April 13 / 17.20 Dundalk (AW)

17.20

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  • Prize money: £6156.52
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • 8 runners
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Runners: 8 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Light rain

11/8 (Won)

  • Win: £2.00
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 4

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Second foal; half-sister to 5f/6f winner Just A Spark (inc AW; RPR 92); dam 7.3f 2yo winner (67), half-sister to 6f Group 3 winner Jimmy Styles; ran well for long way on recent Cork debut before tiring on heavy ground; has the ability to win a maiden and good chance she'll improve for this quicker surface.
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6th

5

(6)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 5f 110y

16:40 Cork

Heart Of Darkness

9st 2lb

J: W J Lee

T: P Twomey

3-1 for her debut here when 4l fourth of 18 in a maiden in March before keeping on well to land a 6f Dundalk maiden last month; now tried with a visor but needs to take her form to a new level.

20/1

6th

5

(6)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 5f 110y

16:40 Cork

Heart Of Darkness

9st 2lb

J: W J Lee

T: P Twomey

3-1 for her debut here when 4l fourth of 18 in a maiden in March before keeping on well to land a 6f Dundalk maiden last month; now tried with a visor but needs to take her form to a new level.

20/1

1st

4

(4)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Dundalk (AW)

Heart Of Darkness

9st 3lb

J: W J Lee

T: P Twomey

prominent, went second against near rail under 2f out, shaken up to lead over 1f out, ridden and edged left but kept on well towards finish

11/8

13/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 33-

Last run: 164 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Attracted market support when making promising debut at Navan in October but market drifter following month when not looking to stay 7f here; back in trip on return and one to consider.
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1st

18

(11)

5th Jun 2024

Good

0m 6f 63y

19:30 Curragh

Ojw Legacy

9st 3lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

prominent towards near side, challenging when ridden from over 1f out, joined leader inside final 110yds, led towards finish

3/1

2nd

10

(6)

24th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Curragh

Ojw Legacy

9st 3lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

Promise in both 2yo runs and has improved this term, beaten just a neck at Dundalk last month and shaped like she would relish a step back up in trip when beaten a head over 5f at Navan 17 days ago; should be involved but will need a bit more to get off the mark in this.

6/1

2nd

10

(6)

24th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Curragh

Ojw Legacy

9st 3lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

Promise in both 2yo runs and has improved this term, beaten just a neck at Dundalk last month and shaped like she would relish a step back up in trip when beaten a head over 5f at Navan 17 days ago; should be involved but will need a bit more to get off the mark in this.

6/1

11/2

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 0-4

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Nice step up from debut run when close fourth over C&D last month, despite racing keenly in winners contest; should play a role back in maiden company here.
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7th

13

(9)

30th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 25y

19:30 Fairyhouse

Oh So Bright

9st 3lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Mrs John Harrington

Two fair runs at Dundalk but backward steps since switched to turf and more new headgear is tried.

20/1

12th

17

(11)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

14:30 Navan

Oh So Bright

9st 3lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

in touch with leaders towards near side, outpaced and lost position halfway, no extra from over 1f out

14/1

12th

17

(11)

18th May 2024

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

14:30 Navan

Oh So Bright

9st 3lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Couple of fair AW runs but dropped away tamely at Sligo on turf debut; hood discarded.

14/1

Form: 60-5

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict
Something to take from three starts here but lot more required to win a maiden.
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4th

1

(5)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Dundalk (AW)

Ateenosix

9st 8lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

midfield, headway 1f out, went fourth inside final furlong, not reach leaders

16/1

4th

1

(5)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Dundalk (AW)

Ateenosix

9st 8lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

midfield, headway 1f out, went fourth inside final furlong, not reach leaders

16/1

5th

3

(4)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Ateenosix

9st 8lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

upset in stalls, soon led

16/1

5th
8 (7)
Vivienda

11/4

Form: 34-

Last run: 212 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Nicely-bred filly ran to a decent level of form in Naas maidens over this trip last season; switches to AW for seasonal return and won't need to improve much to have a major say.
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1st

3

(13)

30th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:00 Fairyhouse

Vivienda

9st 12lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

Disappointing favourite at Dundalk on her comeback run but she ran two encouraging races in 6f Naas maidens last autumn and could easily be on a useful mark if tapping back into that potential.

6/1

5th

8

(7)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Dundalk (AW)

Vivienda

9st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

towards rear, some headway inside final furlong, never dangerous

11/4

5th

8

(7)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:20 Dundalk (AW)

Vivienda

9st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

towards rear, some headway inside final furlong, never dangerous

11/4

Form: 6

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict
Cheaply bought Kodiac filly didn't seem to quite stay on recent debut here over 7f; back in trip but may need more time.
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12th

6

(8)

14th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

18:15 Fairyhouse

Luxury Island

9st 9lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: A Oliver

midfield

12/1

5th

10

(13)

30th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 25y

19:30 Fairyhouse

Luxury Island

9st 3lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: A Oliver

Similar form in two runs at Dundalk, a repeat of which will surely see her come up well short.

33/1

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict
Inns Of Court half-brother to five winners inc Leap Abroad (6f inc AW 2yo; RPR 92), Exceeder (5f 2yo; 81) and Bornonville (French 1m 2yo); dam 6f 2yo winner (74), sister to 1m Group 1 winner Music Show; market likely best guide on debut.
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3rd

4

(6)

16th May 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 0f 0y

15:35 Limerick

Judge Me Not

9st 8lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Stepped up to this trip with some effect when only outpointed late in a Gowran maiden last week; seemingly on the upgrade and looks to have an ideal opportunity here.

4/5

4

(6)

16th May 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 0f 0y

15:35 Limerick

Judge Me Not

9st 8lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Stepped up to this trip with some effect when only outpointed late in a Gowran maiden last week; seemingly on the upgrade and looks to have an ideal opportunity here.

4/5

2nd

4

(6)

9th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Gowran Park

Judge Me Not

9st 8lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

unruly beforehand, mounted in chute, soon led narrowly, faced challenges towards near side when ridden 2f out, headed towards finish

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 9

Last run: 43 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Reportedly hung right throughout when soundly beaten on C&D debut last month; best watched for now.
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9th

9

(5)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Dundalk (AW)

The Expert

9st 7lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Third foal; half-brother to 6f winner Vince Lombardi (inc 2yo; RPR 87); dam French Listed-placed 7.5f-9.7f winner (95), half-sister to 1m Group 1 winner Lightning Spear and 1m2f Listed winner Ocean War out of useful 5f-6f winner; mix of speed and stamina in his pedigree; best watched on debut.

50/1

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Payout
Exacta €15.60
Straight Forecast €15.27
Trifecta €39.90

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Heart Of Darkness

POSTDATA:

Oh So Bright

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Heart Of Darkness

The Irish Sun:

Heart Of Darkness