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14:30 Dundalk (AW)

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Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Rain

15/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.10
  • Place: £3.00

Form: -19625 CD

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

C&D winner has good record after a layoff which he again showed when second at the Curragh last month; in fairness, he backed that up when fifth of 18 (Trueba third) over 7f at Leopardstown and he's another in the mix.

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10th

10

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

13:30 Naas

The Mpex Kid

11st 12lb

J: Ms C Skerry

T: Ciaran Murphy

Four-time winner on Flat, best form on Dundalk AW; a long time since his only hurdles run, though there should be no fitness doubts following a recent Dundalk outing.

33/1

7th

11

(4)

5th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

The Mpex Kid

9st 9lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Ciaran Murphy

C&D winner in October but well below for twice since; may be high in the handicap and is returning from 158 days off.

25/1

8th

11

(14)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 73y

13:05 Galway

The Mpex Kid

9st 10lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Ciaran Murphy

Three of four wins have been on AW, including two starts ago; not as good on testing ground and others preferred.

12/1

9/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 600615 CD BF

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Landed a gamble over C&D in September when defying a wide draw; fifth to Instrumental off this mark when returning here later that month, where she again made her challenge right down the stands' side but looked wayward under pressure; not ruled out.

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3rd

4

(7)

6th Dec 2023

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1m 0f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Darkdeserthighway

9st 13lb

J: Colin Keane

T: M D O’Callaghan

midfield

6/1

5th

11

(7)

3rd Nov 2023

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1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Darkdeserthighway

9st 8lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: M D O’Callaghan

towards rear of midfield, headway towards near side 2f out, prominent and kept on inside final 110yds, not reach leaders

5/1

10/1

  • Place: £6.10

Form: 876033 C

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Course winner over 7f and creditable efforts in big-field turf handicaps over this trip last twice; goes well for young rider and blinkers replace visor worn latest.

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No Results Found

Form: 562712 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Four wins here, three of them over C&D, and back to form in the last month, winning at Killarney and second at Gowran; won off 74 here in March so every chance.

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12th

7

(5)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Skontonovski

9st 10lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Six of eight wins have been on AW; heavy ground against him on recent turf appearances; never threatened at Naas nine days ago and well held by Stormy Jenn and Captured on that evidence.

14/1

Form: 642123 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

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.

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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

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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

11/2

Form: 183202

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Won Leopardstown claimer in August and in good form here for new yard since; beaten half a length over C&D three runs back and went down by a neck over 7f last time; every chance again under Lee.

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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

14/1

Form: 780929 C

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

One of his five wins came here and second over extended 1m2f at this venue last month; headgear, left off when well beaten at the Curragh, is back on and pick of his form is at this trip but draw no help.

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1st

9

(6)

22nd Aug 2023

Soft

1m 2f 64y

17:15 Roscommon

Khafaaq

9st 4lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

raced in second, led 2f out, ridden clear over 1f out, kept on well, easily

5/2

3rd

7

(4)

1st Aug 2023

Soft

1m 0f 123y

20:20 Galway

Khafaaq

10st 1lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Andrew Slattery

Up an aggregate 13lb after two wins and two seconds from last four starts, but still lower than when running at this meeting 12 month ago; could feature again having won with a bit to spare over 1m at Limerick in June.

9/2

8th
11 (15)
Aristovic

16/1

Form: 119349 D BF

Last run: 70 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Back-to-back wins on turf in mid-summer and made the frame twice in August before disappointing favourite at Bellewstown when last seen later that month; runner-up over C&D on handicap bow early in the year; needs to bounce back and drawn wide.

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2nd

7

(4)

23rd Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:30 Dundalk (AW)

Aristovic

9st 9lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: J F Levins

midfield, pushed along and headway over 1f out, ridden and ran on well inside final furlong, went second towards finish, no match for winner

40/1

8th

11

(15)

2nd Nov 2022

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1m 0f 0y

14:30 Dundalk (AW)

Aristovic

9st 9lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: J F Levins

Back-to-back wins on turf in mid-summer and made the frame twice in August before disappointing favourite at Bellewstown when last seen later that month; runner-up over C&D on handicap bow early in the year; needs to bounce back and drawn wide.

16/1

9th

6

(3)

24th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 187y

18:10 Bellewstown

Aristovic

9st 4lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: J F Levins

held up in behind leaders, lost position when pushed along over 3f out, minor headway when carried right and ridden on near side of group 2f out, weakened from over 1f out

8/1

Form: 075089

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Midfield (beaten 3.5l) behind Instrumental over C&D on penultimate start and well held on turf since; down 10lb since first assessed but that's probably not enough and hard to fancy.

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14th

11

(7)

24th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Lovesome Dove

9st 0lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Peter Lawlor

10-race maiden and didn't beat a rival over 7f here when last seen in November; hard to recommend on any recent form; up in trip.

25/1

17

(14)

10th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Lovesome Dove

8st 11lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Peter Lawlor

Third reserve; last of 13 over 1m here last time; stamina to prove at this trip; poor draw.

13th

9

(8)

30th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:00 Dundalk (AW)

Lovesome Dove

9st 5lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Peter Lawlor

Unplaced in nine outings; mark plummeting and now tried blinkered but remains hard to fancy.

33/1

13/2

Form: 154213 CD BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Has become very consistent and course victory one of three wins to her name, all over this trip; scored at Bellewstown in September and beaten fractions over 7f here last time, when just behind runner-up Instrumental; 1lb better off but extra furlong more of a positive.

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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

25/1

Form: -10500

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Three turf wins over 1m2f in Britain but hasn't shown much since relocating and AW record is poor; by far the least likely of the McAuley trio; cheekpieces tried.

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10

(2)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Navan

Sandyman

9st 6lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

The last of three wins in Britain was over two years ago; close fourth in a hurdle on stable debut last August but offered little back on the Flat at Leopardstown a month ago.

50/1

15th

14

(14)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

17:12 Leopardstown

Sandyman

9st 7lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Won three races over 1m2f in Britain; has tended to struggle since he arrived in Ireland but managed a fair sixth of 18 in a Flat handicap at Navan a year ago; satisfactory effort over hurdles at Downpatrick last August on only start for this stable.

14/1

33/1

Form: 516800 C

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Won modest 3yo contest on handicap bow over 7f here in the spring but well held since; not disgraced behind a couple of these rivals when mid-field at Leopardstown after a layoff but a lot more needed.

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4

(4)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:35 Sligo

Patrick Street

9st 12lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

Two good turf runs in October, winning at Navan and runner-up at Gowran; subsequent AW form not so good but runs well fresh, acts on easy ground and nice draw so respected.

12/1

6th

2

(5)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Patrick Street

9st 13lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

Two good turf runs in October, winning at Navan and runner-up at Gowran; course winner never landed a blow when beaten 3l over C&D last time but drawn better here.

11/1

7th

3

(16)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Patrick Street

10st 0lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Patrick Martin

towards rear, headway towards near side over 1f out, kept on but no impression inside final furlong

8/1

10/1

Form: 493729 BF

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

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.

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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

16/1

Form: 39550-

Last run: 341 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced and beaten less than 2l on penultimate start over 7f here; off best part of a year though; hooded.

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7

(10)

14th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Cisne

9st 10lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Started career brightly with two good runs at this venue early in 2021; poor here on reappearance six weeks ago.

20/1

14th

12

(4)

2nd Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:30 Dundalk (AW)

Cisne

9st 8lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Lightly raced and beaten less than 2l on penultimate start over 7f here; off best part of a year though; hooded.

16/1

7

(7)

21st Oct 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Cisne

9st 8lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Six-race maiden and well held here when last seen; off 329 days and others preferred; wears first-time hood.

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 070031 CD

Last run: 5 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

First reserve; 7lb penalty for Friday's C&D win leaves him 1lb wrong compared to revised mark but obvious contender if he gets in.

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14th

6

(15)

6th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Zonik

9st 9lb

J: Cillian McConnell

T: John C McConnell

Opened his account over 1m here in October after a promising third the previous month; two respectable runs since then; an unknown quantity over this trip, fair chance if staying; hood now replaces blinkers.

5/1

15

(5)

4th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Zonik

9st 7lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: John C McConnell

Course winner over 1m in October; two respectable performances in defeat since then; an unknown quantity over this trip, did not seem to stay when tied over 1m2f last summer; first reserve.

6th

4

(1)

14th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Dundalk (AW)

Zonik

9st 9lb

J: James Ryan

T: John C McConnell

raced freely, in touch with leaders

6/1

Form: 000

Last run: 38 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; showed little in maidens but well bred and capable of finding her level in handicaps.

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4th

6

(15)

16th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Princess Wannabe

9st 4lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: J A Stack

in touch with leaders

7/2

16

(13)

14th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Princess Wannabe

8st 8lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: J A Stack

Second reserve; eyecatcher here last Friday, blowing the start and then coming from well back to finish second over 1m4f; drop in trip here not so important as a level break and if getting it could be a major player; up 4lb in future events.

2nd

13

(2)

9th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Princess Wannabe

8st 11lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: J A Stack

dwelt start, towards rear, headway into midfield 2f out, ridden over 1f out, ran on well inside final furlong, went second inside final 110yds, no match for winner

9/2

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Non-runners

Ellabella, Zonik, Princess Wannabe

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Payout
Exacta €359.00
Straight Forecast €273.10
Tricast €4159.80
Trifecta €14401.00

Selections

RP Ratings (IRE):

The Mpex Kid

POSTDATA:

Darkdeserthighway

SPOTLIGHT:

Skontonovski

The Irish Sun:

The Mpex Kid