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16:30 Dundalk (AW)

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Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.50
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 087723 BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Still a maiden but has gone close here over 1m4f twice this month, latest when third under an aggressive ride (Building Bridges fourth); not sure he'll appreciate this longer trip.

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12th

9

(10)

22nd Dec 2023

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2m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Chutzpal

9st 0lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Eoin Doyle

Sole win in 21 starts came over C&D last winter and back on that last winning mark; needs to step up on his sixth in a claimer here last week.

14/1

6th

7

(6)

13th Dec 2023

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1m 4f 0y

15:15 Dundalk (AW)

Chutzpal

9st 6lb

J: Alan Persse

T: Eoin Doyle

Course 2m handicap winner just over a year ago, best run this year when third over 2m1f at Limerick in June; last three runs have been over hurdles; others much better suited by the race conditions.

20/1

12/1

  • Place: £3.80

Form: 767083

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

No Flat wins since 2019 but she won a Punchestown handicap hurdle last month and just denied second over 1m4f here 12 days ago; stays further so of definite interest.

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13th

7

(16)

13th Jan 2023

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2m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Well Funded

9st 5lb

J: Jack Enright

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Progressive over hurdles last autumn, winning handicaps at Listowel and Punchestown; in good form here in November, including when runner-up over this trip (Make The Switch fourth, Tenth Amendment fifth); needs to bounce back after two low-key hurdling displays

13/2

13th

11

26th Dec 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Well Funded

11st 1lb

J: Jack Foley

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

in touch with leaders

9/1

5th

7

18th Dec 2022

Frozen

1m 7f 111y

14:14 Thurles

Well Funded

10st 11lb

J: Richard Deegan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

Was rated in the 50s on the Flat before winning off a Punchestown handicap hurdle off 100; current rating of 107 leaves her with a mountain to climb here.

66/1

7/1

  • Place: £3.90

Form: 5-4619

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Better hurdler although tailed off in Grade 3 handicap at Haydock recently; flat form this year mixed but Bellewstown win off 56 was a ready one; probably on a high enough mark right now; first AW start in over three years.

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1st

1

12th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 3

16:25 Plumpton

Tronador

12st 2lb

J: Lewis Saunders

T: Olly Murphy

didn't always jump with fluency, raced in fourth, dropped to last after 3rd, niggled along after 4 out

10/1

20

12th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 1

14:20 Aintree

Tronador

10st 13lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Won this race in 2021 and 21l eighth in 2022; some good form on the Flat and over hurdles last summer but he wasn't at his best over hurdles or fences in the autumn and has been absent since; others are more compelling.

50/1

Form: /64-06 C

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Winner here over 1m4f two years ago; missed nearly all of 2021 but looked to be on the way back here 19 days ago when putting in late work over same trip; only second attempt at this trip but on a nice mark and respected.

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10th

17

(15)

20th Oct 2023

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1m 2f 150y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Make The Switch

9st 1lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: G A Kingston

Third reserve; tailed off over hurdles last time and struggling on Flat previously.

Form: 200683

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Now 0-16 at this venue but best effort for some time over this trip a fortnight ago when staying-on third (Roman Song second) after a slow start; place claims again.

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11th

13

(6)

26th Mar 2024

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2m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Tenth Amendment

9st 2lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Just 1-61 under all rules; had no chance from out of the handicap last time but would have a squeak on some of his better runs in the last year.

20/1

Form: 7/119- CD

Last run: 491 days

W: 9st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Won a pair of C&D handicaps for John McConnell in early 2021 off marks of 54 & 60; largely campaigned over hurdles since, modest comeback run earlier this month; probably best watched.

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15th

4

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

17:20 Bellewstown

Falak

11st 10lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: Miss Tracy M Reilly

midfield

12/1

3rd

6

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:30 Down Royal

Falak

11st 9lb

J: Thomas Reilly

T: Miss Tracy M Reilly

Dual hurdles winner back in the day and won a pair of AW handicaps for John McConnell in early 2021 off lowly marks; not much of note last season and can only be watched on return.

33/1

11th

5

(7)

31st Mar 2023

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2m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Falak

9st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Miss Tracy M Reilly

Won a pair of C&D handicaps for John McConnell in early 2021 off marks of 54 & 60; ran only twice last year; not disgraced here in November.

16/1

12/1

Form: 4132-4

Last run: 62 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Versatile mare largely jumping of late but Bellewstown run in September was a solid one; hood now tried and certainly not one to rule out.

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7th

9

(10)

30th Nov 2022

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2m 0f 0y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Aprils Joy

9st 6lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Gavin Cromwell

Versatile mare largely jumping of late but Bellewstown run in September was a solid one; hood now tried and certainly not one to rule out.

12/1

7th

5

3rd Nov 2022

Yielding To Soft

2m 4f 84y

15:22 Thurles

Aprils Joy

10st 8lb

J: L P Dempsey

T: Gavin Cromwell

Versatile mare a four-time winner between Flat and hurdles and some fair efforts chasing also, including at Downpatrick on latest; trip/ground okay so one to consider.

11/2

3rd

8

7th Oct 2022

Yielding

2m 3f 55y

16:50 Downpatrick

Aprils Joy

11st 5lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

in touch with leaders, prominent in chasing group before 3rd, pressed leaders after 4 out, ridden after 2 out, kept on but held run-in, no match for first two

9/4

25/1

Form: 00160-

Last run: 436 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Flat/hurdles winner for Noel Meade early in her career and added Gowran flat handicap for Gavin Cromwell; soundly beaten for current yard after 419-day absence earlier this month and can only be watched for now.

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10th

2

(2)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

17:05 Navan

Harvest Bow

10st 0lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: H D McGuigan

Doesn't look as good as she used to be and this year is turning into a real struggle.

50/1

12th

6

(13)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Thurles

Harvest Bow

9st 11lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: H D McGuigan

Just over two years since 1m7f Leopardstown win for Gavin Cromwell; no apparent chance on recent form.

25/1

8th

11

(7)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 4f 175y

17:20 Down Royal

Harvest Bow

9st 1lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: H D McGuigan

Just over two years since 1m7f Leopardstown win for Gavin Cromwell; no apparent chance on recent form.

25/1

Form: 406049

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; now 0-11 and upped in trip; hard to fancy.

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9th

12

(3)

1st May 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:04 Windsor

Two Two Time

8st 9lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Phil McEntee

Longstanding maiden; Irish form as recent as January gives her a fair chance but she's been a notch or two below that level recently.

20/1

7

(6)

1st Apr 2023

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Two Two Time

8st 9lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Phil McEntee

6th

4

(4)

27th Mar 2023

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1m 7f 169y

Class 6

15:45 Lingfield (AW)

Two Two Time

9st 5lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Phil McEntee

Longstanding maiden who's with her third yard; not a bad effort back in the visor last time but she didn't see out 2m in one try in Ireland and stamina is the question mark again.

16/1

16/1

Form: -09440

Last run: 88 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Navan winner on soft over a year ago his sole success; penultimate run at same venue encouraging and only second AW start here.

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0

15

(7)

16th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 100y

15:50 Gowran Park

Wish Me

8st 13lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Keith Henry Clarke

refused to race

33/1

17th

18

(15)

2nd Sep 2023

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Navan

Wish Me

8st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Keith Henry Clarke

C&D winner in 2021, not beaten far over 1m6f here a year ago but beaten miles last two runs.

33/1

11th
4 (11)
Vocito

14/1

Form: 3656-5

Last run: 90 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Cork win came at 1m2f, form over longer trips not so good and recent hurdles form ordinary; blinkers now tried but others hold stronger claims.

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5th

1

21st Nov 2023

Good

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:15 Hereford

Vocito

12st 0lb

J: Shane O’Callaghan

T: Eoin Doyle

Irish raider who has very modest 1-34 career strike-rate and has largely been out of form this year; belied 66-1 odds when keeping on to snatch second in recent Thurles beginners' chase (2m2f, soft) but his overall profile remains unconvincing.

9/1

12th
1 (16)
Wajaaha

4/1

Form: -75371 C

Last run: 5 days

W: 10st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Did well to overcome slow start when getting up late over 1m4f here last Friday in first-time visor; raised 5lb for that but carries mandatory 7lb penalty here; stays this longer trip and that could enable him to remain competitive.

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11th

5

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

14:05 Naas

Wajaaha

12st 0lb

J: Liam McKenna

T: Patrick J McKenna

Three-time hurdles scorer whose last win came on the Flat at Dundalk in November 2022; some good runs in defeat at that venue late last year; has tended to struggle over hurdles since finishing second at this venue early last year.

20/1

OUR TIP

12/1

Form: 722130

Last run: 47 days

W: 10st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Ballinrobe winner over the summer with modest enough maiden hurdle form of late; well held only previous start on this surface and has it to prove now.

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10th

1

23rd Jan 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 33y

12:40 Down Royal

Beer With The Boys

11st 12lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: H D McGuigan

Dual Flat winner has shown some ability in two maiden hurdles but will be of more interest in handicaps.

50/1

11/2

Form: 00502

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Career-best when upped to this trip a fortnight ago, seeing it out well; just 1lb higher and major contender.

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8

(15)

30th Nov 2022

Standard

2m 0f 0y

16:30 Dundalk (AW)

Roman Song

9st 9lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Noel Meade

Career-best when upped to this trip a fortnight ago, seeing it out well; just 1lb higher and major contender.

11/2

2nd

4

(3)

16th Nov 2022

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:00 Dundalk (AW)

Roman Song

9st 9lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Noel Meade

dwelt start, pushed along briefly, soon prominent, pressed leaders when reminder and pushed along over 3f out, ridden to challenge 2f out, carried left when joined leaders 1f out, kept on well towards finish

20/1

21th

22

(1)

26th Oct 2022

Soft To Heavy

1m 6f 0y

16:00 Curragh

Roman Song

8st 13lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Noel Meade

never better than mid-division, pushed along 4f out, weakened 2f out, eased from over 1f out

20/1

Form: 000659 C BF

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

First reserve; three-time winner here last winter over shorter trips; yet to rediscover that sort of form this year and previous attempts at this trip unconvincing.

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Form: 700004

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; sole win came on soft last year when trained by the Gosdens; has been regressive for this yard until improvement over C&D a fortnight ago.

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0

8

17th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 7f 0y

15:10 Thurles

Meritorious

11st 5lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Thomas Dowling

Won a 1m4f handicap at Newmarket in 2021 when trained by the Gosdens; no success during a spell with John McConnell; not far behind Camino Rock when fifth in a 2m3f maiden at Kilbeggan in August; most recent run was on the Flat; makes stable debut.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta €604.00
Straight Forecast €560.00
Tricast €5543.20
Trifecta €5620.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Roman Song

RP Ratings (IRE):

Chutzpal

The Irish Sun:

Aprils Joy

SPOTLIGHT:

Make The Switch