November 25 / 18.30 Dundalk (AW)

18.30 Dundalk (AW)

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Joe Wall 75th Birthday Celebration Apprentice Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 1m 4f 0y
  • 13 runners
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Joe Wall 75th Birthday Celebration Apprentice Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Partly cloudy

OUR TIP

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.60
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 097253

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
0-8 but can be rated a possible future winner on Killarney second in October and C&D third last time; had 3 1/2l to spare over Rock Ya Boy Ya on that occasion; leading contender.
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1st

9

(2)

25th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Maura’s Gift

9st 2lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Paul W Flynn

0-8 but can be rated a possible future winner on Killarney second in October and C&D third last time; had 3 1/2l to spare over Rock Ya Boy Ya on that occasion; leading contender.

7/2

3rd

8

(2)

2nd Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:05 Dundalk (AW)

Maura’s Gift

9st 5lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Paul W Flynn

prominent, pressed leaders when ridden 2f out, edged right from 1f out, kept on well towards near side but held towards finish, no match for first two

6/1

5th

7

(10)

10th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 3f 80y

15:55 Killarney

Maura’s Gift

9st 7lb

J: W J Lee

T: Paul W Flynn

towards rear of midfield, ridden 2f out, kept on final furlong, not reach leaders

6/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 007583 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Four-time course winner, including twice over this trip; creditable effort when third here a fortnight ago, and arguably makes more appeal on overall form than Early Strike who was just in front of him then; clear chance
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2nd

7

(7)

25th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Chateau Musar

9st 6lb

J: Tom Kiely Marshall

T: John Geoghegan

Four-time course winner, including twice over this trip; creditable effort when third here a fortnight ago, and arguably makes more appeal on overall form than Early Strike who was just in front of him then; clear chance

4/1

3rd

3

(6)

11th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Chateau Musar

9st 9lb

J: Tom Kiely Marshall

T: John Geoghegan

slightly awkward start, towards rear, headway going okay on far side of group over 2f out, prominent when ridden under 2f out, kept on well but held inside final 110yds, no match for first two

4/1

16

(5)

2nd Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:40 Dundalk (AW)

Chateau Musar

9st 6lb

J: Tom Kiely Marshall

T: John Geoghegan

11/2

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 085793

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Three-time turf winner on good ground; enters calculations after recent third placing over the extended 1m2f here last week, her best run since second in a maiden hurdle during the summer.
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3rd

5

(1)

25th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Shona Mea

9st 8lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Mrs John Harrington

Three-time turf winner on good ground; enters calculations after recent third placing over the extended 1m2f here last week, her best run since second in a maiden hurdle during the summer.

11/2

3rd

5

(2)

16th Nov 2022

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1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Shona Mea

9st 10lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Three-time winner on fast turf ran okay to a point without looking to stay on recent AW debut here; drop back in trip to suit and nicely drawn so could improve.

8/1

9th

15

(10)

4th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Shona Mea

9st 2lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Mrs John Harrington

midfield

Form: 060274

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
0-15; only placed effort came in a Laytown claimer; produced one of his better displays when fourth over C&D last Friday.
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4th

4

(8)

25th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Mosaaheb

9st 9lb

J: Jake Coen

T: John Joseph Hanlon

raced in second

7/1

4th

1

(4)

18th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Mosaaheb

10st 2lb

J: Shane Crosse

T: John Joseph Hanlon

No wins in 14 and only placed effort came in a Laytown claimer; had plenty of chances in handicaps.

20/1

7th

2

(3)

9th Nov 2022

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1m 2f 150y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Mosaaheb

9st 11lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: John Joseph Hanlon

13-race maiden; one of his better recent efforts when runner-up in a Laytown claimer when last seen in September; has gone well over this C&D previously; new yard.

3/1

Form: 566-05

Last run: 23 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Unplaced in six runs at this venue but managed a fair fifth of 14 here on latest; has a bit to find with third-placed Maura's Gift.
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5th

13

(4)

25th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Rock Ya Boy Ya

8st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: Francis Casey

Unplaced in six runs at this venue but managed a fair fifth of 14 here on latest; has a bit to find with third-placed Maura's Gift.

8/1

5th

13

(8)

2nd Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:05 Dundalk (AW)

Rock Ya Boy Ya

9st 1lb

J: James Ryan

T: Francis Casey

0-16 overall but has placed form on the Flat and over hurdles; testing ground perhaps not ideal last time at Tipperary.

10/1

4/1

Form: 058/52

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
24-race maiden; struggling off basement marks towards the end of 2020; unfortunate to receive a big hike in the ratings for finishing fifth in a maiden here last month on his first run after a long absence; excellent run in the circumstances when second here a fortnight ago, just in front of Chateau Musar.
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6th

3

(12)

25th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Early Strike

9st 9lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: D Buckley

24-race maiden; struggling off basement marks towards the end of 2020; unfortunate to receive a big hike in the ratings for finishing fifth in a maiden here last month on his first run after a long absence; excellent run in the circumstances when second here a fortnight ago, just in front of Chateau Musar.

4/1

2nd

2

(2)

11th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Early Strike

9st 11lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: D Buckley

midfield, switched left and headway over 2f out, joined leaders when ridden over 1f out, every chance when disputed lead and edged right inside final 110yds, headed final strides

20/1

5th

2

(7)

21st Oct 2022

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1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Early Strike

9st 12lb

J: Mark Enright

T: D Buckley

towards rear, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, no impression inside final furlong

200/1

20/1

Form: 7798-9

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Ran four times at up to 1m at three; should be better for his recent stable/AW debut but does not appear well handicapped.
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7th

1

(13)

25th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

The Riastrad

10st 0lb

J: Sean Bird

T: Donal Kinsella

took keen hold, midfield

20/1

9th

5

(1)

11th Nov 2022

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1m 2f 150y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

The Riastrad

9st 11lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Donal Kinsella

took keen hold, midfield, in touch with leaders when pushed along on far side of group over 2f out, soon ridden, weakened 1f out

50/1

Form: 354778

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
0-14, never better than fourth; has shown potential on occasion but hard to be confident about a breakthrough win; cheekpieces for the first time now.
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8th

8

(9)

25th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Steps In The Sand

9st 3lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

0-14, never better than fourth; has shown potential on occasion but hard to be confident about a breakthrough win; cheekpieces for the first time now.

12/1

7th

9

(16)

19th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 6f 0y

17:40 Navan

Steps In The Sand

9st 5lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

towards rear, headway 3f out, ridden over 1f out, no impression and weakened inside final furlong

14/1

4th

2

(1)

29th Aug 2022

Good

1m 3f 182y

19:30 Roscommon

Steps In The Sand

10st 1lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

prominent on inner, pressed leaders when pushed along over 2f out, switched left under 2f out, headway when ridden and made challenge over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

16/1

50/1

Form: 00/000 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Won twice on turf in 2019, ran only three times in 2020 and missed all of last year; has struggled in three outings this year; in rear over C&D two weeks ago.
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9th

11

(11)

25th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

A Few Bob Short

8st 12lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Shane Ryder

Won twice on turf in 2019, ran only three times in 2020 and missed all of last year; has struggled in three outings this year; in rear over C&D two weeks ago.

50/1

11th

11

(12)

11th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

A Few Bob Short

9st 1lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Shane Ryder

towards rear of midfield, minor headway before halfway, midfield when pushed along home turn, ridden and outpaced 2f out, soon no impression

25/1

18th

14

(4)

31st Oct 2022

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

17:35 Galway

A Few Bob Short

8st 12lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Shane Ryder

Third win of 2019 came in a division of this event although lost that race subsequently due to the presence of a prohibited substance; very lightly raced since and tailed off after nearly two years off at Navan last month.

25/1

Form: 708-51

Last run: 157 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Modest form over hurdles since winning a claimer at Sligo in June, his second success in a race of that type at that venue; ordinary course form.
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10th

2

(5)

25th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Gamigin

9st 10lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Noel C Kelly

Modest form over hurdles since winning a claimer at Sligo in June, his second success in a race of that type at that venue; ordinary course form.

10/1

7th

13

4th Nov 2022

Yielding To Soft

3m 0f 30y

13:55 Down Royal

Gamigin

11st 6lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Noel C Kelly

towards rear, headway 4 out, midfield and pushed along when not fluent 3 out, soon ridden, no extra but kept on after 2 out

66/1

11th

5

27th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 0f 114y

15:30 Clonmel

Gamigin

12st 1lb

J: Mr D McGill

T: Noel C Kelly

towards rear of midfield, towards rear when nudged along after 3 out, minor headway before 2 out, soon no extra

16/1

12/1

Form: 510496

Last run: 35 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Faces a big step up in trip here on first run for this stable; unplaced over 7f at this venue on her last two starts, including in a claimer; has never gone beyond 1m, and has 0-9 course record.
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11th

10

(3)

25th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Clarinbridge

8st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Noel C Kelly

led

12/1

6th

13

(9)

21st Oct 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Clarinbridge

9st 0lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

towards rear of midfield, headway under 2f out, waiting for room over 1f out, ridden and kept on final furlong, not reach leaders

20/1

9th

7

(15)

14th Oct 2022

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0m 7f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Clarinbridge

9st 4lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

prominent, pushed along and outpaced when slightly hampered under 2f out, ridden and no impression over 1f out

6/1

33/1

Form: 0-0000 C

Last run: 125 days

W: 8st 12lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Nine-time winner, 2-16 at Dundalk, a long way below best on Flat and over hurdles in 2022; last win was in September 2020.
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12th

12

(6)

25th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Pulsating

8st 12lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Conor O’Dwyer

held up in rear

33/1

8th

5

20th Oct 2022

Good

1m 7f 149y

15:10 Thurles

Pulsating

11st 7lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

never better than mid-division, pushed along and no impression from 3 out

50/1

11th

1

26th Aug 2022

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:15 Down Royal

Pulsating

11st 7lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

always towards rear, bad mistake 1st, no impression from 4 out

20/1

Form: 200070

Last run: 2 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Second on handicap debut at Limerick in June but nothing of any note since including on Wednesday; cheekpieces declared now in place of visor.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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6

(10)

25th Nov 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

White Strand

9st 7lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: T Hogan

Second on handicap debut at Limerick in June but nothing of any note since including on Wednesday; cheekpieces declared now in place of visor.

20/1

11th

6

(10)

23rd Nov 2022

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1m 2f 150y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

White Strand

9st 9lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: T Hogan

in touch with leaders

16/1

21

(16)

31st Oct 2022

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

17:35 Galway

White Strand

9st 11lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: T Hogan

Third reserve; runner-up on handicap bow at Limerick in June but nothing since; tailed off at the Curragh last week.

Non-runners

White Strand

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €16.30
Straight Forecast €15.77
Tricast €111.51
Trifecta €63.90

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Maura's Gift

RP Ratings (IRE):

Chateau Musar

The Irish Sun:

Shona Mea

POSTDATA:

Maura's Gift