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Junior Einsteins Apprentice Handicap

  • Prize money: £5453.78
  • 1m 2f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Junior Einsteins Apprentice Handicap

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £12.00
  • Place: £3.00

Form: 7-980 BF

Last run: 104 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Picked up an injury when well supported on his handicap debut in a 1m4f contest at Roscommon in May; potentially interesting if that run is ignored; gelded now.

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9th

1

(5)

3rd May 2024

Good

1m 0f 2y

Class 6

16:30 Musselburgh

Loom Large

9st 10lb

J: Mohammed Tabti

T: Iain Jardine

in touch with leaders

8/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: -73327

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Placed twice over 1m2f during May before fine second of 18 in 1m4f Apprentice Derby at the Curragh; a bit below her best over 1m4f on soft going at Galway; solid place chance now on overall form; trainer enjoying a fine season.

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15th

4

(19)

19th Aug 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Alma Libre

9st 10lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

Narrowly got off the mark in a Fairyhouse handicap over this trip in June and two solid runs in defeat since; best form is on good ground, so significant rain may harm her chance.

12/1

2nd

5

(11)

28th Jul 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 75y

18:55 Down Royal

Alma Libre

9st 8lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

midfield

7/1

OUR TIP

8/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 944501 C

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Long-priced course winner over 1m early this month, his third success of a 30-race career; also ran well at this venue during a good spell of form towards the end of last season; has gone up 5lb but Adam Caffrey's claim takes some of the sting from that.

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No Results Found
4th
15 (15)
Observing

10/1

Form: 060039 BF

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Well fancied at Galway last time, but failed to sustain the improvement shown when third at Limerick, 2 1/2l behind today's rival S'All Good Man; longer trip seemed to do the trick then, but dropped back in distance now after his Galway outing.

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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

Form: -00822

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Form of his Leopardstown second reads very well, thanks to two more wins for La Hacienda; however, that was over 1m5f, and this trip represents a concern seeing that he also went very close over an extended 1m4f at Limerick.

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10th

8

(8)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Sall Good Man

10st 2lb

J: Mark Crehan

T: M J Tynan

Two time track winner for Bill Farrell; placed in a pair of good 1m4f handicaps here in the autumn; one for the shortlist on his stable debut after three month absence.

7/1

6th

9

(11)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

2m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Sall Good Man

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: W T Farrell

1m4f winner here in March and good placed efforts last three starts in similar events; first attempt at this extended trip and could go well if seeing it out.

6/1

3rd

5

(12)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Sall Good Man

9st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: W T Farrell

C&D winner in March and returning to form of late with two narrow defeats over C&D; however, finds himself on his highest mark for some time; solid each-way contender.

13/2

6th
9 (13)
Joupe

10/1

Form: 64117- BF

Last run: 247 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Won two Dundalk handicaps near the end of last year, the first over 7f, the second over a bit further than this, so no stamina issues; main concern is that she is now 25lb higher than when a beaten favourite at Gowran on her last turf run.

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3rd

6

(1)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 0y

18:20 Gowran Park

Joupe

9st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Peter Lawlor

Sole win was off 72 in a Curragh handicap in 2022; career-best when 5l runner-up in this race last year; not disgraced as a 150-1 chance at Cork 12 days ago; another good run not out of the question, but she is the lowest-rated runner.

20/1

7th

9

(2)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 4f 25y

14:50 Cork

Joupe

9st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Peter Lawlor

Sole win was off 72 in a Curragh handicap in 2022; not beaten far in this race last year and runner-up in a 1m6f Gowran Listed two weeks later but well beaten subsequently; others much more likely.

50/1

Form: 805895 C

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner in 2020; several good runs last season without winning; this year's form not exactly convincing but now back on a mark that gives him a chance of being competitive.

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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: 446743 CD

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Now one pound lower than winning this race last year; won off this mark at Dundalk in January; indicated a return to his best form when third at Tipperary just over a fortnight ago; looked a shade unlucky then and could be a factor now, though draw not ideal.

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17th

2

(16)

30th Jun 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:15 Curragh

Dare To Flare

10st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Struggled over hurdles last time out and not at his best on the level through the winter into spring; new yard.

25/1

6th

6

13th Jun 2023

Good

2m 2f 51y

16:55 Sligo

Dare To Flare

11st 0lb

J: Cian Quirke

T: Andrew Slattery

didn't jump well, held up in rear, mistake 3rd, bad mistake 4th, not fluent 6th, pushed along and headway after 2 out, not fluent last, kept on, never on terms

20/1

18th

5

(8)

26th May 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

20:30 Curragh

Dare To Flare

10st 0lb

J: Amy Jo Hayes

T: Andrew Slattery

Tailed off on AW when last seen; probably needs a bit further than this these days and may come on for the run.

20/1

9th
12 (9)
Indulging

20/1

Form: 330-00

Last run: 93 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Placed in two 7f maidens last year, both in fairly testing conditions; two poor Flat runs this term; fell at the first on his hurdling debut at Bellewstown; forgivable if he needs this to restore confidence.

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9th

15

(13)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Indulging

9st 3lb

T: T M Walsh

towards rear of midfield

5th

10

(4)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Indulging

10st 1lb

J: Mr D T Hyde

T: T M Walsh

midfield

14/1

2nd

6

(3)

12th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:15 Laytown

Indulging

11st 7lb

J: Mr H C Swan

T: T M Walsh

Longstanding maiden and another in here for whom 7f looks far too sharp a distance these days; tough task at the weights.

25/1

Form: 07-075

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Needs to improve on the form shown in two runs at Galway; possibly capable of doing so but others appear to have more obvious claims

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4th

3

(13)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Believe In Science

10st 0lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

pushed along briefly, soon prominent, kept on but no impression up the centre inside final furlong

4/1

3rd

14

(7)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Believe In Science

9st 1lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: J S Bolger

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield 5f out, headway over 1f out, went third inside final furlong, kept on

14/1

10/1

Form: 500161

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Horse

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Had shown potential on a few occasions before winning at 20-1 over 1m at Leopardstown in early June; fair sixth off his revised rating; overcame a slow start when recording a second Leopardstown win in a 1m1f event 17 days ago; up 7lb for that, and 14lb in all.

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14th

16

(6)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

15:05 Leopardstown

Focus Required

9st 0lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

His course wins over 1m/1m1f last summer were on good ground and his record on soft is poor; down the field when last seen on AW in January.

20/1

10th

13

(15)

18th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:10 Dundalk (AW)

Focus Required

9st 8lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Twice successful at Leopardstown last summer; needs to step up on recent course form; seventh last month over 1m2f; others preferred.

20/1

15

(4)

6th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Focus Required

9st 5lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Twice successful at Leopardstown last summer; needs to step up on recent course form; seventh last time in race in which Halcyon Spirit beat Newgirlintown; first reserve.

12th
17 (4)
Nebulla

Form: /4/08/

Last run: 1381 days

W: 9st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Seven years since the most recent of his two wins; off since November 2018; dropped 13lb in the interim, but fully entitled to need this run; first reserve.

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13th

4

(10)

3rd Sep 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

16:15 Navan

Nebulla

9st 12lb

J: Dean Curran

T: James Leavy

never better than mid-division, dropped to rear when pushed along and weakened over 3f out

16/1

8th

3

(4)

31st Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

16:25 Gowran Park

Nebulla

9st 11lb

J: Dean Curran

T: James Leavy

slowly into stride, in rear, ridden 2f out, stayed on final furlong

33/1

12th

17

(4)

21st Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:30 Naas

Nebulla

9st 0lb

J: Dean Curran

T: James Leavy

towards rear of midfield, pushed along towards rear over 2f out, soon no extra

33/1

Form: 1107/7

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Won two of his four starts for Mark Johnston in 2018, small field events at Pontefract and Carlisle, showing a liking for good ground and 1m4f; unraced when with Willie Mullins; in rear at Down Royal a month ago after a prolonged absence

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14th

3

(16)

9th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Hibernicus

9st 13lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Andrew McNamara

towards rear

25/1

16

(6)

2nd Dec 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Hibernicus

9st 13lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Andrew McNamara

Second reserve; dual winner for Mark Johnston in 2018; shown nothing in two runs for this yard after lengthy absence.

13th

8

(7)

21st Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:30 Naas

Hibernicus

9st 9lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Andrew McNamara

in rear throughout, ridden and detached from under 2f out

33/1

Form: 24-000

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Two wins over 1m1f at Carlisle last year for Keith Dalgleish; soundly beaten in three starts in Ireland.

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10th

9

19th Apr 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 190y

17:20 Limerick

Noble Crusade

11st 2lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: John C McConnell

Won easily over 1m4f at Dundalk in February; unplaced at Chelmsford three weeks ago; relatively unexposed over hurdles; may want better ground and needs to improve considerably on what he has shown in two handicap attempts, but worth considering.

8/1

10th

5

(11)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 5

15:25 Chelmsford (AW)

Noble Crusade

9st 9lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

13/2

1st

5

(17)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Noble Crusade

9st 12lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

midfield, steady headway towards near side from over 2f out, led from 1f out, ran on final 110yds, won going away

7/2

10/1

Form: 50/487

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Started the season with a good effort at the Curragh, finishing fourth of 26 over 1m in his first handicap; two moderate runs since then; tongue-tie may help; rider got off the mark at first attempt with a 20-1 winner for this stable at the Curragh.

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8th

11

(14)

21st Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

16:25 Ascot

Coeur Dor

9st 2lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: D K Weld

Couldn't sustain his effort returned to 1m2f at the Curragh last month but in peak form previously, winning valuable events at about 1m for two wins in August (yielding to soft and good); should be suited by the way this is run and could have a say.

16/1

Form: 966520 BF

Last run: 76 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Dundalk winner for Michael Halford last year; best turf run when going close over a longer trip at Chester in May; reported coughing after his Gowran run the following month.

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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

Form: 080786

Last run: 6 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Has come down 19lb in the ratings since gaining an initial mark when trained by Willie McCreery; last three runs offer some encouragement that she can pick up a race in this grade; second reserve.

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No Results Found

Form: 538239 D BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Won three handicaps last year; has crept up the handicap lately thanks to placed efforts at Roscommon and Galway; not at his best at this venue last time; each-way chance on balance of form, third reserve.

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5th

6

(13)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Loingseoir

9st 13lb

J: Yudish Geerdharry

T: M C Grassick

towards rear, headway when switched right 2f out, challenging over 1f out, weakened inside final 110yds

25/1

14th

8

(2)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Curragh

Loingseoir

9st 11lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: M C Grassick

Consistent last year without winning; 5f was too sharp on his comeback run but he was then tailed off at Naas (7f) and behind some of these; cheekpieces added.

25/1

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Newgirlintown, Noble Crusade, Coeur D'or, Kalaroun, Cleopatra's Needle, Loingseoir

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Payout
Exacta €600.00
Straight Forecast €458.30
Tricast €2607.80
Trifecta €4012.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Alma Libre

RP Ratings (IRE):

Star of Cashel

POSTDATA:

Dare To Flare