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Hollywoodbets We’re Here To Take Over Handicap

  • Prize money: £7436.97
  • 1m 1f 0y
  • 24 runners
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Hollywoodbets We’re Here To Take Over Handicap

Runners: 22 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

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4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.10
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 224-11

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

In cracking form of late; had some narrow defeats towards the end of last season and started life in new yard with back-to-back wins at Gowran over 1m; up 8lb for most recent success but seems to be on the crest of a wave and is sure to be right there again; good draw.

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10th

3

(8)

1st Oct 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 7f 100y

14:40 Tipperary

Dunum

9st 7lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

midfield

5/1

2nd

4

(7)

9th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 72y

17:40 Leopardstown

Dunum

9st 13lb

J: W J Lee

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

took keen hold, prominent, soon went second, led over 1f out, clear final 110yds, kept on but headed towards finish

6/1

3rd
3 (15)
Kojin

33/1

  • Place: £3.60

Form: 25370-

Last run: 252 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

0-14, hit the crossbar a few times in maidens for Jessica Harrington; showed little in three hurdle starts and makes little appeal on first start for 166 days.

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11/2

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 8-072

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Ran a cracker at Down Royal on handicap debut six days ago; 4lb rise may be a little harsh but she's quite unexposed in this sphere and any improvement should see her involved where it matters.

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12th

7

(8)

13th Sep 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

16:20 Punchestown

Corky

9st 4lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

prominent, outpaced and lost position before halfway, pushed along over 3f out, weakened over 1f out, eased final furlong

5/1

1st

9

(6)

3rd Aug 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 50y

18:30 Sligo

Corky

8st 12lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

made all, faced challenge going okay over 2f out, pushed along from 2f out, ridden inside final furlong, reduced lead final strides, just held on

12/1

Form: -00080

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Nearly two years since his last win but held his form well throughout last summer; hasn't been the same force this season and hard to fancy on recent form.

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9th

2

(16)

15th Oct 2022

Yielding

0m 7f 0y

15:10 Leopardstown

Star of Cashel

10st 2lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

led, headed but prominent after 1f, ridden under 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

6/1

2nd

5

(12)

24th Sep 2022

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

16:30 Curragh

Star of Cashel

9st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

soon led, ridden under 2f out, faced challenge inside final furlong, headed inside final 110yds

3/1

1st

3

(16)

20th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 15y

14:35 Listowel

Star of Cashel

9st 11lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

raced in second, ridden to challenge and clear with one other over 1f out, led inside final furlong, soon went clear, ran on well, comfortably

12/1

Form: 530-70

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Modest form in maidens and was well-beaten on handicap bow at Leopardstown, 50s, eight days ago; hard to fancy.

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13th

15

(7)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Laurens Company

8st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Muredach Kelly

No wins in 15 and only placed effort came on the AW; 16-1 when well behind Manhattan Dandy at Leopardstown.

33/1

12th

12

(14)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

16:15 Leopardstown

Laurens Company

8st 12lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Muredach Kelly

Sole placing was obtained at Dundalk early in her career; not disgraced in mid-division at the Curragh on her only turf start last year; others preferred.

20/1

9th

18

(13)

1st May 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Laurens Company

8st 7lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Muredach Kelly

never better than midfield

33/1

20/1

Form: 84-906

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Failed to build on maiden win last October but shaped with some encouragement at Listowel 20 days ago (7f, good); looks more than capable of exploiting current mark but needs to bring his 'A' game.

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12th

4

(9)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Bears Hug

9st 13lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: J P Dempsey

Both wins have come here including a C&D success last winter; however, hasn't shown much over hurdles or on the Flat for this yard.

20/1

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— yo

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9th
20 (7)
Observing

12/1

Form: 3060

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Modest form in maidens and jockey said gelding lost his action when coming in last at Gowran last time; can be forgiven for that and eye-catching jockey booking but this is competitive.

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4th

14

(1)

7th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Observing

8st 11lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: R P Cody

prominent, pushed along 2f out, ridden and briefly led over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra towards finish

10/1

4th

15

(15)

21st Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:30 Naas

Observing

9st 2lb

J: James Ryan

T: R P Cody

midfield, ridden 2f out, switched left 1f out, kept on strongly final 110yds, went fourth towards finish, nearest finish

10/1

9th

13

(13)

28th Jul 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 4f 0y

17:40 Galway

Observing

9st 5lb

J: W J Lee

T: R P Cody

towards rear, pushed along and some headway on outer from under 3f out, ridden but no extra home straight (jockey said gelding lugged right 2f out)

6/1

20/1

Form: 300-17 D

Last run: 91 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Landed his first Irish success at Dundalk, 20s, on penultimate start; hasn't won on turf since 2019 but should appreciate conditions and has gone close from a similar mark before; ew claims if back to his best.

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5th

2

(2)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Bring Us Paradise

10st 1lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Luke Comer

Won over C&D last year; fourth off 7lb higher mark here in March but needs to bounce back to form.

25/1

Form: -23921

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Has been running well this season and got her second success on the board at Leopardstown last time eight days ago (1m, good to firm); she hit the line well suggesting the extra furlong here should be no issue and can cope with an extra 4lb here; good chance.

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9th

4

(11)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Approach

9st 13lb

J: Danny Power

T: W McCreery

C&D win in November and only just failed to follow up month later before finishing midfield over C&D last month; others more likely.

10/1

7th

14

(7)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Approach

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

midfield

7/1

2nd

1

(5)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Approach

10st 2lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: W McCreery

in touch with leaders, headway and challenging over 1f out, soon ridden, briefly disputed lead inside final 110yds, just held

6/1

12th
22 (22)
Miss Cunning

16/1

Form: 542914

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Five-time winner; bolted up at Listowel before good run over 1m4f at Fairyhouse 14 days ago; steps back in trip and has top claimer aboard; don't discount.

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13th

11

(6)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:55 Dundalk (AW)

Miss Cunning

8st 12lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Aengus King

Gained the most recent of her six wins at Cork in April; two poor runs after Limerick third in June; others much better suited by the race conditions here.

33/1

12/1

Form: 02815- D

Last run: 241 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

2-22; good winner of Gowran handicap last October and backed it up with a good run at this venue afterwards; may want it softer and has a 241 day absence to overcome but can go okay.

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No Results Found

11/1

Form: 302041

Last run: 2 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Handicap winner at Cork on seasonal reappearance off 63, form has been mixed since; ran okay at Leopardstown 15 days ago and tongue-tie now tried; ew claims.

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14th

17

(6)

24th Jun 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:53 Curragh

Level Pitch

9st 3lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

towards rear of midfield, switched right and headway towards far side 2f out, no impression inside final furlong

11/1

7th

12

(9)

22nd Jun 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:40 Naas

Level Pitch

8st 11lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: J S Bolger

Form has been uneven since early-season win at Cork; second at Sligo three weeks ago. bounced back from poor Gowran run when a fair fourth at Leopardstown on latest; tongue-tie now as well as cheekpieces worn last time.

10/1

4th

2

(1)

9th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Leopardstown

Level Pitch

9st 13lb

J: Kevin Manning

T: J S Bolger

prominent and pushed along briefly on inner, ridden to challenge over 1f out, briefly led until headed inside final furlong, weakened inside final 110yds

6/1

14th
19 (13)
Lily Like

11/1

Form: -70600

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

18-race maiden; encouraging run at this venue on penultimate start but was well-beaten at Leopardstown since; needs to bounce back.

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14th

11

(10)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:05 Dundalk (AW)

Lily Like

8st 7lb

J: Sean Davis

T: Donal Kinsella

24-race maiden; poor run of form at present but C&D third back in April off 52 was a good run so not one to totally rule out, despite being 2lb wrong here.

16/1

14th

16

(8)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:57 Curragh

Lily Like

8st 12lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Donal Kinsella

slowly into stride, towards rear, some headway from over 1f out, never dangerous

20/1

28/1

Form: 360-06 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Quirky sort who has a tendancy to play up in the preliminaries; has ability as we saw when winning at Gowran but she needs to improve on recent Limerick outing; though.

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10th

1

(17)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Stormy Jenn

10st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: P Cluskey

Only two wins in a 30-race Flat career but both have come at this venue; worth considering now after recent Naas second on her seasonal debut; has an edge over Captured.

4/1

2nd

1

(6)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Naas

Stormy Jenn

10st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: P Cluskey

soon prominent, led on inner over 3f out, joined under 2f out, ridden when headed over 1f out, kept on but no match for winner

10/1

Form: 643020 BF

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Has been running well this season; can be forgiven for Leopardstown run where he got squeezed out coming in; has a chance on his best form and no surprise if he bounced back.

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No Results Found

Form: 50-017

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Good winner of a Gowran handicap two starts back; failed to back it up off 9lb higher at that venue latest; dropped 1lb for last run and rider's 7lb claim a boost; chance if on song.

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9th

1

17th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:35 Navan

Corballis Flyer

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

towards rear throughout, mistake 6th, tailed off

66/1

22th

3

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

12:45 Cork

Corballis Flyer

11st 12lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Very experienced Flat performer with 2-34 record; in fair form during the summer, when placed over 7f at this venue and over 1m at Gowran; a long way below his best at Dundalk recently.

25/1

Form: 0-3165

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Dual 1m Dundalk winner; ran okay at Cork before good Fairyhouse run over 1m2f; steps back in trip slightly and should go well if running to that level of form again but may be a little high in the weights.

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4th

3

(1)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Howyoulikethat

9st 5lb

J: W J Lee

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

Five-time winner at 1m, including three at this track; ran respectably in Listed and Group company last August/September; never in the hunt in a Listed race over the extended 1m2f on final run before a break; fair theoretical chance at these weights.

11/2

12th

2

(11)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Howyoulikethat

9st 7lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

Five-time winner at 1m, including three at this track; ran respectably in Listed and Group company lately but needs more and is unproven over this trip.

12/1

7th

2

(5)

9th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:55 Leopardstown

Howyoulikethat

9st 10lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Miss Hilary McLoughlin

towards rear

50/1

Form: 080-07

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

1-20, only win came in a Sligo maiden for Mick Halford; hasn't been disgraced on two runs so far for new connections and should be sharper again now, but tough ask off topweight; bad draw.

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12th

11

(13)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Lord Park

9st 5lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Has been regressive since winning a Sligo maiden in June 2021; low mark now but still best watched after an absence.

33/1

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No Results Found

Form: 0300/5

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Has very few miles on the clock; best run came when third in Naas maiden back in 2020 but has failed to land a blow since; now 11lb lower than his initial rating; handicaps may see him to better effect but hard to have confidence in.

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9th

6

29th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 57y

12:50 Punchestown

King Arthurs Sword

11st 12lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: M D O’Callaghan

Soft-ground Flat winner at Leopardstown last month; made little impression on his recent return to hurdling action at Thurles.

33/1

9th

1

24th Nov 2022

Yielding

2m 0f 33y

15:40 Thurles

King Arthurs Sword

11st 12lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: M D O’Callaghan

65-rated flat handicapper got off the mark at Leopardstown last month, race may have come too soon when well beaten 4 days later; two hurdle runs in March 2021 moderate, stopping quickly on heavy ground when favourite on debut; tried hooded now for hurdles return but may be of more interest when tackling handicaps.

33/1

18th

7

(4)

26th Oct 2022

Soft To Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:25 Curragh

King Arthurs Sword

10st 0lb

J: Colin Keane

T: M D O’Callaghan

midfield, pushed along 3f out, weakened and eased under 2f out

13/2

Form: -23409

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

3-29, but winless on turf since debut run in 2018; three good runs earlier in the season but not as good last twice; needs to improve.

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14th

15

(16)

15th Jun 2023

Yielding

1m 1f 0y

20:00 Leopardstown

Pride Of Pimlico

8st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Brendan W Duke

midfield

33/1

19

(14)

24th Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 0f 0y

20:10 Naas

Pride Of Pimlico

8st 12lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Brendan W Duke

5f course winner at two; twice a 1m winner at Dundalk in 2021; most recent AW form has been weak; struggled over hurdles last time.

20/1

14th

5

22nd Feb 2023

Yielding

2m 0f 0y

13:05 Punchestown

Pride Of Pimlico

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Brendan W Duke

soon midfield, in touch with leaders on inner after 3 out, mistake when ridden and weakened quickly 2 out

33/1

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Payout
Exacta €380.00
Straight Forecast €258.20
Tricast €4768.00
Trifecta €7153.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Corky

SPOTLIGHT:

Dunum

RP Ratings (IRE):

Miss Cunning

The Irish Sun:

Corky