Day One Race Five

19:05 Claytonhotelgalway.ie Handicap 2018

Dermot Weld will aim to bag a notable winner on the first day of the Galway Festival, and the master of Rosewell House will unleash Rich History in the Claytonhotelgalway Handicap on Monday, but this competitive betting heat will see the likes of Nothing To Lose and Delegating take their chance in a tricky conundrum for punters.

19:05 Claytonhotelgalway.ie Handicap (7f)
1. Dinky Inty - G Halpin (3) - T Doyle - 12/1
2. Twist Of Magic - C Keane - J Feane - 20/1
3. Delegating - S Davies (7) - M O'Callaghan - 5/1
14 Ran

2018 Odds

Awaiting Odds.......

2017 Racecard

No.RunnerDetailsOdds
1
The Mcgregornator
The Mcgregornator (IRE)
D Sheehy
A Keatley
3 yrs / 140 lbs
-32419

Naas winner respected but others may now be better handicapped

2
Nothing To Lose
Nothing To Lose (IRE)
K Leonard
J McConnell
3 yrs / 139 lbs
122131

Well placed to win at Ayr and Ffos Las but no easy task now in a more competitive handicap

3
Thunder Speed
Thunder Speed
C D Hayes
J Stack
3 yrs / 139 lbs
71-4

One of the least exposed and won't need to improve much on recent comeback run to figure

4
Comhghairdeas
Comhghairdeas (IRE)
D P McDonogh
A Slattery
3 yrs / 136 lbs
2-0022

Free-going sort with obvious stamina concerns at this trip

5
Rich History
Rich History (IRE)
P J Smullen
D Weld
3 yrs / 136 lbs
68-68

Potential improver now dropped in trip on handicap debut and visored

6
Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt (IRE)
K Hennessy
D Hogan
3 yrs / 133 lbs
334-00

Plum last on both outings for current trainer, hooded last time; hard to fancy

7
High Altitude
High Altitude (IRE)
S Foley
John J Murphy
3 yrs / 132 lbs
6-566

Shaped nicely on recent handicap bow against elders; could now have more to offer

8
Vocal Response
Vocal Response (IRE)
K J Manning
J Bolger
3 yrs / 132 lbs
8-3517

Cork winner not easy to predict but certainly has to be considered

9
Delegating
Delegating
S Davis
M D O'Callaghan
3 yrs / 129 lbs
433-05

Recent form modest but claims on C&D 2nd last year off a now reduced mark

10
Cool Colonnade
Cool Colonnade (IRE)
W J Lee
W McCreery
3 yrs / 127 lbs
476

Yet to fulfil initial promise but still has time and easier ground here may suit

11
Empress Lyla
Empress Lyla (IRE)
G F Carroll
Ms S Lavery
3 yrs / 125 lbs
2-1423

1m2f seemed to stretch her at Ballinrobe; stiff 7f and easier ground here no problem

12
Twist Of Magic
Twist Of Magic (IRE)
C T Keane
J Feane
3 yrs / 125 lbs
526-06

Possible improver back on an easy surface though probably not enough to play a major role

13
Desert Dancer
Desert Dancer (IRE)
R P Whelan
Ms S Lavery
3 yrs / 124 lbs
20-057

Form so far this season leaves her with plenty to find, trip probably too far last time

14
Dinky Inty
Dinky Inty (IRE)
G P Halpin
T Doyle
3 yrs / 124 lbs
235363

Running creditably in defeat at this trip of late but appears held by the handicapper

15
Glenmoore
Glenmoore
C McGovern
F Birrane
3 yrs / 124 lbs
0076

Enters handicap company but not enough to go on so far to make a viable case for

16
De La Vega
De La Vega (IRE)
S Kelly
M D O'Callaghan
3 yrs / 122 lbs
7-45

Maidens not without promise and worth a market check if getting a run

17
Greenpanda
Greenpanda (IRE)
C Heavey
G Cromwell
3 yrs / 121 lbs
0-5013

Progressive filly will appreciate any rain and one to consider if getting a run

18
Suzy Vega
Suzy Vega (IRE)

A Oliver
3 yrs / 120 lbs
459

Beaten long way in 3 maidens in June though yard now in much better form

2016 Result

18:50 Claytonhotelgalway.ie Handicap (7f)
1. Spruce Meadows - G Halpin (3) - J Feane 5/1
2. Flowerhill Nova - D McDonogh - A Slattery 8/1
3. Flying Fairies - K Leonard (7) - J Murphy 9/2
15 Ran

2015 Result

19:20 Claytonhotelgalway.ie Handicap (7f)
1. Romiac - L Roche - M Lavery 16/1
2. Tadaany - P Smullen - D Weld 13/8 Fav
3. Gregoria - F Berry - J Harrington 10/1
14 Ran

2014 Result

19:15 Claytonhotelgalway.ie Handicap (7f)
1. Expensive Taste - C Hayes - A Oliver 12/1
2. Botanical Lady - L Roche (3) - H Rogers 11/2
3. Princess Aloof - F Berry - J Harrington 10/1
10 Ran

2013 Result

19:15 Claytonhotelgalway.ie Handicap (7f)
1. Target Acquired - C Hayes - A Oliver 11/2
2. Hail Shower - W Lordan - W McCreery 16/1
3. Campestral Scene - G Carroll - G Lyons 12/1
15 Ran