Paddy Power Irish Cambridgeshire runner-by-runner guide to Friday’s 6.45 at the Curragh

Your ultimate guide to Friday's big race at the Curragh.

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Saltonstall

Trainer: Adrian McGuinness Jockey: Sam Ewing Age: 7 Weight: 10st 0lbs

C&D winner. Bit below form 6¼ lengths fifth of 11 to Horoscope in listed race at Killarney (8.1f, good, 11/1) 8 days ago. Smart effort needed under top weight.

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Carrytheone

Trainer: John Patrick Murtagh Jockey: Ben Martin Coen Age: 4 Weight: 9st 12lbs

Promising sort. 11/2, career best when winning 14-runner C&D handicap 11 months ago. Off since but likely capable of better for trainer/jockey combination which won the Ebor last weekend.

Pierre Lapin

Trainer: Adrian McGuinness Jockey: R. P. Whelan Age: 4 Weight: 9st 10lbs

16/1, first run since leaving Roger Varian when bit below form third of 8 in minor event at Naas (7f, good) 37 days ago. Makes handicap debut. Plenty to find on form.

Sirjack Thomas

Trainer: Adrian McGuinness Jockey: C. J. MacRedmond Age: 6 Weight: 9st 9lbs

C&D winner. 2 wins from 6 runs this year. 6/1, bit below form fourth of 15 in handicap at Galway (7f, good to firm) 26 days ago, barely adequate test. Needs a couple of these to falter.

Tauran Shaman

Trainer: Mrs J. Harrington Jockey: Shane Foley Age: 5 Weight: 9st 8lbs

11/4 and visored for 1st time, creditable fourth of 9 in handicap at Naas (10f, good to soft) 25 days ago, not ideally placed. Tongue strap back on, cheekpieces back on.

In From The Cold

Trainer: Michael Mulvany Jockey: G. F. Carroll Age: 4 Weight: 9st 6lbs

18/1, 10¼ lengths eighth of 11 to Horoscope in listed race at Killarney (8.1f, good) 8 days ago.

Agitare

Trainer: J. S. Bolger Jockey: K. J. Manning Age: 4 Weight: 9st 5lbs

One win from 21 Flat runs. Good second of 12 in handicap at Dundalk (10.7f, 25/1) 12 days ago. Back down in trip.

Bopedro

Trainer: Mrs J. Harrington Jockey: C. P. Hoban Age: 5 Weight: 9st 3lbs

C&D winner. Latest win at Cork in April. Last of 13 in handicap at this C&D (good to soft, 9/2) 19 days ago. Visor on 1st time.

Spanish Tenor

Trainer: Adrian McGuinness Jockey: D. B. McMonagle Age: 7 Weight: 9st 1lbs

Latest win at Tipperary in June. Creditable third of 9 in handicap (7/1) at Gowran (7f, good) 16 days ago.

Toshizou

Trainer: Joseph Patrick O’Brien Jockey: M. P. Sheehy Age: 3 Weight: 9st 1lbs

Useful form. 4/1, shaped well when very good fourth of 13 in C&D handicap (good to soft) 19 days ago, left poorly placed. Likely he has more to offer and on the shortlist.

Fastnet Crown

Trainer: M. D. O’Callaghan Jockey: L. F. Roche Age: 4 Weight: 9st 0lbs

Course winner. Latest win here in June. Creditable seventh of 19 in handicap (9/1) at this course (6.3f, good) 41 days ago. Back up in trip. Trainer going well.

Comfort Line

Trainer: Michael Mulvany Jockey: Wesley Joyce Age: 4 Weight: 8st 13lbs

Respectable sixth of 14 in handicap (8/1) at Roscommon (7.3f, good to soft) 11 days ago, needing stiffer test.

Tyrconnell

Trainer: Sarah Lynam Jockey: S. M. Crosse Age: 7 Weight: 8st 13lbs

2 wins from 5 runs this year. Latest win at Dundalk in February. Creditable fifth of 9 in handicap (22/1) at Down Royal (7f, good) 35 days ago.

He Knows No Fear

Trainer: Luke Comer Jockey: William James Lee Age: 4 Weight: 8st 12lbs

Latest win at Leopardstown in June. 5 lengths seventh of 8 to Create Belief in Desmond Stakes at Leopardstown (8f, good to soft, 66/1) 15 days ago.

Star Harbour

Trainer: Adrian McGuinness Jockey: Oisin James Orr Age: 3 Weight: 8st 12lbs

Latest win at Killarney in July. 12/1, below form 12½ lengths tenth of 18 to Sirjack Thomas in handicap at Galway (8.6f, soft) 31 days ago, racing closer to pace than ideal.

Zozimus

Trainer: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien Jockey: G. M. Ryan Age: 3 Weight: 8st 12lbs

Good fourth of 13 in handicap at Leopardstown (10f, good to soft, 14/1). Off 138 days.

Ice Cold In Alex

Trainer: K. J. Condon Jockey: R. Whearty Age: 7 Weight: 8st 11lbs

Course winner. Latest win here in June. Respectable fifth of 19 in handicap at this course (6.3f, good, 7/1) 41 days ago, never nearer. Back up in trip. Needs a couple of these to falter.

Big Baby Bull

Trainer: Denis Hogan Jockey: J. M. Sheridan Age: 5 Weight: 8st 10lbs

Course winner. Creditable second of 9 in handicap at Gowran (7f, good, 8/1) 16 days ago.

Dedillon

Trainer: A. Slattery Jockey: A. J. Slattery Age: 5 Weight: 8st 10lbs

3 wins from 11 runs this year. 20/1, career best when winning 16-runner handicap at Galway (8.3f, good to firm) 27 days ago, keeping on well.

Lust

Trainer: G. M. Lyons Jockey: C. T. Keane Age: 3 Weight: 8st 10lbs

Career best when winning 13-runner handicap (11/2) at this course (7f, soft), always holding on. Off 97 days. Stable having good spell. Tongue strap added. 3-y-o who could easily have more to offer.

Moddy Poddle

Trainer: Ms Sheila Lavery Jockey: Siobhan Rutledge Age: 3 Weight: 8st 10lbs

Career best when winning 12-runner minor event (11/2) at Killarney (8.1f, good) 8 days ago by 1¾ lengths from Doolin Dancer, keeping on well. Fair bit more needed under a penalty.

Dream Tale

Trainer: Andrew Oliver Jockey: N. M. Crosse Age: 5 Weight: 8st 9lbs

Latest win at Limerick in June. 9/2, respectable 3½ lengths sixth of 16 to Dedillon in handicap at Galway (8.3f, good to firm) 27 days ago, not ideally placed. Not taken lightly.

Eagle’s Flight

Trainer: M. Halford Jockey: N. G. McCullagh Age: 4 Weight: 8st 9lbs

Latest win at Leopardstown in June. 6/1, respectable sixth of 13 in handicap at this C&D (good to soft) 19 days ago, left poorly placed.

Crystal Black

Trainer: D. K. Weld Jockey: C. D. Hayes Age: 3 Weight: 8st 8lbs

Thrice-raced winner. Ninth of 15 in handicap at this course (6f, good to soft, 14/1) 19 days ago, unsuited by drop in trip. Visor on 1st time.

Juyush

Trainer: Sarah Lynam Jockey: R. P. Cleary Age: 6 Weight: 8st 7lbs

25/1, respectable 2½ lengths fourth of 12 to Moddy Poddle in minor event at Killarney (8.1f, good) 8 days ago. Needs a couple of these to falter.

Luke Short

Trainer: Noel Meade Jockey: D. E. Sheehy Age: 4 Weight: 8st 7lbs

16/1, respectable 3 lengths fifth of 17 to Sirjack Thomas in handicap at this C&D (good) 62 days ago.

Music To My Ears

Trainer: Joseph Patrick O’Brien Jockey: W. M. Lordan Age: 4 Weight: 8st 7lbs

C&D winner. Eighth of 12 in handicap (9/1) at Lingfield (8f, AW) 15 days ago, left poorly placed. Likely still in good form and much respected at a track she’s gone well at before.

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