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE4045-7.00

7th Aug 17 Cork(2m 3f Hcap Hurdle, Yielding) Rated 109 33/1 11-5 C A Landers (7) 7th of 20 runners, 31.13L behind Carlitos Bay

18th May 17 Clonmel(2m 3f 89yds Hcap Hurdle, Good) Rated 110 9/2Fav 11-4 B T O Connell 8th of 11 runners, 14L behind Jefferson Davis

4th May 17 Clonmel(2m 185yds Flat Maiden, Good To Firm, Good in places) 25/1 11-2 Mr J C Barry (5) 1st of 17 runners, by 3L and 2.75L from Magna Cartor and Lachares

Trainer Quotes

Kieran Purcell quotes on You Can't Catch Me (IRE)

He loves this place and that's his fourth win here. He loves the track and loves the ground,. It wasn't a surprise - we were expecting him to run well but thought he might need the run. He's a bit big in himself but maybe he was fitter than we thought. He'll go back jumping now although if something turns up on the flat we might be tempted by that, but we prefer the national hunt!
After You Can't Catch Me (IRE) finished 1st at Clonmel on Thu, 4th May 2017 2m Flat Maiden Good to Firm

Head to Head

In the last 3 years You Cant Catch Me (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Magna Cartor (GB)1
4th May Clonmel(2m 185yds, Flat Maiden, Good To Firm, Good in places) You Can't Catch Me (IRE) 1st (25/1 11-2) Mr J C Barry 3.00L in front of Magna Cartor (GB) 2nd (13/2 11-7) Mr P W Mullins (17 ran)
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9327
Here For The Craic (IRE) 10,br g 9-0

Millenary-Tongabezi(Shernazar)

cp3(13) c1 (Connery Family Syndicate)
Rated 80

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE172312.50
P2P300

4th Aug 17 Galway(1m 6f 14yds Flat, National Hunt - Soft; Flat - Soft (Soft to Heavy in places)) Rated 81 14/1 9-9 J A Heffernan 7th of 9 runners, 82.75L behind Renneti

1st Jul 17 Curragh(2m Flat Hcap, Good To Yielding (Straight Crse), Good (Round Crse)) Rated 79 14/1 8-9 J A Heffernan 2nd of 15 runners, 2.25L behind Three Kingdoms

18th Jun 17 Cork(1m 4f Flat, Sprint: good to firm. Round: good to firm, good in places) Rated 79 14/1 8-9 W M Lordan 3rd of 9 runners, nk and hd behind Moonmeister and Spruce Meadows

Trainer Quotes

David Kenneth Budds quotes on Here For The Craic (IRE)

I was a bit worried coming here as he worked very badly four days ago - it was probably his worst piece of work ever. I was humming and hawing about coming but his bloods were right so I thought we might as well come. We dropped him out today as he wasn't getting home but he seemed to like it and he got a great ride. He's in the Northfields at the Curragh next weekend and if he gets in he'll go.
After Here For The Craic (IRE) finished 1st at Navan on Sat, 3rd Sep 2016 1m 5f Flat Hcap Soft

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Here For The Craic (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
My Direction (GB)3
27th May Curragh(1m 4f , Flat Hcap, Straight: Good To Yielding Round: Good; Changed to Yielding-Soft (Str) & Yielding (Round) after 1st race) Here For The Craic (IRE) 6th (20/1 8-11 Rated 81) R P Whelan 16.88L in front of My Direction (GB) 10th (11/1 9-0 Rated 87) G P Halpin (12 ran)
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27th Sep Fairyhouse(1m 4f , Flat Hcap, Soft To Heavy) My Direction (GB) 3rd (5/1 8-8 Rated 82) O J Orr 14.50L in front of Here For The Craic (IRE) 7th (12/1 9-2 Rated 85) S Foley (11 ran)
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29th Jul Galway(1m 3f 180yds, Flat Maiden, NH - Good Flat - Yielding (yielding to soft in places)) Here For The Craic (IRE) 4th (4/1 11-6 Rated 81) Mr D L Queally 17.00L in front of My Direction (GB) 11th (18/1 11-11) Mr P W Mullins (18 ran)
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San Remo (IRE)1
3rd Jun Navan(1m 5f , Flat Hcap, Good) San Remo (IRE) 7th (13/2 8-9 Rated 91) M C Hussey .75L in front of Here For The Craic (IRE) 9th (8/1 8-12 Rated 80) R Coakley (18 ran)
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Magna Cartor (GB) 7,b g 8-13

Motivator-Hora(Hernando)

(15) (Miss Rachel O'Neill)
Rated 79

Last Three Runs
NH StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE62016.00
UK15254.00

2nd Aug 17 Galway(2m 110yds Flat Hcap, National Hunt - Good; Flat - Soft (changed from yielding after race 5)) Rated 72 20/1 9-6 R P Cleary 1st of 20 runners, by 1.75L and 0.75L from Water Sprite and St Stephens Green

27th Jul 17 Leopardstown(1m 7f Flat Hcap, Good) Rated 72 7/2 10-2 R P Cleary 5th of 12 runners, 3.63L behind Temasek Star

23rd Jun 17 Limerick(2m 1f Flat Hcap, Good To Firm, Good in places) Rated 72 11/2 9-9 R P Cleary 3rd of 11 runners, 4.75L and shd behind St Lawrence Gap and Wrap Star

Trainer Quotes

John Joseph Hanlon quotes on Magna Cartor (GB)

He's the horse that did the tendon in my leg — he's a nutter. He knocked me down in Cheltenham and then walked on me,. I got him off Mark Loughnane and he told me to mind myself. You can't bring him into the parade ring. I asked the stewards here for permission to bring him straight from the yard out on to the track because he'd cause havoc in the ring. Rory gave him a super ride.
After Magna Cartor (GB) finished 1st at Galway on Wed, 2nd Aug 2017 2m Flat Hcap Good

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Magna Cartor (GB) has met

HorseNo. Of times
You Can't Catch Me (IRE)1
4th May Clonmel(2m 185yds, Flat Maiden, Good To Firm, Good in places) You Can't Catch Me (IRE) 1st (25/1 11-2) Mr J C Barry 3.00L in front of Magna Cartor (GB) 2nd (13/2 11-7) Mr P W Mullins (17 ran)
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Bold Knight (GB) 3,b g 8-4

Nathaniel-Sweet Lemon(Oratorio)

ts3bl2(9) (Pearl Bloodstock Ltd)
Rated 75

Last Three Runs

8th Aug 17 Cork(1m 4f Flat Hcap, Soft) Rated 68 11/2 9-7 S B Kelly (3) 2nd of 14 runners, 1.75L behind Peace Maker

5th Jul 17 Fairyhouse(1m 4f Flat Hcap, Good) Rated 66 12/1 8-12 P J Smullen 2nd of 9 runners, 0.5L behind Wild Irish Rose

11th Jun 17 Curragh(1m 4f Flat Maiden, Soft (Straight Crse), Yielding (Round Crse); Changed after 2nd race to Soft-Heavy (Straight) & Soft (Round)) 11/2 9-2 S B Kelly (3) 6th of 13 runners, 22.63L behind Mr Everest

First Time - In a Flat Handicap You Can't Catch Me, Massayan, Percy. Blinkers Massayan» Full list of First Time Gear

Probable SP 7/2 Magna Cartor, 4/1 Fiesole, 6/1 San Remo, Massayan, 7/1 Bold Knight, 8/1 You Can't Catch Me, Percy, 10/1 Here For The Craic, 12/1 My Direction, Theos Well.

Symbols Explained

ts2 Tongue Strap vs2 Visor hd2 Hood es2 Eye Shield ec2 Eye Cover cp2 Cheekpiece bl2 Blinkers tt2 Tongue Tie cd2 Course and Distance Winner c2 Course Winner d2 Distance Winner bf Beaten Favourite on Last Run

The superscript number on headgear bl2 indicates number of times worn. A plus bl+ indicates more than 10 times where as red background bl1indicates first time.

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