February 04 / 17.00 Dundalk (AW)

17.00 Dundalk (AW)

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  • Prize money: £4957.98
  • 1m 2f 150y
  • 17 runners
  • Win time: 2m 17s
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Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Cloudy

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £20.50
  • Place: £5.90

Form: 0315-0 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Narrowly justified favouritism over this trip here in November; below his best last twice over 1m4f and is likely to appreciate the drop back in distance.
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10

(4)

21st Jun 2022

Good

1m 2f 38y

19:50 Sligo

Kartayaz

9st 1lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: John C McConnell

25/1

13th

4

(5)

23rd Apr 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 3f 55y

17:30 Limerick

Kartayaz

9st 7lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: John C McConnell

10/1

7th

8

(12)

3rd Apr 2022

Good

1m 2f 40y

16:57 Cork

Kartayaz

9st 3lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Has won twice on AW this winter over a similar trip but an 8lb rise for his latest success might have found him out when well held at Dundalk last week; draw not ideal; best form on turf has come on testing ground.

8/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: 9096-1 CD

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 1lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Ten-time scorer and showed that he had something left when landing a C&D handicap last month; up 6lb for that which makes this quite a tough ask but he could make a good fist of it.
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13th

2

(16)

25th Mar 2022

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1m 2f 150y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Munfallet

10st 1lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: D P Coakley

Gained the most recent of his 10 wins in a C&D handicap in January; below his best off a 10lb higher mark here two weeks ago but didn't get the run of the race; should do better here.

8/1

6th

1

(9)

11th Mar 2022

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1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Munfallet

10st 2lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: D P Coakley

Veteran ended a long losing sequence with a C&D win in early-January, the tenth success of an 83-race career; ran another good race when second five weeks ago; has gone up an aggregate 10lb and may find a few too good now.

13/2

2nd

2

(2)

4th Feb 2022

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1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Munfallet

10st 1lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: D P Coakley

Ten-time scorer and showed that he had something left when landing a C&D handicap last month; up 6lb for that which makes this quite a tough ask but he could make a good fist of it.

8/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 00421- CD

Last run: 63 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Made most to win a C&D handicap last month; up 7lb for that but has to be 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

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1m 2f 150y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Dr Patrick

9st 5lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: Luke Comer

12/1

Form: 730-25

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Chased home Munfallet here last month; ran to a similar level when upped to 1m4f two weeks later; filly in decent form and likely to give a good account once more.
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14th

8

(4)

25th Mar 2022

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1m 2f 150y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Final Fantasy

9st 6lb

J: Colin Keane

T: T G McCourt

Yet to win in Ireland but she has been running consistently of late; probably ran too badly to be true here on Wednesday; stays this trip and has a chance of being involved; also engaged 6.30 Dundalk Wednesday.

12/1

13th

7

(14)

23rd Mar 2022

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1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Final Fantasy

9st 5lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Three-time AW winner in Britain; consistent form of late but needs to find a bit extra judged on two fourth placings over shorter trips here last month; British wins were all gained over 1m; not beaten far in fifth over C&D three starts backs.

10/1

4th

9

(11)

21st Feb 2022

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1m 0f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Final Fantasy

9st 5lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Three time AW winner in Britain; consistent form of late here, second in a 1m2f handicap last month and a close fifth over 1m4f two weeks later; below her best last time and drops back to 1m here to see if she can settle better; has a chance if she can.

5/1

14/1

Form: 120-59

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Won twice on turf last summer; started slowly a couple of times but no real change in her fortunes when ridden very prominently here last month; others preferred.
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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

4/1

Form: 685-02

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Put in his best effort when blinkers were removed here last time, finishing strongly to be runner-up in a 1m handicap two weeks ago; step up in trip looks likely to suit and can help continue his progression.
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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

Form: 750-63

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Won a turf handicap at Clonmel in September but had not managed to build on that before finishing a fine third over C&D two weeks ago; a reproduction would see him go close.
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11th

18

(12)

10th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Fairyhouse

She’s Good Company

8st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

towards rear of midfield, ridden 2f out, soon bit short of room towards near side and slightly hampered, kept on final 110yds

50/1

7th

12

(12)

4th Feb 2022

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1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

She’s Good Company

9st 6lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Won a turf handicap at Clonmel in September but had not managed to build on that before finishing a fine third over C&D two weeks ago; a reproduction would see him go close.

13/2

Form: 5165-5 CD

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Off the mark at the 11th attempt with a C&D success here in November; has run okay in defeat since and likely to do so again here over probably his best trip.
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15th

13

(24)

16th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 1f 70y

19:20 Leopardstown

Pro Bono

9st 3lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Patrick Joseph Hayes

never better than mid-division, ridden under 2f out, weakened 1f out

33/1

9th

18

(21)

11th May 2022

Good

1m 6f 0y

17:25 Gowran Park

Pro Bono

9st 0lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Patrick Joseph Hayes

Form: 0090-7

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
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.
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17

(2)

25th Feb 2022

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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

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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

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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

OUR TIP

Form: 330/9-

Last run: 51 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Showed modest ability for Jane Chapple-Hyam; well beaten on his sole run for Ross O'Sullivan here in December; blinkers will need to bring about a transformation.
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10th

1

(14)

4th Feb 2022

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1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Flight Path

10st 2lb

J: Mark Gallagher

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Showed modest ability for Jane Chapple-Hyam; well beaten on his sole run for Ross O'Sullivan here in December; blinkers will need to bring about a transformation.

33/1

9th

2

(8)

15th Dec 2021

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1m 4f 0y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Flight Path

9st 11lb

J: Mark Gallagher

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Gradually progressive in a trio of maidens last year for Jane Chapple-Hyam before disappointing on his final start; debuts for Ross O'Sullivan after a year off and is probably best watched.

14/1

10/1

Form: /0738-

Last run: 183 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Looked progressive when a close third in a Leopardstown handicap in July; not seen since running respectably at the same venue a month later; might be best watched this time but has a future.
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14th

15

(4)

31st May 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 110y

17:15 Tipperary

Freepark

9st 9lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

midfield, lost position and towards rear halfway, pushed along and became detached under 2f out

100/1

13th

11

(2)

24th May 2022

Yielding

1m 1f 100y

16:50 Gowran Park

Freepark

9st 2lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Maiden's best runs have come at around this trip in Leopardstown handicaps; testing ground against him latest, sure to appreciate this better ground; loads to find on ratings but could go well.

14/1

15

(8)

13th May 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:00 Leopardstown

Freepark

8st 9lb

J: Alan Persse

T: John C McConnell

Form: 2923-8

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Probably marginally better on turf than AW, went closest in a Navan handicap in September; decent run in a C&D contest in December before running okay over 1m4f two weeks ago; blinkers on; others preferred.
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12th

3

(11)

4th Feb 2022

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1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Victory March

10st 0lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Probably marginally better on turf than AW, went closest in a Navan handicap in September; decent run in a C&D contest in December before running okay over 1m4f two weeks ago; blinkers on; others preferred.

12/1

8th

2

(9)

21st Jan 2022

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1m 4f 0y

15:40 Dundalk (AW)

Victory March

9st 13lb

J: D G Hogan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Still a maiden but went very close in a couple of turf handicaps last year and ran well over 1m2f here last month; pulled up in a handicap hurdle at Limerick since but that was on very heavy ground; should be much more at home tonight and certainly has the ability to be a factor.

8/1

Form: 0000-0

Last run: 2 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Third reserve; showed ability for John McConnell last year but best watched this time.
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11th

16

(19)

25th Apr 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:15 Naas

Samaritaine

8st 12lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

25/1

5th

14

(4)

8th Apr 2022

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1m 2f 150y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Samaritaine

8st 12lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

13th

17

(4)

4th Feb 2022

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1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Samaritaine

9st 3lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

Third reserve; showed ability for John McConnell last year but best watched this time.

Form: 0034-0 BF

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
In the frame over C&D twice before a very poor effort behind Munfallet here last month; clearly better than that and should fare considerably better here.
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12th

17

(17)

16th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 1f 70y

19:20 Leopardstown

Here’s Hoping

8st 13lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Tracey Collins

towards rear, some headway under 2f out, ran on well inside final furlong, never near to challenge

25/1

6th

17

(14)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 20y

20:10 Cork

Here’s Hoping

8st 12lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: Tracey Collins

19

(14)

11th May 2022

Good

1m 1f 100y

15:50 Gowran Park

Here’s Hoping

8st 8lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Tracey Collins

Form: 80/0/0

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 1lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Not much to recommend in four starts to date and unlikely to get involved here.
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14

(15)

4th Feb 2022

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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

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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

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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: 0952-0

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
First reserve; touched off over C&D in December before a very poor effort last time.
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5th

4

(5)

30th Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 198y

18:20 Bellewstown

Dinamine

10st 0lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: David Peter Dunne

midfield, pushed along 3f out, ridden and headway 1f out, kept on well towards finish, not reach leaders

6/1

4th

13

(18)

11th May 2022

Good

1m 1f 100y

15:50 Gowran Park

Dinamine

9st 2lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: David Peter Dunne

16/1

Form: 70-970 CD

Last run: 2 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Second reserve; winner here in November but well beaten since after a series of slow starts, including here on Wednesday.
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3rd

10

(17)

1st Jul 2022

Good

1m 3f 208y

20:30 Bellewstown

Magi Gal

9st 4lb

J: Kyanna Van Buuren

T: John C McConnell

raced wide, slowly into stride, towards rear and pushed along briefly, midfield before halfway, headway and pressed leaders over 3f out, soon pushed along, ridden over 2f out, soon edged right, no extra but kept on final 110yds

20/1

7th

5

(3)

18th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 175y

17:05 Down Royal

Magi Gal

9st 9lb

J: Kyanna Van Buuren

T: John C McConnell

slowly away, towards rear, headway on outer 3f out, midfield and raced wide when ridden under 2f out, soon no extra

33/1

1st

5

3rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 100y

17:25 Down Royal

Magi Gal

11st 5lb

J: Cian Walsh

T: John C McConnell

prominent, disputed lead before 3 out, led narrowly when mistake 3 out, pushed along when hung left and ridden before 2 out, hard pressed but kept on well run-in, always doing enough

11/8

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Persian Wolf

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Persian Wolf

POSTDATA:

Persian Wolf

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Persian Wolf