14 September 2021

Create Belief in top form

"Create Belief continues to be in top form. It was unfortunate she was not able to take her chance last weekend due to unsuitable ground. It looks like the rain is coming as we go into the autumn. We'll look towards running in Group 1's at Newmarket on 2nd October or ParisLonghamp on 3rd October."

Johnny Murtagh

10 September 2021

Create Belief future plans

Hi All,

It was disappointing that we had to take CREATE BELIEF out of the Matron Stakes. We feel to win a Group 1 soft ground is a huge factor so we have the Sun Chariot in Newmarket on 2/10/21, the Prix de La Foret on 3/10/21 and the QE11 at Ascot on 16/10/21 to consider.

The ground will decide where she goes.

Best regards,

Johnny

09 September 2021

Leopardstown prize money paid out

Prize money for Create Belief’s win in the Desmond Stakes at Leopardstown has now been credited into your online account.
09 September 2021

Create Belief not declared for Matron

Create Belief will not be declared for the Matron Stakes this morning. Johnny Murtagh feels that the ground is going to be too quick for her and would prefer to wait for her preferred softer conditions. There are plenty of options for her coming up in the autumn so all to look forward to. Johnny will still be joining the zoom this evening. We look forward to seeing you all at 7pm.
07 September 2021

Twenty left in Matron after today's forfeit stage

Twenty horses remain in the Group 1 Matron Stakes at Leopardstown on Saturday including Create Belief. The ground is currently Good to Firm, Good in Places with rain forecast over the next couple of days. She also has been given an entry in the Group 1 Prix Foret on 3rd October at ParisLongchamp, the same day as the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. 

To view Matron Stakes entries please click here.

We expect shares in Create Belief to be sold out by tomorrow as there are only 10 shares left available in her. 

06 September 2021

Thursday evening Zoom with Johnny Murtagh and Brendan Walsh

RacehorseClub is delighted to invite you to a Zoom call on Thursday evening at 7pm hosted by Ed Chamberlin. Ed will be joined by Create Belief's trainer Johnny Murtagh ahead of the Matron Stakes on Saturday as well as The Lir Jet's new trainer Brendan Walsh who will be joining us from Kentucky ahead of his race on Saturday night. RacehorseClub's Freddy Tylicki will also be on the call to answer any questions you may have. 

To join the call please use the link here

 

06 September 2021

Update from Johnny Murtagh on Create Belief

04 September 2021

Royal Ascot prize money paid out

Prize money has now been credited to your account balance for Create Belief's Royal Ascot win. Leopardstown prize money will be with you shortly.

Please be reminded that from the total value of prize money won, the jockey and trainer percentages are deducted which is approximately 10% each. 

31 August 2021

Create Belief prize money update

Good news! RacehorseClub have finally been paid prize money for Create Belief's Royal Ascot and Leopardstown wins. Members accounts will be credited with prize money due later this week once funds have been cleared. Thank you for your patience.
30 August 2021

Ask Ed Part 3

RacehorseClub's Ed Chamberlin explains 'What is a handicap?

27 August 2021

Create Belief continues to thrive

Create Belief is in tremendous form and continues to thrive. Ben Coen rode her work earlier in the week and she went very well. The Matron Stakes (Group 1) at Leopardstown is still the plan for her on 11th September and as usual we will keep an eye on the weather. Hopefully the current heatwave in Ireland ends shortly and we get some rain. 

Johnny 

19 August 2021

Create Belief out of Tipperary race

Create Belief has been taken out of the Fair Bridge Stakes at Tipperary on 26th August at today's forfeit stage. She will be aimed at the Matron Stakes (Group 1) at Leopardstown on 11th September.

 

17 August 2021

Create Belief in great form after Leopardstown

Johnny Murtagh has reported that Create Belief has come out of Leopardstown in great form. She will now be targeted at the Group 1 Matron Stakes back at Leopardstown on Irish Champions Day, Saturday 11th September.

We are also in the process of finalising a date for the stable visit.

17 August 2021

Ask Ed Part 2

This week RacehorseClub's Ed Chamberlin explains "What does well drawn mean?"

13 August 2021

Create Belief prize money update

RacehorseClub is still awaiting payment for prize money for Create Belief's win at Royal Ascot.

As soon as payment is received from Horse Racing Ireland all members' accounts will be credited. Also, once payment is received from last night's win at Leopardstown, again prize money will be distributed.

13 August 2021

Create Belief high resolution photos available

High-resolution photos of Create Belief winning the Desmond Stakes are available here.
13 August 2021

Desmond Stakes Replay

13 August 2021

Create Belief review

Create Belief before Desmond Stakes

Create Belief returning to the winners enclosure

13 August 2021

Create Belief wins once again Group 3 Desmond Stakes

Create Belief was a hugely impressive winner of the Group 3 Desmond Stakes at Leopardstown yesterday. She was drawn on the wide outside which meant she was pitched wide for the early stages of the race. She travelled supremely well and quickened clear, she idled towards the finish line once she thought she had done enough. Going into the race Johnny Murtagh was very confident of a big showing and she duly obliged. She was back on quicker ground yesterday which was a possible question mark but she handled it well. She obviously handles very soft ground extremely well but it was reassuring that she does not require just heavy ground.

Johnny Murtagh said "We thought she had come out of Royal Ascot really well. This was a big step up and we wanted to see if she can run to a rating of 110. There wasn't much pace in the race but Shane Kelly said he rode her like the best filly in the race. He said she quickened up and put the race to bed nicely. She idles a little bit and thinks she's done enough in front. She's in the Group 1 Matron Stakes on 11th September and that would look the obvious next step for her. People were talking about that good to yielding ground but if she couldn't go on that then we were in trouble. It was beautiful ground on the slow side of good. As we know she does handle extreme ground well but Shane said she handled that nicer ground very well."

Well done to all members, she really is a horse of a lifetime. The dream continues.

11 August 2021

Leopardstown owners ticket ballot winners

Huge congratulations to the following who have won owners tickets to go to Leopardstown tomorrow:

  • Ray Collins
  • Tim Lawrence
  • Aoife Deacon
  • Gerry Bolger
  • James Browne
  • Gail Browne

We wish you a fantastic evening’s racing supporting Create Belief.

11 August 2021

Create Belief in The Desmond Stakes - Preview

Create Belief is due to run tomorrow in the Desmond Stakes (Group 3) over 1 mile for 3-year-olds and up at Leopardstown, 6.30pm live on RacingTV.

View racecard here on Racing Post

Shane B Kelly has been booked to ride as regular jockey Ben Coen is suspended. Shane is Johnny Murtagh’s second jockey and was very keen for him to take the ride. Shane has already enjoyed plenty of success this season on some of Johnny’s best horses including Sonnyboyliston and Ottoman Emperor.

Create Belief is drawn in stall 9 of 9 runners.

Johnny has been very patient with the filly since Royal Ascot due to ground conditions being against her. It would have been very easy to have let her take her chance on quick ground, but he thinks so highly of her that he wants to look after her the best he possibly can.

The ground at Leopardstown is currently yielding with some rain forecast. Hopefully it doesn’t dry up too quickly tomorrow so she can take her chance.

We know that Create Belief relishes soft ground as we saw when winning at The Curragh in May and then again winning easily at Royal Ascot but ideally, Johnny needs to get a run into her before some hefty targets in the autumn. Johnny will walk the course before racing to make sure he is 100% happy with the ground but as things stand, she is expected to run.

Create Belief is the highest rated horse in the race on 110 and receives weight from all her rivals except Neptune Rock. She receives a sex allowance and also an age allowance for being a three year old against some older horses.

Tomorrow is a big step up in grade for her going from handicaps into a group race. She will need to raise her game, but Johnny believes she's improved plenty since Royal Ascot.

Real Appeal looks to be the main danger on paper for Jessica Harrington rated 109 having won a Group 3 at Leopardstown over 7 furlongs last time out but steps back up to a mile for the first time since last July.

Military Style for Aidan O’Brien is coming back from a 333-day absence, but you’d have thought will not be lacking fitness. He is an unexposed colt having only raced four times and is already a Group 3 winner.

Some of Ireland’s biggest trainers are in opposition including Ger Lyons, Jim Bolger Dermot Weld and Joseph O’Brien so to take on these names as well as some of the game’s biggest owners is a great thrill.

Johnny’s thoughts can be seen here:

We’re all very hopeful of a big run and if the rain does arrive, we’ll be disappointed if she didn’t win. She’s going to be a short price favourite so not much value to be had, however a win bet is recommended.

The main thing is she comes back safe and sound so we can all look forward to a fantastic autumn ahead.

We wish you all the very best of luck.

11 August 2021

Create Belief declared for Desmond Stakes

Create Belief has been declared for the Desmond Stakes (Group 3) over 1 mile for 3 year olds and up, on Thursday 12th August at Leopardstown.

She is drawn in stall 9 of 9 runners.

The race is at 6.30pm and is live on RacingTV.

Shane Kelly has been booked to ride as regular rider Ben Coen is suspended.

View racecard here on Racing Post

* All members in Create Belief will be entered into the owner’s ticket ballot.

Winners will be contacted today so please check your emails and your junk inbox.

Winners will also be contacted by telephone. Race preview will be available here this evening and will also be emailed out.

06 August 2021

Ask Ed Part 1

Racing jargon sometimes is difficult to understand so for the next couple of months every Friday we will post another 'Ask Ed'.

This week RacehorseClub and ITV Racing's Ed Chamberlin explains what 'Off the bridle' means.

04 August 2021

Create Belief has been entered in the following races this morning:

  • Fairy Bridge Stakes (Group 3) at Tipperary on 26th August
  • Sun Chariot (Group 1) at Newmarket 2nd October
  • QIPCO QE11 (Group 1) at Ascot 16th October

She is in the Desmond Stakes (Group 3) at Leopardstown on the 12th August, and tomorrow the Hurry Harriet (Listed) Stakes at Gowran Park on 11th August closes and we will make an entry for her there. She also has an entry in the Matron (Group 1) at Leopardstown on 11th September.

These are ALL subject to ground conditions and we will be guided by the weather.

"She is going very well, came out of her race in Ascot really well and we are ready to run her when conditions are right."
Johnny Murtagh

27 July 2021

Create Belief Prize Money Update

RacehorseClub is still waiting to be paid out the prize money won by Create Belief at Royal Ascot. As soon as the prize money is received from Horse Racing Ireland it will be distributed to members immediately.

25 July 2021

Create Belief not declared for Galway

Morning everybody

I haven’t declared Create Belief for Galway on Tuesday this morning. The ground is good at the moment with only some possible showers forecast. I just don’t want to chance her up and down the undulations of Galway on ground which is going to be too quick for her. We’ll sit tight and wait until she gets her ideal conditions. She’s in very very good form we just have to be patient until the rain comes. We are in Ireland so there’s a great chance that we will get rain! I’ll be in touch with a plan going forwards.

Johnny Murtagh

22 July 2021

Create Belief entered in Corrib Stakes

Create Belief has been entered in the Corrib Stakes (Listed) at Galway next Tuesday.

View entries here
21 July 2021

Create Belief entered in Desmond Stakes

Create Belief has been entered this morning in the Desmond Stakes (Group 3) for 3 year olds and upwards over a mile at Leopardstown on 12th August.

She will be entered in the Corrib Stakes (Listed) at Galway tomorrow. This race is next Tuesday, 27th July.

All is well with her and ready to run subject to ground conditions.

18 July 2021

Create Belief Non Runner

Morning everyone,

Create Belief is a non runner in today’s Kilboy Estate Stakes at the Curragh. Johnny didn’t believe that the ground is suitable after walking the course and she will now be aimed at the Corrib Stakes at Galway on 27th July.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend and we’ll be in touch

17 July 2021

Create Belief Kilboy Estate Preview

Create Belief is due to run tomorrow in the Kilboy Estate Stakes (Group 2) over 1 mile 1 furlong for 3-year-olds and up fillies and mares at The Curragh, 3.55pm live on RacingTV.

Ben Coen has once again been booked to ride. She is drawn in stall 2 of 8 runners.

Create Belief is reported to be in fantastic shape ahead of tomorrow's race. The big question mark, as we all know, is the quicker ground. Having spoken to a couple of the jockeys riding at The Curragh today, they described it as beautiful good ground. The track is due to be watered again tonight to keep the ground as good. 

We know that Create Belief relishes soft ground as we saw when winning at The Curragh in May and then again winning easily at Royal Ascot.

Johnny Murtagh knows the horse inside out and he will walk the track tomorrow before racing and he will make the decision whether or not to run her. 

Create Belief is the highest rated filly in the race on 110 and gets 9 pounds allowance for being a three year old so purely on figures she looks to have a great chance. 

Tomorrow is a big step up in grade and also a furlong longer in trip. She will need to raise her game but Johnny believes she's improved again since Royal Ascot. 

Angel Power and Insinuendo both look to be obvious dangers. Angel Power trained by Roger Varian returns to the track from a 252 day break but is already a Listed, Group 2 and Group 3 winner. 

Insinuendo was beaten just over 3 lengths in a Group 1 last time out at The Curragh which is extremely solid form. 

If Johnny believes the ground is too quick, we will look towards the Corrib Stakes at Galway on 27th July. 

We wish you all the very best of luck.

Create Belief is currently priced around 2/1 and it is advised to have a small win bet. 

17 July 2021

The Curragh owners ticket ballot winners 

Huge congratulations to the following who have won owners tickets to go to The Curragh on Sunday: 

  • Aidan Bagnall
  • Mary Bagnall
  • Peter Greaney
  • Claire Greaney
  • Jason Byrne
  • Thomas Byrne
  • James Lawrence
  • Charlotte Lawrence

We wish you a fantastic day’s racing supporting Create Belief.

16 July 2021

Create Belief declared for Kilboy Estate Stakes

Create Belief has been declared for the Kilboy Estate Stakes (Group 2) over 1 mile 1 furlong for 3 year old and up, fillies and mares on Sunday 18th July at The Curragh.

She is drawn in stall 2 of 8 runners.

The race is at 3.55pm and is live on RacingTV.

Ben Coen has been booked to ride.

3:55 Curragh (IRE) | Standard Racecard | 18 July 2021 | Racing Post

* All members in Create Belief will be entered into the owner’s ticket ballot.

Winners will be contacted after 12 noon today so please check your emails and your junk inbox. Winners will also be contacted by telephone. Race preview will be available here tomorrow

15 July 2021

Johnny Murtagh update

14 July 2021

Entries for Kilboy Estate Stakes

View entries for the Kilboy Estate Stakes at The Curragh: 3:55 Curragh (IRE) | Standard Racecard | 18 July 2021 | Racing Post

Declarations are due on Friday morning. If Create Belief is declared, the owners ticket ballot will take place before midday and winners notified by email and telephone.

The forecast looks set to be dry but we will continue to monitor closely.

13 July 2021

Create Belief to stay in Kilboy Estate Stakes at today's forfeit stage

"Create Belief is entered to run in the KIlboy Estate Stakes Group 2 at the Curragh this weekend. There is a forfeit today at noon and I will be leaving her in the race. There are showers forecast during the week but if the ground has firm in the going, I won’t be declaring her and she will reroute to Galway for the listed Corrib Stakes on 27th July."

Johnny
06 July 2021

Create Belief in superb form

Create Belief did a great piece of work on Friday and continues to be in superb form. She has come out of Royal Ascot really well and I couldn't be happier with her. She's entered in the Group 2 Kilboy Estate Stakes on 18th July at the Curragh. If I don't run her in that she'll go for the Corrib Listed Stakes at Galway on 27th July. The ground as we know is the key to her so I will only run her if it is soft enough. She's a hugely exciting filly and I can't wait to see her back on a racecourse. 
Johnny 
28 June 2021

28 June 2021: Create Belief’s impressive win at Royal Ascot in full

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23 June 2021

23 June be 2021: Create Belief entered in Matron Stakes

Create Belief has been entered today in the Matron Stakes (Group 1) for 3yo+ fillies and mares over 1 mile at Leopardstown on Saturday 11th September.
22 June 2021

Royal Ascot Review on Instagram

Royal Ascot Review on Instagram

Royal Ascot Reviow on Instagram Wednesday 23rd June 7pm

22 June 2021

22 June 2021: Create Belief Rating Update

Create Belief has been raised 13 pounds for her Royal Ascot win and now has an official rating of 110.
21 June 2021

21 June 2021: Official photographs of Create Belief winning at Royal Ascot

Official photographs of Create Belief winning at Royal Ascot 2021 are now available here.

21 June 2021

21 June 2021: Create Belief in great form after Ascot

"Create Belief has come out of her race in great shape. She enjoyed a good journey home and enjoyed the weekend out in the paddocks. She had a light canter this morning and is absolutely bouncing.

She is a filly on the up and could not have been more impressive. I will sit down and make a plan going forward. She has such a liking for soft and heavy ground that there will be some really nice races for her stepping up in grade later in the season.

Congratulations to you all being part of this wonderful filly and I hope you enjoyed Friday as much as I did."

Johnny

19 June 2021

19 June 2021: What a day for Create Belief members

Well done to you all on an incredible day. We are all so proud of her, Johnny Murtagh and his team and Ben Coen. She was so impressive with her performance and there was never a moments worry. She broke well and got in a perfect early position.

It was straightforward from there and ran out a 5 and a half length winner. She earned a Timeform rating of 117 which is an amazing figure suggesting group races are the way forward. The soft ground is vital to her. She is in great form this morning which is fantastic news.

Enjoy the celebrations and thank you for your support.

Here’s to more great days ahead and we’ll be in touch after the weekend.

18 June 2021

18 June 2021: Create Belief - Royal Ascot

18 June 2021

18 June 2021: The Lir Jet - Royal Ascot

17 June 2021

17 June 2021: Create Belief Sandringham Preview

1 mile for 3-year-old fillies at 5.00pm live on ITV.

Ben Coen has once again been booked to ride. She is drawn in stall 16 of 30 runners.

This race has been the plan since the day she was bought so it’s great that she is lining up tomorrow. Going into The Curragh last time out everything looked to be in her favour, and she duly obliged in great fashion. As a result, she has gone up 10 pounds in the handicap to a mark of 97 which was probably fair given the fashion in which she won.

Since The Curragh, Johnny has been delighted with her and believes she has come on leaps and bounds but to defy the hike in the weights she will need to take a step forward once again.

The track and trip should be ideal, and we expect her to finish her race strongly. The ground we think is key to her so the more rain the better before 5pm tomorrow. As long as there’s no firm in the ground she should handle it ok but the softer it gets the greater her chance will become.

A hugely competitive handicap which the market suggests and it’s very difficult to pinpoint obvious contenders. We think we have as good a chance as any and would not change her for anything else in the race.

Johnny Murtagh will provide an update tomorrow morning.

Create Belief is currently priced around 14/1 which looks good each way value.

16 June 2021

Royal Ascot owners ticket ballot winners announced

Huge congratulations to the following who have won owners tickets to go to Royal Ascot on Friday: 
John Cooper
Sheila Cooper
Mark Debenham 
Kerry Dumbril
Alison Marsland
William Marsland 
Dion Zalman
Jane Zalman 
We wish you a fantastic day’s racing supporting your horses. 
16 June 2021

Create Belief declared for Sandringham Stakes

Create Belief has been declared for the Sandringham Stakes over 1 mile, for 3 year old fillies, on Friday 18th June at Royal Ascot.

She is drawn in stall 16 of 30 runners.

The race is at 5.00pm and is live on ITV.

Ben Coen has been booked to ride.

View Here  

* All members in Create Belief will be entered into the owner’s ticket ballot. Winners will be contacted after 12.15pm today so please check your emails and your junk inbox. Winners will also be contacted by telephone. Race preview will be available here tomorrow.

15 June 2021

15 June 2021: Owners ticket ballot for Royal Ascot

The owners ticket ballot to attend Royal Ascot as owners of Create Belief will take place at 12 noon tomorrow, Wednesday 16th June.

ALL MEMBERS IN BOTH HORSES WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY ENTERED.

Members will be notified by 12.15pm by email and telephone so please check your emails including junk mail from 12.15pm onwards. Winners will be announced in the members area.

Good luck!

14 June 2021

14 June 2021: Create Belief in tremendous form ahead of Sandringham

"Create Belief is in tremendous form going into Royal Ascot. She will canter in the morning and then have bloods taken just to make sure all is in order.

If all good, she will be declared on Wednesday morning for the Sandringham. Ben Coen will once again ride. She will leave Ireland on Wednesday evening with my other two runners. We’re all really looking forward to Friday."

Johnny

13 June 2021

13 June 2021: Create Belief entered in Sandringham

Create Belief has been entered in the Sandringham Stakes at Royal Ascot on Friday. Johnny Murtagh reported she worked very well on Friday and said she is in great form. The plan is to run on Friday but hopefully we get some rain between now and then.

Entries can be found here: 5:00 Ascot | Standard Racecard | 18 June 2021 | Racing Post

12 June 2021

12 June 2021: Create Belief entered in Group 2 Kilboy Estate Stakes

"Create Belief is in great form and I'm really looking forward to next week at Royal Ascot. Entries for the Sandringham will be available tomorrow.

I've entered her into the early closing, Group 2 Kilboy Estate Stakes at The Curragh on 18th July over 1m 1f for 3y+ Fillies & Mares.

I will be in touch"
Johnny

10 June 2021

Zoom link for tonight's Royal Ascot Preview

The event will start at 7pm sharp and all the major races of the meeting will be discussed, as well as updates on Create Belief and The Lir Jet.

[Zoom link for tonight's Royal Ascot Preview]

We can't wait to see you all later on.

08 June 2021

08 June 2021: RacehorseClub's Royal Ascot horses preview

08 June 2021

08 June 2021: Royal Ascot preview

Royal Ascot review

RacehorseClub is delighted to invite you to a members only Royal Ascot preview hosted by Ed Chamberlin.

The preview will start at 7pm sharp and finish at 8pm. The Zoom link will be posted in your members area on Thursday morning.

We look forward to seeing you there and feel free to get your questions ready for the panel.

05 June 2021

05 June 2021: Create Belief impressed in her work

"Create Belief impressed in her work this morning. She has come on from her win at The Curragh and I’m very happy with her. The plan is still the Sandringham at Royal Ascot. We’ll be keeping an eye on the weather as she needs some rain."  
Johnny Murtagh
05 June 2021

05 June 2021: Create Belief at Johnny Murtagh's yard

24 May 2021

24 May 2021: Create Belief this morning

23 May 2021

23 May 2021: Create Belief photographs available

Professional Create Belief photographs are now available.

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23 May 2021

23 May 2021: Create Belief replay winning at The Curragh

22 April 2021

22 April 2021: Create Belief joins RacehorseClub

RacehorseClub is delighted to announce to its members that the hugely exciting, Create Belief has been purchased to race for RacehorseClub for the next 12 months. She will continue to be trained by Johnny Murtagh in Ireland.

A very impressive winner of her maiden on just her second start on 8th April at Gowran Park, she now heads to Navan on Sunday to run in the Salsabil Stakes (Listed). Johnny Murtagh believes she is capable of lining up at Royal Ascot in June. Further information and shares will be available this afternoon.