February 02 / 19.00 Dundalk (AW)

19.00

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  • Prize money: £5130.43
  • 1m 2f 150y
  • 14 runners
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Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Cloudy

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.70
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 0028-1 CD

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Narrowly denied over C&D in November and off the mark in similar contest last month when getting things his own way in front, just holding on; 4lb higher here so more needed.
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1st

12

(5)

5th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Moondharrig

9st 8lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Eoin Doyle

reared and unseated rider before start, pushed along briefly, disputed lead early, raced in second after 1f

3/1

1st

12

(5)

5th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Moondharrig

9st 8lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Eoin Doyle

reared and unseated rider before start, pushed along briefly, disputed lead early, raced in second after 1f

3/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 6038-1 CD

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Career-best when gaining third C&D win last month in decisive fashion; 7lb rise and tougher competition here though.
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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

13/2

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 06892- CD

Last run: 133 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Last year's win in this event (after a break) came off 1lb lower; has had a break since C&D second in September but runs well fresh so don't rule out.
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11th

6

(1)

12th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Barretstown

9st 11lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Both wins have come here including over C&D; encouraging February return effort wasn't backed up fortnight later however so bit to prove now but front-runner has prime draw.

10/1

11th

6

(1)

12th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Barretstown

9st 11lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Both wins have come here including over C&D; encouraging February return effort wasn't backed up fortnight later however so bit to prove now but front-runner has prime draw.

10/1

7th

10

(11)

16th Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Barretstown

9st 9lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

led narrowly, headed but pressed leader after 2f

5/1

14/1

Form: 00984-

Last run: 56 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Best of six visits here on latest when fourth over 1m, having forced it; yet to show he stays this far.
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4th

6

(16)

2nd Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

He Knows When

9st 4lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Luke Comer

midfield, headway and prominent after 4f, went third halfway, no extra final 110yds

14/1

4th

8

(4)

8th Dec 2023

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1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

He Knows When

9st 5lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Luke Comer

Some promise in maidens but has struggled since switching to handicaps and no signs of return to form around here of late; drops back in trip.

20/1

Form: 0545-2 C BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Best form here has been over 1m, winning in 2001 and unlucky last month when strong-finishing second, having missed the break; tries this trip again and potentially big player if staying.
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7th

14

(14)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Navan

Tara Power

9st 4lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Only a length away over this far at Dundalk last time but his strike-rate of 1-32 is offputting.

12/1

14

(14)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Navan

Tara Power

9st 4lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Only a length away over this far at Dundalk last time but his strike-rate of 1-32 is offputting.

12/1

3rd

11

(9)

15th Mar 2024

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1m 2f 150y

17:50 Dundalk (AW)

Tara Power

8st 7lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Best form here has been over 1m, winning in 2001 and strong-finishing second in January (having missed the break); tardy start and left with plenty to do over this trip on latest; 9lb wrong here so lots to find.

16/1

Form: 00009-

Last run: 95 days

W: 9st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
Generally poor form since winning at Killarney back in October 2022; just third AW start and hard to fancy.
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10th

9

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 190y

17:20 Limerick

Noble Crusade

11st 2lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: John C McConnell

Won easily over 1m4f at Dundalk in February; unplaced at Chelmsford three weeks ago; relatively unexposed over hurdles; may want better ground and needs to improve considerably on what he has shown in two handicap attempts, but worth considering.

8/1

10th

9

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 190y

17:20 Limerick

Noble Crusade

11st 2lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: John C McConnell

Won easily over 1m4f at Dundalk in February; unplaced at Chelmsford three weeks ago; relatively unexposed over hurdles; may want better ground and needs to improve considerably on what he has shown in two handicap attempts, but worth considering.

8/1

10th

5

(11)

29th Mar 2024

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1m 6f 0y

Class 5

15:25 Chelmsford (AW)

Noble Crusade

9st 9lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

13/2

16/1

Form: /0800- CD

Last run: 147 days

W: 9st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Won over 1m4f at Tramore in 2022 and also successful over hurdles; modest form in both disciplines last year; seems best watched on return.
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14th

14

(10)

8th Mar 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Wojood

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

C&D winner but the losing run is mounting up and no signs of a revival at this venue of late; plenty to prove.

33/1

Form: 0705-0 CD

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Three-time C&D winner but generally struggling off basement mark of late over various trips, headstrong at times; 5lb wrong.
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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: 0058-0

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
An 18-race maiden unconvincing upped to today's trip last month behind Moondharrig; 5lb wrong and remains opposable.
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9th

14

(5)

2nd Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Flag High

8st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

14/1

10th

12

(1)

16th Jan 2024

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1m 2f 150y

14:15 Dundalk (AW)

Flag High

9st 0lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

held up in rear

14/1

8th

12

(8)

15th Dec 2023

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1m 0f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Flag High

8st 12lb

J: Sean Bird

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

7/1

12/1

Form: 0/027-

Last run: 56 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
Maiden's best effort came when second over C&D in November; didn't look to stay 1m4f latest so return to this trip should suit; wide draw not ideal and blinkers back on.
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12th

12

(7)

22nd Mar 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Nawraq

9st 1lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Kevin Michael Smith

18-race maiden went close in a C&D handicap in November; soundly beaten here last time and has to bounce back.

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0/645-

Last run: 56 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced maiden was staying on over this trip in maiden last time; could have more to offer now tackling handicap.
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11th

2

(4)

2nd Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Gentle Breath

10st 0lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

prominent, lost position and dropped to midfield after 4f

10/1

5th

12

(3)

8th Dec 2023

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1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Gentle Breath

9st 3lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

Mildly progressive with each run and shaped like a step back up in trip may help here last month; more required again but has place claims.

10/1

11

(9)

15th Nov 2023

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1m 0f 0y

15:30 Dundalk (AW)

Gentle Breath

9st 3lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

Ran once at two; may improve after a fair sixth of 14 on her belated return at Punchestown; tongue-tie on now

12/1

Form: 8564-0

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Four runs in Britain for Hugo Palmer were ordinary; never counted after slow start on yard debut over 1m4f here last month; hood now fitted.
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13th

8

(15)

23rd Feb 2024

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0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Teddys Dawn

9st 2lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

midfield, lost ground 3f out, no impression

14/1

12th

10

(8)

2nd Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Teddys Dawn

9st 2lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

midfield

16/1

13th

7

(15)

19th Jan 2024

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1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Teddys Dawn

9st 8lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

dwelt start, towards rear

8/1

Form: 31/0-0 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Won Sligo claimer last year but struggled over hurdles afterwards; never counted on yard debut here last month over 1m4f, down in trip with blinkers tried now.
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13th

1

(1)

2nd Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Alhaajeb

10st 0lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Richard John O’Brien

prominent on inner

14/1

12th

2

(13)

19th Jan 2024

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1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Alhaajeb

10st 1lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Richard John O’Brien

towards rear

50/1

14th

7

(1)

20th Oct 2023

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1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Alhaajeb

9st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Won Sligo claimer last year but struggled over timber since; fair mark if he can get back on track on the Flat and he has a C&D win to his name.

12/1

16/1

Form: 6880-0

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Claimed out of Ger Lyons' yard in October and nothing of note in three starts for current yard, blinkered last time; 2lb wrong.
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14th

12

(9)

2nd Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Berlina

8st 13lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

midfield

16/1

14th

14

(2)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Berlina

8st 13lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: John C McConnell

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, prominent after 3f

25/1

13th

15

(5)

22nd Dec 2023

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1m 4f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Berlina

8st 9lb

T: John C McConnell

First reserve; claimed out of Ger Lyons' yard two starts back; beaten 10l on stable and handicap debut over 1m2f here last month.

Non-runners

Curley Rose, Gilded Moon, Man Is King

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta €13.70
Straight Forecast €13.93
Tricast €70.00
Trifecta €78.30

Selections

The Irish Sun:

Gentle Breath

SPOTLIGHT:

Tara Power

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Barretstown

POSTDATA:

Dark Street