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Thomastown Apprentice Handicap Class

  • Distance: 1m
  • Age: 3yo
  • Runners: 14
  • Prize: £10,000
Sunday Racing Club, Grey Lady Racing silk
No. 2 Draw 3

Winner at Galway in October. Below form eighth of 17 in handicap at Navan (10f, heavy, 16/1) 39 days ago. Blinkers back on, tongue strap on 1st time.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
27/03/21 Navan 8/17 R. P. Whelan Flat 1m 2f Heavy 0 9st 8lbs
05/03/21 Dundalk 10/12 R. P. Whelan Flat 7f Slow B 9st 8lbs
26/10/20 Galway 1/9 R. P. Whelan Flat 7f Heavy B 9st 9lbs
19/10/20 Gowran Park 3/14 Vanessa Maye Flat 7f Heavy B 9st 9lbs
27/09/20 Curragh 11/16 R. P. Whelan Flat 1m Gd/Sft 0 9st 2lbs
17/09/20 Naas 7/12 Vanessa Maye Flat 6f Gd/Frm 9st 5lbs
27/07/20 Galway 9/10 G. P. Halpin Flat 7f Soft 9st 5lbs
04/07/20 Naas 7/11 C. T. Keane Flat 6f Gd/Sft 9st 0lbs
29/06/20 Limerick 7/9 G. P. Halpin Flat 6f 150y Gd/Sft V 9st 0lbs
HO'Brien,LMcCallan,CO'Brien,MADonnelly silk
No. 12 Draw 14

Eleventh of 14 in nursery (25/1) at Dundalk (1m) in November, making no impression. Previous Galway second was her best effort yet so not entirely ruled out on return.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
13/11/20 Dundalk 11/14 D. E. Sheehy Flat 1m Slow 0 8st 13lbs
26/10/20 Galway 2/9 D. E. Sheehy Flat 7f Heavy 0 8st 8lbs
15/09/20 Tipperary 6/10 C. T. Keane Flat 7f 110y Gd/Sft 0 9st 1lbs
07/08/20 Sligo 10/12 C. D. Maxwell Flat 5f 160y Good 9st 1lbs
02/08/20 Galway 10/11 C. D. Maxwell Flat 7f Soft 9st 2lbs
08/07/20 Gowran Park 6/6 R. P. Whelan Flat 1m Soft 9st 2lbs
22/06/20 Roscommon 15/15 A. J. Slattery Flat 7f Gd/Sft 8st 12lbs
Abbey Lavin Nolan Partnership silk
No. 16 Draw 12

Lightly-raced maiden. 28/1, ninth of 17 in handicap at Navan (10f, heavy) 39 days ago, merely passing beaten rivals.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
27/03/21 Navan 9/17 W. M. Lordan Flat 1m 2f Heavy H 8st 6lbs
09/11/20 Dundalk 10/14 G. M. Ryan Flat 7f Slow H 9st 2lbs
24/10/20 Leopardstown 10/11 R. P. Whelan Flat 7f Soft H 9st 2lbs
11/07/20 Leopardstown 13/15 L. F. Roche Flat 7f 30y Good 8st 11lbs
Mrs A Kennedy silk
No. 17 Draw 17

Lightly-raced maiden. 66/1, eleventh of 15 in handicap at this course (7f, soft) 28 days ago. Visor on 1st time. Others more persuasive. Reserve 1.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
07/04/21 Gowran Park 11/15 C. J. MacRedmond Flat 7f Soft 8st 13lbs
15/01/21 Dundalk 11/11 D. B. McMonagle Flat 7f Slow 8st 9lbs
04/12/20 Dundalk 12/14 M. P. Sheehy Flat 7f Slow 8st 9lbs
27/11/20 Dundalk 12/14 Sam Ewing Flat 1m Std 9st 2lbs
18/11/20 Dundalk 5/8 G. M. Ryan Flat 7f Slow 9st 2lbs
Laurence Mulvany silk
No. 7 Draw 18

Lightly-raced maiden. 33/1, thirteenth of 14 in nursery at Dundalk (7f) in November, never landing a blow. Needs to show more on the back of a break to feature.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
16/10/20 Dundalk 13/14 Ben Martin Coen Flat 7f Std 9st 6lbs
17/09/20 Naas 9/12 G. F. Carroll Flat 6f Gd/Frm 9st 7lbs
13/09/20 Curragh 16/20 L. F. Roche Flat 6f 63y Gd/Sft 8st 8lbs
29/08/20 Navan 9/9 G. F. Carroll Flat 1m Heavy 9st 2lbs
18/08/20 Roscommon 4/7 G. F. Carroll Flat 7f 80y Heavy 9st 2lbs
25/07/20 Gowran Park 14/15 M. P. Sheehy Flat 7f Gd/Sft 8st 8lbs
F O'Dwyer, G Loughnane, C Henley, S Nash silk
No. 13 Draw 1

Last of 14 in nursery at Dundalk (1m) when last seen in November. Best efforts to date have come on turf but others hold more pressing claims.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
13/11/20 Dundalk 14/14 Gearoid Patrick Brouder Flat 1m Slow z 9st 1lbs
18/10/20 Naas 8/10 C. D. Hayes Flat 6f Heavy z 8st 6lbs
07/10/20 Navan 4/8 C. D. Hayes Flat 5f Soft z 9st 0lbs
26/09/20 Curragh 3/15 C. D. Hayes Flat 6f Soft z 8st 10lbs
05/09/20 Navan 11/17 S. P. Davis Flat 5f 164y Gd/Sft 8st 8lbs
15/08/20 Dundalk 12/14 A. J. Slattery Flat 6f Slow 8st 8lbs
07/08/20 Tipperary 11/13 A. C. Persse Flat 5f Soft 8st 8lbs
Mr William Slattery silk
No. 4 Draw 15

Thrice-raced maiden. 150/1, twelfth of 13 in minor event at Dundalk (7f). Off 154 days. Makes handicap debut and the market should guide.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
02/12/20 Dundalk 12/13 Trevor Whelan Flat 7f Slow 9st 4lbs
20/11/20 Dundalk 12/14 Trevor Whelan Flat 1m Slow 9st 7lbs
13/10/20 Cork 10/10 Trevor Whelan Flat 1m Soft 9st 5lbs
Trump It Up Syndicate silk
No. 11 Draw 9

Lightly-raced maiden. 33/1, tenth of 14 in nursery at Dundalk (1m) in November, never travelling well and always behind. Improvement needed on return to action.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
13/11/20 Dundalk 10/14 C. G. O'Dwyer Flat 1m Slow 9st 6lbs
11/10/20 Curragh 11/14 C. G. O'Dwyer Flat 7f Soft 9st 2lbs
27/09/20 Curragh 16/17 C. G. O'Dwyer Flat 7f Gd/Sft 9st 2lbs
11/09/20 Limerick 12/14 K. J. Manning Flat 6f 150y Heavy 9st 2lbs
Gunning For Glory Racing Club silk
No. 8 Draw 13

Lightly raced maiden who shaped as if better for the run when seventh of 10 in handicap at Dundalk (7f) 17 days ago, unable to sustain effort. Not ruled out with that under his belt.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
18/04/21 Dundalk 7/10 C. T. Keane Flat 7f Slow b 8st 11lbs
27/11/20 Dundalk 3/11 L. F. Roche Flat 1m Std 8st 6lbs
18/11/20 Dundalk 5/12 L. F. Roche Flat 6f Slow 8st 8lbs
26/10/20 Galway 4/9 C. T. Keane Flat 7f Heavy 8st 10lbs
07/10/20 Navan 12/18 G. M. Ryan Flat 5f 164y Soft 9st 7lbs
17/09/20 Naas 9/10 C. T. Keane Flat 5f Gd/Frm 8st 13lbs
10/09/20 Navan 10/12 A. J. Slattery Flat 5f 164y Gd/Sft 8st 13lbs
Dr Margaret Heffernan silk
No. 9 Draw 8

12/1, very good second of 10 in handicap at Dundalk (7f) 17 days ago, just failing. Rates a lead player with a repeat back on turf.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
18/04/21 Dundalk 2/10 James J. Doyle Flat 7f Slow + 8st 8lbs
07/04/21 Gowran Park 6/15 Oisin James Orr Flat 7f Soft + 9st 1lbs
23/11/20 Dundalk 4/14 Oisin James Orr Flat 7f Slow + 9st 3lbs
26/10/20 Galway 8/9 Oisin James Orr Flat 7f Heavy 9st 4lbs
18/10/20 Naas 13/18 Oisin James Orr Flat 6f Heavy 9st 2lbs
10/10/20 Limerick 8/16 Oisin James Orr Flat 7f Heavy 9st 2lbs
11/09/20 Limerick 14/14 C. T. Keane Flat 6f 150y Heavy 9st 2lbs
Mrs D. A. Love silk
No. 1 Draw 7

16/1, thirteenth of 17 in handicap at Navan (10f, heavy) 39 days ago, ridden 2f out and weakening. Still low mileage in handicaps so not one to rule out on balance.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
27/03/21 Navan 13/17 R. C. Colgan Flat 1m 2f Heavy 9st 11lbs
12/03/21 Dundalk 7/14 R. C. Colgan Flat 1m Slow 9st 7lbs
26/02/21 Dundalk 7/14 R. C. Colgan Flat 7f Slow 9st 7lbs
23/11/20 Dundalk 4/14 Sam Ewing Flat 7f Slow 9st 7lbs
11/11/20 Dundalk 4/12 R. P. Cleary Flat 1m Slow 9st 7lbs
21/10/20 Gowran Park 4/8 R. P. Cleary Flat 7f Heavy 9st 7lbs
25/09/20 Dundalk 8/14 R. P. Cleary Flat 7f Slow 9st 7lbs
Mr J. Monaghan silk
No. 15 Draw 11

Thrice-raced maiden. 300/1, tenth of 13 in maiden at Dundalk (8f). Off 145 days. Cheekpieces on for 1st time. Makes handicap debut.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
11/12/20 Dundalk 10/13 Ben Martin Coen Flat 1m Slow 9st 2lbs
11/11/20 Dundalk 10/12 Ben Martin Coen Flat 1m Slow 9st 2lbs
02/11/20 Curragh 15/16 Ben Martin Coen Flat 7f Heavy 9st 2lbs
Grougha Stables Limited silk
No. 10 Draw 19

Thrice-raced maiden. 300/1, thirteenth of 14 in maiden at Dundalk (10.7f) 40 days ago. Back down in trip. Makes handicap debut.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
26/03/21 Dundalk 13/14 R. C. Colgan Flat 1m 2f 150y Slow 9st 2lbs
27/11/20 Dundalk 11/14 S. P. Bird Flat 1m Std 9st 2lbs
06/11/20 Dundalk 13/13 R. P. Whelan Flat 7f Std 9st 2lbs
Discreet Syndicate silk
No. 6 Draw 2

Thrice-raced maiden. Twelfth of 16 in maiden at Navan (1m) in March, racing off the pace and never landing a blow. Will hold more chance now handicapping.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
27/03/21 Navan 12/16 Cillian McConnell Flat 1m Heavy 9st 7lbs
21/03/21 Curragh 16/20 Shane Foley Flat 7f Soft 9st 7lbs
18/11/20 Kempton Park 11/12 Tom Marquand Flat 1m Slow 9st 2lbs