Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Monday October 10

Aidan O'Brien trains SmartPlay fancy Diodorus
Aidan O'Brien trains SmartPlay fancy Diodorus

Timeform pick out three bets from the Curragh on Monday.


One Time Waltz - Curragh 13:45

We kick things off on the final fixture of the season at the Curragh with a monster field, in which several make their debuts. One Time Waltz is one of those with experience under her belt, making a highly promising debut when finishing fourth at Dundalk at the end of last month. She's fancied to put that experience to good use today, now fitted with a tongue tie. It's wide open, and plenty have chances, including Aneen, who ran an encouraging race on debut at Leopardstown last month and can chase the selection home today.

Diodorus - Curragh 15:15

We move on to the fourth race of the day, a maiden contest, in which Aidan O'Brien looks set to dominate, with three of his runners in the top four of the betting this morning. Galilean currently heads the market at the time of writing and remains with potential here, but he got going all too late at Tipperary last time, and preference is for his stable-mate and current second favourite Diodorus. The colt is the pick on form to date after the hitting the frame with two fairly useful performances at Leopardstown earlier in the season, and he is fancied to be too strong today. Away from the O'Brien yard, World War looks to have the best chance of taking the spoils.

Alyssum - Curragh 15:45

Alyssum showed there was plenty to work with when finishing with a flourish to fill the runners-up berth at Naas in August, and she can go one better today in a modest field with improvement on the cards. Surprisingly also ran in that race, and hasn't been seen since finishing a disappointing eighth. She is best judged on her debut effort, and heads the dangers after a break, along with Eavesdrop, who is the most experienced in the field and ran respectably at Limerick last week.

Timeform Irish SmartPlays:
(All from Curragh)

Back One Time Waltz in the 13:45
Back Diodorus in the 15:15
Back Alyssum in the 15:45


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