December 03 / 19.00 Dundalk (AW)

19.00 Dundalk (AW)

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The Kathleen Pierce Memorial Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5267.86
  • 1m 2f 150y
  • 17 runners
  • Win time: 2m 15s
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The Kathleen Pierce Memorial Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

1st
8 (5)
Joupe

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.00
  • Place: £1.40

Form: -24641 C

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Finally off the mark over 7f here last week; that probably was not a strong event and she will need to improve for the step up in trip to defy this 11lb higher mark.
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7th

10

(2)

17th Dec 2021

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1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Joupe

8st 6lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Peter Lawlor

Backed up her breakthrough 7f victory here with C&D success two weeks ago, climbing an aggregate 19lb in the process; further improvement feasible, but this represents a major rise in class, as shown by the fact that she is 11lb out of the handicap.

10/1

1st

8

(5)

3rd Dec 2021

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1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Joupe

9st 10lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Peter Lawlor

Finally off the mark over 7f here last week; that probably was not a strong event and she will need to improve for the step up in trip to defy this 11lb higher mark.

7/2

1st

14

(9)

24th Nov 2021

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0m 7f 0y

15:00 Dundalk (AW)

Joupe

8st 13lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Peter Lawlor

0-12 and her better form has come on turf; ran okay at Gowran last time but more needed; new headgear combination.

12/1

7/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 421983

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Got off the mark at the 14th attempt with handicap success at Clonmel in September and back to that sort of level when only beaten half a length over C&D three weeks ago; 1lb rise looks lenient.
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1st

7

(3)

29th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 4f 120y

20:10 Tipperary

No Show

9st 10lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: James Joseph Mangan

held up in midfield, headway over 8f out, ridden over 2f out, led inside final furlong, kept on well

10/1

14th

8

(15)

17th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 70y

20:00 Limerick

No Show

9st 11lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: James Joseph Mangan

reluctant to race and lost many lengths start, raced freely, detached soon after start, recovered in rear after 2f, ridden and weakened home straight (jockey said that his mount stood in the stalls once the gates opened)

14/1

3

(2)

21st Apr 2022

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

18:30 Tipperary

No Show

9st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: James Joseph Mangan

14/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 524929

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Went close to losing the maiden tag when beaten a neck over C&D but it was a poor run over 1m4f last week; first-time visor and shorter trip may both help.
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9th

14

(4)

2nd Feb 2022

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1m 4f 0y

14:30 Dundalk (AW)

Lily Of The Glen

8st 10lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Adrian McGuinness

0-13; has hit the frame here a couple of times this winter but seems to have gone off the boil of late; back up in trip.

10/1

6th

10

(5)

19th Jan 2022

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1m 2f 150y

16:50 Dundalk (AW)

Lily Of The Glen

9st 3lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: Adrian McGuinness

12-race maiden; hit the frame in a couple of C&D handicaps this winter but seems to have gone off the boil in her last couple of starts.

16/1

6th

12

(15)

5th Jan 2022

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1m 2f 150y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Lily Of The Glen

8st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

A patchy record but two good placed efforts over C&D in November/December give her every chance of a first victory if she's at the top of her game.

10/1

Form: 081626 C BF

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
First reserve; finally got his head back in front over 1m here in October and has run to a similar level in three defeats since; worth a go at this trip.
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15th

2

(17)

21st Apr 2022

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

18:30 Tipperary

Dreams Delivered

9st 12lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: D J Bunyan

33/1

24

(12)

26th Mar 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

16:51 Curragh

Dreams Delivered

9st 4lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: D J Bunyan

Third reserve; below form on AW of late and hard to make a case for here.

11th

4

(10)

21st Jan 2022

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1m 0f 0y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Dreams Delivered

9st 12lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: D J Bunyan

Came down the handicap through the summer and made a winning return to AW over C&D in October; hasn't managed to really build on that in seven subsequent runs here this winter and he might need a bit more relief from the assessor; return to 1m might help.

25/1

50/1

Form: 00934-

Last run: 403 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Not seen for nearly a year; modest Flat form and tailed off over hurdles on last three runs.
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2nd

13

(6)

20th Apr 2022

Good

1m 6f 70y

18:20 Bellewstown

Movie King

8st 13lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: A J Martin

1st

11

(3)

1st Apr 2022

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2m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Movie King

8st 12lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: A J Martin

OUR TIP

4/1

Form: 168-01 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Returned from seven months off with a C&D win two weeks ago and a 7lb rise looks justified having won in better style than the winning margin suggested; widest draw will make it tougher to dominate this time.
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16th

14

(10)

1st Jul 2022

Good

1m 3f 208y

20:30 Bellewstown

Scarlet Seymour

9st 0lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Luke Comer

midfield, in touch with leaders when pushed along 4f out, soon lost position and weakened gradually, became detached when eased over 2f out, tailed off

20/1

17

(1)

23rd May 2022

Yielding

1m 3f 179y

19:30 Roscommon

Scarlet Seymour

8st 7lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Luke Comer

First reserve; got his head back in front on AW in November and has run with credit in her last couple of Flat starts at Dundalk; return to turf is no issue and acts with cut in the ground.

4th

10

(15)

8th Apr 2022

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1m 2f 150y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Scarlet Seymour

9st 0lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

12/1

Form: 950065

Last run: 125 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
0-13; poor form in three recent runs over timber; mark looks tough on his handicap form back on the Flat here; needs to prove as effective on AW.
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7

21st Apr 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 30y

17:15 Kilbeggan

Kingslayer

11st 8lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Andrew McNamara

5th

8

(5)

11th Feb 2022

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1m 4f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Kingslayer

10st 0lb

J: Daniel King

T: Andrew McNamara

Raised 8lb for 0.75l win here two starts ago and ran creditably enough off that new mark when third here a fortnight ago; both those starts over 1m2.5f and now reverts to 1m4f, which should be fine; shortlisted.

5/1

3rd

9

(10)

28th Jan 2022

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1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Kingslayer

9st 9lb

J: Daniel King

T: Andrew McNamara

14-race maiden before coming good under this rider in a C&D handicap three weeks ago; up 8lb and faces a stiff task here but might have a bit more in his locker.

7/1

Form: 057495 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Gained a fourth win on turf at Navan (1m2f) in July but 0-16 on AW and she's yet to prove as effective on this surface; not beaten far but unplaced in four recent C&D starts and wide draw won't help this time.
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8th

1

(12)

17th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 70y

20:00 Limerick

Maricruz

10st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: John C McConnell

upset in stalls, awkward start, ridden early, soon towards rear, ridden and headway from over 2f out, chased leaders 1f out, soon no extra

16/1

9th

6

(1)

13th May 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

18:55 Leopardstown

Maricruz

9st 8lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Form: 0-0020

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Went close over C&D in his best run for some time but failed to back that up over 1m4f 16 days ago in what was a weaker race; return to this trip needs to see him bounce back.
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7

(7)

21st Jun 2022

Good

1m 2f 38y

19:50 Sligo

Complete Fiction

9st 6lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Jarlath P Fahey

4/1

4th

15

(14)

9th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:45 Leopardstown

Complete Fiction

8st 12lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Jarlath P Fahey

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders under 3f out, ridden to challenge over 1f out, soon joined leaders and every chance when edged left against far rail, no extra when outpaced final 110yds, forced dead-heat 4th (jockey said filly switched leads twice turning out of the back straight and leaned left in the straight)

12/1

7/1

Form: -03915 C

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Dual course winner who got his head back in front when winning a 7f claimer at Laytown last month; beaten 5l over C&D three weeks ago and the handicapper probably knows where he is with him at present.
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10th

2

(12)

3rd Dec 2021

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Able Jack

10st 0lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Gerard O’Leary

Dual course winner who got his head back in front when winning a 7f claimer at Laytown last month; beaten 5l over C&D three weeks ago and the handicapper probably knows where he is with him at present.

7/1

5th

3

(8)

12th Nov 2021

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Able Jack

10st 0lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Gerard O’Leary

Dual course winner who got his head back in front in a Laytown claimer last week; feasibly treated back up in trip here.

9/2

33/1

Form: 90-096

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Unplaced on all nine starts; one of her better runs when beaten 4l over C&D a fortnight ago; more required.
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14th

11

(15)

19th Jan 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

14:50 Dundalk (AW)

Cornish Rock

8st 12lb

J: Dean Curran

T: Kieran P Cotter

Application of blinkers for the first time seemed to do her no harm but further improvement required if she's to make the breakthrough.

20/1

6th

13

(5)

7th Jan 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Cornish Rock

8st 10lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Kieran P Cotter

Unplaced all nine starts and a return to this trip is unlikely to unlock the required improvement; wears first-time blinkers.

25/1

15

(10)

15th Dec 2021

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Cornish Rock

8st 10lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Kieran P Cotter

Has failed to reach the first three in nine starts; very hard to fancy; first reserve.

Form: 570009

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Losing run goes back to his 2018 debut in France; beaten 7l on yard debut when reportedly losing a shoe a fortnight ago; might want a drop back in trip.
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17

(2)

25th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Double Kodiac

9st 4lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Noel C Kelly

Third reserve; low-key efforts since joining this yard but better run here last week; needs to build on that.

6th

5

(1)

16th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

13:45 Dundalk (AW)

Double Kodiac

9st 6lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Noel C Kelly

Won in France on debut four years ago and winless since; backed down to market leadership over 1m2f here two weeks ago so better was obviously expected; not one to discount.

10/1

9th

4

(7)

4th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Double Kodiac

9st 12lb

J: Jonathan Moore

T: Noel C Kelly

Hasn't won since his debut in France in 2018; can be slowly away, as seen here in a couple of runs for this yard including over 1m here last month; yet to show his effectiveness at this trip and others appear more likely.

20/1

13th
9 (10)
Dande

6/1

Form: 005493

Last run: 92 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
14-race maiden but ran with credit when hitting the frame in a C&D maiden when last seen in September; slight concern he's not been seen since but a 3lb drop from the assessor looks lenient.
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13th

9

(10)

3rd Dec 2021

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Dande

9st 7lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Fergal Birrane

14-race maiden but ran with credit when hitting the frame in a C&D maiden when last seen in September; slight concern he's not been seen since but a 3lb drop from the assessor looks lenient.

6/1

17/2

Form: 081212 BF

Last run: 132 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Went close here last winter over 1m and got her first wins on the board on turf last summer; might need this on her first run since July stepping up in trip and drawn wider than ideal; feasibly handicapped if she is fully tuned up though.
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6th

8

4th Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 90y

19:00 Roscommon

Crystal Pool

11st 5lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Patrick Martin

disputed lead early, soon held up in behind leaders, dropped to midfield halfway, pushed along after 4 out, ridden and no impression after 3 out

14/1

11th

1

11th Jun 2022

Good

2m 2f 165y

13:45 Downpatrick

Crystal Pool

11st 7lb

J: Jack G Gilligan

T: Patrick Martin

towards rear, ridden 3 out, soon beaten

66/1

12th

1

20th May 2022

Soft

2m 2f 165y

17:05 Downpatrick

Crystal Pool

11st 5lb

J: E Walsh

T: Patrick Martin

Form: 575098

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Seven-race maiden; fairly consistent so far but doesn't look well treated as a result.
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10th

10

(1)

8th Dec 2021

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Albedo

9st 4lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Has shown potential in both maidens and handicaps and only beaten 3l over 1m when returning from lay-off here last month; lightly-raced and could get involved if improving for this longer trip.

14/1

6

(7)

3rd Dec 2021

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Albedo

9st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Seven-race maiden; fairly consistent so far but doesn't look well treated as a result.

14/1

8th

4

(1)

17th Nov 2021

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Albedo

9st 13lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Coming back from a break. trainer's record at this track is perhaps the main positive, though his fifth placing in a 7f handicap at Gowran in May gives her some sort of chance.

8/1

Form: 508

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; only win came over hurdles; well held in maiden here last week.
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2nd

7

10th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

19:55 Clonmel

Berliet Express

11st 0lb

J: E Walsh

T: P J Rothwell

held up in rear, headway from 3 out, went third 2 out, pushed along and chased clear leader approaching last, no impression run-in

20/1

3rd

6

25th May 2022

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

18:15 Wexford

Berliet Express

11st 6lb

J: James O’Sullivan

T: P J Rothwell

Tailed off in last couple of starts and was only 5-1 last time; now only 4lb above his last winning mark but hard to recommend at present.

10/1

Form: 9304-0

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; 0-11; beaten 11l here last week; on a tough mark; first-time hood fitted; wide draw.
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9th

8

(5)

20th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 169y

20:20 Ballinrobe

Golden Sandbanks

9st 5lb

J: W J Lee

T: Paul W Flynn

prominent, pressed leaders when pushed along over 2f out, ridden and outpaced when hampered over 1f out, weakening when bit short of room and eased inside final furlong

10/1

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Payout
Exacta €94.00
Straight Forecast €76.50
Tricast €591.40
Trifecta €709.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

No Show

The Irish Sun:

Kingslayer

POSTDATA:

Maricruz

RP Ratings (IRE):

No Show