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Last Three Runs
Flat StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE603-6.00

28th Sep 19 Curragh(1m Flat Hcap, Soft, Yielding-Soft in Places (Straight Crse); Yielding, Yielding-Soft in Places (Round)) Rated 78 8/1 8-12 D P McDonogh 9th of 15 runners, 5.69L behind Bopedro

12th May 19 Leopardstown(1m 4f Flat Maiden, Good To Yielding) Rated 86 9/2 9-0 S M Crosse (5) 6th of 12 runners, 5.5L behind Il Paradiso

20th Apr 19 Cork(1m 2f Flat Maiden, Good) Rated 88 9/4Fav 9-5 D O Brien 7th of 16 runners, 8.63L behind Gentile Bellini

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Grandmaster Flash (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Building Bridges (GB)2
12th May 2019 Leopardstown(1m 4f , Flat Maiden, Good To Yielding) Building Bridges (GB) 5th (10/1 9-2) T P Madden .25L in front of Grandmaster Flash (IRE) 6th (9/2 9-0 Rated 86) S M Crosse (12 ran)
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3rd Apr 2019 Leopardstown(1m 2f , Flat Maiden, Good To Yielding (Yielding after 4th race)) Grandmaster Flash (IRE) 2nd (3/1J Fav 9-5) D O'Brien 2.00L in front of Building Bridges (GB) 4th (33/1 9-5) S Foley (17 ran)
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Jumellea (IRE) 3,b f 9-9 (Incl 6lbs Penalty)

Zoffany-In My Dreams(Sadler's Wells)

ts8bl6(2) d1 (Mrs A M O'Brien)
Rated 74

Last Three Runs
Flat StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE92333.00

9th Oct 19 Navan(1m Flat Hcap, Soft) Rated 74 20/1 8-0 Dylan Browne McMonagle (10) 1st of 16 runners, by 6L and 1L from Mean Fomhair and Passing Trade

12th Sep 19 Listowel(1m 6f Flat Hcap, Flat: Soft. N.H.: Yielding) Rated 75 11/1 8-0 A C Persse (7) 7th of 8 runners, 13.5L behind Rock De Baune

24th Aug 19 Killarney(1m 6f Flat Hcap, Good to Yielding) Rated 76 5/1 9-5 S M Crosse 3rd of 9 runners, shd and 4.25L behind Marlborough Sounds and Danehill Quest

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Jumellea (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Upgraded (IRE)1
12th Sep 2019 Listowel(1m 6f , Flat Hcap, Flat: Soft. N.H.: Yielding) Upgraded (IRE) 6th (12/1 8-7 Rated 73) G M Ryan 4.50L in front of Jumellea (IRE) 7th (11/1 8-0 Rated 75) A C Persse (8 ran)
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Building Bridges (GB)2
24th Aug 2019 Killarney(1m 6f , Flat Hcap, Good to Yielding) Jumellea (IRE) 3rd (5/1 9-5 Rated 76) S M Crosse 3.75L in front of Building Bridges (GB) 7th (9/4Fav 9-4 Rated 75) T P Madden (9 ran)
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7th Jul 2019 Limerick(1m 4f 110yds, Flat Hcap, Good) Jumellea (IRE) 1st (20/1 8-11 Rated 70) D P McDonogh 4.63L in front of Building Bridges (GB) 3rd (4/5Fav 9-3 Rated 76) S Foley (8 ran)
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Sweet Dime (GB)2
3rd Jun 2019 Gowran Park(1m 1f 100yds, Flat Maiden, Good, Good To Yielding In Places) Jumellea (IRE) 3rd (9/2 9-0) G P Halpin .50L in front of Sweet Dime (GB) 4th (9/10Fav 9-0 Rated 77) S Foley (9 ran)
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22nd May 2019 Cork(1m 2f , Flat Maiden, Straight: Good to Firm, Good in places. Round: Good, Good to Firm in places.) Sweet Dime (GB) 2nd (13/8 9-0) S Foley 4.50L in front of Jumellea (IRE) 5th (12/1 8-4) H J Horgan (8 ran)
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Convara (IRE) 5,b g 9-7

Roderic O'Connor-Bleakfield Lady(Turtle Island)

cp1(14) (Three Shamrocks Syndicate)
Rated 72

Last Three Runs
Flat StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE403-4.00

27th Sep 19 Dundalk(1m 4f Flat Hcap, Standard) Rated 72 20/1 8-3 P A Harnett (7) 4th of 14 runners, 1.03L behind Spruce Meadows

10th Sep 19 Listowel(2m 4f Hcap Hurdle, Yielding,Good to Yielding in places) Rated 109 12/1 11-6 D E Mullins 7th of 17 runners, 14.25L behind Unexpected Depth

17th Aug 19 Tramore(1m 4f Flat Maiden, Yielding) 4/1 9-11 Ben Martin Coen (5) 2nd of 5 runners, 3.25L behind Act Of God

Quotes

Quotes on Convara (IRE)

He (Darragh O'Keefe) started off pony racing with my young lad. We bought a pony off him for Andrew and that's how we met him. He's a good, young lad. I thought he would need the run today, I hadn't him away anywhere. I thought that for this time of year it was a better than average maiden hurdle - there was a few with chances. We had a good bit of work done with him but I just thought he might need it. He has improved from last year. He's a grand horse and he surprised me there now. I think I'm after having five or six seconds in the last three weeks and one has come out the right side of the line. I was a bit afraid as I thought the ground might be a bit slow for him, he's a real fast-ground horse. I had him in the two and a half mile handicap hurdle but I ran him in this in case he didn't get the trip and had a hard race.
After Convara (IRE) finished 1st at Down Royal on Fri, 21st Jun 2019 2m Maiden Hurdle Yielding

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Convara (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Building Bridges (GB)1
27th Sep 2019 Dundalk(1m 4f , Flat Hcap, Standard) Convara (IRE) 4th (20/1 8-3 Rated 72) P A Harnett 7.41L in front of Building Bridges (GB) 12th (16/1 8-4 Rated 73) N G McCullagh (14 ran)
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Last Three Runs
Flat StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE22394.50

11th Sep 19 Laytown(7f Flat Hcap, Standard) Rated 66 16/1 11-1 Mr M J O Hare (3) 1st of 10 runners, by 2.25L and 2.5L from War Hero and Ken s Sam s

28th Aug 19 Bellewstown(1m 3f 168yds Flat Hcap, Good) Rated 68 16/1 9-6 S M Mooney (7) 12th of 14 runners, 21.5L behind Malbas

15th Aug 19 Leopardstown(1m 2f Flat Hcap, Good, Good To Yielding In Places) Rated 68 25/1 8-12 S M Mooney (4) 11th of 19 runners, 7.07L behind Nam

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Quotes on Royal Admiral (IRE)

we had been running him over a 1m2f and 1m4f and I never thought he had the pace here to take on my two sprinters (over today's 7f) but it's a funny game that he would come and do it. He jumped out, made it and stayed going so I'm delighted. I thought the other horse was going to go by him two down but he stuck at it well. They are two great riders (O'Hare and Barry O'Neill on the runner-up) and they stuck at it brilliant.
After Royal Admiral (IRE) finished 1st at Laytown on Wed, 11th Sep 2019 7f Flat Hcap Standard

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Royal Admiral (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Effernock Fizz (IRE)2
5th Oct 2018 Dundalk(7f , Flat Maiden, Standard) Royal Admiral (IRE) 3rd (9/2 9-4 Rated 61) R P Whelan 3.76L in front of Effernock Fizz (IRE) 9th (50/1 8-8) D M Simmonson (14 ran)
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21st Sep 2018 Dundalk(1m , Flat Maiden, Standard) Royal Admiral (IRE) 2nd (2/1 9-8 Rated 61) R P Whelan 2.25L in front of Effernock Fizz (IRE) 4th (66/1 8-8) Gearoid Patrick Brouder (13 ran)
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Upgraded (IRE) 5,b f 9-7

Acclamation-Dream Club(Dansili)

ts+(29) (John Breslin)
Rated 72

Last Three Runs
Flat StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE14225.00

12th Sep 19 Listowel(1m 6f Flat Hcap, Flat: Soft. N.H.: Yielding) Rated 73 12/1 8-7 G M Ryan (7) 6th of 8 runners, 9L behind Rock De Baune

4th Aug 19 Galway(1m 5f 186yds Flat Hcap, Good, Good to Yielding in places (NH); Good to Yielding (Flat); changed to Soft after Race 4) Rated 65 9/2 9-3 G M Ryan (7) 10th of 17 runners, 29.5L behind Linger

31st Jul 19 Galway(2m 110yds Flat Hcap, Good (NH); Good, Good To Yielding In Places (Flat)) Rated 65 9/1 9-0 R C Colgan 1st of 14 runners, by 2.75L and 0.5L from Eight And Bob and Conron

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Quotes on Upgraded (IRE)

She’s been threatening all the time and ran very well in Ballinrobe. It was great to see the form with Tom Mullins filly (Bercasa, third) winning earlier, and that gave us a bit of confidence.
After Upgraded (IRE) finished 1st at Galway on Wed, 31st Jul 2019 2m Flat Hcap Good

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Upgraded (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Jumellea (IRE)1
12th Sep 2019 Listowel(1m 6f , Flat Hcap, Flat: Soft. N.H.: Yielding) Upgraded (IRE) 6th (12/1 8-7 Rated 73) G M Ryan 4.50L in front of Jumellea (IRE) 7th (11/1 8-0 Rated 75) A C Persse (8 ran)
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Effernock Fizz (IRE) 4,b f 9-3

Lovelace-Manx Fizz(Efisio)

(27) (T B Sheridan)
Rated 68

Last Three Runs
Flat StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE1201-12.00
UK3106.00

14th Sep 19 Leopardstown(1m 4f 180yds Flat Hcap, Good, Good To Firm In Places (Both Inner And Outer Tracks)) Rated 68 20/1 8-4 M A Gallagher 13th of 17 runners, 7.88L behind Kastasa

29th Aug 19 Bellewstown(2m 150yds Hurdle, Good) Rated 112 8/1 10-7 A W Short (5) 1st of 6 runners, by 4L and 5.5L from Caer and Carrie Des Champs

23rd Aug 19 Curragh(1m 4f Flat Hcap, Yielding (Straight), Good To Yielding (Round)) Rated 50 33/1 8-4 M A Gallagher 2nd of 11 runners, 0.75L behind Kastasa

Quotes

Quotes on Effernock Fizz (IRE)

She's a four-year-old and she's improving the whole time,. She ran a lovely race up the Curragh last Friday in a €30,000 race. She was very unlucky as she was just beaten on the line by Dermot Weld's filly who has gone up to 93 since. That's her third win over hurdles. The last day we came here with her the ground just didn't suit her as it was a little bit tacky. Conditions suited her today. She's entered at Leopardstown in two weeks in a big premier handicap on the Flat. There are big entries for it but fingers crossed they don't all run. I think she deserves a crack at a big handicap. We were happy enough to come here after Friday, she came out of the race well and hopefully she'll come out of this one as well. These small field conditions race seem to suit her. We were riding her the wrong way before and she just wasn't happy in behind. When she's out in front she's at her happiest and she gallops away the finest and jumps the finest. We can't complain, she's not doing too much wrong at the moment. We're delighted with that and hopefully we go to Leopardstown now.
After Effernock Fizz (IRE) finished 1st at Bellewstown on Thu, 29th Aug 2019 2m Hurdle Good

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Effernock Fizz (IRE) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Royal Admiral (IRE)2
5th Oct 2018 Dundalk(7f , Flat Maiden, Standard) Royal Admiral (IRE) 3rd (9/2 9-4 Rated 61) R P Whelan 3.76L in front of Effernock Fizz (IRE) 9th (50/1 8-8) D M Simmonson (14 ran)
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21st Sep 2018 Dundalk(1m , Flat Maiden, Standard) Royal Admiral (IRE) 2nd (2/1 9-8 Rated 61) R P Whelan 2.25L in front of Effernock Fizz (IRE) 4th (66/1 8-8) Gearoid Patrick Brouder (13 ran)
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Gougane Barra (USA) 5,b g 9-2

First Defence-Beiramar(Monsun)

ts+hd+(21) c2 (Paul Rooney)
Rated 67

Last Three Runs
Flat StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE1722-7.75

20th Sep 19 Dundalk(1m 4f Flat Hcap, Standard) Rated 67 6/1 8-9 L W Browne (7) 5th of 13 runners, 8L behind Forest View

16th Aug 19 Curragh(1m Flat Hcap, Yielding to Soft (Round), Soft (Straight)) Rated 61 20/1 9-2 L W Browne (7) 12th of 22 runners, 10.59L behind Acari

8th Aug 19 Leopardstown(1m Flat Hcap, Good To Firm, Good In Places) Rated 65 16/1 9-11 R P Whelan 14th of 19 runners, 11.01L behind Airgead

Quotes

Quotes on Gougane Barra (USA)

He did well from the wide draw. Ronan did well on him, he'd ridden him before,. It's a good trip for him and he likes that surface. He's a big horse and as I said the last day when he won, very few would have had the patience to wait as long on him but Paul's (Rooney, owner) a great man and has got his reward. We'll just keep tipping away with him.
After Gougane Barra (USA) finished 1st at Dundalk on Fri, 1st Feb 2019 1m Flat Hcap Standard

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Building Bridges (GB) 3,br c 9-0

New Approach-City On Sea(Monsun)

ts1cp2(14) (Mrs P K Cooper)
Rated 71

Last Three Runs
Flat StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE811-5.00

27th Sep 19 Dundalk(1m 4f Flat Hcap, Standard) Rated 73 16/1 8-4 N G McCullagh 12th of 14 runners, 8.44L behind Spruce Meadows

24th Aug 19 Killarney(1m 6f Flat Hcap, Good to Yielding) Rated 75 9/4Fav 9-4 T P Madden 7th of 9 runners, 8.06L behind Marlborough Sounds

29th Jul 19 Galway(1m 4f 84yds Flat Hcap, Going - Good (NH); Good, Yielding in places (Flat)) Rated 76 10/3Fav 9-3 S Foley 5th of 10 runners, 7.75L behind Halimi

Quotes

Quotes on Building Bridges (GB)

He sort of makes it hard work for himself as he travels on and off. He's been like that in all his races. Shane thought four furlongs out that he was never going to get there and then he ends up winning a length-and-a-half. He actually makes it look easy in the end. Basically he probably wants up to a mile-and-six and a good galloping track. I don't think ground is any issue. He might have made it easier for himself today if he hadn't stumbled coming out of the stalls. He got caught very wide on the first bend. He is what he is. He's won his maiden now, thank God, and we'll go from there.
After Building Bridges (GB) finished 1st at Navan on Sat, 1st Jun 2019 1m 5f Flat Maiden Good to Yielding

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Building Bridges (GB) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Convara (IRE)1
27th Sep 2019 Dundalk(1m 4f , Flat Hcap, Standard) Convara (IRE) 4th (20/1 8-3 Rated 72) P A Harnett 7.41L in front of Building Bridges (GB) 12th (16/1 8-4 Rated 73) N G McCullagh (14 ran)
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Grandmaster Flash (IRE)2
12th May 2019 Leopardstown(1m 4f , Flat Maiden, Good To Yielding) Building Bridges (GB) 5th (10/1 9-2) T P Madden .25L in front of Grandmaster Flash (IRE) 6th (9/2 9-0 Rated 86) S M Crosse (12 ran)
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3rd Apr 2019 Leopardstown(1m 2f , Flat Maiden, Good To Yielding (Yielding after 4th race)) Grandmaster Flash (IRE) 2nd (3/1J Fav 9-5) D O'Brien 2.00L in front of Building Bridges (GB) 4th (33/1 9-5) S Foley (17 ran)
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Jumellea (IRE)2
24th Aug 2019 Killarney(1m 6f , Flat Hcap, Good to Yielding) Jumellea (IRE) 3rd (5/1 9-5 Rated 76) S M Crosse 3.75L in front of Building Bridges (GB) 7th (9/4Fav 9-4 Rated 75) T P Madden (9 ran)
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7th Jul 2019 Limerick(1m 4f 110yds, Flat Hcap, Good) Jumellea (IRE) 1st (20/1 8-11 Rated 70) D P McDonogh 4.63L in front of Building Bridges (GB) 3rd (4/5Fav 9-3 Rated 76) S Foley (8 ran)
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Sweet Dime (GB) 3,b f 8-13

Toronado-Rainbow's Edge(Rainbow Quest)

ts3cp2(44) (Ronchalon Ireland Partnership)
Rated 70

Last Three Runs
Flat StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE904-9.00

28th Aug 19 Bellewstown(1m 3f 168yds Flat Hcap, Good) Rated 72 14/1 8-8 S Foley 8th of 10 runners, 16.75L behind Royal Aide

5th Aug 19 Naas(1m 2f Flat Maiden, Good (Good to Firm in places); changed to Good after Race 1) Rated 72 4/1 9-0 S Foley 5th of 12 runners, 8.06L behind Thou Art Peter

18th Jul 19 Leopardstown(1m 1f Flat Maiden, Good, Good To Firm In Places) Rated 73 4/1 9-0 S Foley 3rd of 9 runners, 1L and 3.25L behind Luxuriant and Invitation

Head to Head

In the last 3 years Sweet Dime (GB) has met

HorseNo. Of times
Jumellea (IRE)2
3rd Jun 2019 Gowran Park(1m 1f 100yds, Flat Maiden, Good, Good To Yielding In Places) Jumellea (IRE) 3rd (9/2 9-0) G P Halpin .50L in front of Sweet Dime (GB) 4th (9/10Fav 9-0 Rated 77) S Foley (9 ran)
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22nd May 2019 Cork(1m 2f , Flat Maiden, Straight: Good to Firm, Good in places. Round: Good, Good to Firm in places.) Sweet Dime (GB) 2nd (13/8 9-0) S Foley 4.50L in front of Jumellea (IRE) 5th (12/1 8-4) H J Horgan (8 ran)
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Buzz Killington (IRE) 3,ch g 8-11

Sepoy-Dancing Abbie(Theatrical)

bl2(7) c1 (Anthony Kaminskas)
Rated 68

Last Three Runs
Flat StatisticsRunsWinsPlaces€Level
IRE5104.00

4th Oct 19 Dundalk(1m Flat Hcap, Standard) Rated 63 8/1 9-10 O J Orr 1st of 14 runners, by 0.5L and 1L from Fascinating Spirit and Crest Of A Wave

30th Aug 19 Curragh(7f Flat Hcap, Good (Round), Good To Yielding (Straight)) Rated 66 10/1 9-0 A J Slattery 19th of 23 runners, 9.48L behind Massa Lubrense

24th Jul 19 Naas(6f Flat Maiden, Good, Good to Firm in Places) 40/1 9-5 O J Orr 5th of 16 runners, 4.31L behind Drumquina

Quotes

Quotes on Buzz Killington (IRE)

I'd say the blinkers just woke him up a little bit. He even raced lazy there, . He ran no race at all in the Curragh on his first handicap. Maybe the ground was a bit easier that day and I'd say he just likes the better ground. He is a bit laid back. I wouldn't be surprised if another step up in trip mightn't do him any harm. He's only doing enough. I'll have to talk to his owner and see what the plan is.
After Buzz Killington (IRE) finished 1st at Dundalk on Fri, 4th Oct 2019 1m Flat Hcap Standard

First Time - Cheekpiece Convara. Tonguestrap Building Bridges» Full list of First Time Gear

Probable SP 5/2 Jumellea, 4/1 Buzz Killington, 7/1 Convara, 8/1 Royal Admiral, Effernock Fizz, 10/1 Grandmaster Flash, 12/1 Upgraded, Sweet Dime, Gougane Barra, 16/1 Building Bridges.

Previous Years
2018 Leaderboard 3 9-0 T P Madden 10/1 (Charles O'Brien) (Drawn 1)

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WS Wind Surgery 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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