September 17 / 19.15 Dundalk (AW)

19.15 Dundalk (AW)

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  • Prize money: £5267.86
  • 1m 2f 150y
  • 17 runners
  • Win time: 2m 18s
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Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Rain

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.80
  • Place: £2.00

Form: -07402

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Maiden with a couple of promising efforts in Tipperary handicaps, including last month when strong-finishing second over 1m1f; longer trip sure to suit and senior rider takes over; shortlisted.
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7th

2

(1)

27th Oct 2021

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1m 4f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Clew Bay

10st 1lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Off the mark over 1m2.5f here last month and was keeping on well when third over that trip here last time; mark wasn't touched which still leaves her eligible for the grade and every chance that stepping up to 1m4f for the first time in handicaps will produce more improvement.

4/1

3rd

4

(6)

8th Oct 2021

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1m 2f 150y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Clew Bay

9st 13lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

Promising debut here last year and relished the return to AW when winning over C&D three weeks ago; 6lb higher but fewer miles on the clock than plenty in here; one to consider with a better draw this time.

7/2

1st

7

(10)

17th Sep 2021

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1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Clew Bay

9st 9lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

Maiden with a couple of promising efforts in Tipperary handicaps, including last month when strong-finishing second over 1m1f; longer trip sure to suit and senior rider takes over; shortlisted.

5/1

2nd
4 (11)
Firstman

8/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 509009

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Dual winner in France (including on AW) hasn't featured (long odds) on both starts for current yard, although traffic problems both occasions; dropped 5lb since so certainly not one to rule out with champion jockey now aboard.
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4th

2

7th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Leopardstown

Firstman

11st 12lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: A J Martin

Won three on the Flat; got no further than the second flight when unseating on his only hurdle run to date here last season; was 100-1 that day and he's probably best watched again.

50/1

26

(14)

26th Oct 2021

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

14:30 Curragh

Firstman

9st 5lb

J: Shane Crosse

T: A J Martin

Second reserve; beat some higher-rated rivals when landing recent Dundalk claimer over this trip; soft ground winner in France so respected off same mark (upped 10lb in future AW events); midfield at Galway yesterday.

7th

6

(11)

25th Oct 2021

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:05 Galway

Firstman

9st 12lb

J: W J Lee

T: A J Martin

Wasn't winning out of turn in claimer lately (AW) when hot favourite flopped; might be a bit fortunate to race off the same mark; definite chance.

6/1

9/2

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 756231 CD

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Finally off the mark at sixteenth attempt when landing C&D handicap last month in good style under today's rider (Macaban City second, Dream Wisely third & El C Wells fourth); 7lb rise makes this a lot tougher.
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1

(12)

3rd Nov 2021

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1m 2f 150y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Mokhles

10st 2lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Anthony McCann

Built on a couple of promising runs at Gowran when winning over course and trip three starts ago; has continued in fine form with two more placings here; currently the most dependable of these; will be hard to beat despite top-weight.

5/2

2nd

3

(10)

8th Oct 2021

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1m 2f 150y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Mokhles

10st 0lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Anthony McCann

Built on a couple of promising runs at Gowran when winning over C&D on his penultimate run and only beaten 1l in his follow up bid; up another 2lb and while he needs his best effort for some time, he seems to be going the right way at present.

7/2

3rd

2

(5)

17th Sep 2021

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1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Mokhles

10st 1lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Anthony McCann

Finally off the mark at sixteenth attempt when landing C&D handicap last month in good style under today's rider (Macaban City second, Dream Wisely third & El C Wells fourth); 7lb rise makes this a lot tougher.

9/2

Form: -56003

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
Pick of three handicap runs on latest when staying-on third at Clonmel a fortnight ago, running in snatches and under pressure from some way out; didn't look entirely straightforward on that occasion but clearly on a fair mark and extra furlong here should suit.
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7th

21

(20)

16th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 1f 70y

19:20 Leopardstown

Smaoineamh Sile

8st 13lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: John C McConnell

towards rear, headway when bit short of room towards far side under 2f out, shaken up and kept on inside final furlong, not reach leaders

20/1

14

(4)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 20y

20:10 Cork

Smaoineamh Sile

9st 0lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: John C McConnell

Form: 003309

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 3lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Turf wins have all been with an ease in the ground; AW form not as good (stiff task latest) and looks to have it to do, especially from this draw.
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11th

8

(15)

27th Oct 2021

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1m 4f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

All The Mollies

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Ciaran Murphy

Quirky mare doesn't have a great AW record although only beaten roughly 3l over 1m2.5f on last visit here; hard to fancy on recent turf efforts.

25/1

13th

12

(11)

30th Sep 2021

Yielding

1m 3f 211y

16:20 Bellewstown

All The Mollies

8st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Ciaran Murphy

Tricky mare 3-43 on Flat and capable of running well but looks well exposed at this stage.

14/1

Form: -80055

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Modest sort on a declining mark and hard to make a case for.
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10th

10

(12)

21st Jan 2022

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1m 4f 0y

16:15 Dundalk (AW)

Born Leader

9st 0lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Long-standing maiden but ran some good races here in the autumn, notably when a good fourth to the progressive Picpoul over 1m4f in November; claims if she can come back to that form.

14/1

7th

14

(6)

5th Jan 2022

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1m 2f 150y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Born Leader

8st 11lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Long-standing maiden but ran some good races here in the autumn, notably when 1.5l fourth to the progressive Picpoul over 1m4f on penultimate start; 2m didn't work out last time but minor place claims over this trip.

12/1

15

(15)

17th Dec 2021

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1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Born Leader

8st 10lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

23-race maiden; not beaten far in fourth over 1m4f here on penultimate start; last of 14 over 2m on latest; first reserve.

14/1

Form: -70600

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Generally regressive apart from close sixth at Leopardstown last month; cheekpieces now fitted and upped in trip; of limited appeal.
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10th

6

12th Mar 2022

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:40 Navan

Eden Gardens

11st 12lb

J: Ian Power

T: K A Heffernan

Well-exposed Flat handicapper (1-23); rated a respectable 82 after winning a Kempton nursery in 2018; operating in the low-50s at Dundalk at the end of last year; unlikely to feature on hurdling debut.

25/1

8th

9

(12)

15th Dec 2021

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2m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Eden Gardens

8st 10lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: K A Heffernan

Not a model of consistency; good second in a 1m4f handicap here in September followed by two ordinary runs and in unknown territory regarding trip; others preferred.

25/1

12/1

Form: 0-0868

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
No better than fair form in handicaps of late, not looking to stay 1m4f last time; return to this trip to suit but hard to make a case for.
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12th

12

(16)

27th Oct 2021

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1m 4f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Heliaebel

9st 1lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Leanne Breen

13-race maiden was roughly 8l behind No Trouble over C&D last time and needs to find improvement in first-time cheekpieces.

33/1

17

(15)

8th Oct 2021

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1m 2f 150y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Heliaebel

8st 11lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Leanne Breen

Third reserve; 13-race maiden; best run came on AW in 2019 but struggled so far this term.

6th

9

(9)

24th Sep 2021

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1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Heliaebel

8st 11lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Leanne Breen

Winless from 12 starts; not disgraced in a 1m2f handicap here last week but needs more.

25/1

Form: 903930

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; moderate maiden went close at Navan over the summer (1m2f) and C&D third to Mokhles was a fair effort; hard to see her playing a major role however (due for 2lb drop in future).
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11th

9

(9)

26th Nov 2021

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1m 4f 0y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Dream Wisely

8st 11lb

J: Jake Coen

T: A Oliver

0-14; two promising runs here before a disappointing performance 16 days ago when sent off favourite over C&D; questions to answer now; tongue-tie fitted.

8/1

12th

9

(2)

10th Nov 2021

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1m 4f 0y

16:50 Dundalk (AW)

Dream Wisely

9st 2lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: A Oliver

Moderate maiden but has been running well in this grade of late, finishing strongly over this trip when fourth to Rita Levi (runs in first division) and came home well into third over 1m2f, having raced keenly in first-time hood; return to this trip to suit and one to consider (even though 2lb wrong).

5/1

OUR TIP

Form: 089000

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
15-race maiden has struggled so far in handicaps and remains opposable despite drop in grade.
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6th

12

(10)

5th Jun 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Listowel

Morning Dew

9st 1lb

J: W J Lee

T: Andrew Kinirons

midfield, pushed along briefly over 2f out, not clear run when switched right under 2f out, soon ridden and headway, kept on but no impression inside final furlong, not reach leaders

9/1

7th

8

(1)

19th Nov 2021

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1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Dew

9st 3lb

J: W J Lee

T: Andrew Kinirons

Wasn't beaten far when seventh over 1m4f here last week and booking of Billy Lee is a positive; solid claims in the context of this race; headgear tried.

5/1

Form: 327648

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Maiden whose best run came when fourth to Mokhles over C&D two starts back; never travelled when hanging left at Clonmel last time in first-time hood (retained); draw not great.
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7th

11

(8)

12th Apr 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

El C Wells

9st 6lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

Put some lesser runs behind her when third after a break here in February and confirmed the promise of that effort with C&D success next time out, defying the widest draw; form of that race boosted since but she disappointed here 18 days ago from 10lb higher mark; eased 1lb and may bounce back.

13/2

5th

12

(8)

25th Mar 2022

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1m 4f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

El C Wells

8st 12lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

Fulfilled some of her early promise when landing a C&D handicap last month; no chances seem to have been taken with a 10lb rise but could be progressive.

10/1

16

(2)

23rd Mar 2022

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1m 2f 150y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

El C Wells

9st 5lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Patrick Martin

Reserve; readily brushed aside the opposition in a 1m4f handicap on her recent course visit; 10lb rise in the books will make this more demanding but entitled to have a big say if she makes it off the subs bench.

25/1

Form: 580658 C

Last run: 44 days

W: 9st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Five-time winner over shorter trips and has gone close over C&D in the past; recent turf form off basement mark none too encouraging though.
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18th

20

(9)

16th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 1f 70y

19:20 Leopardstown

Secret Wizard

8st 13lb

J: Ciara Flynn

T: Paul W Flynn

prominent, in touch with leaders halfway, pushed along and weakened over 2f out, eased inside final furlong

33/1

16/1

Form: 500068

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Maiden getting no nearer to the breakthrough win and of limited appeal.
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11th

8

(7)

1st Oct 2021

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1m 0f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Khairy

9st 6lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

13-race maiden and yet to hit the frame; shaped like he didn't stay extended 1m2f last time out; needs improvement for first-time blinkers.

18/1

13th

8

(3)

17th Sep 2021

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Khairy

9st 8lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Andrew Slattery

Maiden getting no nearer to the breakthrough win and of limited appeal.

16/1

12/1

Form: 373189

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Recorded third career win when scoring at Naas last month over this trip; struggled a bit off revised mark, upset in stalls both occasions; question mark over her now.
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17

(6)

19th Nov 2021

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1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Cliara

9st 10lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Anthony McCann

Third reserve; won at Naas in August but well beaten three times since; others preferred.

14th

1

(15)

17th Nov 2021

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Cliara

10st 2lb

J: Jonathan Moore

T: Anthony McCann

Won at Naas in August but well beaten three times since; others preferred from a wide draw.

16/1

17

(2)

10th Nov 2021

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1m 4f 0y

16:20 Dundalk (AW)

Cliara

9st 10lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Anthony McCann

Third reserve; won at Naas in August but well beaten three times since; others preferred.

8/1

Form: 009/03

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Moderate sort under both codes, although recent slow-starting Down Royal third a definite step in the right direction; more required.
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18th

11

24th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 115y

14:55 Punchestown

Boing

11st 6lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Paul Traynor

Minor placed form on the Flat; poor over hurdles so far; 50-1 when fell at the fifth at Down Royal in his first handicap hurdle; hard to fancy.

33/1

20

2nd May 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

14:35 Down Royal

Boing

11st 4lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Paul Traynor

Form: -50378 CD

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
First reserve; C&D win last summer came off today's mark; recent flat form not that encouraging but did win over hurdles two starts back.
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8th

9

(7)

10th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Fairyhouse

Wojood

9st 9lb

J: Joe Doyle

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

in touch with leaders, ridden over 2f out, no impression when bit short of room and slightly hampered under 2f out, kept on inside final 110yds

6/1

13th

4

(9)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 20y

20:10 Cork

Wojood

9st 13lb

J: Joe Doyle

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Form: 695029 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; sole win came here over 1m4f last November; C&D second to Mokhles last month standout effort this season.
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11th

12

(9)

18th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 175y

17:05 Down Royal

Macaban City

9st 3lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Gerard Michael Hussey

mounted on course, slightly awkward start, took keen hold, soon midfield, lost position when pushed along over 3f out, dropped to rear when ridden and no impression 2f out

12/1

3

8th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Wexford

Macaban City

11st 12lb

J: Mark McDonagh

T: Gerard Michael Hussey

raced freely, prominent, led 2nd, headed 5th, not fluent 6th, weakened quickly 4 out, pulled up after 2 out

12/1

6th

11

(13)

2nd Feb 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

14:00 Dundalk (AW)

Macaban City

8st 12lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Gerard Michael Hussey

Sole win in 32 starts came over C&D; went close here in November but hasn't managed to build on that in three runs since and has the widest draw to overcome this time.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta €135.00
Straight Forecast €210.60
Tricast €555.10
Trifecta €377.00

Selections

The Irish Sun:

El C Wells

SPOTLIGHT:

Clew Bay

RP Ratings (IRE):

Firstman

POSTDATA:

All The Mollies