January 21 / 17.15 Dundalk (AW)

17.15 Dundalk (AW)

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  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 15 runners
  • Win time: 1m 40s
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Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Mostly cloudy

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.20
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 71328- CD

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Got off the mark with C&D success in October and went close on next two starts; lesser effort here last time but blew the start having been upset in the stalls; probably worth forgiving that having not shown a tendency to miss the break previously but might need a career best to land this.
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4

(11)

23rd Mar 2022

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1m 0f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Royal Scholar

10st 1lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Sarah Lynam

2-9 at this venue; could be in the shake-up again despite 6lb rise for January success which was achieved with a fair degree of comfort; only once out of the first three from his last five appearances here.

11/2

7

(13)

4th Feb 2022

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1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Royal Scholar

9st 12lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Sarah Lynam

C&D winner in October and gained his second career win with another C&D success a fortnight ago; that wasn't a bad race for the grade and it was a career best performance but drawn wider this time and carries 6lb more.

4/1

1st

6

(11)

21st Jan 2022

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1m 0f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Royal Scholar

9st 12lb

J: Shane Crosse

T: Sarah Lynam

Got off the mark with C&D success in October and went close on next two starts; lesser effort here last time but blew the start having been upset in the stalls; probably worth forgiving that having not shown a tendency to miss the break previously but might need a career best to land this.

6/1

16/1

  • Place: £5.40

Form: 6685-0

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Six-race maiden and has failed to improve for a switch to handicaps in recent starts; needs to find improvement for a return to this trip.
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10th

7

(6)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 20y

20:10 Cork

Persian Wolf

9st 8lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Edward Lynam

4th

17

(5)

11th May 2022

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:25 Gowran Park

Persian Wolf

9st 1lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Edward Lynam

100/30

2nd

5

(6)

8th Apr 2022

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1m 2f 150y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Persian Wolf

9st 6lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Edward Lynam

9/1

  • Place: £4.40

Form: 50353- CD

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Four-time C&D winner but hasn't won here since 2017 and he's on a losing run since a turf success in 2019; stayed on okay for third when beaten 2l over C&D last month but left on the same mark and more required in this competitive event.
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6th

13

(12)

16th Feb 2022

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1m 2f 150y

14:20 Dundalk (AW)

Koybig

9st 0lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: David Marnane

Four of his six wins have come on this surface; consistent in handicaps without winning over 1m this winter; evidence over this trip is quite scant but has an each-way chance if he gets home.

8/1

5th

13

(11)

4th Feb 2022

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1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Koybig

9st 5lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: David Marnane

Four-time C&D winner and has hit the frame in three of his last four starts here; while not the force of old, he's probably got another one in him at this sort of level and he is 6lb better off at the weights with Royal Scholar for a 2l defeat two weeks ago.

17/2

3rd

7

(2)

21st Jan 2022

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1m 0f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Koybig

9st 11lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: David Marnane

Four-time C&D winner but hasn't won here since 2017 and he's on a losing run since a turf success in 2019; stayed on okay for third when beaten 2l over C&D last month but left on the same mark and more required in this competitive event.

9/1

Form: 00506-

Last run: 44 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Career best when narrowly denied on handicap debut last year; struggled subsequently but major step back in the right direction when beaten roughly 4l in a maiden last month, despite racing keenly; feasibly treated back in a handicap now and the return to 1m may help him settle better.
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4th

11

(1)

4th Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 15y

14:50 Listowel

Macadam’s Rock

9st 11lb

J: W J Lee

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

soon led, ridden under 2f out, headed but prominent over 1f out, rallied and every chance inside final furlong, weakened towards finish

14/1

1st

1

(2)

8th Apr 2022

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0m 7f 0y

20:20 Dundalk (AW)

Macadam’s Rock

10st 2lb

J: W J Lee

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

10/1

Form: 8500-0

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Yet to hit the frame in eight starts; gelded prior to last week's C&D effort in which he was in the process of running one of his better races before meeting interference; wouldn't have won though and the handicapper hasn't shown him any mercy.
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20th

8

(16)

9th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:45 Leopardstown

Bright Glory

9st 4lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

midfield, ridden over 2f out, weakened gradually from under 2f out

20/1

11th

9

(9)

24th May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Gowran Park

Bright Glory

9st 9lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford

Twelve race maiden has yet to really threaten to bag one, and is readily opposed on the back of two heavy defeats since returning from a 59-day break.

20/1

16

(11)

17th May 2022

Good

1m 0f 31y

19:25 Killarney

Bright Glory

9st 8lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: M Halford

7/1

Form: 6765-2

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
0-21 but posted her best run for a while when beaten a head over C&D earlier this month; this looks tougher and she's 2lb higher with the widest draw; opposable on this occasion.
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11th

18

(8)

30th Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 198y

17:45 Bellewstown

The Bog Bank

9st 1lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

led narrowly or disputed lead, headed over 3f out, ridden and weakened from 2f out

12/1

13th

16

(15)

12th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

15:40 Gowran Park

The Bog Bank

9st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

in touch with leaders on outer, dropped to midfield halfway, raced wide home turn, beaten and weakened quickly from 2f out

25/1

8th

10

(18)

24th May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:20 Gowran Park

The Bog Bank

9st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

27-race maiden but generally consistent and ran another fine race when third behind Hanbags N Gladrags here 20-days ago; deserves a change in fortunes but drawn a lot wider in this one and it could make life tricky.

9/1

Form: 09800-

Last run: 63 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Only win came in a maiden handicap on turf in 2020; he's well handicapped on old form but seems to have lost his way since his switch to Ireland and no signs of a revival in two recent course starts; drops in trip.
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4th

7

(10)

24th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 3y

Class 6

13:45 Yarmouth

Anglo Saxson

9st 0lb

J: George Bass

T: Patrick Owens

prominent, shaken up and made challenge against near rail over 2f out, ridden and no impression over 1f out, not pace to challenge

4/1

3rd

9

(2)

26th May 2022

Soft

1m 0f 3y

Class 6

16:05 Yarmouth

Anglo Saxson

8st 13lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Patrick Owens

4/1

3rd

7

(8)

27th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 210y

Class 6

19:50 Brighton

Anglo Saxson

9st 4lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Patrick Owens

6/1

Form: 445-03

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Has looked capable at times, including when third in a C&D handicap last week (well backed); however, now 0-17 and he's only been dropped 1lb.
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13th

5

(1)

6th Apr 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

18:20 Leopardstown

Anjah

9st 5lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

6th

7

(11)

1st Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:20 Dundalk (AW)

Anjah

9st 8lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

4th

8

(5)

23rd Mar 2022

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1m 2f 150y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Anjah

9st 10lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: James McAuley

0-19 record is a worry, as is latest defeat behind his stablemate and re-opposing Hightown Heights on his recent visit here, although worth noting he was marginally more the fancied of the pair in the market that day; should hold his own and looks a place possible.

14/1

28/1

Form: 0907-8 CD

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Dual C&D winner but no wins for nearly three years and only eighth of 13 when returned to this C&D earlier in month; bit to prove at present.
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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

Form: 45542- CD BF

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Showed nothing on hurdle debut last time but had previously been in good form on the Flat when narrowly denied over C&D last month; 1lb rise is lenient and both his wins have come over C&D; ought to go well.
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10th

2

(6)

5th Jun 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Listowel

Kudbegood

9st 13lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: P J F Murphy

prominent, pressed leaders when pushed along 2f out, soon outpaced and lost position, dropped to midfield when ridden and weakened 1f out

14/1

7th

2

(5)

24th May 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:20 Gowran Park

Kudbegood

10st 1lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: P J F Murphy

Missed the break when a disappointing favourite at Dundalk; 0-28 turf but placed ten times and is not without a squeak if fully wound up here on stable debut on the back of a 123-day absence.

20/1

10th

2

(7)

21st Jan 2022

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1m 0f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Kudbegood

10st 1lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Matthew J Smith

Showed nothing on hurdle debut last time but had previously been in good form on the Flat when narrowly denied over C&D last month; 1lb rise is lenient and both his wins have come over C&D; ought to go well.

3/1

Form: 0/84-5

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
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.
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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

Standard

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

50/1

Form: 09000-

Last run: 70 days

W: 8st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Nine-race maiden and hasn't come close to making the frame; hard to recommend.
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12th

13

(1)

21st Jan 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Sioux Grit

8st 11lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Gavin Cromwell

Nine-race maiden and hasn't come close to making the frame; hard to recommend.

50/1

17

(5)

5th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:15 Dundalk (AW)

Sioux Grit

9st 0lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Gavin Cromwell

Third reserve; drop back in trip after racing handily over 1m2.5f latest looks a good move but hard to take major encouragement from 4yo filly's overall profile.

10th

14

(10)

12th Nov 2021

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Sioux Grit

8st 8lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Gavin Cromwell

0-8 and struggled since switching to handicaps on last two starts; off 100 days.

40/1

13th
14 (3)
Spirituoso

50/1

Form: 007-00

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Won on Polytrack for George Margarson in Britain but has generally struggled so far this winter and well held in weaker races than this of late.
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10th

11

(6)

1st Jul 2022

Good

1m 3f 208y

20:30 Bellewstown

Spirituoso

9st 3lb

J: Joe Doyle

T: Lee Smyth

took keen hold, towards rear of midfield, headway from over 3f out, midfield when ridden 2f out, kept on but no extra inside final furlong

7/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0030-7 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Very well handicapped on old form but not the force of old and didn't seem to have any excuses over C&D last week, despite coming in for some market support.
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5th

4

(10)

12th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

15:05 Gowran Park

Never Back Down

9st 9lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

prominent, led 5f out, joined from 3f out, ridden when headed from 2f out, outpaced and no impression from 1f out, weakened and lost fourth towards finish

6/1

Form: 069-98 D

Last run: 2 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
First reserve; won on turf in Britain last year but seems on a stiff mark for what she's achieved since and she was well held here on Wednesday.
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13

(6)

25th Feb 2022

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1m 0f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Raajihah

9st 0lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Winner for Bill Turner in Britain; modest handicap form here and no chance on ratings.

50/1

11th

6

(9)

2nd Feb 2022

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0m 7f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Raajihah

9st 5lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Won over 1m on turf in Britain last year; well below best on first two Irish appearances; blinkers now instead of cheekpieces, tongue-tie as normal.

25/1

15

(8)

21st Jan 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Raajihah

9st 6lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Keith Henry Clarke

First reserve; won on turf in Britain last year but seems on a stiff mark for what she's achieved since and she was well held here on Wednesday.

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Payout
Exacta €760.00
Straight Forecast €786.80
Tricast €6967.30
Trifecta €11030.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Persian Wolf

SPOTLIGHT:

Macadam's Rock

POSTDATA:

Anjah

The Irish Sun:

Kudbegood