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13:40 Gowran Park (IRE)

Irish Stallion Farms EBF Fillies Maiden (Plus 10)

  • 13 Runners
  • Distance: 1m
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf
  • €16,500 added
  • Winner: €9,900
  • 2nd: €3,300
  • 3rd: €1,649
  • 4th: €825
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 1m 44.83s
  • Off Time: 13:40:54
  • 13 Ran
1(4)
Silk - GREEN, red epaulettes, green cap

Azila (FR)

27 v
8/1
  • Form 555
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-0
  • Official Rating 80
  • Trainer D K Weld
  • Jockey O J Orr

mid-division early, 7th approaching halfway, pushed along on outer into straight, improved to chase winner from 2f out, soon no impression and kept on same pace

2(1)
Silk - BEIGE, dark blue cross of lorraine & sleeves, dark blue cap, beige star
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-0
  • Trainer Mrs J Harrington
  • Jockey S Foley

led briefly early, prominent, 4th approaching halfway, effort and one pace from under 2f out

3(2)
Silk - Yellow, black star, black stars on sleeves, yellow cap, black stars
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-0
  • Trainer M O'Callaghan
  • Jockey L F Roche

dwelt, in rear, headway straight, no impression and kept on same pace without threatening from under 2f out

4(3)
Silk - Yellow, brown seams, light blue cap
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-0
  • Trainer W McCreery
  • Jockey W J Lee

waited with, 10th approaching halfway, headway straight, chased leaders and kept on same pace from under 2f out

5(9)
Silk - Dark Blue
5/4
  • Form 3
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-0
  • Trainer G M Lyons
  • Jockey C T Keane

prominent, led after 2f, joined approaching straight, travelling smoothly and led again over 2f out, soon pushed along and went on, stayed on well inside final furlong, easily

6(12)
Silk - ROYAL BLUE, white seams, royal blue cap, white stars
66/1
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-0
  • Trainer G Keane
  • Jockey G F Carroll

waited with, 12th approaching halfway, soon pushed along, never a factor

7(11)
Silk - PURPLE, white seams, striped sleeves, purple cap
  • Form 7
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-0
  • Trainer A P O'Brien
  • Jockey D O'Brien

prominent, soon disputed lead, headed after 2f, 3rd approaching halfway, soon pushed along, on terms approaching straight, headed over 2f out, no extra and one pace after

8(13)
Silk - BLACK AND AMBER STRIPED, white collar and cuffs, purple cap
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-0
  • Trainer Andrew McNamara
  • Jockey R C Colgan

slowly into stride and early reminder, soon pushed along, 9th approaching halfway, no extra 2f out

9(8)
Silk -  Purple, white seams, striped sleeves, white cap
20/1
  • Form 96
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-0
  • Trainer A P O'Brien
  • Jockey J A Heffernan

prominent, soon disputed lead, headed after 2f, 2nd approaching halfway, soon pushed along, under pressure approaching straight, quickly no impression, weakened and eased inside final furlong

10(7)
Silk - WHITE, one red & one green stripe, green & red quartered cap
66/1
  • Form 9
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-0
  • Trainer R P Cody
  • Jockey N G McCullagh

prominent early, 6th approaching halfway, pushed along approaching straight, soon one pace

11(6)
Silk - Grey, purple panel, check cap
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-0
  • Trainer J S Bolger
  • Jockey R P Cleary

mid-division early, 8th approaching halfway, pushed along approaching straight, soon slightly impeded and one pace

12(5)
Silk - WHITE, purple panel, check cap
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-0
  • Trainer J S Bolger
  • Jockey K J Manning

prominent early, 5th approaching halfway, pushed along approaching straight, no impression and slightly impeded over 2f out, soon no extra

13(10)
Silk - Dark blue, pink star & sleeves, pink cap
  • Age 2
  • Weight 9-0
  • Trainer J P O'Brien
  • Jockey D P McDonogh

slowly into stride, waited with, 11th approaching halfway, switched left over 2f out and some headway, soon no impression, kept on same pace

Previous results

In depth

Verdict

Azila has plenty of experience, which may tell in these conditions, though she's looking exposed and EVEN SO may improve past her. A half-sister to six winners, she was going on strongly over an extended 7f in ground with some give at Tipperary and normal progress can see her take this even though the beautifully-bred Heaven Of Heavens will have come on markedly for her debut at the Curragh. The latter's yard also run Meeting, who was in front of her stable companion at the Curragh though had the benefit of a previous run. Celestial Object is by Galileo out of a triple Australia Group 1 winner and could prove best of some interesting newcomers including Sweeping Approach, a full sister to 2000 Guineas winner Dawn Approach.

Formwatch

Azila (FR) 16-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders, 4th 3f out, pushed along and no impression in 5th 2f out, no extra over 1f out, kept on one pace final furlong, 5th of 6, 13 1/4l behind Cayenne Pepper (9-0) at Curragh 1m Grp 3 fll stks (1) Good - Yielding in Aug.

Celestial Object (IRE) Galileo filly out of Sea Siren.

Celtic Crown (IRE) Hallowed Crown filly out of Kosika.

Epona Plays (IRE) Australia filly out of New Plays.

Even So (IRE) 10-1 (9-0) Held up towards rear, 11th halfway, pushed along and progress under 2f out, ridden into 6th over 1f out, kept on well to 3rd close home, nearest finish, 3rd of 13, 2 1/4l behind Blissful (9-0) at Tipperary 7f mdn fll Good - Yielding in Aug.

Franno (IRE) 33-1 (9-0) Dwelt, mid-division best, ridden and no extra 2f out, 11th of 18, 15l behind Deidra (9-0) at Naas 6f mdn fll gd in Sep.

Heaven Of Heavens (IRE) 5-1jfav (8-11) Soon raced in 7th, pushed along approaching halfway, no impression under 3f out, no extra over 1f out, 7th of 8, 12l behind Know It All (9-0) at Curragh 7f fll sft in Aug.

Medival Legend (IRE) 33-1 (9-0) Dwelt and raced towards rear, under pressure in rear after 3f, some progress 1f out, no extra, eased under 1f out, 11th of 13, 25 1/2l behind Blissful (9-0) at Tipperary 7f mdn fll Good - Yielding in Aug.

Meeting (IRE) 6-1 (9-0) Soon disputed lead, pushed along over 2f out, soon headed, no extra and one pace from 1 1/2f out, 6th of 8, 8 3/4l behind Know It All (9-0) at Curragh 7f fll sft in Aug.

Merroir (IRE) 50-1 (9-0) Towards rear, niggled along early, 9th halfway, some progress over 2f out, no extra final furlong, 9th of 13, 17 1/4l behind Blissful (9-0) at Tipperary 7f mdn fll Good - Yielding in Aug.

Poster Child (IRE) Fracas filly out of Rachida.

Sweeping Approach (IRE) New Approach filly out of Hymn Of The Dawn.

Zofar Zogood (IRE) Zoffany filly out of Inca Wood.