Master Matt

Horse Profile & Form

Form: 400837
Age: 6Sex: CWeight: 9st 11lbs
Owner: F W Lynch Trainer: M J Smith Last ridden by: S M Crosse
Preferred tracks: Navan, Listowel, Dundalk
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Master Matt Previous Races

15th

Curragh

24 September 2022 at 15:55

William Hill Joe McGrath Handicap (Premier Handicap)

Horse: Master Matt
Trainer: M J Smith
Jockey: S M Crosse
Finished: 15thBeaten by: 2 1/4 lengthsSP: 18/1Weight: 9st 11lbs
Towards rear early, pushed along and some headway 2f out, ridden over 1f out and no extra inside final furlong
Race winner: Gordon Bennett
7th

Leopardstown

10 September 2022 at 14:05

Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Sovereign Path' Handicap (Premier Handicap)

Horse: Master Matt
Trainer: M J Smith
Jockey: W J Lee
Finished: 7thBeaten by: HeadSP: 25/1Weight: 9st 4lbs
Broke well to lead, 1 length clear before halfway, strongly pressed over 2f out, headed 2f out, dropped to 3rd and ridden over 1f out, weakened final 150 yards
Race winner: I'm A Gambler
3rd

Gowran Park

10 August 2022 at 18:30

Open Week At Gowran Park Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Trainer: M J Smith
Jockey: Sam Ewing
Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 3/4 lengthSP: 22/1Weight: 9st 13lbs
Prominent, a little keen, dropped to 6th halfway, ridden and effort 2f out, progress 1f out, kept on to 3rd close home
Race winner: One Small Step
8th

Curragh

6 August 2022 at 17:25

AK Bets 'Higher Limits, Better Prices' Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Trainer: M J Smith
Jockey: Jake Coen
Finished: 8thBeaten by: 2 1/4 lengthsSP: 14/1Weight: 9st 12lbs
Dwelt and pushed along early, soon tracked leaders on far side, 5th halfway, ridden and no impression 2f out, no extra over 1f out
Race winner: Big Gossey
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Galway

31 July 2022 at 16:10

Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Ahonoora' Handicap

10th

Dundalk

12 July 2022 at 14:20

William Hill Bet Boost Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Trainer: M J Smith
Jockey: G F Carroll
Finished: 10thBeaten by: 2 3/4 lengthsSP: 11/1Weight: 10st 0lbs
Unruly in stalls, dwelt and hampered at start, always behind, ridden and no extra 2f out, never a factor
Race winner: Harry's Bar
19th

Epsom Downs

4 June 2022 at 15:45

Simpex Express 'Dash' Handicap (Heritage)

Horse: Master Matt
Trainer: M J Smith
Jockey: R P Whelan
Finished: 19thBeaten by: 4 lengthsSP: 28/1Weight: 9st 12lbs
Chased leaders, lost place before halfway, behind and no chance after
Race winner: Tees Spirit
4th

Curragh

26 March 2022 at 13:56

DMG Media Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Trainer: M J Smith
Jockey: Sam Ewing
Finished: 4thBeaten by: NeckSP: 15/2Weight: 10st 2lbs
Prominent on rail, close up after 2f, ridden and no impression over 2f out, kept on again inside final furlong
Race winner: Laugh A Minute
9th

Dundalk

22 October 2021 at 19:15

Al Basti Equiworld, Dubai Pat Smullen Mercury Stakes (Group 3)

Horse: Master Matt
Trainer: M J Smith
Jockey: C T Keane
Finished: 9thBeaten by: 3 3/4 lengthsSP: 8/1Weight: 9st 13lbs
Upset in stalls, slowly into stride and always behind, no impression from 2f out, never a factor
Race winner: The Highway Rat
5th

Curragh

12 September 2021 at 13:45

Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Bold Lad' Sprint Handicap (Premier Handicap)

Horse: Master Matt
Trainer: M J Smith
Jockey: Sam Ewing
Finished: 5thBeaten by: 3/4 lengthSP: 20/1Weight: 10st 0lbs
Led and disputed on far side, ridden and headed 2f out, under pressure in 3rd 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong
Race winner: Big Gossey
1st

Tipperary

26 August 2021 at 18:30

Abergwaun Stakes (Listed)

Horse: Master Matt
Trainer: M J Smith
Jockey: Sam Ewing
Finished: 1stSP: 14/1Weight: 9st 9lbs
Chased leaders, ridden to press leader 2f out, led under 1f out, kept on well under pressure final furlong
Race winner: Master Matt
9th

Curragh

17 July 2021 at 16:00

Paddy Power Scurry Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Trainer: M J Smith
Jockey: Sam Ewing
Finished: 9thBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 25/1Weight: 9st 9lbs
Pushed along early and soon led in centre, ridden and headed over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong
Race winner: Major Power
2nd

Curragh

27 June 2021 at 15:05

Paddy Power Rockingham Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Trainer: M J Smith
Jockey: C T Keane
Finished: 2ndBeaten by: 2 lengthsSP: 13/2Weight: 9st 7lbs
Chased leaders on far side, ridden to dispute lead 1f out, narrowly headed inside final furlong, kept on same pace close home
Race winner: Urban Beat
7th

Curragh

26 June 2021 at 14:00

Dubai Duty Free Dash Stakes (Listed)

Horse: Master Matt
Trainer: M J Smith
Jockey: Sam Ewing
Finished: 7thBeaten by: HeadSP: 50/1Weight: 9st 9lbs
Led and disputed, ridden 1 1/2f out, narrow lead over 1f out, headed final 150 yards, kept on one pace
Race winner: Romantic Proposal
2nd

Fairyhouse

28 May 2021 at 13:50

Fairyhouse Merchandise Race

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: Sam Ewing
Finished: 2ndBeaten by: Short HeadSP: 4/5Weight: 9st 12lbs
Led, ridden and headed 1 1/2f out, rallied inside final furlong, stayed on well close home, just failed
Race winner: Queens Carriage
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Dundalk

18 December 2020 at 19:00

Crowne Plaza Hotel Leading Jockey & Trainer Awards Handicap

9th

Dundalk

18 December 2020 at 18:00

Crowne Plaza Hotel Leading Jockey & Trainer Awards Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: Sam Ewing
Finished: 9thBeaten by: 3/4 lengthSP: 8/1Weight: 9st 6lbs
Prominent, a little keen in 2nd, effort straight, lost position and one pace final furlong
Race winner: Whatharm
5th

Dundalk

11 December 2020 at 19:00

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Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: Sam Ewing
Finished: 5thBeaten by: HeadSP: 4/1Weight: 9st 10lbs
Soon led, edged right and strongly pressed over 1f out, soon ridden, headed under 1f out, no extra closing stages
Race winner: Sendmylovetoyou
1st

Dundalk

27 November 2020 at 19:00

Crowne Plaza Hotel Leading Jockey & Trainer Championship Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: Sam Ewing
Finished: 1stSP: 3/1Weight: 10st 0lbs
Soon prominent in 2nd, effort straight, on terms over 1f out, soon led, joined inside final furlong, stayed on well closing stages to regain lead near line
Race winner: Master Matt
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Dundalk

20 November 2020 at 18:30

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2nd

Dundalk

20 November 2020 at 17:30

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Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: Sam Ewing
Finished: 2ndBeaten by: 1 3/4 lengthSP: 12/1Weight: 9st 12lbs
Led, ridden and strongly pressed 2f out, headed 1 1/2f out, kept on without threatening winner final furlong
Race winner: Pulse Of Shanghai
4th

Naas

7 November 2020 at 13:25

Memhas Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: Sam Ewing
Finished: 4thBeaten by: 1 1/4 lengthSP: 5/1Weight: 10st 0lbs
Dwelt, soon chased leaders, ridden in 4th 2f out, 5th 1f out, no extra
Race winner: Earls
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Navan

22 October 2020 at 16:05

Blackcastle Handicap (50-85)

1st

Navan

22 October 2020 at 15:05

Blackcastle Handicap (50-85)

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: C T Keane
Finished: 1stSP: 10/3Weight: 10st 2lbs
Edged right from stalls, always prominent, led 2f out, pushed along over 1f out, ridden inside final furlong and kept on well closing stages
Race winner: Master Matt
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Limerick

10 October 2020 at 14:50

LimerickRaces.ie Race

5th

Limerick

10 October 2020 at 13:50

LimerickRaces.ie Race

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: Sam Ewing
Finished: 5thBeaten by: 1 1/4 lengthSP: 17/2Weight: 9st 13lbs
Led, pushed along early straight, ridden and headed over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong
Race winner: Royal Pippen
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Listowel

22 September 2020 at 16:55

www.listowelraces.ie Handicap

1st

Listowel

22 September 2020 at 15:55

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Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: Sam Ewing
Finished: 1stSP: 11/1Weight: 8st 12lbs
Soon prominent, led inside first 2f, joined before straight, soon regained narrow lead, stayed on well inside final furlong to just prevail at the finish
Race winner: Master Matt
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Navan

5 September 2020 at 17:05

Troytown Bar Handicap

4th

Navan

5 September 2020 at 16:05

Troytown Bar Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: L F Roche
Finished: 4thBeaten by: 4 1/4 lengthsSP: 17/2Weight: 8st 11lbs
Rear of mid-division, ridden under 2f out and 7th 1f out, kept on inside final furlong to go 4th on line
Race winner: A Step Too Far
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Curragh

28 August 2020 at 17:40

Walls To Workstations Handicap

7th

Curragh

28 August 2020 at 16:40

Walls To Workstations Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: S M Crosse
Finished: 7thBeaten by: HeadSP: 13/2Weight: 9st 6lbs
A little slow into stride, soon tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, pushed along from 2f out, kept on same pace final furlong
Race winner: Tresorier
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Cork

8 August 2020 at 16:05

Doneraile Handicap (Premier Handicap)

6th

Cork

8 August 2020 at 15:05

Doneraile Handicap (Premier Handicap)

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: L F Roche
Finished: 6thBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 9/1Weight: 8st 12lbs
In touch, travelled well 2f out, ridden 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong
Race winner: Ardhoomey
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Naas

3 August 2020 at 15:35

Naas Handicap

11th

Naas

3 August 2020 at 14:35

Naas Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: R C Colgan
Finished: 11thBeaten by: HeadSP: 12/1Weight: 9st 12lbs
Awkward leaving stalls, raced in rear, under pressure on outer and ridden 2f out, kept on same pace final furlong, no danger
Race winner: Nullifier
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Curragh

26 July 2020 at 18:45

Old Vic Gallop Handicap (70-100)

3rd

Curragh

26 July 2020 at 17:45

Old Vic Gallop Handicap (70-100)

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: L F Roche
Finished: 3rdBeaten by: NoseSP: 9/2Weight: 9st 6lbs
Prominent, took keen hold, improved to dispute lead at halfway, ridden and headed briefly 1 1/2f out, regained lead under 1f out, joined inside final furlong, narrowly headed close home, 3rd near line
Race winner: Nordic Passage
4th

Curragh

18 July 2020 at 18:15

Paddy Power Scurry Handicap (Premier Handicap)

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: L F Roche
Finished: 4thBeaten by: 3/4 lengthSP: 25/1Weight: 8st 7lbs
Tracked leader, 2nd halfway, led 2 1/2f out, ridden and headed 1 1/2f out, no impression inside final furlong, no extra
Race winner: Romantic Proposal
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Curragh

10 July 2020 at 19:45

Sporting Life Fast Results Handicap

18th

Curragh

10 July 2020 at 18:45

Sporting Life Fast Results Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: S M Crosse
Finished: 18thBeaten by: 50 lengthsSP: 13/2Weight: 9st 8lbs
Uneasy in stalls, came away very slowly and took no part, always tailed off
Race winner: Nordic Passage
5th

Navan

9 July 2020 at 15:55

Bohermeen Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: W J Lee
Finished: 5thBeaten by: NeckSP: 5/1Weight: 9st 5lbs
Chased leaders, ridden in 6th under 2f out, soon no extra
Race winner: Tide Of Time
2nd

Naas

20 June 2020 at 15:10

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Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: W J Lee
Finished: 2ndBeaten by: 1 lengthSP: 4/1Weight: 9st 12lbs
Led and disputed, ridden 1 1/2f out, narrow lead 1f out, kept on final furlong, headed last 50 yards
Race winner: Mokhalad
7th

Dundalk

1 November 2019 at 20:15

Dundalk Stadium - Light Up Your Night Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: K J Leonard
Finished: 7thBeaten by: 1 1/2 lengthSP: 16/1Weight: 8st 8lbs
A little slow into stride and pushed along, soon raced in 9th, headway and effort straight, kept on same pace from over 1f out
Race winner: Geological
3rd

Navan

23 October 2019 at 16:00

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Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: S M Crosse
Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 1 1/2 lengthSP: 14/1Weight: 9st 2lbs
Dwelt, soon mid-division, 9th 2f out, soon ridden, went 2nd 1f out, soon no impression on winner, 3rd inside final furlong, no extra
Race winner: All The King's Men
20th

Curragh

28 September 2019 at 14:35

Manguard Plus Joe McGrath Handicap (Premier Handicap)

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: K J Manning
Finished: 20thBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 8/1Weight: 8st 10lbs
Dwelt, towards rear, 18th before halfway, soon some headway, no extra from over 1f out
Race winner: Make A Challenge
16th

Curragh

15 September 2019 at 13:20

Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Bold Lad' Sprint Handicap (Premier Handicap)

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: Sean Davis
Finished: 16thBeaten by: 1 1/2 lengthSP: 16/1Weight: 8st 4lbs
Uneasy in stalls, raced near side group, soon chased leaders, 8th halfway, pushed along and effort from 2f out, no extra inside final furlong
Race winner: Buffer Zone
6th

Cork

17 August 2019 at 16:20

Pier 26 Ballycotton Supporting Marymount Hospice Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: K J Manning
Finished: 6thBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 7/2Weight: 10st 8lbs
A little uneasy in stalls, soon chased leaders, pushed along from halfway, switched left over 2f out, one pace final furlong
2nd

Curragh

16 August 2019 at 20:20

TRM Kurasyn Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: A J Slattery
Finished: 2ndBeaten by: NeckSP: 7/2Weight: 8st 4lbs
Raced far side group, on terms halfway travelling smoothly, pushed along over 2f out, narrowly headed 1f out, kept on well without quite matching winner inside final furlong
Race winner: Make A Challenge
1st

Curragh

9 August 2019 at 20:00

TRM Equine Nutrition Handicap

Horse: Master Matt
Jockey: W J Lee
Finished: 1stSP: 7/1Weight: 9st 9lbs
Soon tracked leaders, 5th before halfway, soon closed travelling smoothly, slightly impeded under 2f out, challenged over 1f out, soon on terms, led over 100yds out, stayed on well
Race winner: Master Matt

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