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15:50 Down Royal

Yielding To Soft

Molson Coors Beverage Company Handicap

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Molson Coors Beverage Company Handicap

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.70
  • Place: £2.60

Form: 363158

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Blew the start at Listowel last week and far from disgraced; rarely runs a bad race, trip and ground-versatile and definite chance.

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1st

11

(16)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 160y

14:50 Sligo

Gegenpressing

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

started quickly, soon in touch with leaders, headway on near side of group from over 2f out, led and ridden over 1f out, soon clear, reduced lead towards finish, always doing enough

14/1

7th

17

(27)

21st Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Curragh

Gegenpressing

8st 13lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

3-37 on turf; on a long losing sequence but could be given an each-way chance following sixth of 20 over C&D last month.

9/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 589033

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Two good runs (7f, good) coming here advertise chance under fine young rider; left on the same mark and, given how he finished latest, has to be feared; rarely single-figure odds.

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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

4/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 406425 D

Last run: 3 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Hardy mare met traffic at Dundalk Friday but kept at it as she usually does; the third, Scarlet Dancer, runs in 2.40; definite chance albeit only 1-21 on grass.

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12th

14

(4)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Sister Lola

8st 13lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

towards rear

8/1

16th

23

(4)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

0m 5f 164y

13:45 Navan

Sister Lola

8st 7lb

T: James McAuley

First reserve; poor record on grass, her sole win outside of Dundalk coming on soft, but badly regressive recent seasons.

11th

20

(6)

7th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 5f 205y

14:50 Naas

Sister Lola

9st 1lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: James McAuley

dwelt start, raced far side, in rear, some headway from over 2f out, in touch with leaders over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

14/1

Form: 007768 C

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Gone a long time without placing, albeit had three of these behind at Fairyhouse, and can't have him despite declining mark and relatively modest grade.

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14th

5

(10)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Pulse Of Shanghai

9st 4lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Four-time course winner and solid recent form off this sort of mark puts him in the mix again; unable to get involved over 6f here last week and could do better back over this trip.

8/1

8th

11

(1)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Pulse Of Shanghai

8st 10lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Four-time course winner and solid recent form off this sort of mark puts him in the mix again; good draw for prominent racer.

9/2

25/1

Form: 998789 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Just behind Pulse Of Shanghai at Fairyhouse; struggling for some time and excuses at this stage; new headgear.

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12th

9

(7)

6th Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 198y

17:25 Bellewstown

Wee Pablo

9st 6lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: H Rogers

7f specialist down to a competitive mark but losing run goes back more than two years; wasn't beaten that far behind Sunset Nova at Down Royal last time in first-time visor so not one to rule out from a good draw (best forcing it).

12/1

7th

5

(3)

23rd Jun 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

20:15 Down Royal

Wee Pablo

9st 9lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: H Rogers

A 7f specialist who is down to a very competitive mark but losing run goes back more than two years and he hasn't shown enough in three runs for his new yard; wears first-time visor.

7/1

17

(15)

4th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

16:37 Listowel

Wee Pablo

9st 10lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: H Rogers

20/1

25/1

Form: 958100 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Bellewstown win at 18s looks a flash in the pan and accordingly taken on despite Lee (who rode then) resuming alliance.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10th

7

(9)

4th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Eastern Racer

9st 10lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: James McAuley

prominent, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened

20/1

17

(9)

18th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Eastern Racer

9st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: James McAuley

Third reserve; C&D winner in good form of late; strong gallop would help; rising 11 but chance.

13th

3

(6)

16th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Eastern Racer

9st 12lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: James McAuley

Veteran won over 1m at Bellewstown in August and is better on turf but two recent runs here were okay so can't be ruled out.

10/1

25/1

Form: -70100 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Won at Curragh for Ger Keane in May; 50s, no real threat on stable debut at Fairyhouse; tongue tie removed; risky.

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13th

4

(17)

22nd May 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 100y

17:55 Roscommon

Ginsburg

9st 11lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Paul Mulligan

Curragh handicap winner a year ago for Gerry Keane; struggled under a penalty after that and best run since was in a 1m handicap at Dundalk in January; back to a competitive mark now but hard to be even close to confident about her.

20/1

8th

2

(6)

10th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Ginsburg

9st 12lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Paul Mulligan

Sole win in 18 starts came on turf; running okay in defeat this winter and 6f shorter than ideal latest but needs to prove she stays 1m.

10/1

8th

3

(9)

27th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Ginsburg

9st 13lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Paul Mulligan

Sole win came over 7f at the Curragh last May; some decent efforts in defeat over 7f and 1m here on last number of starts; has form over sprint trips, so should have the pace to be competitive.

9/1

14/1

Form: 711476 D

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Can lead so draw a major issue; at least comes here in decent form and back in trip looks a good move but risky.

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13th

10

(11)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:20 Dundalk (AW)

Praying Mantis

9st 2lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: J Larkin

Four-time winner in the past but a shadow of her former self this year despite a plummeting mark; makes little appeal.

33/1

11th

13

(9)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:10 Down Royal

Praying Mantis

8st 7lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: J Larkin

Has won four of her 31 starts; has deteriorated on the evidence three runs this season.

25/1

12th

12

(2)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 187y

16:35 Bellewstown

Praying Mantis

9st 0lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: J Larkin

in touch with leaders

33/1

Form: 060333 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 8st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; went well last thrice; down in trip; visored; chance.

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15th

19

(19)

30th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

16:50 Cork

Salt Whistle Bay

8st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Charles Coakley

First reserve; hard to fancy on struggles this year.

11th

13

(3)

29th Jul 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:25 Gowran Park

Salt Whistle Bay

8st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Charles Coakley

Sole win since 2018 came in a claimer last year; struggling for form this campaign and probably needs a bit further at this stage.

20/1

OUR TIP

3/1

Form: 5-5025 BF

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Ran really well last twice in 6f Fairyhouse races, visored and doing well to finish fifth a week ago after blowing the start; great draw and chance now; should stay.

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5th

11

(12)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:05 Thirsk

Secret Road

9st 1lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Tristan Davidson

carried badly left start, prominent towards near side

9/1

1st

11

(14)

31st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

17:35 Southwell (AW)

Secret Road

9st 3lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Tristan Davidson

Generally consistent (over 6f) since switched to AW handicaps, respectable fourth at Newcastle most recently; won off this mark in a higher grade in November; shortlisted.

8/1

4th

7

(4)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Secret Road

9st 7lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Tristan Davidson

Made all in a stronger race here in November and went down narrowly at Southwell the following month; in and out since and could prove vulnerable for win purposes.

10/1

Form: 060200 D

Last run: 4 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

50s Galway second seemed a flash in the pan and accordingly taken on.

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No Results Found

12/1

Form: 131626 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Faded at Dundalk, the hood taken off, and now visor tried; won twice this year, often placed, but risky from this draw.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

14

(15)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Soyounique

8st 12lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Ciaran Murphy

Five wins in Britain; 0-15 in Ireland but ran creditably in two races here last month; not far off runner-up Bucky Larson (third reserve) when fourth over 7f here last time.

6/1

4th

7

(13)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Soyounique

9st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Ciaran Murphy

took keen hold, soon led, switched left and against rail after 1f, headed under 5f out, led again 2f out, headed inside final furlong, soon no extra

6/1

8th

15

(13)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

14:40 Dundalk (AW)

Soyounique

9st 4lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Ciaran Murphy

Five wins in Britain; 0-13 since leaving Stuart Williams; hard to fancy at this stage; first reserve.

14/1

Form: 540904 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Well-exposed and not placed in a while so hard to fancy up in grade now.

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10th

8

(13)

17th Feb 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Linus Larrabee

9st 12lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Edward Lynam

All four wins have come over C&D; narrowly denied a hat-trick here in November but below form twice since; the type to bounce back and this jockey gets on well with him.

15/2

8th

4

(11)

27th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Linus Larrabee

9st 13lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Edward Lynam

All four wins have come over C&D; can be slowly away and lost too many lengths at start over C&D last month but went close on his previous outing; risky given his starting antics but has the ability to defy this mark.

13/2

2

(10)

4th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Linus Larrabee

10st 2lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Edward Lynam

11/2

33/1

Form: 0057

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Huge odds in maidens and quiet but mark looks fair or favourable; early days, tongue tie and cheekpieces tried and horrible draw so risky.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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12th

11

(4)

16th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 100y

19:10 Gowran Park

Khattaat

9st 4lb

J: W J Lee

T: Paul W Flynn

Maiden has run well enough in defeat at times although fair bit of improvement needed on this season's form (well-backed favourite last time); new headgear combination tried.

9/1

8th

7

(3)

12th Jul 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:25 Dundalk (AW)

Khattaat

9st 5lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Paul W Flynn

Maiden has run well enough in defeat at times, including at this track; wasn't beaten all that far in blinkers at Cork last time; headgear removed and 5lb lower; a squeak.

12/1

Form: 026674

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; good run here last time gives her a chance of sorts; visor retained; stays 7f; can be poor at the gates.

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10th

9

(13)

29th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 5f 0y

14:15 Navan

Hot Sunset

9st 10lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Excelled herself on final start last year from 10lb out of handicap when close third of 24 over 6f at the Curragh; mid-field there last Saturday in a race in which Seeingisbelieving and Mogwli made the frame.

14/1

9th

13

(20)

25th Mar 2023

Soft To Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:37 Curragh

Hot Sunset

9st 6lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Not a great strike rate but excelled herself on final start last year from 10lb out of handicap when close third to Downforce over C&D on heavy (from favoured low draw); drawn on opposite site today however.

12/1

3rd

24

(4)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

14:15 Curragh

Hot Sunset

8st 7lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

prominent towards far side, pressed leaders when ridden under 2f out, kept on well but held final 110yds, no match for first two

33/1

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Non-runners

No Patience, Khattaat, Almost An Angel, Hot Sunset

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Payout
Exacta €661.00
Straight Forecast €495.80
Tricast €3387.60
Trifecta €6230.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Secret Road

RP Ratings (IRE):

Sister Lola

POSTDATA:

Higher Kingdom

The Irish Sun:

Secret Road