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17:30 Dundalk (AW)

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William Hill Pick Your Places Apprentice Handicap

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  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 14 runners
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William Hill Pick Your Places Apprentice Handicap

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £12.60
  • Place: £3.40

Form: 067775 C

Last run: 67 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

1-21; sole win came here over 6f; struggling over further on turf this summer and tough ask from a higher AW mark.

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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

10/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 018320 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Placed in a couple of 1m starts here before a lesser effort over further here a fortnight ago; unlikely to be suited by a return to 7f though.

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6th

9

(12)

16th Sep 2023

Good

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

13:40 Bath

Cedar Rapids

10st 9lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Micky Hammond

Continues to drop down the weights but has poor 1-30 strike-rate and hasn't been shaping of late as though a win is imminent.

25/1

8th

10

(10)

29th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

14:15 Ripon

Cedar Rapids

8st 9lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

took keen hold, prominent, led after 2f, increased tempo and 3 lengths ahead over 3f out, much reduced lead 2f out, headed over 1f out, soon weakened

33/1

7th

2

(2)

26th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 4f 13y

Class 6

16:30 Catterick

Cedar Rapids

9st 8lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

Creditable fourth on stable debut (1m2f, soft) at Ripon in May but not in such good form more recently; well treated now but a bit to prove.

8/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 086275 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Five-time course winner; good run from a wide draw here last time and he's effective at this trip.

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11th

11

(4)

12th Apr 2024

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0m 7f 0y

18:10 Dundalk (AW)

Tynamite

9st 4lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: David Marnane

Six wins at this track and ran a cracker over C&D last time off this mark, 1.75l behind today's rival Ferrybank; is 6lb better off with that rival today, so a solid chance.

9/2

3rd

9

(7)

22nd Mar 2024

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0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Tynamite

9st 5lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: David Marnane

soon midfield, headway towards near side over 1f out, kept on inside final 110yds

20/1

8th

10

(17)

31st Jan 2024

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0m 7f 0y

16:05 Dundalk (AW)

Tynamite

9st 4lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: David Marnane

Sins wins and 11 places from 57 starts at this venue; ended a very long losing sequence (back to August 2021) with C&D victory in December; unplaced here 12 days ago and has a bit to find with Chica Power.

8/1

11/1

Form: 100627 C

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 8lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Course winner; nine-time winner on turf but just 1-15 on AW; running okay in defeat here of late but drops back in trip now and probably needs more of a stamina test these days.

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10th

7

(9)

4th Jan 2023

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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

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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

OUR TIP

5/1

Form: 701007 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

7f winner at the Curragh in May and hinted at a return to form at Down Royal last month; placed in three of her four AW outings and is back on a good mark here.

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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

20/1

Form: 990686 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Six-time course winner (four C&D) but has looked regressive in recent times; beaten 5l on yard debut over C&D last week and his mark looks stiff enough on his achievements this year.

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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: 37-340

Last run: 247 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

12-race maiden and all his best form has come over further; likely to need this on yard debut returning from 247 days off.

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2nd

11

(13)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Wonder Spirit

9st 0lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: G A Kingston

led, headed after 2f, joined leaders over 3f out, led again up the centre over 2f out, headed but kept on well inside final furlong

10/1

Form: 114768 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Four-time turf winner but 0-12 on AW; beaten 6l latest at Down Royal and while a return to 7f may help, she probably needs a career best to land this.

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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

7/2

Form: -49372

Last run: 58 days

W: 10st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Six-race maiden but best effort yet when beaten roughly 1l at Bellewstown last time; looks well treated and one to consider back at 7f.

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13th

4

(11)

2nd Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:30 Dundalk (AW)

Scarlet Angel

10st 0lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: G M Lyons

Career-best second to a very progressive filly at Bellewstown led to her going off favourite on AW debut over 7f here but never a factor after a tardy start; blinkers tried now.

10/1

9th

4

(11)

21st Oct 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Scarlet Angel

10st 0lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: G M Lyons

towards rear, pushed along 3f out, ridden and minor headway from over 1f out, never dangerous

7/2

12

(13)

30th Sep 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Scarlet Angel

9st 3lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

Finished in front of Butterfly Island when second to subsequent winner in Bellewstown handicap last month; has been staying on over 1m so maybe this trip a bit sharp but has the pedigree to do well on AW.

7/2

10/1

Form: 442435

Last run: 115 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Won second time out on Tapeta at Newcastle as a juvenile and consistent in defeat this year on both AW and turf; progress needed to defy this mark on return to AW; yard debut returning from 115 days off.

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10th

7

(4)

12th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Laytown

Kratos

10st 3lb

J: Brian Hayes

T: John C McConnell

Only beaten just over a length when fourth over this trip at Down Royal in June and that run would give him claims; never involved last couple of outings over 1m.

12/1

13th

14

(15)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 187y

16:35 Bellewstown

Kratos

8st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

25/1

Form: 054835 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Dual course winner; fairly solid form in defeat of late but doesn't look well treated as a result; has a tough draw to cope with.

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9th

12

(3)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 160y

14:50 Sligo

No Speed Limit

8st 12lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Patrick J McKenna

All his best form is on AW and just 1-31 on turf; however, lower turf mark helps and he has a good draw for preferred tactics; not ruled out.

12/1

Form: 3-0000 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Dual course winner but struggling for form this year and needs further than this.

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6th

24

(15)

6th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:40 Cork

Will Be King

8st 12lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: John C McConnell

It is over three years since he has won; well beaten on return in soft ground and this will suit better but work to do.

22/1

13th
2 (16)
Patsy Fagan

20/1

Form: 341600

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Poor form in trio of starts since leaving Richard Fahey and has a bad draw to cope with this time.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

12

(7)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

14:40 Dundalk (AW)

Patsy Fagan

9st 2lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Sean Davis

Six-time winner for Richard Fahey, solid record on AW; has been regressive in various yards since coming to Ireland; off since last July.

33/1

15th

10

(9)

28th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 6f 0y

19:40 Cork

Patsy Fagan

9st 4lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Sean Davis

Six-time winner in UK but has been regressive for different yards since coming to these shores; dropping in the weights but not easy to fancy.

28/1

14/1

Form: 2470-0

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

10-race maiden; only beat one home on yard debut last week and was tailed off on AW on her final start for Mark Johnston when previously seen a year ago; enough to prove at present.

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14th

12

(9)

21st Oct 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Kornflake

9st 4lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Gabriel McNamara

towards rear of midfield, ridden towards far side under 2f out, dropped to rear over 1f out

14/1

12th

11

(10)

10th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 60y

14:25 Killarney

Kornflake

9st 6lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Gabriel McNamara

never better than mid-division, pushed along over 2f out, ridden towards rear under 2f out, eased inside final furlong

40/1

12th

5

(10)

19th Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

15:00 Newcastle (AW)

Kornflake

9st 8lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Mark Johnston

Chance if reproducing her Hamilton second in July (extended 1m, good) but her two subsequent runs have been short of that level; promise here last season; opposable on balance.

12/1

Form: -00906

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; won on AW in Britain (Tapeta); beaten roughly 4l over 1m here last time; needs to build on that.

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3rd

13

(13)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:55 Dundalk (AW)

Indian Raj

8st 12lb

J: Shane Markey

T: Anthony McCann

soon towards rear, headway on near side of group 3f out, keeping on when switched left 2f out, pressed leaders when ridden over 1f out, ran on towards finish, no match for first two

16/1

3rd

14

(16)

4th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Indian Raj

8st 12lb

J: Shane Markey

T: Anthony McCann

upset in stalls, prominent, went second after 1f, briefly led when pushed along over 2f out, ridden when headed under 2f out, no chance with winner inside final furlong, kept on but lost second towards finish

12/1

5th

12

(9)

7th Dec 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

13:30 Dundalk (AW)

Indian Raj

9st 1lb

J: Shane Markey

T: Anthony McCann

towards rear, headway when switched left 2f out, ridden when hung left over 1f out, kept on towards far side but no impression final 110yds, not reach leaders

33/1

Form: 0-0059

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; best of his six starts came on his penultimate outing at Punchestown but well below that form last week; unlikely a return to 7f will help.

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9th

11

(8)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

19:45 Southwell (AW)

The Lion Strikes

9st 9lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John O’Shea

16-race maiden; runner-up (beaten 4l) over 9.5f at Wolverhampton early in the New Year; ran to an identical RPR (49) when fifth of 11 in first-time blinkers back there latest; has some work to do with Storm Asset.

33/1

5th

10

(3)

11th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

The Lion Strikes

9st 9lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John O’Shea

in touch with leaders, switched left over 1f out, no extra towards finish

20/1

8th

10

(3)

21st Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

20:00 Kempton (AW)

The Lion Strikes

8st 12lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John O’Shea

14-race maiden with a patchy overall record; tailed off at Chelmsford six weeks ago (tried in cheekpieces which are absent today) and others are far more convincing.

20/1

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Non-runners

Farnese, Indian Raj, The Lion Strikes

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Payout
Exacta €791.00
Straight Forecast €734.50
Tricast €3435.80
Trifecta €14213.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Ginsburg

The Irish Sun:

Kratos

RP Ratings (IRE):

No Speed Limit

POSTDATA:

Eastern Racer