March 01 / 18.15 Dundalk (AW)

18.15

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Put The Fun In Fundraising At Dundalk Handicap

  • Prize money: £5386.96
  • 1m 4f 0y
  • 15 runners
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Put The Fun In Fundraising At Dundalk Handicap

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Rain and snow

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.40
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 38-126 C BF

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Yet to tackle this trip but has won three times here over 1m2f; two solid efforts since winning here in January; 8lb higher for that win but claims if he proves effective over this trip.
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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

2nd
12 (6)
Picpoul

12/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 13-607 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 10lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Three-time winner here, twice over this trip; slightly hampered when not beaten far over C&D last week; each-way chance.
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8th

2

(8)

22nd Mar 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Picpoul

10st 2lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: M M Rice

Three wins at this venue and very consistent; followed up her narrow defeat by Dark Street here when never really to get competitive back to this trip the following week; has to be considered.

5/1

11/4

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 47-624

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Yet to win on this surface, but followed up a good run in a claimer in January by finishing a close fourth on his stable debut over C&D last month; poor draw but a good chance off the same mark.
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1

(5)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:35 Sligo

Darkened

10st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Noel C Kelly

Durable dual-purpose performer's most recent win came on Dundalk AW in March over this trip; didn't get a clear run when never landing a blow in similar contest last month; not one to rule out back on turf.

8/1

6th

1

(5)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:35 Sligo

Darkened

10st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Noel C Kelly

Durable dual-purpose performer's most recent win came on Dundalk AW in March over this trip; didn't get a clear run when never landing a blow in similar contest last month; not one to rule out back on turf.

8/1

5th

3

(1)

12th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Darkened

10st 1lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Noel C Kelly

Durable dual-purpose performer got off the mark on this surface at the thirteenth attempt when scoring over C&D last month, despite racing keenly and hanging left; 3lb rise okay and could go well again.

5/1

Form: 70-000

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Poor on the Flat and over hurdles lately and isn't easy to fancy.
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7th

7

16th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 49y

20:00 Clonmel

San Martino

11st 6lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

in touch with leaders, prominent 3rd, mistake 4th

13/2

7th

7

16th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 49y

20:00 Clonmel

San Martino

11st 6lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

in touch with leaders, prominent 3rd, mistake 4th, weakened from 3 out

13/2

33/1

Form: 0056-0 C

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Fell in a Down Royal handicap hurdle in September and plum last on his return over 2m here two weeks ago; hard to fancy.
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5th

1

4th May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Punchestown

Mephisto

12st 6lb

J: Peter Rathigan

T: Gerard Keane

Fifth on AW at Dundalk last time but would need a career best to figure here.

20/1

7/2

Form: 5022-4

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in a pair of 1m4f handicaps late last year and ran to a similar level in another handicap in January; will go close with a reproduction.
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15th

3

(19)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 0y

19:40 Leopardstown

Brave Thought

9st 12lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Luke Comer

Maiden been placed three times over this trip on AW; well behind Jazz Forever there five weeks ago.

18/1

15th

3

(19)

17th May 2024

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 0y

19:40 Leopardstown

Brave Thought

9st 12lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Luke Comer

Maiden been placed three times over this trip on AW; well behind Jazz Forever there five weeks ago.

18/1

10th

5

(16)

12th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Brave Thought

9st 12lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Luke Comer

Maiden after 10 starts but has several solid runs here over 1m4f, only tiring late on occasions; drop back in trip understandable and could go well despite wide draw.

8/1

Form: 93654-

Last run: 123 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
17-race maiden for Peter Fahey, close fourth in a heavy ground Galway handicap in October; not disgraced in a Limerick handicap hurdle at Christmas when last seen; blinkers tried here on his stable debut and probably best watched.
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12th

20

(17)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Chicago Storm

8st 9lb

J: David Egan

T: Chris Timmons

Ran a solid race in defeat over 7f on heavy at Naas (second run in this headgear combination) and likely to give his running once more with David Egan an interesting booking; now 0-20 but produced a good run here on his penultimate start and he's on the shortlist.

10/1

12th

20

(17)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Chicago Storm

8st 9lb

J: David Egan

T: Chris Timmons

Ran a solid race in defeat over 7f on heavy at Naas (second run in this headgear combination) and likely to give his running once more with David Egan an interesting booking; now 0-20 but produced a good run here on his penultimate start and he's on the shortlist.

10/1

3rd

1

(4)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Naas

Chicago Storm

10st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Chris Timmons

A 19-race maiden and put up a good effort when not quite getting home over 1m at the Curragh on Monday; likely to try and do it from the front here and could give it a bold show.

7/2

8th
8 (12)
Easy Way

20/1

Form: 875-5

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Four runs in maidens at about 1m; ran okay behind a 66-1 stable companion here last month; more needed.
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8th

5

(2)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Easy Way

9st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Showed a degree of promise on AW, mid-field at the Curragh in first turf handicap; plenty of improvement required.

16/1

8th

5

(2)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Easy Way

9st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Showed a degree of promise on AW, mid-field at the Curragh in first turf handicap; plenty of improvement required.

16/1

13th

19

(21)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Easy Way

8st 11lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

No better than fifth in four maidens and was beaten 14l on handicap debut at Dundalk (1m4f); gelded since and tries cheekpieces on this first run over 7f.

25/1

25/1

Form: 900D1D6/ CD

Last run: 464 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Disqualified for two efforts with a banned substance in November 2022; new trainer now and undoubtedly best watched with her history and after an absence.
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9th

14

(16)

1st Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

El C Wells

9st 8lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: Garry Caldwell

Disqualified for two efforts with a banned substance in November 2022; new trainer now and undoubtedly best watched with her history and after an absence.

25/1

20/1

Form: 72260- D

Last run: 135 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Dual winner and runner-up in a couple of turf handicaps last summer; off since October though and yet to make any impact on this surface; others preferred.
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13th

8

(5)

9th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

16:50 Gowran Park

Kings Prince

9st 9lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: E Sheehy

Dual winner in UK up to 1m4f; twice runner-up in handicaps in Ireland last autumn; pulled-up on hurdling debut last time; has a chance if back to form.

22/1

13th

8

(5)

9th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

16:50 Gowran Park

Kings Prince

9st 9lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: E Sheehy

Dual winner in UK up to 1m4f; twice runner-up in handicaps in Ireland last autumn; pulled-up on hurdling debut last time; has a chance if back to form.

22/1

2

21st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 80y

15:15 Tramore

Kings Prince

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: E Sheehy

in rear

12/1

Form: /0829-

Last run: 201 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in a C&D handicap in first-time blinkers in July; not seen since August and makes his debut for an in-form stable with cheekpieces tried; not dismissed.
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11th

5

(7)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Tender Camilla

9st 12lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

Maiden was runner-up over C&D last July but has been well below that form in two starts for this yard; needs a revival in fortunes.

18/1

9th

9

(11)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:50 Dundalk (AW)

Tender Camilla

8st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Maiden went closest when second in 1m4f handicap here last summer off 66 for Noel Meade; probably needed recent comeback run here when cheekpieces tried (blinkers back on here) so more expected of now.

7/1

11th

2

(8)

1st Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Tender Camilla

9st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Runner-up in a C&D handicap in first-time blinkers in July; not seen since August and makes his debut for an in-form stable with cheekpieces tried; not dismissed.

6/1

OUR TIP

14/1

Form: 0/864-

Last run: 153 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
13-race maiden, going close a couple of times for Michael O'Callaghan; first run for her new stable after five months off and probably best watched.
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14th

3

(17)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:35 Sligo

Lakewood

9st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: Thomas Coyle

A 15-race maiden, placed twice for Michael O'Callaghan; both AW runs for current yard underwhelming and of limited appeal here, especially from wide draw.

25/1

3

(17)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:35 Sligo

Lakewood

9st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: Thomas Coyle

A 15-race maiden, placed twice for Michael O'Callaghan; both AW runs for current yard underwhelming and of limited appeal here, especially from wide draw.

25/1

14th

1

(11)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Lakewood

10st 2lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Thomas Coyle

soon midfield, lost position after 3f, soon towards rear and pushed along

20/1

40/1

Form: 46-608

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
No real show in two maidens and a handicap for his current trainer; others preferred.
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2

(4)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 5f 29y

15:25 Sligo

Hangry

9st 12lb

J: Dylan Kidd

T: John C McConnell

Unplaced in five starts for this yard and beaten 6l at Navan last month; hasn't shown enough to warrant support yet.

16/1

2

(4)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 5f 29y

15:25 Sligo

Hangry

9st 12lb

J: Dylan Kidd

T: John C McConnell

Unplaced in five starts for this yard and beaten 6l at Navan last month; hasn't shown enough to warrant support yet.

16/1

9th

21

(10)

27th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 5f 0y

16:35 Navan

Hangry

9st 1lb

T: John C McConnell

First reserve; hard to fancy based on his Irish handicap form.

Form: P009-7 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
C&D winner last spring; running over hurdles before a respectable effort over C&D last month; not dismissed.
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6

(5)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Boola Boola

9st 11lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

C&D winner last spring; running over hurdles before a respectable effort over C&D last month; not dismissed.

14/1

7th

2

(14)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Boola Boola

10st 2lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Mrs John Harrington

C&D winner last April but out of form over jumps of late and had been struggling for form on the Flat too when last seen in the summer.

20/1

15th

4

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:42 Naas

Boola Boola

11st 11lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Mrs John Harrington

Dundalk handicap winner last spring; returned from over five months off when pulled up in a Punchestown handicap hurdle last week; best watched.

25/1

Form: 8-808

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; didn't run badly on his handicap debut over C&D last month; more needed.
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Non-runners

Chopsticks, Neddies Boy, Not Just Any Eagle

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Payout
Exacta €21.60
Straight Forecast €17.03
Tricast €91.37
Trifecta €126.10

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Brave Thought

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Easy Way

POSTDATA:

Brave Thought

The Irish Sun:

Brave Thought