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  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.20
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 274089 C

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Beaten roughly 7l in his last couple of starts including over C&D latest; warrants respect on these terms now switched to claiming company.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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7th

6

(1)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Naas

Hale Bopp

9st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: R Donohoe

C&D winner two years ago whose wins since have been on AW; generally consistent of late but won't want too much rain back on turf.

12/1

3rd

7

(7)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Hale Bopp

9st 11lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: R Donohoe

Ended a losing run over C&D in September and plenty of good runs in defeat since; unsuited by further last time and he's back on his last winning mark; solid each-way player.

17/2

10/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 631264 C

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Five-time course winner; beaten 3l in a 6f handicap here 12 days ago; return to 1m is no issue but the widest draw isn't ideal.

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11th

4

(1)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:05 Dundalk (AW)

Rocky Dreams

9st 11lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: James McAuley

Seven of his eight wins have come at this venue but below best of late, well held in claimer a fortnight ago from wide draw; others preferred.

8/1

5th

4

(14)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:00 Dundalk (AW)

Rocky Dreams

10st 2lb

J: W J Lee

T: James McAuley

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders on far side of group under 2f out, no extra inside final furlong

9/1

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3rd
1 (7)
Akmaam

10/1

  • Place: £12.10

Form: 070000

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Won on debut but losing run since and well held on yard debut latest; tough ask on these terms.

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7

(9)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Navan

Akmaam

9st 9lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: J F Levins

1m AW winner last year; fairly solid efforts of late and was boxing on over 1m at Cork; returning to further is worth a go.

10/1

Form: 521-90 D

Last run: 183 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Promising start to his career including a Polytrack win at Lingfield but really struggled over hurdles and on the Flat since joining this yard.

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17th

21

(13)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Halcyon Spirit

8st 13lb

J: Abbie Murphy

T: J Motherway

Third reserve; Dundalk winner; ran okay in a claimer here in September but poor runs since for John McConnell; debuts for James Motherway here.

Form: 625026

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Sole win came on AW (Tapeta) in Britain; runner-up in a claimer here on her penultimate start and she wasn't beaten far when unsuited by a drop to 7f since; solid claims back up in trip.

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3rd

7

18th Jun 2023

Good

2m 1f 65y

16:05 Downpatrick

Prioritise

11st 5lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: John C McConnell

Much improved performance when staying on strongly to land a 2m handicap hurdle at Roscommon on Monday; up 10lb for that but likely that she is improving and every chance of going close again.

7/2

1st

5

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 46y

18:18 Roscommon

Prioritise

11st 10lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

70-rated on the Flat; jumping has been an issue in this sphere; late headway when beaten 15l on second handicap start at Tipperary.

20/1

15

3rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 175y

19:00 Tramore

Prioritise

11st 10lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: John C McConnell

Form: 821000 C

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Dual course winner; beaten 6l here latest and seemingly needs further than this; tough draw.

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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

Form: 271247 CD

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Four-time course winner (three C&D) and has run well in a trio of starts since winning at Killarney in October; should be in the mix.

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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

20/1

Form: 070467

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Sole win came in a Leicester claimer for William Haggas; very best form is at 7f and was well held over C&D last month.

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1st

7

(6)

27th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

21:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Muhalhel

9st 0lb

J: Tommie Jakes

T: Anthony McCann

Finished placed here (8.6f/9.4f) in his first four runs this year but he didn't fire at Dundalk (1m2f) two weeks ago; that took his record to 1-31 and he now goes into unknown territory at this new trip; others preferred.

6/1

6th

14

(14)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Muhalhel

8st 12lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Anthony McCann

Just 1-30 although placed of late at Wolverhampton over slightly shorter; 1lb wrong.

12/1

Form: 500033 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 10lb

7 yo Horse

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Dual Group 3 winner and fairly prolific in Germany; not at that sort of level for this yard but plenty of solid runs in defeat including hitting the frame in a couple of course claimers here this winter; should be involved again in receipt of weight from main rivals.

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18th

2

(14)

22nd Apr 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 5f 164y

14:55 Navan

Majestic Colt

10st 5lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: James McAuley

Five-time stakes winner in Germany; placed only three times from 20 Irish starts, including when third over 7f at Leopardstown early this month; failed to reproduce that form over 6f at the Curragh last Sunday.

16/1

10th

11

(12)

16th Apr 2023

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

16:20 Curragh

Majestic Colt

8st 7lb

J: Wayne Lordan

T: James McAuley

Was mostly well beaten on the AW over the winter but fared much better back on turf at Leopardstown last time over 7f; this drop in trip should suit and could run well even from 2lb out of the handicap.

16/1

3rd

7

(9)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 14y

16:50 Leopardstown

Majestic Colt

9st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

Nine-time winner in Germany; came to Ireland with an inflated rating and unable to justify it despite running well in a couple of premier handicaps last year; back on soft ground here after failing at Dundalk this year; could well be competitive off this mark and not dismissed.

25/1

Form: 030750

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Four-time winner on AW (all Tapeta at Newcastle); hasn't shown enough in two runs for this yard including claimer here latest; back up in trip.

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9th

10

(7)

3rd Mar 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:55 Dundalk (AW)

Tommy Taylor

9st 4lb

J: Gary Carroll

T: Gavin Cromwell

Has been through a few yards; completed a hat-trick in Britain for Grant Tuer a year ago; debuts for Gavin Cromwell here and would be a definite player if able to run close to his mark.

20/1

10th

10

(9)

23rd Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:00 Dundalk (AW)

Tommy Taylor

9st 6lb

J: Yudish Geerdharry

T: Shane Crawley

dwelt start, towards rear

10/1

13th

13

(15)

9th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Tommy Taylor

9st 6lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Shane Crawley

Won four in a row at Newcastle for Grant Tuer early in the year, three of them over this trip; not a bad effort over 7f on stable debut; good prospects of reversing form with runner-up Eglish on these terms.

8/1

Form: 991050 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Has struggled since landing a maiden claimer at Bellewstown in September; beaten 6l here last week and no easy task on these terms.

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16

26th Feb 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 109y

16:10 Naas

Sweeping Statement

11st 12lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: James McAuley

Won a maiden claimer on the Flat at Bellewstown last September, moderate form at Dundalk since then; lacks hurdling experience.

50/1

8th

6

(9)

10th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Sweeping Statement

9st 10lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: James McAuley

Struggled since winning a maiden claimer at Bellewstown in September; beaten 7l here last month and while the step back up in trip will suit, others look more convincing at present.

25/1

10/1

Form: 2610

Last run: 88 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Off the mark in a Tipperary maiden on his penultimate start; struggled in a handicap when last seen but still early days and one to consider on yard debut.

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7th

2

(3)

22nd Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

14:00 Kempton (AW)

Elephant John

9st 9lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Denis Quinn

Ex-Irish; sole win came in 2022 and doesn't look solid on 2023 form; however, has possibilities dropped to this weak level on debut for new yard; market support should be heeded.

9/2

9th

6

(10)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Elephant John

9st 4lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

midfield, in touch with leaders over 3f out, outpaced from 2f out, soon no impression

12/1

9th

4

(4)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Elephant John

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

prominent on inner, outpaced 1f out

14/1

200/1

Form: 9

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tailed off 80-1 shot on debut and impossible to recommend her here.

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10th

12

(10)

27th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Sea The Sand

9st 5lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Ray Hackett

Shown very little in three runs at huge odds so far.

100/1

14th

10

(8)

9th Dec 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Sea The Sand

9st 3lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Ray Hackett

midfield

100/1

13th

11

(4)

23rd Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:00 Dundalk (AW)

Sea The Sand

9st 4lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Ray Hackett

towards rear

200/1

14/1

Form: 5/13-

Last run: 377 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Ex-Godolphin; improved from debut to win a 7f Kempton novice last year; not seen since hitting the frame at Chelmsford a year ago; gelded and probably best watched on return/yard debut.

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14th

12

(3)

23rd Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:00 Dundalk (AW)

Lone Fighter

9st 2lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: James McAuley

towards rear of midfield

14/1

3rd

1

(9)

11th Nov 2021

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Lone Fighter

9st 9lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Saeed bin Suroor

Bred to be useful; improved on his debut form after 11 months off the track when winning 7f Kempton novice two weeks ago, never out of the first two; open to further progress and should go well under a penalty.

2/1

1st

4

(9)

27th Oct 2021

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Kempton (AW)

Lone Fighter

9st 3lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Saeed bin Suroor

Beaten the best part of 10l on his sole 2yo start in November when he was badly in need of the experience; notable that he was sent off a warm favourite there though and he is certainly bred to be useful; could take a significant step forward today.

5/2

Form: 067050 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; Polytrack winner; struggled here last week and has a tough ask on these terms.

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9th

10

(9)

14th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

14:15 Dundalk (AW)

Sheila

8st 12lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

midfield

7/1

12th

6

(17)

2nd Dec 2022

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Sheila

9st 6lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Sole AW win came on Polytrack at Chelmsford; on a losing run at present but it was a good run here last week when beaten 1l and she's well treated on old form; draw is off-putting.

6/1

3rd

4

(6)

25th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Sheila

9st 5lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Disappointing in a busy spell since Listowel second, trying 1m4f for the first time; others make much more appeal.

14/1

Form: 686680 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

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

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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

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Non-runners

Cinco Saltos, Sheila, War Hero

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Payout
Exacta €102.00
Straight Forecast €77.80
Trifecta €5866.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Sweeping Statement

The Irish Sun:

Lone Fighter

SPOTLIGHT:

Prioritise

RP Ratings (IRE):

Hale Bopp