January 28 / 17.00 Dundalk (AW)

17.00 Dundalk (AW)

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  • Prize money: £5701.68
  • 1m 2f 150y
  • 17 runners
  • Win time: 2m 18s
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Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Scattered showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £21.10
  • Place: £5.80

Form: 0053-6 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Four-time winner, most recently at Naas in August and back to form with a trio of decent runs in handicaps here last month; should go well.
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3rd

11

(1)

28th Jun 2022

Yielding

1m 2f 44y

19:10 Roscommon

Dare To Flare

9st 4lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

took keen hold, prominent on inner, pressed leaders when pushed along over 2f out, soon ridden and not clear run when bumped, switched left and ran on from over 1f out

9/1

10th

2

11th Apr 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Tramore

Dare To Flare

11st 12lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Andrew Slattery

28

(16)

26th Mar 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

16:16 Curragh

Dare To Flare

8st 7lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Andrew Slattery

First reserve; decent performer at a lower level with five wins on the board; sixth at Dundalk on Wednesday; 7lb out of handicap.

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  • Place: £6.70

Form: 10016- CD

Last run: 42 days

W: 8st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; beat stablemate Dr Patrick over C&D in November; disappointing here last month.
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15th

12

(5)

1st Jul 2022

Good

1m 3f 208y

20:30 Bellewstown

Clueless Hill

9st 2lb

J: Sean Davis

T: Luke Comer

towards rear of midfield, towards rear halfway, ridden over 3f out, soon no impression

12/1

2nd

15

(16)

10th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Fairyhouse

Clueless Hill

9st 0lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

midfield, in touch with leaders going okay on inner 3f out, soon switched left and headway when pushed along, keeping on when ridden 2f out, kept on well towards near side inside final furlong, went second but held final strides

10/1

6th

14

(6)

23rd May 2022

Yielding

1m 3f 179y

19:30 Roscommon

Clueless Hill

8st 10lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

Just 1-23 on turf but has been knocking on the door since an AW win at Dundalk in November; another solid run when runner-up at Leopardstown 10 days ago and while a 3lb rise isn't ideal, he's a solid each-way contender.

4/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 0657-1 CD

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
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.
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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

Standard

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

Standard

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

12/1

Form: 3037-3

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Returned from over a year's absence in October and fairly consistent since, including when third to Kingslayer earlier this month; has the worst of the draw to contend with.
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10th

5

(6)

16th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

13:10 Dundalk (AW)

Wonder Spirit

9st 9lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Noel Meade

Not beaten far in a pair of 1m2f handicaps here last month; not at his best so far over 1m4f but respected on his last couple of runs.

7/1

4th

14

(17)

28th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Wonder Spirit

9st 1lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Noel Meade

Returned from over a year's absence in October and fairly consistent since, including when third to Kingslayer earlier this month; has the worst of the draw to contend with.

12/1

3rd

7

(14)

5th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Wonder Spirit

9st 10lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Noel Meade

Placed on soft ground at Gowran in October but showed that he handles this surface fine when good third over this trip on penultimate start; not as good over 1m latest but will be better back up in distance although draw unkind.

6/1

9/2

Form: 5636-3 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Dual winner here and ran well in first-time blinkers when a staying-on third in a C&D handicap three weeks ago; headgear is left on today and has a definite chance despite an unfavourable draw.
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15th

8

(6)

24th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

19:18 Curragh

Tooreen Angel

9st 7lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: J A Stack

towards rear of midfield, pushed along under 3f out, no impression over 1f out

20/1

9th

3

(11)

27th May 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:50 Fairyhouse

Tooreen Angel

9st 13lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: J A Stack

8/1

7th

15

(7)

8th May 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:35 Leopardstown

Tooreen Angel

8st 11lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: J A Stack

Form: 65145- CD

Last run: 51 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Off the mark over C&D in October and not beaten far last twice, the latest behind Lord McZie last month; each-way chance from the inside draw with an in-form rider booked.
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14th

10

(5)

12th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

9st 6lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Gerard O’Leary

Got off the mark with a course win in October and has been consistent since, not beaten far in any of his five runs; beaten just half a length over C&D last time and only nudged up 1lb for this; another one of these should fall his way.

6/1

2nd

13

(4)

4th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

9st 6lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Gerard O’Leary

Course winner over extended 1m2f last October; should enter calculations following C&D third on latest; Chateau Musar among those behind then.

6/1

3rd

10

(13)

11th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

9st 12lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Gerard O’Leary

Step up to 1m4f probably worth a try on latest evidence when keeping on in sixth after being squeezed up (wasn't an unlucky loser); Colin Keane booked for the first time; each-way claims.

8/1

Form: 060-

Last run: 100 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Improved from his debut when sixth in a Roscommon maiden but it was a backwards step when tailed off at Navan since.
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13th

13

(9)

4th Mar 2022

Standard

2m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Vinland

10st 13lb

J: Mr T Hamilton

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Needs to find plenty of improvement from his handicap debut over the extended 1m2f here; relatively unexposed sort from a stable with an excellent record at this venue,

12/1

7th

7

(2)

28th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Vinland

9st 10lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Improved from his debut when sixth in a Roscommon maiden but it was a backwards step when tailed off at Navan since.

12/1

15

(5)

19th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

15:50 Dundalk (AW)

Vinland

9st 9lb

J: J Cleary

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

First reserve; improved from his debut when sixth in a Roscommon maiden but it was a backwards step when tailed off at Navan since.

8/1

Form: 70471- CD

Last run: 51 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Back to form when stepped up to 1m2f in a handicap here last month; up 4lb but won off this mark over 5f last month; very versatile performer and one for the shortlist here.
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13th

2

(5)

8th Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

20:10 Cork

Lord McZie

10st 2lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Ray Hackett

towards rear, ridden when minor headway 2f out, kept on

14/1

11th

17

(10)

6th May 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Cork

Lord McZie

9st 0lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Ray Hackett

First reserve; effective at a range of trips and only beaten roughly 3l at Limerick last time; tough looking mark though.

7th

15

(9)

23rd Apr 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

15:24 Limerick

Lord McZie

9st 1lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Ray Hackett

Form: 0020-4

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Not the most consistent in maidens with the odd good run including in first-time cheekpieces here two weeks ago; others preferred but no real surprise should she be good enough to get involved.
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13th

12

(5)

16th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

14:20 Dundalk (AW)

Mads Black Eights

9st 2lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Matthew J Smith

A couple of good runs in C&D maidens but not entirely consistent; not disgraced on her handicap debut last month but others more likely.

20/1

9th

11

(6)

28th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Mads Black Eights

9st 6lb

J: Shane Crosse

T: Matthew J Smith

Not the most consistent in maidens with the odd good run including in first-time cheekpieces here two weeks ago; others preferred but no real surprise should she be good enough to get involved.

16/1

4th

9

(6)

14th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Mads Black Eights

9st 5lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Matthew J Smith

200-1 when second in a C&D maiden on her stable debut last month; her other form is worthless; has a chance if she can reproduce that sole effort in first-time cheekpieces.

10/1

Form: 0070-3 CD

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
First reserve; back to form when third over C&D last month; down another 2lb and should go well.
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10th

15

(11)

28th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Blackstone Cliff

9st 1lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Thomas Gibney

First reserve; back to form when third over C&D last month; down another 2lb and should go well.

3rd

1

(12)

19th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:50 Dundalk (AW)

Blackstone Cliff

10st 2lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Thomas Gibney

Won twice over C&D last winter but seemed to lose his way in the summer on turf and no signs of a revival on yard debut last month; needs to come on for that and a return to this shorter trip may help.

14/1

11th

8

(7)

15th Dec 2021

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Blackstone Cliff

9st 3lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Thomas Gibney

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.

20/1

Form: 15-224 C BF

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
C&D winner last month and has gone close a couple of times since; comes here in good form and likely to be thereabouts although not favourably drawn.
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10th

16

(17)

24th May 2022

Yielding

1m 1f 100y

16:50 Gowran Park

House Of Kings

8st 10lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

Wins have been at 7f-1m4f so clearly versatile; beaten a long way in recent starts however so has a bit to prove; wide draw too.

10/1

13th

6

(1)

17th May 2022

Good

1m 2f 84y

19:10 Sligo

House Of Kings

9st 4lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: James McAuley

13th

13

(10)

6th Apr 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

15:40 Leopardstown

House Of Kings

9st 10lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: James McAuley

20/1

Form: 230-59

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Hasn't won since her maiden success at Cork in 2020; made a promising start for this yard with a couple of placed efforts but not at the same level since and she has stamina to prove at this trip.
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11th

3

(4)

12th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Malaysian

10st 0lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: James McAuley

Maiden winner at two but hasn't gone on since then; placed over C&D on first couple of outings for this yard in the autumn but regressive since and didn't show much after a break at Gowran last week.

20/1

12th

14

(1)

7th Apr 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Gowran Park

Malaysian

8st 7lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: James McAuley

12th

12

(16)

28th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Malaysian

9st 6lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: James McAuley

Hasn't won since her maiden success at Cork in 2020; made a promising start for this yard with a couple of placed efforts but not at the same level since and she has stamina to prove at this trip.

20/1

Form: 00598-

Last run: 44 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Won twice for Hugo Palmer, including over 1m2f on AW; yet to produce his best for his current stable though showed a glimpse over 1m last time; others preferred.
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9th

2

8th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:35 Wexford

Convertible

11st 12lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Anthony McCann

midfield, mistake 4 out, ridden and weakened from 3 out

25/1

6th

1

3rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

17:25 Down Royal

Convertible

11st 12lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Anthony McCann

midfield, reminder after 4th, in touch with leaders when pushed along before 3 out, ridden after 3 out, soon no impression

40/1

9th

1

3rd May 2022

Good

2m 1f 26y

16:50 Ballinrobe

Convertible

11st 12lb

J: Richard Condon

T: Anthony McCann

Won on the Polytrack in Britain for Hugo Palmer but has lost his way in recent times; down the field at Dundalk and hard to see him involved; others preferred.

50/1

Form: 0/0-00

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Has beaten one horse in three starts since joining this yard and very hard to fancy.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

9

(8)

8th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Roibeard

9st 2lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Ronald O’Leary

12th

16

(10)

25th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Roibeard

9st 7lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Ronald O’Leary

Second reserve; completely out of form since returning from a year off; makes no appeal.

14th

13

(3)

28th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Roibeard

9st 5lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Ronald O’Leary

Has beaten one horse in three starts since joining this yard and very hard to fancy.

50/1

Form: 708-16 C BF

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Had enough speed to win a 7f handicap here three weeks ago and ran to a similar level when a close sixth over 1m here last week; stays 1m4f so very versatile as to trip and unlikely to be too far away, even if his draw could have been kinder.
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16th

11

(6)

2nd May 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

16:40 Curragh

Liquid Luck

9st 7lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: John James Feane

14/1

11th

13

(12)

23rd Apr 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

14:50 Limerick

Liquid Luck

9st 3lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: John James Feane

8th

1

(4)

4th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Liquid Luck

10st 2lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: John James Feane

Got off the mark over 7f here on his penultimate start and not a bad run in defeat when sixth of ten over C&D 16 days ago; however, no obvious excuses and he will need further progress to defy this mark; might want a return to further.

10/1

Form: 7/119- C

Last run: 185 days

W: 9st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Won a pair of 2m handicaps here early last year; mostly campaigned over hurdles since without success; trip likely to be on the short side and others look more likely.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10

(4)

28th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Falak

9st 7lb

J: Daniel King

T: John C McConnell

Won a pair of 2m handicaps here early last year; mostly campaigned over hurdles since without success; trip likely to be on the short side and others look more likely.

14/1

17th

14

27th Dec 2021

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:20 Leopardstown

Falak

10st 3lb

J: Denis O’Regan

T: John C McConnell

Won twice on the Flat earlier this year but hasn't won over hurdles since September 2019; decent run when second at Kilbeggan in September but disappointed at Perth since.

16/1

6th

3

22nd Sep 2021

Good To Soft

2m 7f 207y

Class 3

14:00 Perth

Falak

11st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: John C McConnell

Won twice over 2m on the Flat early in 2021, and he ran close to his hurdles best when a never-nearer second of 12 at Kilbeggan (2m, good) 19 days ago; unproven beyond 2m5f but he shapes as if he'll stay 3m; big player for stable with an excellent record with its British raiders.

3/1

Form: 00421- CD

Last run: 56 days

W: 8st 11lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; made most to win a C&D handicap last month; respected from an in-form yard.
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12th

9

(4)

9th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 1f 0y

19:45 Leopardstown

Dr Patrick

9st 4lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

led, headed but prominent after 2f, led again 3f out, pushed along over 2f out, went clear when ridden under 2f out, headed over 1f out, weakening when badly hampered and eased inside final furlong (jockey said horse was badly hampered in the straight and had to be eased)

16/1

6th

6

(7)

8th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Dr Patrick

9st 5lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Luke Comer

2nd

9

(5)

25th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Dr Patrick

9st 5lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Luke Comer

Beat Arctic Blaze here in December; up 7lb for that and ran well when third to Kartayaz here last month before disappointing over 1m4f last time; others preferred.

12/1

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Payout
Exacta €3376.00
Straight Forecast €2672.80
Tricast €19278.50
Trifecta €0.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Tooreen Angel

POSTDATA:

Cursory Exam

RP Ratings (IRE):

Liquid Luck

The Irish Sun:

House Of Kings