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15:45 Dundalk (AW)

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Irishinjuredjockeys.com Apprentice Handicap (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5267.86
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 13 runners
  • Win time: 1m 40s
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Irishinjuredjockeys.com Apprentice Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 33028- D BF

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Likely better than record of 1-20 suggests but hard to catch right; didn't have all go entirely smoothly early on when beaten as 5-2fav latest, having previously run second over this same C&D; no surprise if he's in the thick of things again but others arguably more solid.

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8th

7

(11)

8th Dec 2023

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1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Harbanaker

9st 6lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Two of his three wins have come over this C&D; only beaten a length when coming from off the pace here in September but shown very little twice since including when last of 13 over C&D last month.

10/1

13th

7

(10)

3rd Nov 2023

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1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Harbanaker

9st 5lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: James McAuley

C&D winner at the beginning of the year; good run when beaten 1l over C&D in September and unsuited by 7f last week; should go well.

5/1

10th

12

(16)

27th Oct 2023

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0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Harbanaker

9st 0lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: James McAuley

towards rear, some headway when short of room over 1f out, switched left and kept on final furlong, never dangerous

6/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 00714- CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Came good at the ninth attempt to strike at 22-1 here two starts ago, following that up with a respectable fourth here three weeks ago; draw hasn't been overly kind again but should be involved if returning in similar form.

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13th

11

(8)

15th Aug 2022

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1m 0f 0y

14:40 Dundalk (AW)

Riliya

8st 13lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Lee Smyth

held up in behind leaders, pushed along over 4f out, soon reminders, dropped to midfield when ridden and no extra over 2f out, soon weakened

33/1

12/1

  • Place: £4.50

Form: 93490- CD

Last run: 54 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Didn't sign off in top form when drawn wide here in November but is 5lb lower than last win at this venue last February (promoted to first after interference) and could go well; high draw again.

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11th

6

(1)

12th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Barretstown

9st 11lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Both wins have come here including over C&D; encouraging February return effort wasn't backed up fortnight later however so bit to prove now but front-runner has prime draw.

10/1

7th

10

(11)

16th Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Barretstown

9st 9lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

led narrowly, headed but pressed leader after 2f

5/1

6/1

Form: 81455- D

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

Caused 33-1 upset on debut for this stable at Bellewstown last September, not disgraced in two turf efforts that followed; came home well enough here four weeks ago on AW return; should be on the premises again.

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2nd

16

(13)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:20 Leopardstown

Phillys Hope

9st 0lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

took keen hold, midfield, headway 2f out, ridden and briefly disputed lead over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, just held second

10/1

1st

11

(3)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:45 Gowran Park

Phillys Hope

9st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

midfield, switched left and ridden from over 2f out, soon headway on near side of group, led over 1f out, faced strong challenge but kept on strongly inside final furlong, just held on

11/2

15th

13

(17)

20th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Naas

Phillys Hope

9st 1lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: T G McCourt

prominent, ridden under 3f out, weakened up the centre over 1f out

7/1

Form: 00/84-

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Entitled to have needed first start back after 394-day break and did take step forward from that when fourth here last month; possible that stepping up to 1m on this surface could eke out further improvement; needs considering.

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12th

10

(17)

2nd Feb 2022

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0m 7f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Briseuse De Coeur

8st 12lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Andrew Kinirons

Twice placed here two years ago, mixed form at this venue in recent months; others have much stronger credentials at this stage.

16/1

11th

11

(13)

21st Jan 2022

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1m 0f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Briseuse De Coeur

8st 11lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Andrew Kinirons

14-race maiden; hit the frame here a couple of seasons ago but she needs to step up on her recent efforts; while not beaten far (roughly 2l) earlier this month, this is more competitive.

12/1

13

(7)

14th Jan 2022

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1m 0f 0y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Briseuse De Coeur

8st 13lb

J: Dean Curran

T: Andrew Kinirons

0-14 but has shown she retains some ability in recent course starts after a significant absence; may want a return to a shorter trip.

8/1

Form: 08309- CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Two-time course winner gradually coming down the weights and drops in class from latest; last two efforts haven't been her best and blinkers are now tried for the first time; interesting if putting it all together.

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9th

4

(3)

8th Sep 2022

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0m 7f 0y

17:55 Laytown

Helen De Pourtales

10st 3lb

J: W J Lee

T: James McAuley

steadied start, soon towards rear, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, eased final 110yds

16/1

5

(4)

24th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 187y

17:40 Bellewstown

Helen De Pourtales

9st 11lb

J: W J Lee

T: James McAuley

Runner-up in a claimer over C&D last month but struggled since, including in a handicap last time; needs to bounce back.

25/1

16th

3

(12)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Gowran Park

Helen De Pourtales

9st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: James McAuley

midfield, ridden and weakened from over 2f out

8/1

20/1

Form: 90498-

Last run: 49 days

W: 8st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Some promise to be taken from recent efforts but still needs to find extra to get off the mark (yet to hit the frame in 15 starts); blinkered.

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11th

1

10th Mar 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 98y

15:35 Thurles

Camogue Wood

11st 13lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Patrick J Flynn

Modest performer on the Flat but has shown some minor promise over hurdles so far; well below form last time but may do better on handicap bow.

8/1

9th

8

10th Feb 2022

Yielding

1m 7f 159y

14:55 Thurles

Camogue Wood

11st 4lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Patrick J Flynn

Long standing maiden on the Flat; finished fifth in two big field maiden hurdles so far and may have a future in this sphere but he will have more obvious opportunities when sent handicapping.

50/1

5th

2

1st Feb 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:10 Limerick

Camogue Wood

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Patrick J Flynn

Yet to trouble the judge and 0-15 on the level; sole hurdles run was respectable but handicapper in the making.

100/1

16/1

Form: 00907- CD

Last run: 49 days

W: 8st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Not beaten all that far the last twice but hasn't been threatening to hit the target immediately; 9yo probably vulnerable to improver or well-handicapped rival.

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14th

14

(1)

3rd Sep 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

16:50 Navan

Secret Wizard

8st 13lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Paul W Flynn

always towards rear

33/1

14

(6)

25th Aug 2022

Good

1m 6f 0y

17:15 Navan

Secret Wizard

8st 12lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Paul W Flynn

Poor form so far this term; back up in trip and was tailed off on his sole attempt at this sort of distance previously.

40/1

Form: 72340-

Last run: 102 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

0-20 since debut win but needs taking seriously off career-low mark, having threatened to go in on a couple of occasions last August; didn't sign off in best of form but returns in what looks an ordinary race.

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10th

11

(4)

1st Apr 2022

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1m 0f 0y

19:20 Dundalk (AW)

Eloy Damerval

9st 4lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Andrew McNamara

7th

3

(5)

11th Feb 2022

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0m 7f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Eloy Damerval

9st 11lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Andrew McNamara

0-22 since debut win and handicapper has been giving him a chance; capable of winning one of these when all falls right but others more appealing on recent form.

20/1

9th

10

(6)

28th Jan 2022

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0m 7f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Eloy Damerval

9st 4lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Andrew McNamara

Poor win record but ran solidly in a trio of handicaps, including over 1m here, in late August; not disgraced on his return to action over 1m here three weeks ago; more needed.

20/1

33/1

Form: 02000-

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

Slow slarts haven't helped his cause the last twice; handicapper has given him a chance but overall profile not the most encouraging; blinkers tried last time have been replaced with cheekpieces, which he often sports.

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10th

11

(13)

10th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 3f 80y

16:25 Killarney

Benkogambit

8st 12lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Martin Brassil

midfield, pushed along and weakened 2f out (jockey said gelding hung left in the straight)

16/1

17

(7)

7th Oct 2022

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1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Benkogambit

8st 12lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Martin Brassil

Third reserve; maiden after 19 starts and hard to make a case for; 1lb wrong.

14th

9

(5)

13th Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

17:30 Punchestown

Benkogambit

8st 12lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Martin Brassil

dwelt start, pushed along briefly, always towards rear, raced wide when pushed along under 3f out, no impression when bit short of room 1f out

16/1

OUR TIP

10/1

Form: 08008-

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Some smart runs to start her career here in September/October 2020 for Jessica Harrington but didn't quite go on from that as might have been expected; tried over different trips for current connections and probably showed more than bare result suggests last time in 1m2.5f maiden when too keen in first-time cheekpieces; good draw over shorter this time; could play a part.

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8

(1)

10th Feb 2023

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1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Stardayz

9st 8lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Ciaran Murphy

Bounced back from some poor efforts when winning gaining a second C&D win three weeks ago; 6lb higher mark is fine and the inside stall is ideal given that she can make the running.

3/1

1st

10

(9)

20th Jan 2023

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1m 0f 0y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Stardayz

9st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Ciaran Murphy

1-29; sole win came in a C&D fillies' maiden; hard to recommend on recent course outings.

40/1

12th

7

(3)

13th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Stardayz

9st 5lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Ciaran Murphy

Sole win in 28 starts came in a C&D fillies' maiden; returned to form when runner-up over further here in November but well below that form in three runs since; might need further than 1m these days.

16/1

20/1

Form: 70700-

Last run: 245 days

W: 8st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Handicapper has given her a chance in this sort of grade but yet to hit the frame in 11 starts and hasn't been seen for 245 days ahead of stable debut; likely best watched for now.

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6th

8

(3)

4th Feb 2022

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1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Mairead Kate

9st 4lb

J: Jonathan Moore

T: Anthony McCann

Struggling from the basement mark in handicaps and has a very stiff task back in a maiden.

150/1

12th

13

(9)

28th Jan 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Mairead Kate

8st 6lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Anthony McCann

13-race maiden yet to hit the frame; first-time blinkers will need to make a huge difference.

50/1

16

(6)

21st Jan 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Mairead Kate

8st 10lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Anthony McCann

Second reserve; 13-race maiden yet to hit the frame; couldn't beat a rival here on Wednesday and hard to recommend if she gets a run.

13th
14 (2)
Spirituoso

25/1

Form: 72007-

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Good effort here over 1m2.5f in November but hasn't quite progressed from that as hoped, albeit wasn't disgraced last time; others appeal more.

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6th

4

(2)

2nd Dec 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Spirituoso

9st 9lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Lee Smyth

C&D winner; beaten roughly 4l over C&D last month when drawn wider than ideal; can go well again from the same mark with a better draw.

7/1

4th

5

(13)

9th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Spirituoso

9st 10lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Lee Smyth

took keen hold, prominent

10/1

7th

6

(9)

7th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Spirituoso

9st 9lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Lee Smyth

towards rear of midfield, pushed along and headway on outer from over 3f out, midfield when ridden from over 1f out, soon no extra

9/2

Form: 37360-

Last run: 42 days

W: 8st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

0-29 and didn't set the world alight here six weeks ago over 1m2.5f; this drop in trip may help.

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8th

12

(3)

21st Feb 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Basrah Breeze

8st 10lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: E D Delany

0-31 and finished down the field after getting upset in stalls prior to latest start in weak fillies' maiden; opposable.

25/1

8th

3

(11)

4th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Basrah Breeze

9st 4lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: E D Delany

Seventh of 12 on her 30th career start here last week in a 7f maiden; this isn't much easier and she will get better chances back in handicap company.

100/1

Form: 80/0/

Last run: 1076 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

First reserve; likely to come into her own now trying handicap company; RPRs of 53, 51 and 53 when safely held in trio of maidens; handicap bow here off 47 if getting in; major concern is the fact those efforts were in late 2018/early 2019; best watched unless market suggests otherwise on return from 1,076-day absence.

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14

(15)

4th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Halcyon Gal

9st 1lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Patrick J Flynn

Not much to recommend in four starts to date and unlikely to get involved here.

66/1

14th

10

(2)

7th Jan 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Halcyon Gal

8st 12lb

J: Conor Hoban

T: Patrick J Flynn

Modest form in three 2019 maidens and has a 1078-day absence to overcome on handicap debut here.

33/1

15

(15)

5th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Halcyon Gal

8st 13lb

J: Ciara Flynn

T: Patrick J Flynn

First reserve; likely to come into her own now trying handicap company; RPRs of 53, 51 and 53 when safely held in trio of maidens; handicap bow here off 47 if getting in; major concern is the fact those efforts were in late 2018/early 2019; best watched unless market suggests otherwise on return from 1,076-day absence.

Form: 67487-

Last run: 47 days

W: 8st 11lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; 11yo is 1-52 under rules; didn't run badly last time but unsure about him over this short.

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16

(10)

5th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Baby Bellini

8st 11lb

J: Ciara Flynn

T: I Madden

Second reserve; 11yo is 1-52 under rules; didn't run badly last time but unsure about him over this short.

7th

9

(11)

19th Nov 2021

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Baby Bellini

8st 13lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: I Madden

One win from 25 starts over hurdles; placed just once from 18 starts on the level; hard to make a case for.

33/1

15th

13

2nd Nov 2021

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

15:45 Fairyhouse

Baby Bellini

11st 2lb

J: Jack Foley

T: I Madden

One win from 24 starts over hurdles, has failed to reach the first ten on last three runs; good 5lb claimer aboard, otherwise no positives.

33/1

Form: 0/708-

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; sent off 16-5fav for stable debut two starts ago when unable to sustain effort; better effort but still safely held in first-time eye-shields last time; drops in class here and needs respecting if market speaks in his favour, for all he must show more than he has lately.

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13th

9

(2)

16th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:50 Dundalk (AW)

Liquid Luck

9st 5lb

J: Ben Coen

T: John James Feane

midfield

25/1

16

(16)

3rd Mar 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Liquid Luck

8st 8lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: John James Feane

7f winner here early last year; has been struggling over 7f/1m here lately; had placed form over 1m4f at an early stage of his career; second reserve.

12th

11

(7)

27th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Liquid Luck

9st 3lb

J: Jake Coen

T: John James Feane

Sole win in 18 starts came over C&D but lost his way in more recent times and last of 13 over 1m here last week.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta €167.00
Straight Forecast €154.40
Tricast €1741.30
Trifecta €2938.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Riliya

SPOTLIGHT:

Briseuse De Coeur

The Irish Sun:

Helen De Pourtales