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19:00 Dundalk (AW)

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Floodlit Fridays At Dundalk Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5205.88
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Floodlit Fridays At Dundalk Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Scattered showers

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £7.00
  • Place: £2.00

Form: 403841 C

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Finally got off the mark when beating Instrumental in a claimer over 6f here last time under this rider; is effective over this trip too but has more to do back in handicap company.

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13th

8

(11)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:50 Cork

Tawaazon

9st 5lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: John Andrew Kinsella

Poor run on AW when last seen and all his best form is over shorter than this; likely best watched on yard debut.

20/1

7th

5

(4)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Tawaazon

9st 2lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: James McAuley

raced in third

8/1

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7/2

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 6421 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 0lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Former Ballydoyle inmate was a bargain buy at the sales; improved from his second to Tawaazon in a 6f claimer here to win a 1m handicap here last time, showing a good attitude; has pace, so drop back to 7f should be fine; chance off 5lb higher.

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6th

7

(5)

1st Feb 2023

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0m 7f 0y

16:37 Dundalk (AW)

Instrumental

8st 7lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: James McAuley

Gained a second course win over 1m here in November but couldn't build on that over the extended 1m2f here when last seen; given a break and fewer miles on the clock than most of these but needs to prove he's as effective at 7f.

5/1

1st

8

(6)

9th Nov 2022

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1m 0f 0y

16:15 Dundalk (AW)

Instrumental

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: James McAuley

started quickly, briefly led, soon steadied and in touch with leaders, switched right and pushed along over 2f out, headway when ridden towards near side over 1f out, joined leader final 110yds, led final strides

7/2

5th

8

(1)

2nd Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:30 Dundalk (AW)

Instrumental

9st 11lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

Ex-Ballydoyle 3yo has hit the ground running for new yard, not out of first three in four starts; C&D winner in September and touched off over 7f (The Bog Bank third) here next time; another solid run latest when placed on soft at Gowran and he'll appreciate getting back onto a sounder surface.

5/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 115421 C

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Three wins this year have all come at 1m, including here; raised 5lb for latest win at Bellewstown and drops in trip but travels well in her races and has run well over 7f here; player.

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4th

10

(15)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

The Bog Bank

9st 5lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

Heavily raced mare, four wins and 17 places from 63 outings; needs to step on recent Dundalk form, though she was placed in three consecutive starts at the AW venue last October/November having been generally reliable during the spring and summer.

12/1

7th

5

(14)

13th Apr 2024

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1m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

The Bog Bank

9st 7lb

J: James Ryan

T: T G McCourt

prominent on outer, outpaced and lost position under 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, not reach leaders

10/1

6th

8

(9)

5th Apr 2024

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1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

The Bog Bank

9st 9lb

J: Alyse Clarke

T: T G McCourt

Dual C&D winner, the latest in July but has been struggling for form recently; step back up in trip may help and 1lb below her last winning mark but others have stronger profiles.

14/1

14/1

Form: 5-1868 C

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Won over 1m here two years ago and latest win came at Gowran in May over nearly 1m2f; weakened late on last twice and steps down in trip; only 2lb higher than last winning mark.

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Verdict Starting price

4th

4

(1)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Leabaland

9st 7lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: M M Lynch

prominent, outpaced over 1f out, rallied and went fourth towards finish

13/2

5th

9

(12)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Leabaland

9st 7lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: M M Lynch

C&D winner in 2020 and went close to gaining his second C&D win in December when beaten a nose by a well handicapped rival who has won again since; rock solid form and warrants respect despite 3lb rise.

5/1

2nd

6

(13)

8th Dec 2023

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1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Leabaland

9st 6lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: M M Lynch

midfield, headway when nudged along and switched left under 2f out, ridden over 1f out, soon challenging, pressed winner towards finish, just failed

6/1

Form: 520506 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Dual turf winner is 0-12 on the AW; not beaten far at times this year and is racing off a lower AW mark but wide draw doesn't help.

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9th

16

(4)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Talking Tough

8st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: S M Duffy

Poor strike-rate of 2-65 and last year was a struggle; not that appealing.

50/1

12th

16

(8)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:50 Galway

Talking Tough

8st 7lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: S M Duffy

Very moderate strike-rate of 2-64 and has mostly struggled this season; 4lb out of the weights.

25/1

20/1

Form: 699068 CD

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Six-time winner here was regressive on turf over the summer and was soundly beaten back over C&D last time, so a bit to find on yard debut.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

10

(6)

30th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:30 Dundalk (AW)

War Hero

9st 4lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

Course specialist but regressive of late and plenty to find despite reduced mark; jockey booking encouraging.

14/1

17

(16)

23rd Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:00 Dundalk (AW)

War Hero

8st 10lb

J: Kyanna Van Buuren

T: James McAuley

Third reserve; course specialist but disappointed here a fortnight ago and tough draw this time.

13th

4

(1)

9th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:15 Dundalk (AW)

War Hero

9st 7lb

J: James Ryan

T: James McAuley

Six-time course winner (five C&D) and has been hinting at a return to form since joining this yard; dropped another 2lb and one for the shortlist.

10/1

20/1

Form: 012/80 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Has missed a lot of time since getting off the mark over C&D in 2020; well beaten over 1m here last time and has to improve.

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11th

13

(10)

4th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Chevillon

9st 0lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Edward Lynam

slowly into stride, took keen hold, always towards rear, ridden and no extra when switched right over 1f out

12/1

9th

6

(9)

30th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:00 Dundalk (AW)

Chevillon

9st 6lb

J: W J Lee

T: Edward Lynam

Winner here as a 2yo but has had her training issues; recent form not that encouraging but has dropped to a potentially dangerous mark now and encouraging jockey booking.

12/1

12th

10

(7)

18th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Chevillon

9st 3lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Edward Lynam

Had her training issues; yard had three successive winners here lately, none favourite, one under this jockey; she couldn't make it four but took the eye and apparently had excuses; C&D winner hooded now, ready to fire.

4/1

28/1

Form: 909009

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Struggling on turf lately and has to recapture his early promise to have a chance.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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12th

12

(3)

30th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Hardly Useless

8st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Thomas Gibney

Soundly beaten over longer distances here on her two most recent starts; 50-1 on both occasions, and hard to fancy.

25/1

12th

14

(3)

4th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Hardly Useless

8st 10lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Thomas Gibney

midfield

20/1

16

(2)

2nd Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Hardly Useless

8st 11lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Thomas Gibney

Second reserve; has been struggling on turf this year and it was the same again here 19 days ago.

Form: 700806

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Maiden wasn't disgraced in a 6f claimer here last time but still needs a fair bit more; blinkers retained.

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12th

14

(10)

28th Oct 2022

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Vernotstoppen

8st 12lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

Seven-race maiden and struggled back in handicap company here a fortnight ago.

20/1

15

(4)

21st Oct 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Vernotstoppen

8st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

First reserve; seven-race maiden and well held again last time.

9th

14

(10)

14th Oct 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Vernotstoppen

8st 10lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Eddie & Patrick Harty

towards rear of midfield, pushed along towards far side over 1f out, ridden and no impression inside final furlong

16/1

20/1

Form: 8/0540

Last run: 71 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Not beaten far twice on return from a long absence over the summer and is off a reduced mark but others still preferred.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

11

(10)

2nd Dec 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Welcoming

9st 2lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Luke Comer

Won twice in Britain but well below that form since; beaten 6l over 7f here in October; enough to prove at present.

10/1

10th

8

(1)

14th Oct 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Welcoming

9st 6lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

led, pushed along under 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong

20/1

15th

11

(1)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:20 Leopardstown

Welcoming

9st 5lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

prominent, led after 3f, ridden and headed over 2f out, weakened final furlong

14/1

Form: 078580 CD

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Four-time winner here, including twice over C&D; below form at Thurles last time but is now down to the same mark off which she won at Listowel in June, so a player.

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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

13th

12

(16)

29th Jul 2023

Soft To Heavy

1m 1f 110y

16:05 Gowran Park

Miss Cunning

9st 2lb

J: Dean Curran

T: Aengus King

Stated the season with Cork win, the sixth of her career; third at Limerick on penultimate start was another good effort, but her other three runs this term have been poor; hard to be confident.

16/1

Form: 000080 C

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Three-time AW winner; well beaten on turf lately but was second over C&D off a mark of 65 in March, so is nicely handicapped on that form.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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6th

6

(3)

30th May 2023

Good To Firm

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

15:40 Brighton

Capla Knight

8st 9lb

J: William Carson

T: Phil McEntee

3-45 with his wins all coming on the AW; showed some form at Dundalk in late 2022 but little this year, including in three starts for this yard; still has stamina to prove.

25/1

9th

11

(5)

23rd May 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

17:26 Brighton

Capla Knight

9st 0lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Phil McEntee

in touch with leaders

25/1

11th

12

(12)

4th May 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:15 Chelmsford (AW)

Capla Knight

9st 0lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Phil McEntee

7f course winner who has also scored over 1m; claims on some of his Irish form as recent as last December; changed hands prior to latest run, when he came in for a bit of support but was never a factor and finished last at Wolverhampton (8.5f, Tapeta); bit to prove.

20/1

Form: 266747

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Record of 1-17 on turf; three unplaced runs on AW earlier this year but this trip is fine and is off a reduced mark, so not discounted.

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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

14/1

Form: 435456

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Remains a maiden after 36 starts and is likely to run well but needs to find improvement from somewhere to score.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3rd

3

(11)

9th May 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

14:40 Gowran Park

Manhattan Dandy

9st 13lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Thomas Coyle

prominent, challenging up the centre when carried left under 2f out, switched right 1f out, no extra inside final 110yds, lost second final strides

7/2

3rd

2

(5)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

17:05 Gowran Park

Manhattan Dandy

9st 11lb

J: James Ryan

T: Thomas Coyle

prominent, challenging on far side of group 2f out, no extra final 110yds

11/4

1st

8

(11)

10th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

16:15 Leopardstown

Manhattan Dandy

9st 6lb

J: James Ryan

T: Thomas Coyle

prominent, challenging going best from 2f out, led when ridden over 1f out, ran on

10/1

Form: 980908 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; four-time AW winner, including over C&D; has been regressive lately and others are preferred.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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9

(8)

30th Mar 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Beleaguerment

8st 4lb

J: Luke Morris

T: H D McGuigan

Multiple AW winner but not always the easiest to predict; back up in trip with Luke Morris up on this first run for a new trainer; market should be a good guide.

10/1

3

(8)

28th Mar 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Beleaguerment

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: H D McGuigan

Five of his six wins have come on AW, the latest at Dundalk in October (RPR 60); he is making his stable debut at a modest level and it will be no surprise to see him in the thick of it.

8/1

7

(12)

1st Feb 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:27 Dundalk (AW)

Beleaguerment

8st 13lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: James McAuley

Four-time course winner; best recent form at 6f but has wins over this trip; while capable from this mark, he seems to have lost his way of late and drawn wider than ideal.

7/1

Form: 20-285

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; four-time winner, including over this trip at Laytown last year; solid run after a break at Navan last time and is off the same mark as when just denied over C&D last November; chance if getting in.

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9th

4

20th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Listowel

Hell Left Loose

11st 12lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Vincent Carroll

Four-time sprint winner on the Flat looks best watched on hurdling debut with stamina a worry.

66/1

9th

9

(2)

12th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Laytown

Hell Left Loose

9st 10lb

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Vincent Carroll

Won four for Denis Hogan including this race in 2021; second on yard debut over 7f last year but unplaced since and behind a couple of these at Naas last month; return to the beach needs to spark a revival.

12/1

12th

21

(4)

27th Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 205y

15:50 Naas

Hell Left Loose

9st 0lb

J: Tom Kiely-Marshall

T: Vincent Carroll

Didn't run badly twice last month but needs to find a little more; tongue-tie and blinkers tried.

20/1

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Eleuthera, Beleaguerment, Hell Left Loose

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Payout
Exacta €223.00
Straight Forecast €311.20
Tricast €1153.10
Trifecta €584.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

Tawaazon

POSTDATA:

Hot Sunset

SPOTLIGHT:

Instrumental

The Irish Sun:

Tawaazon