January 16 / 13.40 Dundalk (AW)

13.40

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One Of The Only Dual Racetracks In Europe Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5130.43
  • 1m 2f 150y
  • 14 runners
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One Of The Only Dual Racetracks In Europe Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

15/2 (Won)

  • Win: £7.90
  • Place: £2.80

Form: 16038- CD

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Dual C&D winner off marks in high forties; penultimate run was a good one so has to be respected on overall record.
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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

14/1

  • Place: £5.00

Form: 00007-

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Maiden with regressive profile and back from 1m4f of late (too keen latest); various headgear has been tried, just the tongue-tie this time; 4lb wrong.
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13th

13

(4)

22nd Mar 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Together Aclaim

9st 1lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

took keen hold, towards rear early, midfield after 3f

6/1

1st

14

(8)

2nd Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Together Aclaim

9st 0lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

towards rear, headway into midfield under 4f out, ridden up the centre over 1f out, ran on well final 110yds, led final strides

7/1

2nd

12

(4)

16th Jan 2024

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1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Together Aclaim

9st 2lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

Maiden with regressive profile and back from 1m4f of late (too keen latest); various headgear has been tried, just the tongue-tie this time; 4lb wrong.

14/1

9/1

  • Place: £5.20

Form: 60408-

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Longstanding maiden but couple of good runs since joining this yard including over C&D; good bit to find on latest though and draw not ideal; 3lb wrong.
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4th

10

(14)

16th May 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 3f 55y

16:38 Limerick

Dinamine

9st 2lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

33-race maiden, well beaten on his return at Sligo last week and makes little appeal.

25/1

4th

10

(14)

16th May 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 3f 55y

16:38 Limerick

Dinamine

9st 2lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

33-race maiden, well beaten on his return at Sligo last week and makes little appeal.

25/1

11

(2)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:35 Sligo

Dinamine

9st 1lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: John C McConnell

Longstanding maiden is now 0-32 and most recent AW form doesn't suggest that will change off higher turf mark.

25/1

12/1

Form: 7900-

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced 4yo didn't fare badly in the circumstances (keen and hung left in straight) on course debut last month over 1m4f; drop in trip should suit and remains a potential improver (1lb wrong).
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8th

14

(11)

14th Feb 2024

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1m 4f 0y

16:10 Dundalk (AW)

Sunny Dude

8st 10lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: D Buckley

Improved effort when a staying fourth in a 1m2f handicap here last month; step up in trip might well suit and has enough scope for improvement up in trip.

16/1

4th

14

(6)

16th Jan 2024

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1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Sunny Dude

9st 1lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: D Buckley

Lightly raced 4yo didn't fare badly in the circumstances (keen and hung left in straight) on course debut last month over 1m4f; drop in trip should suit and remains a potential improver (1lb wrong).

12/1

10th

14

(11)

8th Dec 2023

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Sunny Dude

8st 10lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: D Buckley

AW/handicap debut for 3yo from small yard; showed a little bit more over 1m at Naas on third maiden start.

25/1

14/1

Form: 34507-

Last run: 62 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Decent C&D third a year ago has been lightly raced since, okay run latest in first-time tongue tie (now left off and cheekpieces refitted); 6lb wrong so no easy task.
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6

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 202y

15:40 Thurles

Gemini Man

11st 12lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: C P Donoghue

midfield, not fluent 2nd, pulled up after 4th

50/1

5th

11

(10)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Gemini Man

9st 2lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: C P Donoghue

Decent C&D third a year ago has been lightly raced since, okay run latest in first-time tongue tie (now left off and cheekpieces refitted); 6lb wrong so no easy task.

14/1

7th

10

(9)

15th Nov 2023

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1m 2f 150y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Gemini Man

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: C P Donoghue

Decent C&D third back in January off basement mark and expected to come on for last month's turf comeback run; tongue tie now tried but 6lb out of handicap.

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 00504- CD

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
All three wins over C&D (including this race last year off 74) and although not at his best of late couple of solid runs here including last month when didn't get home over 1m4f after racing keenly; back to optimum trip and considered from a good draw and off career-low mark.
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6th

4

(15)

26th Jan 2024

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1m 2f 150y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

10st 0lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

midfield, headway on near side of group 3f out, kept on but no impression inside final furlong

9/1

6th

1

(3)

16th Jan 2024

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1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

10st 0lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

midfield

9/2

4th

5

(10)

22nd Dec 2023

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1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

9st 11lb

J: Colin Keane

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

took keen hold, midfield, headway 2f out, pressed leaders but no extra when bit short of room inside final furlong

16/1

20/1

Form: 90/0-

Last run: 375 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Very lightly raced 4yo hasn't been seen since finishing last of 11 here a year ago; upped in trip here for handicap debut.
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14th

12

(1)

12th Apr 2024

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0m 7f 0y

18:10 Dundalk (AW)

Genuine Jim

9st 2lb

J: Shane Foley

T: R P Burns

Well beaten on handicap debut over 1m2f here and needs to improve plenty down in trip.

22/1

14th

12

(1)

12th Apr 2024

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0m 7f 0y

18:10 Dundalk (AW)

Genuine Jim

9st 2lb

J: Shane Foley

T: R P Burns

Well beaten on handicap debut over 1m2f here and needs to improve plenty down in trip.

22/1

7th

6

(7)

16th Jan 2024

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1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Genuine Jim

9st 6lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: R P Burns

Very lightly raced 4yo hasn't been seen since finishing last of 11 here a year ago; upped in trip here for handicap debut.

20/1

Form: 95786-

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Now 0-16 and just third AW start here, tame enough finishing efforts last twice; handicapper giving him a chance but remains opposable, especially from this draw.
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7

(11)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:35 Sligo

Grey Fable

9st 9lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

Has been disappointing after initial handicap promise; well held behind a stablemate on Curragh return and loads of improvement needed.

16/1

3rd

7

(11)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:35 Sligo

Grey Fable

9st 9lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

Has been disappointing after initial handicap promise; well held behind a stablemate on Curragh return and loads of improvement needed.

16/1

14th

19

(24)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Curragh

Grey Fable

9st 3lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

Has been disappointing after initial handicap promise, notably when second over 1m4f at Roscommon; not much on AW during the winter and now drops in trip with tongue-tie tried.

16/1

Form: 50785-

Last run: 46 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Winning hurdler but 0-17 on the Flat, seven times on AW; took a heavy fall over hurdles at Limerick over Christmas, earlier C&D run just okay; others preferred.
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4th

1

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Kilbeggan

Action Motion

12st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Only 1-28 under rules (1-10 hurdling) and was well beaten in a claimer last month; doesn't look as good as he was.

12/1

4th

1

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Kilbeggan

Action Motion

12st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Only 1-28 under rules (1-10 hurdling) and was well beaten in a claimer last month; doesn't look as good as he was.

12/1

6th

4

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 2f 152y

16:00 Clonmel

Action Motion

11st 4lb

J: Daniel King

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Is 1-27 under rules (1-9 over hurdles); only beat one home at Gowran when last seen in January; poor Flat run on penultimate start and needs to bounce back to the level of his best form from 2023.

6/1

13/2

Form: 90705- CD

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Three-time C&D winner has raced over different trips the last twice, too keen and not getting home over 1m4f latest; back in trip here and not one to rule out despite being 4lb out of handicap.
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8th

13

(15)

2nd Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Blackstone Cliff

8st 13lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Shane Crawley

held up in rear

12/1

Form: 72098- CD

Last run: 55 days

W: 9st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Dual C&D winner in 2020 but scoreless since and good bit to find on most recent run here (1m); good draw and yard among the winners here on Friday.
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11th

5

(2)

16th Jan 2024

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1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Happaugue

9st 7lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

9/1

Form: 07070- D

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Kempton winner in the past but hasn't got near the frame in five visits here over various trips; hard to fancy.
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12th

17

(11)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Limited Edition

8st 7lb

J: David Egan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Sole win was on the AW in Britain back in 2021; has run well now and again at Dundalk but that's perhaps more his scene.

66/1

12th

17

(11)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Limited Edition

8st 7lb

J: David Egan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Sole win was on the AW in Britain back in 2021; has run well now and again at Dundalk but that's perhaps more his scene.

66/1

13th

15

(12)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Limited Edition

8st 12lb

T: Keith Henry Clarke

First reserve; Kempton winner in the past but hasn't got near the frame in seven visits here over various trips; hard to fancy (1lb wrong).

Form: 83569-

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Maiden 0-11 for Kieran Cotter, pick of form when close third over C&D in October; needs to improve on recent runs now for new trainer but prospects from low draw.
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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.

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.

19

30th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 3f 165y

14:10 Fairyhouse

Curzon Queen

10st 7lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: H Smyth

0-12 on the Flat; huge price when pulled up on hurdling/stable debut at Navan.

200/1

12/1

Form: /7098- CD

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
C&D winner but on a long losing run, not beaten too far latest over trip which stretches him; 4lb out of handicap.
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19th

18

(10)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 0y

19:40 Leopardstown

Clueless Hill

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Luke Comer

reminders soon after start, soon prominent, lost position when reminders and weakened from 4f out

40/1

19th

18

(10)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 0y

19:40 Leopardstown

Clueless Hill

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Luke Comer

reminders soon after start, soon prominent, lost position when reminders and weakened from 4f out

40/1

14th

9

(11)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Clueless Hill

9st 2lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Luke Comer

in rear

12/1

Non-runners

He Knows When, Teddy's Dawn, Victory Star

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €160.60
Straight Forecast €105.65
Tricast €1663.63
Trifecta €1561.20

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Together Aclaim

The Irish Sun:

Grey Fable

SPOTLIGHT:

Cursory Exam

POSTDATA:

Together Aclaim