March 10 / 18.45 Dundalk (AW)

18.45

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  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 17 runners
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Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

1st
7 (13)
Take Heart

9/4 (Won)

  • Win: £1.40
  • Place: £1.02

Form: 3

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Was just 4-1 on debut when beaten roughly 2l over C&D three weeks; winner from that race has come out and run well in Listed company since; that's the best form on offer and he should improve on just his second start.
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5th

13

(20)

10th Sep 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:45 Curragh

Take Heart

8st 12lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

midfield

6/1

1st

8

(2)

27th Aug 2023

Good

1m 2f 110y

17:00 Naas

Take Heart

8st 10lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

raced in second early, lost second but prominent after 1f, went second again 3f out, led going best 2f out, ridden when faced challenge 1f out, ran on, comfortably

3/1

2nd

5

(2)

13th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

15:20 Curragh

Take Heart

9st 4lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

towards rear of midfield, headway from under 2f out, went third 1f out, switched left inside final furlong, ran on well and went second final strides, no match for winner

11/2

4/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 37-

Last run: 98 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Big run when only beaten half a length on debut over this C&D, despite a slow start; beaten 7l latest but lost a shoe and probably worth forgiving that run; form of his second run boosted since; ought to go well.
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13th

12

(7)

31st Jul 2023

Soft

1m 4f 84y

19:50 Galway

Initial Attempt

8st 9lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Luke Comer

All four maiden runs at Dundalk over much shorter trips; not bred for this sort of distance and seems best watched on handicap debut.

33/1

6th

4

(1)

24th Mar 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Initial Attempt

9st 8lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Luke Comer

led narrowly, faced challenge 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong

7/1

2nd

3

(4)

10th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Initial Attempt

9st 8lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

started quickly, briefly led, headed and prominent soon after start, lost position when pushed along briefly over 4f out, keeping on when pushed along over 2f out, ridden to challenge over 1f out, kept on well towards finish, no match for winner

4/1

16/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 0454-

Last run: 155 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Four starts so far; beaten roughly 4l in Thurles maiden when last seen; blinkers now tried returning from 155 days off; market may be revealing.
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5th

5

(4)

14th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:40 Dundalk (AW)

Pulse Light

9st 12lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

Some okay runs in 1m turf maidens at two and placed over that trip on seasonal/AW debut last month; too keen and faded over 1m2f on handicap bow at Leopardstown but plenty of stamina on dam-side and may well get this trip if settling better; tongue-tie goes on.

6/1

7th

13

(13)

2nd Apr 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:20 Leopardstown

Pulse Light

8st 8lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Noel Meade

Nothing on debut last year but posted several solid runs in defeat in maidens; improved on that form on return at Dundalk in first-time blinkers; shapes like will stay this trip and handles ground, so considered for in-form yard despite wide draw.

9/1

3rd

5

(11)

10th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Pulse Light

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

Four starts so far; beaten roughly 4l in Thurles maiden when last seen; blinkers now tried returning from 155 days off; market may be revealing.

16/1

Form: 6

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
First reserve; outran odds of 150-1 when sixth of 13 in a C&D fillies' maiden a fortnight ago; looked green and should improve.
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2nd

12

(13)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Talia

9st 9lb

J: W J Lee

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

Won in good style on yard/handicap debut and bounced back from a lesser effort when only beaten half a length over C&D three weeks ago (Exquisite Acclaim third); up 2lb but she's unexposed and looks like a big player.

4/1

2nd

11

(17)

22nd Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Talia

9st 11lb

J: W J Lee

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

Ready winner of big-field 7f contest at Cork on yard/handicap bow in June; only third of five when favourite over 6f at Naas but that's not bad form at all; promise at this venue in maidens and, at this stage, everyone knows how good yard is.

7/2

3rd

8

(8)

8th Jul 2023

Good

0m 5f 205y

15:55 Naas

Talia

8st 13lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

prominent, no extra from 1f out

2/1

8/1

Form: 76-

Last run: 128 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Promise in a fillies' maiden on debut here but couldn't build on that when last seen; off 128 days; new trip may suit.
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8th

8

(10)

16th May 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 31y

18:35 Killarney

Riesling

8st 13lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Henry De Bromhead

towards rear

12/1

10th

5

(10)

24th Mar 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Riesling

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: Henry De Bromhead

towards rear

10/1

5th

13

(3)

10th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Riesling

9st 3lb

J: W J Lee

T: Henry De Bromhead

Promise in a fillies' maiden on debut here but couldn't build on that when last seen; off 128 days; new trip may suit.

8/1

Form: 9

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Shaped like he needed the experience when ninth of 13 on debut (beaten roughly 10l); sire's progeny often need further.
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11th

4

(4)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

One Aim

9st 10lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Seamus G O’Donnell

Lightly raced 4yo ex-Halford/Collins; two runs for current trainer moderate and although handicapper relenting remains hard to fancy.

20/1

13th

6

(12)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

One Aim

9st 13lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Seamus G O’Donnell

dwelt start, in rear, detached after 1f

20/1

Form: 5

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Promising run here when fifth (beaten 7l) on debut last week; however, the way he shaped and his pedigree suggest that he'll want further so a drop down to a 1m may not be ideal for him; nice prospect regardless.
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6th

6

(4)

3rd Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 56y

Class 6

16:52 Newcastle (AW)

Best Guess

8st 13lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Barry Murtagh

Showed a smidgen of early promise but it's been modest stuff in his three handicaps and he has stamina to prove over this far.

20/1

8th

4

(5)

17th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 6

15:57 Newcastle (AW)

Best Guess

9st 9lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Barry Murtagh

prominent, challenging 3f out, lost position gradually from 2f out

40/1

7th

6

(1)

27th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 5

16:15 Newcastle (AW)

Best Guess

9st 1lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Barry Murtagh

prominent, pushed along over 5f out, ridden and weakened over 2f out

33/1

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Holy Roman Emperor filly; cost 25,000Euros as a yearling; half-sister to 6f 2yo winner Forbidden Beauty (RPR 71); dam unraced half-sister to US 1m Grade 3 winner Chattahoochee War and Listed-placed 5f-1m winner Buffalo Billy; yard quiet and likely to build on whatever she achieves here.
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13th

23

(13)

10th Sep 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:45 Curragh

Letiza

8st 7lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: John James Feane

led

66/1

7th

7

(10)

24th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:55 Leopardstown

Letiza

8st 9lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: John James Feane

Placed four times in maidens before getting off the mark at Gowran (9.5f) last time; didn't stay 1m5f in Ulster Derby on handicap debut earlier in the summer; was third over this trip two runs back but it's probably on the sharp side for her.

6/1

1st

5

(2)

16th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 100y

18:40 Gowran Park

Letiza

9st 3lb

J: Ben Coen

T: John James Feane

Maiden has run well a number of times in defeat up to 1m2f, including latest at Killarney (just ahead of Lady Meis); place claims again although others have greater scope for improvement.

7/1

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Midi gelding; dam maiden from 1m-1m4f (RPR 55), sister to 1m/10.6f AW winner Super Focus, half-sister to 1m2f-1m4f winner Dawn Hoofer; will probably need further than this and has the widest draw.
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10th

8

(17)

12th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

The Mighty One

9st 9lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Luke Comer

slowly away, lost many lengths start, in rear

12/1

5th

12

(1)

24th Jun 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 70y

20:00 Limerick

The Mighty One

9st 7lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Luke Comer

Not shamed over 1m on AW but out with the washing on soft ground at Navan (1m2f).

200/1

18

(14)

14th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Limerick

The Mighty One

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: Luke Comer

Form: 09-

Last run: 227 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Disappointing in two runs at big prices last summer; may do better this year given her pedigree; market support worth noting.
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4th

9

(6)

14th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:40 Dundalk (AW)

Unchained Melody

8st 10lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

Stoutly-bred filly showed a glimmer of promise in 1m maiden here on her 3yo debut and creditable third in handicap over 1m2f at Navan last time; beaten a long way there but winner was well-in and the ground conditions were extreme; every chance if she comes forward from that.

3/1

3rd

9

(10)

29th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Navan

Unchained Melody

8st 11lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

Stoutly-bred filly has shown little so far in maidens but potential improver now stepped up in trip for handicap debut.

8/1

11th
6 (15)
Real History

20/1

Form:

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Slowly away and only beat two home in a 13-runner C&D maiden three weeks ago; gelded and might be more of a long term project.
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5th

11

(10)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

14:30 Tramore

Real History

9st 2lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: D K Weld

towards rear, outpaced and reminders early, rapid headway and prominent after 5f, weakened inside final furlong

14/1

10th

12

(13)

31st Aug 2023

Good

1m 6f 0y

16:05 Navan

Real History

8st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

in rear

14/1

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Midi colt; dam 6f-7f winner (including 2yo; RPR 82), half-sister to 1m-1m2f winner Mountain Range out of unraced half-sister to 7f Group 3 winner Pernilla; yard's first-string would appear to be Initial Attempt.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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8th

12

(5)

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Fairyhouse

Yellow Knife

9st 8lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Luke Comer

Beaten 15l on debut at Dundalk in March; tongue-tie on now; will have to improve significantly; second runner for yard.

40/1

12th

9

(7)

10th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Yellow Knife

9st 8lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Luke Comer

Midi colt; dam 6f-7f winner (including 2yo; RPR 82), half-sister to 1m-1m2f winner Mountain Range out of unraced half-sister to 7f Group 3 winner Pernilla; yard's first-string would appear to be Initial Attempt.

33/1

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Estidhkaar filly; half-sister to winners Marsa (6f/7f including 2yo/AW; RPR 90) and Richard Strauss (1m AW/2m turf, 74; 2m hurdle); dam unplaced; half-sister to UAE 1m Group 2 dirt winner One Man Band; 1m looks suitable on debut and a half-sister to two course winners; may need this though.
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7th

5

(3)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:05 Dundalk (AW)

Dream Token

9st 3lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Half-sister to two course winners; never involved in a 1m maiden here on March on her only start for her previous trainer.

33/1

13th

11

(1)

10th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Dream Token

9st 3lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Garry Caldwell

Estidhkaar filly; half-sister to winners Marsa (6f/7f including 2yo/AW; RPR 90) and Richard Strauss (1m AW/2m turf, 74; 2m hurdle); dam unplaced; half-sister to UAE 1m Group 2 dirt winner One Man Band; 1m looks suitable on debut and a half-sister to two course winners; may need this though.

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 50-

Last run: 140 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Hasn't beaten many home in two maidens so far including over C&D latest; gelded, new yard and has been off 140 days.
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11th

2

(2)

29th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 2f 0y

16:00 Navan

Atlantic Charter

9st 8lb

J: Kyle McHugh

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Beat few home in both maidens last year for Donnacha O'Brien; gelded over the winter and first start for new yard, likely to be of more interest in handicaps.

66/1

1

(10)

10th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Atlantic Charter

9st 8lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Hasn't beaten many home in two maidens so far including over C&D latest; gelded, new yard and has been off 140 days.

12th

2

(7)

21st Oct 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Atlantic Charter

9st 6lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

midfield, pushed along 3f out, weakened from over 1f out

12/1

Form: 00-

Last run: 98 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Shown nothing in two course starts so far; plenty to prove on debut for new yard.
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13th

13

(15)

9th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Fairyhouse

Annorah

9st 3lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Ms Claire O’Connell

Little sign of ability in three starts; passed over.

200/1

10th

2

(3)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

14:55 Leopardstown

Annorah

9st 3lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Claire O’Connell

Shown nothing in two Dundalk starts so far; plenty to prove on debut for new yard.

200/1

10

(14)

10th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Annorah

9st 3lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Ms Claire O’Connell

Shown nothing in two course starts so far; plenty to prove on debut for new yard.

Form: 9

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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18th

21

(3)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:35 Leopardstown

Perfect Bliss

8st 7lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Showed some ability on the first of three maiden runs; not a lot of appeal on handicap debut; 2lb out of the weights; tongue-tie.

33/1

10th

7

(1)

3rd Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

16:10 Listowel

Perfect Bliss

9st 3lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

slowly into stride, towards rear, pushed along over 3f out

33/1

12th

14

(4)

31st Mar 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Perfect Bliss

9st 3lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Showed her inexperience first time out five weeks ago; likely to need another run or two.

50/1

Form: 00

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
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13th

12

(3)

4th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 3f 140y

19:15 Roscommon

Ahsuruknowurself

8st 12lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Paul W Flynn

dwelt start, in touch with leaders

28/1

8th

13

(16)

8th Jul 2023

Good

1m 2f 63y

17:40 Naas

Ahsuruknowurself

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Paul W Flynn

towards rear of midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 4f out, ridden and went third over 2f out, weakened final furlong

16/1

14th

11

(16)

19th Apr 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:40 Gowran Park

Ahsuruknowurself

8st 13lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Paul W Flynn

Three maiden runs this year have revealed little; headgear combination fitted for handicap debut.

16/1

Non-runners

Atlantic Charter, Annorah, Perfect Bliss, Ahsuruknowurself

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Payout
Exacta €5.50
Straight Forecast €4.87
Trifecta €25.50

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Take Heart

RP Ratings (IRE):

Take Heart

POSTDATA:

Take Heart

The Irish Sun:

Take Heart