September 22 / 20.30 Dundalk (AW)

20.30

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Christmas Party Nights Bookings Are Open Handicap (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 1m 2f 150y
  • 14 runners
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Christmas Party Nights Bookings Are Open Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather:

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.00
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 526068 CD

Last run: 38 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Third runner for yard; best form has been over this C&D, winning once and placed a number of times; can be slowly away and race keenly but has a chance off this mark.
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4th

1

(10)

22nd Mar 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Dark Street

10st 2lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Luke Comer

Consistent of late and earned his fourth career success here when touching off Picpoul over 1m4f here three weeks ago under this rider; as effective over this trip and should be competitive again despite his 5lb penalty.

7/1

1st

13

(17)

1st Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Dark Street

9st 8lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Luke Comer

took keen hold, midfield

6/1

6th

12

(9)

16th Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Dark Street

9st 9lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

dwelt start, towards rear

5/2

5/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 042803 C

Last run: 9 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Sole win came over 1m here in February and a close 3rd over C&D next time; some decent efforts in defeat since, notably at Punchestown last time; should go well.
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7th

14

(1)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Naas

Numidia

9st 4lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Peter Lawlor

AW winner over this trip is fairly consistent; decent runner-up over further on recent return but should be fine back to this trip; likely to be involved.

7/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 095536 CD

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
The last of his four wins came over C&D in February off 1lb higher; consistent in defeat on turf lately but could do better returned to this surface albeit mark is 6lb higher than turf; wide draw.
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No Results Found

Form: -31608 C

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Got off the mark over 7f here in February but hasn't been as effective on turf recently; only 2lb higher than for her win but is unproven over this trip.
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2nd

6

(7)

21st May 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 20y

19:50 Cork

Doctor Grace

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: M Halford & T Collins

In good form on the AW last year, winning over this trip in November; hasn't been in the same form in last two starts; finished 13th of 21 on first start back on turf at Leopardstown four days ago; others preferred.

25/1

2nd

6

(7)

21st May 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 20y

19:50 Cork

Doctor Grace

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: M Halford & T Collins

In good form on the AW last year, winning over this trip in November; hasn't been in the same form in last two starts; finished 13th of 21 on first start back on turf at Leopardstown four days ago; others preferred.

25/1

13th

10

(13)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 0y

19:40 Leopardstown

Doctor Grace

9st 7lb

J: Donagh Murphy

T: M Halford & T Collins

Dual AW winner at up to 10.5f; trying new trip here and turf form is modest.

18/1

Form: 904807 C

Last run: 20 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Four wins have all come over shorter, including at this track; dropping down the handicap and not a bad Navan run over this trip last time; needs to do more.
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5th

6

(6)

13th Apr 2024

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1m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Gatsby Cap

9st 6lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

towards rear, good headway towards far side over 1f out, ran on well final 110yds, not reach leaders

14/1

5th

6

(6)

13th Apr 2024

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1m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Gatsby Cap

9st 6lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

towards rear, good headway towards far side over 1f out, ran on well final 110yds, not reach leaders

14/1

11th

7

(2)

5th Apr 2024

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1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Gatsby Cap

9st 7lb

J: Cian Fahy

T: John C McConnell

Three-time C&D winner; won from basement mark in January and defied 6lb higher mark on his penultimate start; poor run over C&D last month but he's the type to bounce back.

10/1

Form: 085084 CD

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Dual winner including over C&D last October off this mark; not a bad run at Punchestown last time and is one to consider, though not the best of draws.
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15th

14

(2)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Mads Black Eights

9st 6lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

Turf and AW winner for Matthew Smith but struggled last season and well beaten on stable debut at Dundalk in February; others preferred.

25/1

15th

14

(2)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Mads Black Eights

9st 6lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

Turf and AW winner for Matthew Smith but struggled last season and well beaten on stable debut at Dundalk in February; others preferred.

25/1

11th

14

(2)

16th Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Mads Black Eights

9st 5lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Hugh Paul Finegan

in touch with leaders

16/1

Form: 8908

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
The best of four maiden runs was over this trip on debut in January and has a squeak on handicap bow if repeating that.
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14th

10

(16)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:50 Navan

Say Youre Sorry

9st 6lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eamonn O’Connell

taken down early, prominent

10/1

14th

10

(16)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:50 Navan

Say Youre Sorry

9st 6lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eamonn O’Connell

taken down early, prominent

10/1

4th

10

(15)

12th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Say Youre Sorry

9st 6lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eamonn O’Connell

Okay C&D run last September but well held last twice; new headgear tried here.

16/1

Form: 078009

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Well beaten in three handicaps and has to find more from somewhere.
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13th

8

28th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 75y

17:00 Ballinrobe

Curzon Queen

10st 8lb

J: John Shinnick

T: H Smyth

Poor sort on the Flat and last of 13 on recent hurdles debut at Downpatrick.

66/1

13th

8

28th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 75y

17:00 Ballinrobe

Curzon Queen

10st 8lb

J: John Shinnick

T: H Smyth

Poor sort on the Flat and last of 13 on recent hurdles debut at Downpatrick.

66/1

13th

16

10th May 2024

Good

2m 2f 165y

18:10 Downpatrick

Curzon Queen

10st 5lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: H Smyth

Reserve; of little account on the Flat and can only be watched now switched to hurdles.

Form: 71-396 CD

Last run: 31 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Three of his five wins have come over C&D; a fine run over this trip at Navan in July but has been below that level twice since over further; can do better back at this track.
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8th

9

29th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

18:00 Wexford

Blackstone Cliff

11st 4lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

midfield, mistake and dropped to rear 2nd, not fluent 3rd

22/1

8th

9

29th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 0y

18:00 Wexford

Blackstone Cliff

11st 4lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

midfield, mistake and dropped to rear 2nd, not fluent 3rd

22/1

10th
13 (5)
Romann

13/2

Form: 006335 CD

Last run: 23 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Dual C&D winner returned from a long absence this year and has run well at times on turf, notably at Killarney two starts ago; has a chance if repeating that.
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10th

15

(1)

21st May 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 20y

20:20 Cork

Romann

8st 12lb

J: David Egan

T: J F Levins

Dual AW winner who put in some decent efforts on turf last year, including being placed at Fairyhouse (1m4f) and Killarney (1m3f); lesser effort on last run 242 days ago but claims if ready after a break.

12/1

10th

15

(1)

21st May 2024

Yielding

1m 2f 20y

20:20 Cork

Romann

8st 12lb

J: David Egan

T: J F Levins

Dual AW winner who put in some decent efforts on turf last year, including being placed at Fairyhouse (1m4f) and Killarney (1m3f); lesser effort on last run 242 days ago but claims if ready after a break.

12/1

10th

13

(5)

22nd Sep 2023

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1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Romann

8st 12lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: J F Levins

Dual C&D winner returned from a long absence this year and has run well at times on turf, notably at Killarney two starts ago; has a chance if repeating that.

13/2

Form: 738000

Last run: 84 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Maiden after 9 starts for Tony Mullins but showed his best form at this track; needs that best again on his stable debut.
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17th

6

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Emperor Of Silk

11st 4lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Luke Comer

Modest Flat maiden has been placed twice in that sphere; best watched for future reference on hurdling debut.

100/1

17th

6

23rd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:50 Tipperary

Emperor Of Silk

11st 4lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Luke Comer

Modest Flat maiden has been placed twice in that sphere; best watched for future reference on hurdling debut.

100/1

9th

9

(4)

26th Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Emperor Of Silk

9st 5lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Third runner for yard; maiden after 14 starts was beaten 9l the last twice over C&D and needs plenty more dropped just 1lb from last time.

20/1

18/1

Form: 0-5000

Last run: 99 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
The second of three runners for yard; best of 6 runs came over 1m here in February; poor on turf since and has to return to that best form.
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8th

11

(17)

8th Mar 2024

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1m 0f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Ten To Ten

9st 1lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Luke Comer

Produced massive improvement with C&D third in December; showed that was not a fluke with second placing four weeks ago; closely matched with Hurrican Helen on that basis.

8/1

2nd

14

(17)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Ten To Ten

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Luke Comer

pressed leader, led towards near side over 1f out, headed towards finish

9/2

3rd

14

(9)

15th Dec 2023

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1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Ten To Ten

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Luke Comer

prominent

50/1

Form: 70700-

Last run: 310 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Maiden has been well beaten at this venue when last seen and seems best watched on comeback.
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11th

9

(4)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 4f 108y

15:50 Thurles

Destined To Rock

9st 1lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Never in the first six; no apparent chance following poor run at Dundalk on stable debut.

33/1

13th

10

(9)

22nd Sep 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Destined To Rock

8st 12lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: John C McConnell

Maiden has been well beaten at this venue when last seen and seems best watched on comeback.

22/1

14th

9

(12)

16th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Destined To Rock

9st 0lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Garry Caldwell

Recent AW debut was a bit of a non-event; plenty of improvement needed.

20/1

OUR TIP
14th
3 (7)
Landue

25/1

Form: 4/5/00

Last run: 50 days

W: 9st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Four-time AW winner has been well beaten under all codes lately so isn't easy to fancy.
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11th

8

(1)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Landue

9st 0lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: R K Watson

Five-time winner in Britain, best at around 1m4f on AW; Irish form offers no encouragement.

20/1

9th

7

(12)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Landue

9st 5lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: R K Watson

bumped rival start, in rear

33/1

12th

7

(13)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:25 Dundalk (AW)

Landue

9st 8lb

J: Karen Kenny

T: R K Watson

Four AW wins in Britain all over longer trips; last of 14 on C&D comeback run in September and now visor replaces cheekpieces.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta €64.70
Straight Forecast €42.24
Tricast €266.77
Trifecta €618.10

Selections

POSTDATA:

Mads Black Eights

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Dark Street

SPOTLIGHT:

Blackstone Cliff

The Irish Sun:

Mads Black Eights