March 23 / 18.30 Dundalk (AW)

18.30 Dundalk (AW)

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  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 1m 4f 0y
  • 17 runners
  • Win time: 2m 34s
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Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Mostly cloudy

1st
1 (15)
Dammit

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.70
  • Place: £2.90

Form: 29058- BF

Last run: 119 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
12-race maiden; went close in a 1m2f Down Royal handicap last September; absent since an unplaced favourite here in November, plenty to do under a big weight.
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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

7/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 6870-1 CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Had shown little before springing a 40-1 surprise when beating today's rival French Company here five weeks ago; seems to have turned a corner with the help of cheekpieces; has been given a fair chance off only 4lb higher.
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3rd

13

(7)

11th Jun 2022

Good

1m 3f 110y

15:50 Limerick

Evening Verse

9st 3lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

led, spooked at road and headed after 2f, ridden and no impression inside final furlong, lost fourth towards finish

7/2

5th

12

(9)

23rd May 2022

Yielding

1m 2f 13y

18:30 Roscommon

Evening Verse

8st 7lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

Showed improved form at Dundalk earlier this year after a spell over hurdles, winning twice (1m2f-4f) before a solid run at Gowran last time over a trip short of her best; 1lb out of the handicap but is in-form and still respected.

8/1

3rd

2

(3)

11th May 2022

Good

1m 1f 100y

15:50 Gowran Park

Evening Verse

9st 13lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

5/1

OUR TIP

5/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 9-3412 CD BF

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Has been in good shape lately; beat all bar the long-priced Evening Verse last time; previously accounted for subsequent winner Hidden Land, with a few of these rivals behind, best of them being Nusra in third; did not really get the run of the race last time, and also wandered in the closing stages.
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7th

1

(19)

10th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:50 Gowran Park

French Company

10st 1lb

J: Colin Keane

T: J G Coogan

towards rear, headway on outer 3f out, chased leaders when ridden over 1f out, weakened final furlong

13/2

20

(4)

28th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 0y

17:40 Galway

French Company

9st 10lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: J G Coogan

Second reserve; doubled his score when winning over this trip at Fairyhouse last time but has gone up a whopping 11lb for that success, so will have to improve to defy that; decent draw helps.

10th

11

(18)

10th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

17:25 Fairyhouse

French Company

9st 4lb

J: Colin Keane

T: J G Coogan

slowly into stride, in rear, headway from over 5f out, bit short of room when stumbled 3f out, soon nudged along, keeping on on near side of group when ridden over 2f out, ran on inside final furlong, went fourth towards finish, never near to challenge (jockey said mare was slowly away from the starting stalls)

28/1

Form: 52-428 CD

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 4lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
All three wins have come over C&D and right back to her best when beaten just a neck here early last month; down the field last time, better judged on balance of form here since November.
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11th

14

(2)

20th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 169y

20:20 Ballinrobe

Lady Of Luxury

8st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eoin Doyle

dwelt start, always towards rear, pushed along and no impression over 2f out

12/1

5th

8

(11)

1st Apr 2022

Standard

2m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Lady Of Luxury

9st 3lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Eoin Doyle

13/2

Form: 0-6033

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 46

Form & Verdict
Placed over C&D on last two visits including third behind today's rival French Company; finished in front of Rita Levi, Rips Dream and Conor Hogan last time.
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7th

12

(3)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 7f 0y

20:25 Leopardstown

Nusra

8st 7lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: G Ahern

soon held up in behind leaders, hampered when short of room after 2f, soon midfield, lost position when pushed along from 3f out, dropped to rear when ridden and edged left under 2f out, kept on final 110yds

18/1

21

(12)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

1m 4f 43y

19:15 Galway

Nusra

11st 7lb

J: Mr J L Gleeson

T: G Ahern

Third reserve; modest and exposed maiden, seemingly little chance here.

Form: 5-0694 CD

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Six-time winner at this venue; generally below his best since Tipperary win last summer; had failed to reach the first four on six consecutive visits to this track before taking fourth over a slightly shorter trip last time.
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6th

5

7th Aug 2022

Good

2m 2f 165y

15:00 Downpatrick

Wild Shot

11st 3lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: John C McConnell

in touch with leaders, pushed along after 3 out, weakened approaching last

7/2

15th

8

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 11y

17:00 Galway

Wild Shot

11st 4lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: John C McConnell

always towards rear, bad mistake 4th, pushed along briefly after halfway, ridden after 3 out, weakened before 2 out

12/1

4th

15

(2)

16th Jul 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

16:20 Curragh

Wild Shot

9st 6lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

towards rear, towards rear of midfield halfway, ridden and headway against far rail under 2f out, ridden and went third inside final furlong, kept on but lost third towards finish

9/1

10/1

Form: /7/855 CD

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Three-time C&D winner; missed all of 2021 but has shown he retains ability in three runs this winter; finished just behind Rita Levi when fifth last time, the pair have a bit to find with third-placed Nusra.
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14th

6

(8)

23rd Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 110y

17:45 Gowran Park

Rips Dream

9st 9lb

J: Alan Persse

T: Patrick J Flynn

disputed lead, steadied and in touch with leaders after 1f, dropped to midfield 4f out, ridden and weakened home straight

12/1

Form: 0-0070 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Four-time course winner; struggling to find his best form at present, failing to reach the first six in his last five appearances here; third reserve.
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11th

7

(20)

10th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 100y

16:50 Gowran Park

Chateau Musar

9st 8lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: John Geoghegan

towards rear of midfield, pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, made no impression

25/1

5th

4

(20)

14th May 2022

Good

1m 5f 0y

17:00 Navan

Chateau Musar

9st 12lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: John Geoghegan

Form: 46-666 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 8st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Only one win from 40 starts; best recent effort was in a 2m handicap here; recent form-figures show consistency but also reveals that he needs to find improvement; blinkers replace cheekpieces now.
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10th

2

14th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 20y

19:00 Roscommon

Tenth Amendment

12st 0lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: Keith Henry Clarke

prominent early, prominent in chasing group when not fluent 5th, bad mistake and lost ground 6th, midfield when pushed along and no extra before 3 out, soon weakened

25/1

Form: 12-654 CD

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 13lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Has won twice over 1m4f here since last October and has been running well in defeat lately; spilt today's rivals Nusra and Rips Dream when fourth on latest.
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10th

4

(12)

23rd Mar 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Rita Levi

9st 13lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: John C McConnell

Has won twice over 1m4f here since last October and has been running well in defeat lately; spilt today's rivals Nusra and Rips Dream when fourth on latest.

7/1

15

(4)

4th Mar 2022

Standard

2m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Rita Levi

10st 9lb

J: Mr C P Millar

T: John C McConnell

Has won twice over 1m4f here since last October and has been running well in defeat in four starts since a November victory; tackles this trip for the first time; first reserve.

4th

3

(10)

25th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Rita Levi

10st 0lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: John C McConnell

Has won twice over C&D already this winter and running well in defeat on her last couple of starts but it would seem the handicapper has caught up with her; beaten 3l latest and left on the same mark.

12/1

Form: 206-10 CD

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Bellewstown win and Curragh second in the autumn saw her go up 10lb; up a further 6lb for her long-priced C&D success in January; in rear on her latest visit; possibly a bit high in the ratings for now.
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6th

7

(5)

10th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Fairyhouse

Angel In The Sky

9st 10lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: Luke Comer

midfield, nudged along on outer 3f out, keeping on when ridden towards near side under 2f out, ran on final 110yds, went fourth post, nearest finish

12/1

11th

2

(9)

23rd Mar 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Angel In The Sky

9st 13lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: Luke Comer

Bellewstown win and Curragh second in the autumn saw her go up 10lb; up a further 6lb for her long-priced C&D success in January; in rear on her latest visit; possibly a bit high in the ratings for now.

14/1

Form: 00900-

Last run: 331 days

W: 8st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Fit from hurdling; best run was over 1m the season before last; hard to be sure if she will stay on her first venture over 1m4f.
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10th

9

2nd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 60y

17:25 Roscommon

Eye Of The Dragon

11st 5lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Mrs Denise Foster

prominent, midfield when pecked on landing 4th, soon reminders, towards rear and pushed along after 5th, detached from 4 out, tailed off

66/1

11

1st Jul 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

18:45 Wexford

Eye Of The Dragon

11st 5lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Mrs Denise Foster

towards rear, some headway 4 out, pushed along and no impression after 3 out

33/1

12th

13

14th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 20y

18:30 Roscommon

Eye Of The Dragon

11st 2lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Mrs Denise Foster

towards rear of midfield, pushed along before 6th, outpaced when reminders after 4 out, soon no impression

50/1

10/1

Form: 0-2544

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
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.
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14th

8

(4)

25th Mar 2022

Standard

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

Standard

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

Standard

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

10/1

Form: 350-85 CD

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Sole win in 23 starts came over C&D in September 2020; others make a little more appeal on current form; needs to turn the tables on several rivals who have finished in front of him in his most recent races.
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14th

6

(11)

23rd Mar 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Conor Hogan

9st 11lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

Sole win in 23 starts came over C&D in September 2020; others make a little more appeal on current form; needs to turn the tables on several rivals who have finished in front of him in his most recent races.

10/1

5th

5

(8)

25th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Conor Hogan

9st 13lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Noel Meade

Sole win in 22 starts came over C&D; below his best in two runs this winter but nothing went right for him last week when hampered early and he's been dropped another 2lb; 2lb below his winning mark.

10/1

8th

1

(7)

16th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

13:45 Dundalk (AW)

Conor Hogan

10st 2lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Noel Meade

Sole success came over C&D 17 months ago; well beaten on his return to action after 8 months off here in December; likely to come on for that but others preferred.

10/1

12/1

Form: 68339-

Last run: 96 days

W: 8st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Twice placed over the extended 1m2f here towards the end of last year; place chance if a first-time hood helps to bring about some improvement.
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17th

19

(19)

10th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Fairyhouse

Moving

8st 12lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: Brendan W Duke

in touch with leaders, pushed along over 2f out, ridden from under 2f out, no impression inside final furlong

33/1

14th

19

(15)

13th May 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

20:00 Leopardstown

Moving

8st 7lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Brendan W Duke

6th

12

7th Apr 2022

Good

1m 5f 160y

19:00 Gowran Park

Moving

8st 12lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: Brendan W Duke

Twice placed over 1m2f off this mark at Dundalk last winter before running poorly; chance if repeating best form on turf with hood tried.

8/1

Form: 90/05-

Last run: 155 days

W: 9st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Fit from hurdling and edging closer to a breakthrough win; went desperately close over 2m5f at Navan on his penultimate start before respectable fourth in better company last week; could feature if getting a run; first reserve.
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1st

23

31st Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

3m 0f 60y

14:30 Galway

Nathaniel’s Dream

10st 0lb

J: P J O’Hanlon

T: A J Martin

held up in rear, hampered by faller 3 out, pushed along and some headway but still plenty to do before 2 out, ridden and went fourth approaching last, towards near side and led run-in, clear with one other and kept on well final 110yds, just prevailed

5th

6

19th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

19:55 Tipperary

Nathaniel’s Dream

11st 10lb

J: Peter Carberry

T: A J Martin

18

17th Apr 2022

Yielding

3m 0f 80y

16:40 Cork

Nathaniel’s Dream

10st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: A J Martin

Maiden under both codes but only just failed to get up over 2m5f at Navan two starts back; didn't really land a blow back in trip behind Wild Hunt at Down Royal but this longer trip could see him get a lot closer.

10/1

Form: 04/00-

Last run: 252 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict
Has had recent hurdles run; has shown little on the Flat; trainer would have a better chance with first reserve Nathaniel's Dream; second reserve.
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16

31st Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 160y

14:00 Galway

Unanswered

11st 2lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: A J Martin

Impressive when winning over hurdles at Punchestown in May and has been in fine form on the Flat either side of that run, including when narrowly denied here on both Wednesday and Friday; hit with a 13lb rise back in this sphere and further progress is required but he's hard to rule out in his current form.

6/1

2nd

13

(8)

29th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 6f 14y

20:40 Galway

Unanswered

9st 12lb

J: W J Lee

T: A J Martin

towards rear of midfield, pushed along and prominent on outer 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, headed final 110yds, kept on

7/2

2nd

19

(7)

27th Jul 2022

Soft

2m 0f 110y

20:20 Galway

Unanswered

9st 7lb

J: W J Lee

T: A J Martin

prominent, pushed along under 3f out, outpaced 2f out, headway and chased clear leader inside final furlong, ridden and kept on strongly final 110yds, hard ridden and made strong challenge towards finish, just held

4/1

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Payout
Exacta €752.00
Straight Forecast €674.70
Tricast €1843.10
Trifecta €4383.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

French Company

POSTDATA:

Final Fantasy

RP Ratings (IRE):

French Company

The Irish Sun:

French Company