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  • 1m 4f 0y
  • 14 runners
  • Win time: 2m 36s
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Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £33.20
  • Place: £7.10

Form: 036/0-

Last run: 265 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Third in a 1m2f maiden for Ger Lyons; again showed ability on second attempt hurdling, when second in a 2m Wexford maiden last June; towards the rear on his only Flat start since joining this stable; lacks a recent outing; tongue-tie for the first time.

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6th

5

22nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 88y

16:23 Thurles

The Virginian

11st 4lb

J: Miss A B O’Connor

T: Padraig Roche

10-race maiden over jumps but shaped okay on return from a five-month break on chase debut; could be a big player back in this sphere with that run under his belt.

8/1

6th

8

14th Dec 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Naas

The Virginian

11st 4lb

J: Peter Smithers

T: Padraig Roche

AW Flat winner, mild promise in handicap hurdles in May/June; returns after a break and may need chasing experience.

12/1

9th

10

26th Aug 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

19:40 Curragh

The Virginian

12st 3lb

J: Susan Shortt

T: Padraig Roche

Been running okay over hurdles but even the best of his Flat form leaves him up against it.

20/1

6/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 145-63 C

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

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

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6th

4

(15)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

10st 0lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

midfield, headway on near side of group 3f out, kept on but no impression inside final furlong

9/1

6th

1

(3)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

10st 0lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

midfield

9/2

4th

5

(10)

22nd Dec 2023

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1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Cursory Exam

9st 11lb

J: Colin Keane

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

took keen hold, midfield, headway 2f out, pressed leaders but no extra when bit short of room inside final furlong

16/1

9/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 564-31 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Fair placed form during spells with Michael Halford and Matt Smith; has settled into new quarters and is perhaps fortunate to have retained his existing 75 handicap mark after beating a 79-rated Halford-trained odds-on chance three weeks ago; leading chance.

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12th

20

(3)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:10 Curragh

Razdan

8st 7lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Chris Timmons

slowly away

25/1

5th

1

(15)

1st Mar 2024

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2m 0f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Razdan

12st 0lb

J: Mr P A Dunne

T: Christopher David Timmons

dwelt start, in rear

8/1

Form: 428-53 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

1-37 record has to seen as a negative but recent course form gives her place prospects; close-up in third last time, previously not beaten far in fifth in a race in which Jake Peter was third.

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8th

2

(9)

21st Jul 2022

Good

1m 7f 0y

20:30 Leopardstown

Harriets Force

10st 1lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Keith Henry Clarke

midfield, pushed along towards rear over 2f out, ridden on outer over 1f out, kept on, never near to challenge

16/1

3rd

7

(2)

6th Jul 2022

Good

1m 5f 140y

17:25 Fairyhouse

Harriets Force

9st 1lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Keith Henry Clarke

pushed along briefly, towards rear early, headway into midfield before halfway, pushed along from over 3f out, raced wide home turn, keeping on when ridden over 2f out, bit short of room 1f out, went third inside final 110yds, not reach leaders

33/1

6th

5

(2)

17th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 1f 0y

20:30 Limerick

Harriets Force

8st 12lb

J: Mark Enright

T: Keith Henry Clarke

in rear, ridden but no impression from over 2f out, stayed on final 110yds

12/1

Form: 3510-0 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Won over this trip at the Curragh last autumn off a 4lb lower mark; no encouragement from last month's run here when Cursory Exam and Chateau Musar finished in front of him.

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6th

9

17th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Curragh

Made For Minds

12st 0lb

J: Laura Burnett

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Useful sort on Flat and over hurdles; latest run well below best but not one to rule out.

12/1

17th

2

(13)

31st May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 4f 110y

19:45 Tipperary

Made For Minds

10st 1lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Ross O’Sullivan

prominent, led after 2f, ridden 3f out, soon headed, weakened from under 2f out, eased inside final furlong

10/1

5th

3

(14)

13th May 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:00 Leopardstown

Made For Minds

9st 12lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Ross O’Sullivan

7/1

Form: 25-112 CD

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Has been in excellent form at this venue since November, notching three wins and two seconds from her six visits; has gone up a total of 23lb but appears capable of another big run judged on her second placing just over a fortnight ago.

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1st

9

(2)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Power Drive

9st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Paul W Flynn

made all, switched right over 2f out, soon ridden, ran on, comfortably

6/1

7th

10

(14)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Power Drive

9st 4lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Paul W Flynn

Five wins on this surface; coming down the handicap and a few respectable runs of late, but a little more needed here.

10/1

5th

8

(9)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Power Drive

9st 5lb

J: Ciara Flynn

T: Paul W Flynn

towards rear, still plenty to do when switched right towards near side over 2f out, ran on from over 1f out, nearest finish

20/1

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7th
3 (13)
Jake Peter

4/1

Form: 444-32 C BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Versatile type, three-time turf winner, also a winner over hurdles and over C&D in 2018; consistent here lately; beat all bar a progressive filly Annecherie (runs in the 6.00) over 2m last time; previous 1m4f run was also creditable, taking third place 1 3/4l in front of Harriet's Force.

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4th

10

4th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 2f 180y

16:15 Naas

Jake Peter

11st 10lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: M A Cahill

Hasn't shown much over hurdles since 2019; running okay in defeat on the Flat when last seen but probably vulnerable back in this sphere after 104 days off.

33/1

7th

5

(8)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

2m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Jake Peter

9st 6lb

J: Alan Persse

T: M A Cahill

Ended a long losing run over 1m6f at Killarney but lesser efforts over 1m4f here since; has run well over this trip previously so can't be ruled out; wears first-time hood.

9/1

6th

5

(5)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Jake Peter

9st 12lb

J: Alan Persse

T: M A Cahill

Useful dual-purpose horse, though his AW record is a modest 1-18; successful over 1m6f at Killarney in August; down the field over 1m4f here four weeks ago.

10/1

Form: 38160- D

Last run: 147 days

W: 9st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Four-time turf winner who gained his most recent success over this trip at Roscommon last August. has not had many chances on this surface; down the field here in October; probably best watched after a break.

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11th

5

(5)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:55 Dundalk (AW)

Magnetic North

9st 6lb

J: W J Lee

T: James McAuley

Decent strike-rate on turf (9-58) but has never been placed on AW; well held here lately.

14/1

14th

1

(5)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Magnetic North

10st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Good strike-rate on turf but never won, or even been placed, on AW and well held here lately.

14/1

7th

5

(9)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Magnetic North

9st 11lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: James McAuley

Won three claimers on the spin on turf earlier in the summer but has struggled since joining this yard; unplaced in eight course starts.

10/1

10/1

Form: 60061- C

Last run: 140 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Won here last October on his final start for Michael Halford; gelded since then; no headgear here on his first start for this stable; tongue-tie has been regular and had first-time cheekpieces when winning.

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10th

8

11th Oct 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 50y

13:50 Punchestown

Kalaroun

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

midfield

16/1

10th

9

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 130y

15:20 Galway

Kalaroun

11st 12lb

J: Charlie O’Dwyer

T: Conor O’Dwyer

AW winner, modest turf form; showed mild promise on hurdles/yard debut at Killarney.

14/1

5th

4

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

16:35 Kilbeggan

Kalaroun

11st 12lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: Conor O’Dwyer

Fair Flat sort at best, sole win coming on AW; hurdles debut on first start for Conor O'Dwyer and likely best watched.

20/1

Form: 6214-9 CD

Last run: 41 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Faced a stiff task in a valuable 1m2f at Lingfield two weeks ago; previous C&D form gives her a definite chance; did well to beat good current yardstick No Trouble here in November.

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4

8th Feb 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

15:20 Fairyhouse

Newgirlintown

11st 7lb

J: Michael O’Sullivan

T: Gerard O’Leary

Ratled 73 on Flat but shown nothing in two hurdle starts.

33/1

11th

5

25th Jan 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:23 Fairyhouse

Newgirlintown

11st 5lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Gerard O’Leary

midfield, towards rear after 5th

25/1

2

17th Jan 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 164y

12:50 Clonmel

Newgirlintown

11st 7lb

J: Gearoid Brouder

T: Gerard O’Leary

led, headed when fell 2nd

6/1

14/1

Form: 50-007 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Four-time course winner including twice at this trip; recent form not exactly encouraging; finished behind Cursory Exam three weeks ago.

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0

1

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

16:35 Kilbeggan

Chateau Musar

11st 12lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: John Geoghegan

Low-grade Flat handicapper whose four wins have come at Dundalk where he was in competitive last winter but poor run on turf at Leopardstown when last seen in March; hard to see him making an immediate impact hurdling.

33/1

20th

19

(20)

19th May 2023

Yielding

1m 4f 0y

19:30 Leopardstown

Chateau Musar

8st 13lb

J: Tom Kiely Marshall

T: John Geoghegan

All four wins have come at Dundalk where he was in competitive form through the winter (latest run was a backward step); 0-11 on turf but there has been the occasional promise and could run well.

14/1

11th

12

(10)

1st Feb 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

13:42 Dundalk (AW)

Chateau Musar

9st 3lb

J: Tom Kiely Marshall

T: John Geoghegan

prominent, pushed along from 3f out, outpaced when ridden over 2f out, soon weakened

13/2

Form: 4/600- C

Last run: 86 days

W: 9st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Versatile type has attention switched from chasing; in fair shape judged on second in five-runner Sedgefield contest last month; record of only one win from 20 Dundalk starts is a negative.

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7th

2

13th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 70y

14:03 Thurles

Itsalonglongroad

11st 12lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Charles Coakley

Eight wins in all codes, including on the Flat at this track; however, was poor over fences back here last time, so has questions to answer now.

7/1

10th

6

2nd Nov 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 2f 66y

13:30 Thurles

Itsalonglongroad

11st 5lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Charles Coakley

Course Flat winner late last season; ended a long losing sequence over jumps with last month's Tramore win which was achieved at the main expense of Peckham Springs; 6lb worse off with that rival, same claiming rider aboard.

6/1

Form: 24009-

Last run: 182 days

W: 9st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Out of form on his last three starts last year after showing fair form at this venue and at Navan in the spring; losing sequence stretches back to 2018 when trained by Charlie Appleby.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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12

29th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 130y

15:05 Punchestown

White Desert

10st 7lb

J: Annalise Cullen

T: Miss Amanda Mooney

28/1

13th

18

(7)

23rd Apr 2022

Good

1m 5f 0y

17:21 Navan

White Desert

9st 5lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Miss Amanda Mooney

20/1

5th

6

(7)

29th Mar 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 5f 0y

15:25 Navan

White Desert

9st 13lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Miss Amanda Mooney

Quite useful stayer for Charlie Appleby earlier in his career (rated 91 at his peak); ran a cracker over C&D last April when second off 7lb higher mark; lost form later in the season but has had a recent spin on AW and could be primed for a big run under Oisin Orr whose patient handling could suit him.

12/1

Form: 5030-0

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

1-13 for Sheila Lavery with best form over 1m/1m2f; failed to make an impact here last month when making stable debut and tackling this trip for the first time

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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12th

3

(16)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 20y

20:10 Cork

Supreme Machine

10st 1lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Christopher David Timmons

16th

12

(18)

26th Mar 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

16:51 Curragh

Supreme Machine

9st 11lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Christopher David Timmons

Career best when narrowly denied over C&D in September but not in the same form in three runs since including two recent outings at Dundalk for this yard; seems on a tough mark.

33/1

Form: 29058- BF

Last run: 100 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Went close in a 1m2f Down Royal handicap last September; beaten favourite on two of his last four starts; hard to be confident now; first reserve.

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10th

11

(8)

28th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 0y

17:40 Galway

Dammit

9st 11lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Luke Comer

prominent, ridden over 2f out, weakened home straight

9/1

3rd

5

(5)

14th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 180y

20:20 Leopardstown

Dammit

9st 9lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Luke Comer

close up, soon chased leaders, short of room on inner over 2f out, soon switched right and ridden, ran on well from over 1f out, went third final strides

14/1

5th

12

(19)

24th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

19:18 Curragh

Dammit

9st 6lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Luke Comer

prominent, wandered around up the centre and lost position over 2f out, kept on final furlong

16/1

Form: 07-940 C

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Has dropped sharply in the ratings; no real sign that he is ready to win again; second reserve.

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6th

3

(2)

8th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 175y

19:10 Down Royal

Estepona Sun

9st 12lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: C Byrnes

Has gone close a few times but can't seem to win a hurdle; dual Flat winner was touched off over 1m2f at Navan last year; debatable whether he wants this far.

11/2

Form: 952-08

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Two moderate runs since second here in December; market possibly best guide; third reserve.

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10th

11

(14)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Dinamine

9st 0lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

midfield

12/1

9th

13

(4)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Dinamine

9st 2lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

took keen hold, prominent

10/1

3rd

10

(15)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Dinamine

9st 2lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

took keen hold, midfield on outer

9/1

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Exacta €4945.00
Straight Forecast €2561.40
Tricast €11255.00
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Razdan

POSTDATA:

Chateau Musar

RP Ratings (IRE):

Cursory Exam

The Irish Sun:

Jake Peter