November 25 / 18.00 Dundalk (AW)

18.00

Standard

William Hill Pick Your Places Handicap

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 0m 5f 0y
  • 16 runners
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William Hill Pick Your Places Handicap

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Partly cloudy

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.60
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 8871 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Found this fast 5f very much to her liking when winning a maiden three weeks ago; still showed signs of greenness so every chance she can come on again; tongue-tie left on.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

5

(10)

3rd Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

16:20 Tipperary

Lokada

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: M D O’Callaghan

dwelt start, in rear, headway over 1f out, went fourth inside final furlong, ran on well and went second final strides

16/1

9th

11

(7)

2nd Jul 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:00 Curragh

Lokada

8st 13lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: M D O’Callaghan

midfield

16/1

5th

6

(6)

16th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Cork

Lokada

9st 4lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: M D O’Callaghan

In good form at her own level in handicaps but only rated 70 and loads to find, even with fellow outsider Harmony Rose on recent Navan running.

33/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 483503 C

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
In prime form here a year ago; most encouraging run for a while when just run out of it close home over 6f here last week (Betrayed, Florence Thompson and My Joker all behind); won't take long to get across from his bad draw and could go close here.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

8

(4)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:50 Dundalk (AW)

No Speed Limit

8st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Patrick J McKenna

soon led, joined after 1f, headed under 2f out, weakened final furlong

12/1

8th

8

(4)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:50 Dundalk (AW)

No Speed Limit

8st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Patrick J McKenna

soon led, joined after 1f, headed under 2f out, weakened final furlong

12/1

5th

5

(11)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

No Speed Limit

9st 12lb

J: W J Lee

T: Patrick J McKenna

prominent, pressed winner towards near side 2f out, no extra final furlong

10/1

20/1

  • Place: £6.80

Form: 060-49

Last run: 231 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Close fourth in a 6f handicap here in March; 7lb below that now and not seen for seven months but wouldn't be a massive shock.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

8

(13)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Hero Of The Hour

9st 5lb

J: Ben Coen

T: G A Kingston

Winner here a year ago; consistent this winter without winning and coming down the handicap slowly; visor tried here; each-way claims.

14/1

8th

10

(12)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Hero Of The Hour

8st 13lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: G A Kingston

dwelt start, in rear, headway when switched right inside final furlong, nearest finish

10/1

10/1

Form: 009436

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Dual Chelmsford winner has been thereabouts here of late and should run his race again but more needed.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

13

(5)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Silver Nemo

8st 13lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Lee Smyth

Is just 2-40 but often runs well; however, has been disappointing lately and others are preferred.

22/1

7th

13

(5)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Silver Nemo

8st 13lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Lee Smyth

Is just 2-40 but often runs well; however, has been disappointing lately and others are preferred.

22/1

12th

14

(8)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Silver Nemo

8st 12lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Lee Smyth

On a three-year losing run and no signs of return to form of late; has struggled at 1m previously.

66/1

Form: 463058 CD

Last run: 50 days

W: 9st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Six-time winner has changed stables a number of times; failed to win for Jim Goldie and dropped 12lb in total; best watched but worth watching.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

14th

14

(2)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

14:40 Dundalk (AW)

Zig Zag Zyggy

9st 2lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

1-17 at this venue; six-time turf winner, with best form at Hamilton; second to Jazzy Dancer over C&D in December; not as good on two more recent visits.

14/1

12th

14

(13)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:35 Dundalk (AW)

Zig Zag Zyggy

8st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Chased home Jazzy Dancer over C&D when not clear run, not at same level nine days later when made more use of; remains of interest although not the best of draws here.

7/1

6th
9 (12)
Betrayed

8/1

Form: 090004 C

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Came back to form when showing really good speed over 6f here last week, just fading late with No Speed Limit ahead of her; should have no difficulty with the drop back in trip on that evidence and could go close.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

11

(11)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Betrayed

8st 13lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Leanne Breen

Three-time course winner at 6f; ended last winter out of form and well held over C&D on return in November; off 84 days and others look stronger.

20/1

13th

9

(2)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Betrayed

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Leanne Breen

soon led, joined over 2f out, headed over 1f out, soon weakened

12/1

20/1

Form: 576008 CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 8st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Good initial run in a Naas handicap in May but went off the boil quickly; others preferred.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

11

(6)

31st Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:35 Dundalk (AW)

Poets Pride

8st 13lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: David Marnane

Five-time AW winner (5f-7f); fair form here between September and December; has to bounce back from a below-par run 15 days ago; first time with a visor.

8/1

9th

10

(9)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Poets Pride

9st 0lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: David Marnane

Five-time AW winner (5f-7f) has been running well enough here lately and just behind Theriverrunsdeep last time over this trip; definite claims.

13/2

3rd

12

(1)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Poets Pride

8st 13lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: David Marnane

midfield, headway under 2f out, went third inside final furlong, kept on

14/1

8th
7 (6)
Pillar

14/1

Form: 040100 CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Gained his eighth career success at Fairyhouse in September; unable to make any impression under his penalty last twice and might need to come down a little more.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

15

(5)

1st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

20:05 Fairyhouse

Pillar

9st 3lb

J: Yudish Geerdharry

T: R K Watson

prominent

20/1

11th

9

(12)

7th Dec 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Pillar

9st 0lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: R K Watson

Dual C&D winner gained his eighth career success at Fairyhouse in September; has struggled since however and needs to bounce back.

16/1

Form: 370345

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
31-race maiden; plenty of tactics have been tried and just seems to need absolutely everything to fall right; not discounted.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

12

(12)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:20 Dundalk (AW)

Florence Thompson

9st 1lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: J G Murray

47-race maiden with more ability than she normally decides to display; others preferred.

40/1

10th

10

(12)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

14:40 Dundalk (AW)

Florence Thompson

9st 2lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: J G Murray

Now a 46-race maiden, placed 12 times, including three at this venue; has been struggling in maidens, this affords her a better chance but very hard to be confident given her profile.

16/1

2

(7)

31st Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

13:30 Dundalk (AW)

Florence Thompson

10st 2lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: J G Murray

45-race maiden who showed nothing in two runs here last month; hard to fancy.

100/1

8/1

Form: 530406 C

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Five time winner, four times on this surface; not quite at her best on her last few starts and tries this trip for the first time; not discounted.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12th

14

(4)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Sister Lola

8st 13lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

towards rear

8/1

16th

23

(4)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Sister Lola

8st 7lb

T: James McAuley

First reserve; poor record on grass, her sole win outside of Dundalk coming on soft, but badly regressive recent seasons.

11th

20

(6)

7th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 5f 205y

14:50 Naas

Sister Lola

9st 1lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: James McAuley

dwelt start, raced far side, in rear, some headway from over 2f out, in touch with leaders over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

14/1

Form: 830006

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Maiden not exactly a model of consistency; decent third in a Down Royal handicap in June and not beaten far over C&D last month; capable of getting into the shake-up.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

15

(21)

11th Jun 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:10 Navan

Juno Beach

8st 8lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Charles O’Brien

prominent towards near side

12/1

9th

16

(17)

1st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

19:35 Fairyhouse

Juno Beach

8st 13lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Charles O’Brien

prominent, soon went second, pushed along 2f out, ridden and weakened from over 1f out

14/1

5th

13

(12)

16th Mar 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Juno Beach

8st 12lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Charles O’Brien

prominent, disputing third halfway, ridden under 2f out, weakened final 110yds

7/1

10/1

Form: 308084

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
21-race maiden; not beaten far in a 7f handicap here two weeks ago; trying this trip for the first time since her debut two years ago.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

10

(11)

1st Feb 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:27 Dundalk (AW)

Hot Bell

8st 12lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Andrew Slattery

Recorded of 0-26; struggling to get away on terms in recent starts and hard to recommend.

10/1

17

(13)

27th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Hot Bell

8st 12lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Andrew Slattery

Third reserve; maiden after 26 starts is officially rated only 41; tends to start slowly; has plenty of work to do.

7th

12

(8)

18th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:50 Dundalk (AW)

Hot Bell

8st 12lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Andrew Slattery

0-25; well beaten over 7f and 1m here last twice; blinkers will need to have a transformative effect here.

33/1

20/1

Form: 800909

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Went close a couple of times in Britain for Michael Attwater; yet to make any impression in a handful of starts in Ireland; others preferred.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12th

18

(15)

26th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 6f 0y

14:30 Cork

My Joker

8st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Maiden after 25 starts handles this ground but isn't easy to fancy.

28/1

8th

6

(3)

12th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:15 Laytown

My Joker

10st 3lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: John C McConnell

Ex-British gelding who is 0-24 overall and has a basement handicap mark; shouldn't be good enough.

40/1

OUR TIP

Form: 00-070

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; has shown little of note in the past year and easily passed over.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

14th

16

(9)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 5f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Ceapach Rua

8st 13lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Second reserve; has shown little of note in the past year and easily passed over.

11th

10

(4)

18th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Ceapach Rua

8st 13lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

13-race maiden who was only midfield here last time when a 66-1 chance; has been good and bad in the reapplied blinkers.

25/1

7th

10

(4)

2nd Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Ceapach Rua

8st 12lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

in touch with leaders, pushed along over 1f out, ridden and weakened final furlong

20/1

Form: 7-3204

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

3

(7)

30th May 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 110y

16:45 Tipperary

Aurora Nova

9st 13lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Andrew McNamara

Placed in 5f Down Royal maidens last term for Sheila Lavery and fair AW form this year; ordinary runs on turf last twice; others better off at these weights.

12/1

9th

2

(11)

23rd May 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

18:40 Gowran Park

Aurora Nova

9st 13lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Andrew McNamara

towards rear

8/1

8th

2

(17)

30th Apr 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 160y

15:20 Sligo

Aurora Nova

9st 13lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Andrew McNamara

Placed in 5f Down Royal maidens last term for Sheila Lavery and been running quite well for present yard at Dundalk, beaten less then 2l in 7f handicap latest; could go well but rotten draw tempers confidence.

10/1

Form: 002009 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
First reserve; no show in two starts for his current trainer; others preferred.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

11

(12)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:15 Dundalk (AW)

Just Another

9st 0lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Lee Smyth

Newcastle AW winner whose recent course form does not inspire confidence; held by Senado Square on running two weeks ago.

20/1

Non-runners

Aurora Nova, Just Another

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €14.30
Straight Forecast €9.54
Tricast €179.54
Trifecta €256.40

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Lokada

POSTDATA:

Florence Thompson

RP Ratings (IRE):

Sister Lola

The Irish Sun:

Pillar