Today's racecards

Leopardstown

  • 19:55 'Original Rude Boys' Handicap1m 2f

  • Winner €8,970 2nd €2,080 3rd €910 4th €520
  • Going: Good to Firm
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 2m 8.04s
  • Off time: 19:55:56
19:55 Leopardstown Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Teoirim (IRE) 11/1
2nd Abbey Vale (IRE) 7/2
3rd Indian Icon (FR) 13/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (8) 167 White, dark blue stars, dark blue sleeves, grey stars, dark blue cap, white star Cloud Monkey (IRE) 14
Nag me
3 9-12 W McCreery S B Kelly (3) 87 20/121.00
2 (4) 4-24331 Dark Blue League Of Nations (IRE) 26
Nag meDistance Winner
3 9-12 A P O'Brien J P O'Brien 87 5/23.50
3 (2) 8421-27 PURPLE & YELLOW DIAMONDS, yellow sleeves, purple cap Abbey Vale (IRE) 21
Nag me
3 9-11 G M Lyons C T Keane (5) 86 7/24.50
4 (6) 41 BLACK, yellow diamond, yellow diamonds on sleeves, yellow diamond on cap Indian Icon (FR) 24
Nag me
3 9-8 D T Hughes F M Berry 83 13/27.50
5 (5) 221-454 Royal blue,white epaulettes, light blue and dark Blue striped cap Mouteab (IRE) 14
Nag me
3 9-8 b D K Weld P J Smullen 83 11/26.50
6 (3) 422 GREEN, red epaulettes, green cap Shouranour (IRE) 12
Nag meBeaten Favourite
3 9-4 J M Oxx D P McDonogh 79 4/15.00
7 (7) 542733 WHITE, purple panel, check cap Teoirim (IRE) 7
Nag me
3 9-3 p J S Bolger K J Manning 78 11/112.00
8 (1) 813 GREY, emerald green diamond & cap Musical Peace (IRE) 38
Nag me
3 9-1 h W McCreery W J Lee 76 20/121.00

Verdict

Cloud Monkey appears harshly treated with joint-topweight League Of Nations rated a much better option for Ballydoyle. He looked far better the last day when upped to 1m2f to score at Navan, seemingly relishing his first experience of quick ground. He'll be tough to beat in this follow-up attempt but a chance is taken with John Oxx's maiden, SHOURANOUR. Odds-on when comfortably reeled in by Manhattan Swing at Down Royal, he'd previously looked the sort of steady improver his yard does so well with and still gives the impression there's more to come. He's a risky choice on the back of that recent defeat but is given another chance in receipt of 8lb from League Of Nations. Indian Icon has to go up 3f in trip after his Roscommon success but is respected alongside Mouteab and Abbey Vale.