Ryan Moore: My take on my four rides on Sunday at the Curragh

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Ryan Moore has four rides at the Curragh on Sunday
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Betfair Ambassador Ryan Moore returns for Sunday at the Curragh with four rides through the card. His speaks about his chances exclusively here...

"He has the potential and the pedigree, so let's hope there is a lot more to come from him."

- Ryan Moore on Cliffs Of Dooneen

Flying further this time

13:45 - Fire Fly

She may have only beat one home last time, but that was in Group 3 company and this full-sister to Gustav Klimt and Mars has a decent chance stepping back into maiden level.

A bumpy road ahead

14:55 - Battle Of Jericho

He has a stiff task on the book but he returned to his juvenile best when beating Caspian Prince narrowly here in a handicap last time. The runner-up was giving us plenty of weight there, and is much better off here for that short-head defeat - and we also have to progress to beat the likes of stablemate Washington DC, too - but 5f and quick ground are his conditions, and we hope there is more to come from the 3yo.

Magical to show her special suit

15:30 - Magical

Aidan clearly has a strong hand in here - and I can see Sarrocchi improving for the step back in trip - and September and Magical are the form horses going into the race. I ride Magical, who hasn't been seen out since finishing fourth in France back in April. This longer trip, and indeed further in time, should really suit her on breeding and hopefully she can handle the quick ground okay. She has run well on all three starts here, including when just being denied by Happily in the Moyglare, with September a fair distance away in third.

Handicap is high but there's more to come

16:40 - Cliffs Of Dooneen

I wasn't on board when he won his maiden over 1m6f on fast ground at Bellewstown earlier in the month, but he certainly looked a useful prospect there. The handicapper probably hasn't been generous at all in giving him a mark of 97 on his handicap debut, but he has the potential and the pedigree, so let's hope there is a lot more to come from him.

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