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  • 13 runners
  • Win time: 1m 40s
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Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Mostly cloudy

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.30
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 564-14 CD BF

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Comes here in good form, readily landing a C&D handicap last month before running at least as well under a 9lb penalty a week later; has a little to do on ratings but certainly one to consider.

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

13th

9

(16)

7th Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 175y

17:20 Bellewstown

Adapt To Dan

9st 12lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: Lee Smyth

Won an AW claimer at the start of last year but became inconsistent and was well held on last month's return; tough draw to overcome here but his best turf effort came at this venue.

12/1

14/1

  • Place: £7.20

Form: 44524-

Last run: 209 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Some reasonable handicap and maiden form in Britain for Tim Easterby; beaten out of sight in a Grade 3 juvenile hurdle at Fairyhouse in November on his sole stable start; very difficult to assess and probably best watched.

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Verdict Starting price

6th

9

(12)

16th Sep 2023

Good

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

13:40 Bath

Cedar Rapids

10st 9lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Micky Hammond

Continues to drop down the weights but has poor 1-30 strike-rate and hasn't been shaping of late as though a win is imminent.

25/1

8th

10

(10)

29th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

14:15 Ripon

Cedar Rapids

8st 9lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

took keen hold, prominent, led after 2f, increased tempo and 3 lengths ahead over 3f out, much reduced lead 2f out, headed over 1f out, soon weakened

33/1

7th

2

(2)

26th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 4f 13y

Class 6

16:30 Catterick

Cedar Rapids

9st 8lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

Creditable fourth on stable debut (1m2f, soft) at Ripon in May but not in such good form more recently; well treated now but a bit to prove.

8/1

20/1

  • Place: £5.40

Form: -04019 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Has ability but inconsistent; readily landed a C&D handicap three weeks ago before running no race under an 11lb penalty over 7f a week later; others preferred.

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8

(1)

10th Feb 2023

Standard

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

Standard

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

33/1

Form: 58-000 C

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Landed a pair of handicaps here a year ago but no encouragement to be gleaned from his last three efforts here; others preferred.

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7th

5

(4)

18th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:05 Gowran Park

No Patience

9st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

soon led, ridden and headed under 2f out, weakened final furlong

14/1

6th

5

(17)

31st Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:50 Galway

No Patience

9st 13lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: John C McConnell

Won over this trip at Roscommon in May; placed over 1m at the festival here in July but not as good since; handles soft but probably better on a sound surface; one of three runners for John McConnell.

20/1

15th

6

(14)

15th Oct 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

15:10 Leopardstown

No Patience

9st 12lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: John C McConnell

midfield, pushed along when short of room and lost position over 1f out, soon no extra

16/1

Form: 490-26 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Not a model of consistency but put in his best effort for the stable when overhauled late in a C&D handicap last month; claims on that form.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

16

(3)

20th May 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

19:10 Curragh

Godhead

8st 10lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: James McAuley

15/2

2nd

2

(15)

13th May 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Leopardstown

Godhead

10st 2lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: James McAuley

1st

8

(2)

20th Apr 2022

Good

0m 7f 180y

15:30 Bellewstown

Godhead

9st 4lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: John C McConnell

OUR TIP

Form: 30806-

Last run: 72 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Some respectable runs without quite threatening in trio of starts at this venue during the current campaign and handicapper is gradually giving him a chance; looks up against it here though on ratings; cheekpieces tried.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14th

5

(14)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Fastman

9st 4lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Losing run since winning over 1m at Bellewstown in September 2022; short of room and ran about in a 1m handicap two weeks ago on stable debut; could go well though.

12/1

6th

5

(14)

8th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Fastman

9st 7lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Losing run since winning over 1m at Bellewstown in September 2022; needs to improve on his distant fifth in a claimer here last month; new yard.

10/1

5th

7

(11)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:55 Dundalk (AW)

Fastman

9st 2lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Three turf wins all on a sound surface; 0-12 at this venue, second three times; solid form initially this year but unplaced on last seven outings, blinkered for the first time.

20/1

Form: 61804/

Last run: 539 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner for David O'Meara, last time off a mark of 79; stable debut after an absence of 17 months and probably best watched.

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12

(9)

8th Sep 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:55 Laytown

Mischief Star

11st 11lb

J: Mr Derek O’Connor

T: James McAuley

Second reserve; in good fettle this term including three wins in claimers; has an AW success to his name at Wolverhampton; could go well if getting in.

4th

2

(13)

15th Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 47y

17:30 Roscommon

Mischief Star

9st 11lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: James McAuley

prominent, soon raced in second, led 3f out, ridden and headed under 2f out, weakened final furlong

5/1

2nd

1

(1)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 15y

16:45 Leopardstown

Mischief Star

9st 11lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

raced in second, led over 2f out, soon pushed along, ridden over 1f out, headed but kept on well inside final furlong, held towards finish

9/4

Form: 4-0234 C

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Improved display in first-time blinkers over C&D last month; has run to a similar level back at 7f last twice; this is tougher but a consistent filly and should run her race even from a bad draw.

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2nd

1

(3)

9th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Crystal Dawn

9st 10lb

J: Tommie Jakes

T: Jessica Macey

Has something to find on her two Wolverhampton efforts for new yard but holds possibilities if she takes well to first-time cheekpieces; C&D winner off this mark last year.

11/2

10th

12

(8)

26th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Crystal Dawn

9st 4lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: Jessica Macey

Conditions to suit and there were some encouraging signs behind Major Gatsby on her stable debut 17 days ago; each-way claims.

16/1

5th

3

(5)

9th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Crystal Dawn

9st 7lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: Jessica Macey

Does well at this time of year, going back to her Irish days, and off the same mark as when winning over C&D last October; couple of costly defeats for Ronald Thompson over C&D in the summer but her new yard is in form, so she's considered.

5/1

Form: 5-8710 C

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Has won two claimers at this venue, most recently over 1m2f last month; well below par in a handicap over the same trip last week and back to 1m here; others preferred.

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8th

3

(10)

23rd Mar 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Hightown Heights

10st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: James McAuley

Won a similar contest over C&D in January; not so good in the interim, including in claiming company the last twice, but ratings alone entitle her to stake a big claim and stable can do little wrong of late; sporting chance.

5/1

8th

4

(8)

4th Mar 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:55 Dundalk (AW)

Hightown Heights

9st 13lb

J: Colin Keane

T: James McAuley

Won a 1m2f claimer here in January and below par twice since; has only ever tackled a trip this short once before; respected with champion jockey booked but others preferred.

6/1

9th

4

(7)

25th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Hightown Heights

9st 12lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: James McAuley

Has won two claimers at this venue, most recently over 1m2f last month; well below par in a handicap over the same trip last week and back to 1m here; others preferred.

13/2

Form: 4732-4 C BF

Last run: 51 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Seven wins and numerous placed efforts to his credit; touched off in a 7f handicap here off 83 in December; disappointed in a claimer here last month but much better judged on his previous form and ideally drawn.

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13th

10

(6)

30th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:30 Dundalk (AW)

War Hero

9st 4lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

Course specialist but regressive of late and plenty to find despite reduced mark; jockey booking encouraging.

14/1

17

(16)

23rd Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:00 Dundalk (AW)

War Hero

8st 10lb

J: Kyanna Van Buuren

T: James McAuley

Third reserve; course specialist but disappointed here a fortnight ago and tough draw this time.

13th

4

(1)

9th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:15 Dundalk (AW)

War Hero

9st 7lb

J: James Ryan

T: James McAuley

Six-time course winner (five C&D) and has been hinting at a return to form since joining this yard; dropped another 2lb and one for the shortlist.

10/1

4/1

Form: 321/2- D

Last run: 364 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Has a high rating and certainly plenty of encouragement from his debut for the stable in a 7f conditions race a year ago; champion jockey booked and plenty going for him despite a year's absence.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

1

(3)

25th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Confide

10st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: James McAuley

Has a high rating and certainly plenty of encouragement from his debut for the stable in a 7f conditions race a year ago; champion jockey booked and plenty going for him despite a year's absence.

4/1

Form: 95110- D

Last run: 123 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Landed a couple of soft ground handicaps last autumn; well beaten over hurdles last twice and best watched here on her AW debut.

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18

(18)

31st Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:50 Galway

Dutch Schaefer

8st 13lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Second reserve; Roscommon winner in June but no worthwhile form since then despite getting her favoured soft ground; cheekpieces back on along with first-time tongue-tie.

13th

4

(5)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

16:00 Gowran Park

Dutch Schaefer

9st 7lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

always towards rear, pushed along 3f out, ridden and no impression over 2f out

20/1

14th

10

(1)

10th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 60y

14:55 Killarney

Dutch Schaefer

9st 4lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

disputed lead, prominent after 1f, ridden but weakened quickly over 2f out

25/1

Form: 273-70

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

His two best performances have been in a handicap and a maiden over C&D; disappointing last twice, especially in a 1m4f handicap two weeks ago; others preferred.

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0

2

20th Jan 2024

Frozen

3m 0f 0y

15:42 Navan

Eagle Terrace

12st 0lb

J: Mr D McGill

T: Noel C Kelly

Added to a Cartmel win obtained last summer when accounting for previous Clonmel winner Evies Vladimir over 2m4f at Down Royal's Christmas meeting; room for improvement in his jumping, and an extra half-mile will not present a problem.

6/1

1st

5

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:58 Down Royal

Eagle Terrace

11st 9lb

J: Mr D McGill

T: Noel C Kelly

prominent

12/1

4th

8

11th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 20y

Class 3

13:20 Ayr

Eagle Terrace

10st 6lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Noel C Kelly

Won over fences on stable debut at Cartmel (3m1f, heavy) in July and, after two lesser runs there, he was a good fourth of 19 over hurdles at Down Royal (3m, soft) last month; this 5yo could be in the mix.

15/2

Form: 69-980 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

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

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13

(6)

25th Feb 2022

Standard

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

Standard

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.

Form: 0/800-

Last run: 141 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 38

Form & Verdict

Reserve; modest performer off since October; makes no appeal.

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16th

9

(13)

24th May 2022

Yielding

1m 1f 100y

16:50 Gowran Park

Border Battle

9st 2lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: S M Duffy

Poor maiden with little apparent chance on ratings; blinkers replace cheekpieces.

66/1

11th

8

7th Apr 2022

Good

1m 5f 160y

19:30 Gowran Park

Border Battle

9st 0lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: S M Duffy

Maiden under all rules after 18 starts; poor last twice and is not easy to fancy.

25/1

10th

1

(4)

23rd Mar 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Border Battle

10st 2lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: S M Duffy

50-1 and the writing was on the wall a fair way from home at Thurles; rated to come up a long way short here and appears safe enough to look elsewhere.

50/1

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Straight Forecast €2284.20
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Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Confide

POSTDATA:

Godhead

SPOTLIGHT:

War Hero

The Irish Sun:

Confide