November 25 / 20.00 Dundalk (AW)

20.00 Dundalk (AW)

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Graeme Woods Memorial Handicap

  • Prize money: £8180.67
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • 13 runners
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Graeme Woods Memorial Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Partly cloudy

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.50
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 835321 CD

Last run: 9 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
In good form at this venue since rejoining this stable after a spell with Jack Davidson; twice placed before carrying a big weight to victory nine days ago; up 6lb but still nicely weighted in this company.
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1st

9

(7)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Dandyville

8st 13lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

In good form at this venue since rejoining this stable after a spell with Jack Davidson; twice placed before carrying a big weight to victory nine days ago; up 6lb but still nicely weighted in this company.

7/2

1st

3

(16)

16th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Dandyville

10st 1lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

Two good runs at this venue since rejoining this stable after a spell with Jack Davidson, latest narrow defeat to a progressive type reads well; major chance on that form but wide draw a definite negative.

7/2

15

(2)

11th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Dandyville

9st 4lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

Two good runs at this venue since rejoining this stable after a spell with Jack Davidson; worth considering following second to Rocky Dreams here in September, first reserve.

4/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 013121 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Three-time course winner for Michael Halford; won at Naas on return from break/yard debut before a solid effort on the beach at Laytown; won over 7f here in September, coped well with 10lb rise when runner-up over same trip in mid-October; improvement sustained to gain C&D win two weeks ago; Adam Caffrey 3-3 on her.
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2nd

3

(9)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Hodd’s Girl

9st 10lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Three-time course winner for Michael Halford; won at Naas on return from break/yard debut before a solid effort on the beach at Laytown; won over 7f here in September, coped well with 10lb rise when runner-up over same trip in mid-October; improvement sustained to gain C&D win two weeks ago; Adam Caffrey 3-3 on her.

4/1

1st

7

(11)

11th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Hodd’s Girl

9st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

midfield, switched right when pushed along 2f out, headway when ridden and ran on from over 1f out, led final strides, won going away

7/2

2nd

4

(10)

14th Oct 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Hodd’s Girl

8st 10lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Adrian McGuinness

midfield, pushed along 2f out, ridden and went fourth 1f out, ran on well and went second final 110yds, always held

8/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 261243 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
In good form here on his last four starts, notching a win, a second, and a third in handicaps and another solid effort when fourth in a claimer; 5lb better off with Hodd's Girl compared to their meeting a fortnight ago, and should go close.
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3rd

11

(1)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Tai Sing Yeh

8st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: James McAuley

In good form here on his last four starts, notching a win, a second, and a third in handicaps and another solid effort when fourth in a claimer; 5lb better off with Hodd's Girl compared to their meeting a fortnight ago, and should go close.

11/2

3rd

14

(14)

11th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Tai Sing Yeh

9st 6lb

J: Colin Keane

T: James McAuley

soon led, pushed along when faced challenge 2f out, ridden when headed but prominent 1f out, kept on but no extra when lost second final strides

9/2

4th

9

(1)

9th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

14:40 Dundalk (AW)

Tai Sing Yeh

10st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: James McAuley

prominent on inner, pressed leaders when pushed along over 2f out, ridden when every chance over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong

4/1

Form: 2U2817 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Good record on AW (4-11, placed four times), mainly over 7f but proving 6f was no issue with a comfortable success at Kempton on penultimate start for John Butler; unplaced off career-high 85 on final start; interesting to see he fares on Irish debut.
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4th

4

(10)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Ivasecret

9st 10lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Good record on AW (4-11, placed four times), mainly over 7f but proving 6f was no issue with a comfortable success at Kempton on penultimate start for John Butler; unplaced off career-high 85 on final start; interesting to see he fares on Irish debut.

10/1

7th

10

(12)

9th Nov 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

21:00 Kempton (AW)

Ivasecret

8st 9lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John Butler

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, raced wide early, lost position and towards rear from over 4f out

10/1

1st

5

(4)

12th Oct 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Ivasecret

9st 5lb

J: Sean Levey

T: John Butler

dwelt start, took keen hold, in touch with leaders, ridden and headway to lead over 1f out, edged right final 110yds, kept on (trainer's rep said, regarding the apparent improvement in form, that the gelding benefitted from a return to Kempton where he had run well previously)

7/1

Form: 41-369 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Ex-Richard Hannon; ended his three-race juvenile campaign with a clear-cut 6f win at Chelmsford in November; ran twice at Wolverhampton in the spring; 14-1 when ninth of 14 behind Hodd's Girl here on Irish debut.
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5th

6

(3)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Maritime Rules

9st 6lb

J: W J Lee

T: Gerard O’Leary

Ex-Richard Hannon; ended his three-race juvenile campaign with a clear-cut 6f win at Chelmsford in November; ran twice at Wolverhampton in the spring; 14-1 when ninth of 14 behind Hodd's Girl here on Irish debut.

14/1

9th

1

(5)

11th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Maritime Rules

10st 2lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Gerard O’Leary

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, close up when pushed along and bit short of room 2f out, switched right when ridden but no extra 1f out, weakened final 110yds

12/1

6th
13 (5)
Shabaaby

16/1

Form: 807060 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
5f Bellewstown winner during the summer but recent form gives little cause for encouragement; all the same, better chance now than when 50-1 in a claimer here last time.
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6th

13

(5)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Shabaaby

8st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: J F Levins

5f Bellewstown winner during the summer but recent form gives little cause for encouragement; all the same, better chance now than when 50-1 in a claimer here last time.

16/1

11th

7

(8)

9th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

14:40 Dundalk (AW)

Shabaaby

10st 2lb

J: Katelyn Bailey

T: J F Levins

Bellewstown winner over the summer but recent form gives little cause for encouragement; finished just in front of Gobi Star at Navan last time, not certain to confirm that form on these terms.

14/1

6th

12

(3)

19th Oct 2022

Soft

0m 5f 0y

15:20 Navan

Shabaaby

9st 7lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: J F Levins

midfield, pushed along and headway over 1f out, ridden and no impression inside final furlong

20/1

Form: 667376 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Six-time winner, including twice at this venue; stuck on a long losing run at present; will have his work cut to reverse recent C&D form with stablemate Hodd's Girl.
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7th

10

(13)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Is That Love

8st 13lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Adrian McGuinness

Six-time winner, including twice at this venue; stuck on a long losing run at present; will have his work cut to reverse recent C&D form with stablemate Hodd's Girl.

10/1

15

(9)

18th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Is That Love

9st 1lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Adrian McGuinness

6th

8

(10)

11th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Is That Love

9st 11lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

prominent, pressed leaders when ridden 2f out, kept on but no impression inside final furlong

10/1

Form: 500009 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Regressive in Britain after 5f York second in May; faded in a C&D claimer on Irish debut, and seems unlikely to reverse form with runner-up Pulse Of Shanghai or fourth-placed Tai Sing Yeh.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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8th

7

(4)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Sunday Sovereign

9st 6lb

J: James Ryan

T: James McAuley

Regressive in Britain after 5f York second in May; faded in a C&D claimer on Irish debut, and seems unlikely to reverse form with runner-up Pulse Of Shanghai or fourth-placed Tai Sing Yeh.

16/1

9th

8

(11)

9th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

14:40 Dundalk (AW)

Sunday Sovereign

10st 2lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: James McAuley

Regressive in Britain after 5f York second in May, hard to fancy despite being well treated at the weights in theory.

10/1

10th

12

(1)

22nd Oct 2022

Soft

0m 5f 3y

Class 2

16:10 Doncaster

Sunday Sovereign

8st 7lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Tim Easterby

raced far side, in touch with leaders, pushed along halfway, ridden and weakened over 1f out, 6th of 7 in group

25/1

Form: 684702 C

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Four of his five wins have come here but losing streak since a 5f success in March 2021; did not stay and finished with only one behind him in a 1m handicap last month; much better when dropped to 6f in a claimer last time.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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9th

12

(2)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Pulse Of Shanghai

8st 11lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

Four of his five wins have come here but losing streak since a 5f success in March 2021; did not stay and finished with only one behind him in a 1m handicap last month; much better when dropped to 6f in a claimer last time.

10/1

2nd

12

(3)

9th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

14:40 Dundalk (AW)

Pulse Of Shanghai

9st 10lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

pushed along briefly, soon led, pushed along under 2f out, ridden when headed but kept on well inside final furlong, no match for winner

12/1

13th

6

(1)

28th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Pulse Of Shanghai

10st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

soon briefly led, prominent after 1f, ridden on inner from 3f out, weakened 2f out

16/1

OUR TIP
10th
2 (8)
J J Jumbo

10/1

Form: 012065 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 13lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
7f course winner in July and ran well on AW at Deauville the following month; not beaten far on his last two visits here, and was taking on stronger opposition than this last time
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10th

2

(8)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

J J Jumbo

9st 13lb

J: Colin Keane

T: D J Bunyan

7f course winner in July and ran well on AW at Deauville the following month; not beaten far on his last two visits here, and was taking on stronger opposition than this last time

10/1

5th

6

(11)

28th Oct 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

J J Jumbo

9st 3lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: D J Bunyan

raced in second, ridden and briefly led over 1f out, soon headed and lost two places, outpaced and lost two places inside final 110yds

12/1

6th

4

(8)

7th Oct 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

J J Jumbo

9st 10lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: D J Bunyan

raced freely, prominent, ridden to lead under 2f out, headed and lost two places final 110yds, weakened towards finish

12/1

Form: 236130 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Some good runs in defeat at this venue last winter before getting off the mark in a 6f Fairyhouse maiden in July; good run over 7f at Gowran in August; below best back at 6f at this venue here four weeks ago.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

8

(11)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Hypernova

9st 2lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Some good runs in defeat at this venue last winter before getting off the mark in a 6f Fairyhouse maiden in July; good run over 7f at Gowran in August; below best back at 6f at this venue here four weeks ago.

10/1

11th

11

(1)

28th Oct 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Hypernova

8st 8lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

prominent, ridden 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

9/2

8

(11)

5th Oct 2022

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 164y

15:00 Navan

Hypernova

9st 1lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Off the mark after a gelding procedure in a Fairyhouse maiden in July and only beaten roughly 1l on handicap debut at Gowran latest; this is more competitive but he looks on a good mark; ground an unknown.

6/1

7/1

Form: 414118 C

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Progressive sprinter; has won three of her last four handicap starts, 5f at the Curragh last month, and over this trip at Sligo and Cork previously; was given a shot at a Listed prize last time, and will be much more at home at this level; talented apprentice claims 5lb
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12th

1

(6)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Craft Irish

10st 0lb

J: Jake Coen

T: P J F Murphy

Progressive sprinter; has won three of her last four handicap starts, 5f at the Curragh last month, and over this trip at Sligo and Cork previously; was given a shot at a Listed prize last time, and will be much more at home at this level; talented apprentice claims 5lb

7/1

8th

6

(1)

23rd Oct 2022

Soft

0m 6f 0y

15:10 Curragh

Craft Irish

9st 2lb

J: Jake Coen

T: P J F Murphy

prominent towards far side, pushed along 2f out, ridden and weakened over 1f out

14/1

1st

8

(5)

8th Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 0y

15:10 Curragh

Craft Irish

9st 1lb

J: Jake Coen

T: P J F Murphy

pressed leader, pushed along when led over 1f out, ridden and kept on well inside final furlong

10/1

20/1

Form: 780-70

Last run: 189 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
5f maiden winner for Ballydoyle and Listed-placed over 7f at this venue at two; unable to make his mark at stakes level last year; ran twice during a spell with Ger Lyons; rated 100 at his peak now down to 83, but needs to show signs of a revival in form.
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13th

5

(12)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Admiral Nelson

9st 9lb

J: Katelyn Bailey

T: J F Levins

5f maiden winner for Ballydoyle and Listed-placed over 7f at this venue at two; unable to make his mark at stakes level last year; ran twice during a spell with Ger Lyons; rated 100 at his peak now down to 83, but needs to show signs of a revival in form.

20/1

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Payout
Exacta €10.90
Straight Forecast €6.89
Tricast €104.03
Trifecta €24.30

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Ivasecret

SPOTLIGHT:

Dandyville

RP Ratings (IRE):

Hypernova

The Irish Sun:

Ivasecret

POSTDATA:

Dandyville