October 22 / 18.45 Dundalk (AW)

18.45 Dundalk (AW)

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Irish EBF Median Sires Series Maiden (IRE Incentive Race)

  • Prize money: £13169.64
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 17 runners
  • Win time: 1m 39s
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Irish EBF Median Sires Series Maiden (IRE Incentive Race)

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Mostly cloudy

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.80
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 244

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
81-rated colt whose best run was over 7f on debut and didn't get home over 1m last twice; AW debut and should be thereabouts but others preferred.
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1

(6)

26th Oct 2021

Soft

1m 0f 0y

12:45 Curragh

Purple Dawn

10st 0lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: M D O’Callaghan

Came good under more patient tactics when comfortable winner of what looked a decent AW maiden on Friday (fourth rated 78) and good claimer negates his penalty; looks the one to beat although soft ground is an imponderable.

5/4

1st

7

(13)

22nd Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Purple Dawn

9st 2lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: M D O’Callaghan

81-rated colt whose best run was over 7f on debut and didn't get home over 1m last twice; AW debut and should be thereabouts but others preferred.

11/2

7/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 6

Last run: 119 days

W: 9st 1lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Half-sister to her trainer's Group 2 winner and Derby runner-up Madhmoon; showed plenty of promise in hot Curragh maiden won by Moyglare heroine Discoveries and open to plenty of improvement; four month lay-off to overcome but looks a major player and well-drawn.
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8

(5)

1st May 2022

Good

1m 2f 142y

17:10 Sligo

Alaroos

9st 3lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Kevin Prendergast

4th

2

(17)

13th Apr 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Gowran Park

Alaroos

9st 3lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Kevin Prendergast

2nd

8

(2)

22nd Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Alaroos

9st 1lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Kevin Prendergast

Half-sister to her trainer's Group 2 winner and Derby runner-up Madhmoon; showed plenty of promise in hot Curragh maiden won by Moyglare heroine Discoveries and open to plenty of improvement; four month lay-off to overcome but looks a major player and well-drawn.

7/2

11/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 4

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Completely unfancied when pleasing fourth on Punchestown debut over similar trip, shaping like a stayer; sire was a top US middle-distance turf performer; not taken lightly.
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13th

10

(8)

21st Apr 2022

Heavy

1m 4f 100y

17:30 Tipperary

Swing Point

9st 8lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

3rd

4

(7)

22nd Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Swing Point

9st 4lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

Completely unfancied when pleasing fourth on Punchestown debut over similar trip, shaping like a stayer; sire was a top US middle-distance turf performer; not taken lightly.

11/2

Form: 60532

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
Placed on last two starts including nursery debut off this mark; should go well and place claims again.
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1st

3

(4)

31st May 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 110y

17:45 Tipperary

All In The Mind

9st 8lb

J: Conor Hoban

T: Patrick J Flynn

prominent, headway and went second going best under 2f out, led over 1f out, ridden clear inside final furlong, comfortably

100/30

2nd

5

(6)

8th May 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

13:50 Leopardstown

All In The Mind

9st 8lb

J: Conor Hoban

T: Patrick J Flynn

Placed twice at two, including when 4l second in a five-runner nursery; has confirmed a fair standard of form with two fourth placings in Dundalk maidens late last year and when fifth on seasonal debut at Limerick; looks well exposed at this stage.

5th

1

(2)

23rd Apr 2022

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

13:40 Limerick

All In The Mind

9st 8lb

J: Conor Hoban

T: Patrick J Flynn

Runner-up on handicap debut in five-runner race at Thurles but hasn't built on that twice since in maidens on AW; gelded since last seen in November and has a bit to find on form.

11/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 6lb

2 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict
Le Havre colt cost 40,000gns as a a yearling; half-brother to three winners notably Group 3 Park Express winner Queen Blossom; stable can win with juvenile debutants; watch market.
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6th

5

(6)

5th Nov 2021

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Capo La Gala

9st 5lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Henry De Bromhead

Just in front of Action Motion and was quite green when fifth in a C&D maiden last month; the better drawn of the two and looks capable of a bit of improvement; could go close.

3/1

5th

2

(9)

22nd Oct 2021

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1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Capo La Gala

9st 6lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Henry De Bromhead

Le Havre colt cost 40,000gns as a a yearling; half-brother to three winners notably Group 3 Park Express winner Queen Blossom; stable can win with juvenile debutants; watch market.

14/1

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Gutaifan colt who cost 16,000euros as a yearling is a half-brother to Group-placed 6f-1m winner Flashcard who won his first two starts at 2; likely to be better for this experience.
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3rd

7

(1)

18th Jun 2022

Good

1m 2f 75y

14:35 Down Royal

Action Motion

9st 6lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: A Oliver

pushed along briefly, soon towards rear, pushed along from under 3f out, keeping on when ridden over 2f out, went third when switched right towards finish, nearest finish

5/1

6th

2

(4)

23rd May 2022

Yielding

1m 3f 179y

19:00 Roscommon

Action Motion

9st 10lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: A Oliver

Form: 6652

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 9lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Best effort last time when second here over 7f; has races in her but this looks beyond her.
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7th

14

(15)

22nd Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Queens Command

8st 9lb

J: Sean Davis

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Best effort last time when second here over 7f; has races in her but this looks beyond her.

15/2

2nd

11

(5)

8th Oct 2021

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Queens Command

8st 11lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Three respectable runs in 1m maidens; back in trip now but more needed.

16/1

5th

14

(9)

23rd Sep 2021

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

12:40 Listowel

Queens Command

9st 2lb

J: Emmet McNamara

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Respectable runs at Bellewstown and Cork; more likely to be a handicap prospect later on.

14/1

Form: 0

Last run: 59 days

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
First reserve; never a factor on Bellewstown debut in August; can only be watched; tongue-tied.
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11th

2

(5)

2nd Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

20:20 Leopardstown

Zonik

10st 0lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

midfield, pushed along and dropped to rear 3f out, no impression from 2f out

14/1

7th

9

(1)

8th May 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

13:50 Leopardstown

Zonik

9st 8lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: John C McConnell

Ran twice over 1m at two; Bellewstown run was satisfactory, but not a likely winner at this stage; has been gelded.

OUR TIP

Form: 0

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 8lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
15-2, far from disgraced on debut in smart Curragh maiden (three winners have come out of it) where lost his pitch at halfway before keeping on again; likely to take a big step forward although being drawn widest not a help; blinkers reached for already.
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9th

1

(17)

22nd Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Montenegro

9st 8lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

15-2, far from disgraced on debut in smart Curragh maiden (three winners have come out of it) where lost his pitch at halfway before keeping on again; likely to take a big step forward although being drawn widest not a help; blinkers reached for already.

9/2

13th

2

(7)

25th Sep 2021

Good

1m 0f 0y

12:55 Curragh

Montenegro

9st 6lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: A P O’Brien

First foal; dam 1m4f AW winner (RPR 77) sister to Group-placed 1m4f winner Glaring and French/Australian 1m2f-10.5f winner Hipparchus, from the family of 1m1f-1m2f Group 1 winner Beat Hollow; sole runner for powerful yard and has to be respected, especially if strong in market.

11/2

Form: 75

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Progressed nicely on second start when 4.75l fifth over 7f here; this looks a hotter race.
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11th

10

(3)

17th May 2022

Good

1m 2f 84y

18:40 Sligo

Gunners Dream

9st 0lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Patrick Martin

7th

5

(11)

4th May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:20 Gowran Park

Gunners Dream

9st 11lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

8th

5

(5)

10th Dec 2021

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Gunners Dream

9st 2lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Patrick Martin

Fair third over 1m here two weeks ago in his first nursery; drop in trip may not be ideal and he may struggle to uphold form with fourth-placed New Star who had a troubled passage.

6/1

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Half-brother to 5f-6f winner Earls; best watched on debut for small County Mayo yard.
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6th

6

(1)

12th Jun 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

13:55 Gowran Park

Dubirango

9st 5lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Fergal Birrane

led, pushed along and headed over 2f out, ridden and weakened gradually from under 2f out

5/1

13th

5

(13)

12th Apr 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Dubirango

9st 9lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Fergal Birrane

7f course winner in February and not beaten far in three runs since; first go at a sprint trip and it might help him settle better; shortlisted.

3rd

4

(1)

25th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Dubirango

9st 9lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Fergal Birrane

Getting 2lb from Patrick Street when a 2.5l fourth behind the latter here on penultimate start; seemed to turn the screw another bit when hitting the crossbar in the interim and looks sure to have another good crack at it; lively one.

3/1

12th
9 (10)
Lucky Mascot

12/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 1lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Exceed And Excel debutant is the first foal of a mare who won over 11.5f in France; grand-dam won Group 1 Fillies' Mile at 2; yard in much better form of late; respected.
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7th

12

(1)

31st May 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 110y

17:45 Tipperary

Lucky Mascot

9st 3lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

soon led, ridden and headed 2f out, weakened over 1f out

8/1

5th

11

(10)

15th May 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Naas

Lucky Mascot

9st 3lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: W McCreery

12th

9

(10)

22nd Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Lucky Mascot

9st 1lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

Exceed And Excel debutant is the first foal of a mare who won over 11.5f in France; grand-dam won Group 1 Fillies' Mile at 2; yard in much better form of late; respected.

12/1

13th
3 (12)
Bright Blue

9/1

Form: 04

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Nathaniel colt was better when fourth at Listowel (1m, yielding) but needs further progress; first-time visor.
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3rd

3

(11)

27th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 4f 5y

Class 6

15:15 Pontefract

Bright Blue

9st 4lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Edward Bethell

prominent, led 3f out, ridden 2f out, headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong

7/1

5th

4

(11)

30th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 5f 218y

Class 5

14:35 Redcar

Bright Blue

9st 4lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Edward Bethell

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Gelded son of Pride Of Dubai from family of Sinndar; looks up against it on debut.
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19th

10

(14)

31st Oct 2021

Heavy

0m 7f 195y

14:10 Naas

Malt Lios

9st 7lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: John Joseph Murphy

Beaten 33l when last on AW debut; easily passed over.

100/1

14th

6

(11)

22nd Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Malt Lios

9st 2lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: John Joseph Murphy

Gelded son of Pride Of Dubai from family of Sinndar; looks up against it on debut.

66/1

7

(7)

16th Oct 2021

Good

1m 0f 0y

13:05 Leopardstown

Malt Lios

9st 5lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: John Joseph Murphy

Gelded son of Pride Of Dubai; dam last both starts over 1m as a 2yo; looks up against it on debut.

66/1

13 (6)
Affogato

Form: 5

Last run: 62 days

W: 8st 9lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Non-runner
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1st

1

(4)

13th Apr 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Gowran Park

Affogato

9st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

13

(6)

22nd Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Affogato

8st 9lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: G M Lyons

Non-runner

Form: 7

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; too keen but ran well for long way on Leopardstown debut; should improve.
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6th

7

(2)

20th Jun 2022

Good

1m 1f 125y

17:15 Ballinrobe

Together Aclaim

9st 9lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Gavin Cromwell

started quickly, briefly led when pushed along briefly, briefly headed but prominent soon after start, led again after 2f, ridden and headed from 2f out, weakened gradually from over 1f out

12/1

8th

1

(3)

9th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Leopardstown

Together Aclaim

10st 0lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

dwelt start, took keen hold, towards rear, headway on inner 3f out, nudged along when bit short of room over 2f out, midfield when ridden over 1f out, kept on but no impression inside final furlong

6/1

6th

11

(3)

6th May 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:30 Cork

Together Aclaim

9st 8lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Form: 07

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; beaten less than 6l on second start over 7f here; likely one for handicaps.
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5th

11

(6)

18th Jun 2022

Good

1m 2f 75y

14:35 Down Royal

Golden Ticket

8st 12lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: A Oliver

took keen hold, soon led, clear when pushed along 3f out, ridden and reduced lead from under 2f out, headed over 1f out, soon weakened

25/1

13th

14

(7)

16th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 1f 70y

19:20 Leopardstown

Golden Ticket

9st 2lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: A Oliver

prominent, ridden and lost position under 2f out, weakened final furlong

16/1

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Payout
Exacta €234.00
Straight Forecast €154.00
Trifecta €784.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Alaroos

RP Ratings (IRE):

Swing Point

POSTDATA:

Purple Dawn

The Irish Sun:

Alaroos