November 10 / 19.00 Dundalk (AW)

19.00

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Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C & G) Maiden

  • Prize money: £7831.86
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C & G) Maiden

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Partly cloudy

15/8 (Won)

  • Win: £1.50
  • Place: £1.02

Form: 26

Last run: 62 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Too Darn Hot colt made promising debut when chasing home a subsequent Group 3 winner in Curragh maiden in August but beaten further by same rival following month when sixth of seven in well-contested Group 2 at Leopardstown over today's trip; big drop in class here and has to be a major player.
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1st

5

(9)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Formal Display

9st 5lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

prominent, switched right towards near side 2f out, pushed along challenging inside final furlong, ridden to lead final 110yds, kept on well

15/8

6th

8

(3)

9th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Leopardstown

Formal Display

9st 5lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

dwelt start, towards rear, some headway halfway, keeping on when bit short of room 1f out, kept on, never near to challenge

10/1

2nd

3

(13)

19th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

13:45 Curragh

Formal Display

9st 7lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

soon in touch with leaders, bit short of room from under 2f out, kept on when in the clear inside final furlong, went second but no chance with winner towards finish

7/2

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2nd
2 (13)
Cathal

7/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form:

Last run: 48 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Didn't count on debut when facing stiff task in Goffs Million won by stablemate One Look in September; interesting to see if market support arrives now dropped in class; draw not ideal.
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2nd

2

(13)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Cathal

9st 5lb

J: W J Lee

T: P Twomey

prominent, led after 1f, switched right towards near side 2f out, faced challenge inside final furlong, headed final 110yds, kept on and went clear with winner towards finish

7/2

13th

4

(5)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

15:40 Curragh

Cathal

9st 5lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: P Twomey

E120,000 yearling; second foal; brother to US winner Never So Lucky; solid American pedigree; apparent second-string for stable; blinkered for debut.

33/1

7/1

  • Place: £6.20

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
No Nay Never colt cost 110,000gns as a foal and 360,000gns as a yearling; brother to 6f winner Nope (GB 2yo/US; RPR 99), closely related to HK 5f/6f winner Circuit Nine (79), half-brother to three winners including Wall Of Fire (6f-14.5f including 2yo; 114); grandam a 6f 2yo Group 2 winner; in the same ownership as stablemate Nine Lives, market likely best guide to his chances on debut.
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10

(7)

8th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

The Old Nine

9st 7lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

Looked in need of the run when a promising third over C&D on debut and chased home a short-priced favourite who had more experience second time out; sets the standard and given he has more to give, he's the one to beat.

7/4

2nd

13

(8)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

The Old Nine

9st 5lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

Looked green when posting an encouraging debut over this C&D when third of 14 (beaten roughly 4l) a fortnight ago; ought to have learnt from that and likely to progress.

9/2

3rd

13

(14)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

The Old Nine

9st 5lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent halfway, ran green over 1f out, kept on and went third inside final 110yds, no match for first two

7/1

11/2

Form: 8

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict
Magna Graecia colt never involved under an educational ride on C&D debut last month; more expected of now.
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4th

3

(11)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Emphasis

9st 5lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

pushed along to lead early, headed but prominent after 1f, outpaced over 1f out, lost third inside final 110yds

11/2

8th

3

(8)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Emphasis

9st 6lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

midfield

7/1

Form: 74

Last run: 57 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Stepped up nicely from debut run to finish fourth in Naas auction maiden, staying on well over 7f; good chance he'll take to the polytrack, although this probably as far as he wants.
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5th

7

(2)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Going Remote

9st 5lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

in touch with leaders on inner, some headway up the centre under 2f out, outpaced over 1f out

13/2

4th

4

(14)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 0y

16:50 Naas

Going Remote

9st 7lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

midfield

10/1

7th

7

(14)

30th Jun 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Going Remote

9st 7lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Mrs John Harrington

Slowly away but got the hang of things late when runner-up in a barrier trial; gave the impression he may want further than this and the dam's side of his pedigree suggests as much.

20/1

Form: 44

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well-supported on Tipperary debut last month, not looking to stay 1m1f trip in testing conditions; much more encouraging C&D effort later in month when made plenty of use of in finishing fourth (beaten 2l); may ideally appreciate 7f but place claims here with rider's claim a positive.
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6th

10

(8)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Nine Lives

9st 5lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

midfield, headway over 1f out, kept on final furlong, never on terms

11/2

4th

6

(7)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Nine Lives

9st 6lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

prominent, led narrowly after 1f, headed over 1f out, no extra final 110yds, lost third final strides

7/1

4th

5

(8)

1st Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 1f 0y

13:40 Tipperary

Nine Lives

9st 7lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

prominent, nudged along halfway, outpaced over 1f out, no extra final furlong

8/1

25/1

Form: 6

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Friendless in market on Curragh debut in September, never counting when well held on softish ground; looks the stable second-choice here.
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7th

9

(6)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Meteor Storm

9st 5lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: G M Lyons

towards rear

25/1

6th

5

(2)

24th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

13:50 Curragh

Meteor Storm

9st 7lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

dwelt start, midfield, brief headway over 2f out, soon outpaced

8/1

25/1

Form: 5

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Outran huge odds on last month's Navan debut despite tardy start and meeting trouble in running when beaten under 7l; should have more to offer.
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8th

8

(4)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Goodbye Venice

9st 5lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

midfield

25/1

5th

5

(6)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

15:55 Navan

Goodbye Venice

9st 7lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Dam 1m2f AW winner from the family of Racing Post Trophy and St Leger winner Kingston Hill; unlikely to make a major impact on debut.

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Raa Atoll colt is first foal of an unraced half-sister to 1m AW winner Boxatricks, family of high-class miler Second Set; newcomer best watched.
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13th

13

(11)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

The Ukulele Style

9st 7lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Luke W Comer

Huge price when down the field over 1m here on debut; shorter trip is unlikely to help much since he seemed to get outpaced.

66/1

9th

14

(7)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

The Ukulele Style

9st 5lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Luke W Comer

Raa Atoll colt is first foal of an unraced half-sister to 1m AW winner Boxatricks, family of high-class miler Second Set; newcomer best watched.

66/1

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Invincible Spirit colt a 50,000euros yearling; closely related to 5f winner Hawaam (RPR 86), half-brother to four winners including Waady (5f-6f including 2yo/Group 3; 114) and Pinwood (7f turf 2yo/1m5f AW; 80); dam placed 9.4f AW (55); newcomer worth a market check.
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10th

1

(3)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Bucaneers Spirit

9st 5lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: A Oliver

dwelt start, towards rear

25/1

Form:

Last run: 82 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Never sighted towards rear on debut in Curragh maiden in August; can only be watched.
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11th

3

(10)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Fivecromwellplace

9st 5lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: P F McEnery

Hasn't shown enough at huge odds in two runs so far, including here a fortnight ago.

100/1

11th

4

(1)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Fivecromwellplace

9st 5lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: P F McEnery

midfield

66/1

21th

12

(22)

20th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

14:00 Curragh

Fivecromwellplace

9st 4lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: P F McEnery

Galileo Gold half-brother to Italian 6f 2yo winner Just Do It (inc Listed; 91); dam 7f winner (75), half-sister to German 5f Listed winner Liber; newcomer likely best watched.

40/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Smooth Daddy (by Scat Daddy) colt is second foal of an unraced half-sister to winners Princess Aloof (6.5f-1m1f) and Self Assessment (7f AW including 2yo); unlikely one to make an immediate impact.
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10th

3

(9)

31st Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

14:35 Dundalk (AW)

Frankie Reynolds

9st 8lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: J G Cosgrave

Shown very little in two starts over 1m here at huge odds; new trip and first-time cheekpieces; hard to recommend.

200/1

12th

15

(14)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Frankie Reynolds

9st 5lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: J G Cosgrave

First reserve; well held 200-1 shot over C&D a fortnight ago.

12th

6

(10)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Frankie Reynolds

9st 5lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: J G Cosgrave

in rear

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Ribchester gelding a 24,000euros foal and 40,000euros yearling; second foal; dam 6f winner (RPR 89), half-sister to winners In The Present (7f AW 2yo) and Landbiscuit (US 1m1f dirt), from family of Derby winner Kris Kin; unlikely source of a first-time out 2yo winner.
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10th

12

(14)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Solar Falcon

9st 7lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Has finished with only one rival behind in each of his two runs; no apparent chance.

100/1

11th

5

(11)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:55 Dundalk (AW)

Solar Falcon

9st 5lb

J: W J Lee

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Beaten 18l on debut over 1m at this track on debut and enormous improvement is needed with a visor tried.

66/1

13th

12

(12)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Solar Falcon

9st 5lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

prominent

50/1

66/1

Form: 00

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Couple of poor turf efforts, eligible for a mark after this.
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14th

11

(5)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Pomham Rocks

9st 5lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Mark Fahey

towards rear of midfield

66/1

17th

14

(12)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

13:50 Curragh

Pomham Rocks

9st 5lb

J: Orla McKenna

T: Mark Fahey

Beaten a long way on last week's Navan debut, can only be watched now.

66/1

16th

2

(6)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 5f 164y

13:55 Navan

Pomham Rocks

9st 4lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Mark Fahey

Third foal; half-brother to 7f AW 2yo winner Supaspecialawesome (RPR 81); dam unplaced 7f in France (55), half-sister to Listed-placed 7f 2yo winner Moi Moi Moi; cost 25,000euros as a foal but unsold for only 4,500euros as a yearling; probably best watched.

66/1

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Payout
Exacta €4.40
Straight Forecast €3.18
Trifecta €44.90

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Formal Display

The Irish Sun:

Goodbye Venice

POSTDATA:

Emphasis

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Formal Display