Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Friday 14 September

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"...he looks well up to opening his account here..."

Timeform on Freetown

Freetown - 15:15 Listowel

Freetown has run to a similar level in both of her starts this season, finishing placed in a couple of above-average maidens so far this season and, with further improvement on the cards, he looks well up to opening his account here. The Dermot Weld-trained Baliyad has reached a similar level of form, but is more exposed, so newcomer Media City could prove a bigger danger.

Listen Dear - 16:20 Listowel

Listen Dear failed to build on her excellent comeback effort at Galway when a beaten favourite at Ballinrobe last time, but is probably worth another chance given she made a couple of late errors that day, and she is fancied to build on her earlier promise here. It's not easy to know how much ability Carlingford Lough retains and perhaps a bigger threat will come from Alisier d'Irlande, who was third in Grade 3 company when last seen in the spring.

Goodnightgodbless - 16:50 Listowel

Goodnightgodbless is steadily going the right way, producing her best effort to date at Ballinrobe 17 days ago, despite meeting with defeat when runner-up to the reopposing Can't Be Done. Open to further improvement, she is fancied to make a bold bid to regain the winning thread in an admittedly competitive handicap. The hat-trick seeking Cappacon and Can't Be Done are feared most, in that order.

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