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  • 1m 4f 0y
  • 14 runners
  • Win time: 2m 36s
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Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Mostly cloudy

100/30 (Won)

  • Win: £3.90
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 112222 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Model of consistency and has gone agonisingly close in his last four starts here; going up the handicap all the time, but surprising if he didn't stake a big claim once more.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

17th

10

(4)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

No Trouble

9st 5lb

J: Colin Keane

T: John C McConnell

Has won on grass but saves his best for Dundalk; well held in two turf claimers when last seen in August.

14/1

8th

7

(3)

22nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 2f 64y

17:15 Roscommon

No Trouble

9st 6lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: James McAuley

prominent, outpaced under 2f out, no extra from over 1f out

20/1

13/2

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 443081 C

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Had some reasonable maiden form on grass; came good at the eighth time of asking when a convincing winner of a 1m2f handicap here last month; step up in trip unlikely to hinder her and there could be more to come.

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6th

2

(17)

11th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Summit Star

10st 1lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

All her best form has been at this track, including two wins over the extended 1m2f; should be sharper for a mid-field run over that trip here four weeks ago.

12/1

7th

3

(8)

14th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Summit Star

9st 11lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

prominent, pushed along under 3f out, ridden and outpaced over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong

7/1

9th

4

(10)

11th Jun 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:00 Limerick

Summit Star

9st 13lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

dwelt start, towards rear, smooth headway over 1f out, shaken up disputing second inside final furlong, kept on towards finish, always held

11/2

10/1

  • Place: £5.10

Form: 156005 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Lost his way a little after winning a handicap at Naas in August; better effort when a close fifth over 1m2f here two weeks ago; could get in the frame.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

17th

2

(16)

30th Jun 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:15 Curragh

Dare To Flare

10st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Struggled over hurdles last time out and not at his best on the level through the winter into spring; new yard.

25/1

6th

6

13th Jun 2023

Good

2m 2f 51y

16:55 Sligo

Dare To Flare

11st 0lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Andrew Slattery

didn't jump well, held up in rear, mistake 3rd, bad mistake 4th, not fluent 6th, pushed along and headway after 2 out, not fluent last, kept on, never on terms

20/1

18th

5

(8)

26th May 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:30 Curragh

Dare To Flare

10st 0lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Andrew Slattery

Tailed off on AW when last seen; probably needs a bit further than this these days and may come on for the run.

20/1

OUR TIP

Form: 640621 CD

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Has found something of a new lease of life on this surface of late, touched off in a handicap in November before accounting for today's rival No Trouble over C&D a week later; up 7lb for that and poorly drawn but should go well once more.

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4

8th Feb 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Newgirlintown

11st 7lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Gerard O’Leary

Ratled 73 on Flat but shown nothing in two hurdle starts.

33/1

11th

5

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:23 Fairyhouse

Newgirlintown

11st 5lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Gerard O’Leary

midfield, towards rear after 5th

25/1

2

17th Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 164y

12:50 Clonmel

Newgirlintown

11st 7lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Gerard O’Leary

led, headed when fell 2nd

6/1

8/1

Form: 504063 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Three-time C&D winner, most recently in March; back to form when a close third in a claimer here last week; ideally drawn and likely to be a big player here.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

1

(5)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Storm Steps

10st 0lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

towards rear

16/1

9th

6

(9)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:35 Dundalk (AW)

Storm Steps

9st 10lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

Three-time C&D winner; was in good fettle on turf last year before form tailed off in the autumn; off long time before running down the field at Cork in August.

16/1

16th

2

(2)

30th Aug 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

14:45 Cork

Storm Steps

10st 1lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Patrick Martin

Three-time AW winner also won on turf at Fairyhouse last year over this trip; hasn't been seen since October and may just need this although has his ground so worth a market check.

10/1

Form: 551555

Last run: 65 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Winner at low level n Britain for William Haggas; hard to assess on his first run for John McConnell and might just be best watched unless the market says otherwise.

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2nd

9

(19)

10th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:25 Fairyhouse

Super Proud

9st 7lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: John C McConnell

pushed along briefly, switched right and briefly led soon after start, headed but prominent after 2f, pressed leaders when pushed along 3f out, ridden over 2f out, lost third and weakened gradually over 1f out

6/1

11th

4

(13)

1st Jul 2022

Good

1m 3f 208y

20:30 Bellewstown

Super Proud

9st 10lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: John C McConnell

slowly into stride, towards rear and pushed along briefly, jockey lost iron briefly soon after start, raced in last when pushed along and switched right over 3f out, soon ridden and minor headway, switched left over 1f out, kept on

12/1

3rd

3

(3)

21st Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 140y

17:35 Sligo

Super Proud

9st 11lb

J: Kyanna Van Buuren

T: John C McConnell

pushed along briefly, soon prominent, joined leaders 3f out, ridden under 2f out, no extra when outpaced inside final furlong, no match for first two

9/4

20/1

Form: 574958 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Four-time winner on turf, yet to score on AW; in decline and not getting any nearer to winning again despite dropping down the ratings; others preferred.

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15th

14

(6)

11th Jun 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:10 Navan

Maricruz

9st 2lb

J: Jessica O’Gorman

T: John C McConnell

prominent, led narrowly after 4f, joined halfway, pushed along and lost position under 3f out, weakened from over 1f out

33/1

5th

10

(15)

17th May 2023

Good

1m 2f 20y

20:20 Cork

Maricruz

9st 4lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

disputed lead, led after 3f, headed and lost two places halfway

20/1

8th

8

(11)

22nd Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 3f 55y

17:30 Limerick

Maricruz

9st 6lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

prominent, went third halfway

22/1

33/1

Form: 080-P8

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Not entirely disgraced in a 1m2f handicap here last month but much more needed.

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5

(10)

7th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

North Street

9st 2lb

J: Dean Curran

T: J G Coogan

10-race maiden and unplaced on each start; slowly away and never really involved over C&D last month; needs to find a career best.

16/1

8th

12

(2)

15th Dec 2021

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

North Street

8st 7lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: J G Coogan

Not entirely disgraced in a 1m2f handicap here last month but much more needed.

33/1

8th

7

(14)

19th Nov 2021

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

North Street

9st 5lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: J G Coogan

Yet to reach the frame but sole good run came here when fourth in a maiden last year; bad draw.

16/1

10/1

Form: 84878

Last run: 99 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Not beaten far when fourth at Limerick in June but hasn't built on that; AW debut after three month lay-off.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

6

(12)

11th Feb 2022

Standard

2m 0f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Acqua Di Gioia

9st 5lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Close up in fourth in a middle-distance Limerick maiden last June; 20-1 when down the field in a handicap over 1m4f here in December; looks vulnerable on overall form, though step up in trip may help.

12/1

15

(12)

14th Jan 2022

Standard

2m 0f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Acqua Di Gioia

9st 12lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: D K Weld

First reserve; good fourth in a Limerick maiden in June but has failed to follow up.

9th

9

(9)

15th Dec 2021

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Acqua Di Gioia

9st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Not beaten far when fourth at Limerick in June but hasn't built on that; AW debut after three month lay-off.

10/1

8/1

Form: 7-3035 CD

Last run: 249 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Sole victory in 20 starts came over C&D last year; not seen since fifth in a C&D handicap in April and possibly best watched, although he has run well fresh.

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14th

6

(11)

23rd Mar 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Conor Hogan

9st 11lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

Sole win in 23 starts came over C&D in September 2020; others make a little more appeal on current form; needs to turn the tables on several rivals who have finished in front of him in his most recent races.

10/1

5th

5

(8)

25th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Conor Hogan

9st 13lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Noel Meade

Sole win in 22 starts came over C&D; below his best in two runs this winter but nothing went right for him last week when hampered early and he's been dropped another 2lb; 2lb below his winning mark.

10/1

8th

1

(7)

16th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

13:45 Dundalk (AW)

Conor Hogan

10st 2lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Noel Meade

Sole success came over C&D 17 months ago; well beaten on his return to action after 8 months off here in December; likely to come on for that but others preferred.

10/1

Form: 299007 C

Last run: 149 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Lost his form for John McConnell earlier in the year; not seen since running in a Ballinrobe claimer in July; best watched on his debut for Tom Gibney.

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8th

13

(15)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Blackstone Cliff

8st 13lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Shane Crawley

held up in rear

12/1

10th

8

(17)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Blackstone Cliff

9st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: Shane Crawley

Three-time C&D winner has raced over different trips the last twice, too keen and not getting home over 1m4f latest; back in trip here and not one to rule out despite being 4lb out of handicap.

13/2

Form: 082-00

Last run: 42 days

W: 8st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Chased home Storm Steps in a C&D handicap a year ago but no trace of that form in two starts this autumn; best watched.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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7th

13

(9)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:25 Dundalk (AW)

Bell Manannan

8st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Mark Fahey

Second in a 1m4f handicap here in October 2020; absent since February 2022 and 7lb out of handicap on first start for current trainer.

25/1

5th

10

(8)

11th Feb 2022

Standard

2m 0f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Bell Manannan

8st 7lb

J: Mark Gallagher

T: John C McConnell

Second in a 1m4f handicap here in October 2020; way below that standard in three 2021 runs; 3lb out of the handicap.

33/1

16

(7)

14th Jan 2022

Standard

2m 0f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Bell Manannan

8st 13lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: John C McConnell

Second reserve; second in a 1m4f handicap here 15 months ago but no trace of that since.

20/1

Form: 008407 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 6lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Eight-time AW winner and going down the handicap but would seem a light of other days; hard to fancy.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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12th

12

(6)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Pulsating

8st 12lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Conor O’Dwyer

held up in rear

33/1

8th

5

20th Oct 2022

Good

1m 7f 149y

15:10 Thurles

Pulsating

11st 7lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

never better than mid-division, pushed along and no impression from 3 out

50/1

7th

1

29th Sep 2022

Good

2m 0f 160y

15:35 Clonmel

Pulsating

11st 5lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

towards rear of midfield, midfield 4th, pushed along but no impression before 2 out

28/1

14th
2 (15)
Drakensberg

14/1

Form: 311700 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Four-time AW winner, including twice here in February; form tailed off after that and not much to recommend from his comeback run here two weeks ago; others preferred.

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Date / Going /
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

12

(6)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Drakensberg

9st 4lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: A J Martin

Four-time course winner but missed well over a year and shown nothing in five starts since returning in June.

50/1

9th

2

24th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Drakensberg

12st 3lb

J: Miss H A Smith

T: A J Martin

Grand sort on his day but seems very much out of sorts this year.

14/1

11th

16

(1)

8th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 175y

19:10 Down Royal

Drakensberg

9st 10lb

T: A J Martin

Second reserve; eight-time winner but out the back all four starts this season.

Form: 0-0078

Last run: 218 days

W: 8st 6lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

First reserve; modest form overall, gelded since his last run in May.

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6

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

2m 5f 180y

18:10 Tramore

Mythical Times

11st 12lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: P Cluskey

Low-grade maiden who has failed to complete in three of his last five runs, including chase debut at Navan in December; very much up against it.

100/1

9th

18

10th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 60y

15:10 Limerick

Mythical Times

10st 13lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: P Cluskey

towards rear

50/1

Form: 088096

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 6lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; barely troubled the judge in 16 starts and that is unlikely to change.

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15th

20

(1)

31st May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 4f 110y

19:45 Tipperary

Artistic Work

8st 12lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Thomas Cleary

midfield, pushed along under 3f out, ridden and no impression over 1f out

25/1

10th

13

(8)

20th Apr 2022

Good

1m 6f 70y

18:50 Bellewstown

Artistic Work

8st 11lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Thomas Cleary

8th

13

(5)

1st Apr 2022

Standard

2m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Artistic Work

8st 10lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Thomas Cleary

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Payout
Exacta €233.00
Straight Forecast €187.30
Tricast €1819.60
Trifecta €6951.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Conor Hogan

RP Ratings (IRE):

Newgirlintown

SPOTLIGHT:

Storm Steps

POSTDATA:

No Trouble

The Irish Sun:

Conor Hogan