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16:00 Dundalk (AW)

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DKITSU Race Day Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 1m 4f 0y
  • 14 runners
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DKITSU Race Day Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

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5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.60
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 647-31 CD

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Narrow C&D winner last month, opening his account on 15th start; has improved since stepping up to 1m4f but may be vulnerable off new mark.

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3rd

1

(3)

5th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Celtic Revival

10st 1lb

J: James Ryan

T: Edward Lynam

slightly awkward start, towards rear

8/1

2nd

5

(10)

22nd Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Celtic Revival

9st 9lb

J: James Ryan

T: Edward Lynam

Five-time C&D winner, including this race last year and more recently off 69 in November; solid recent form off this mark so has to be on the shortlist again.

11/2

3rd

4

(4)

23rd Feb 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Celtic Revival

9st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: Edward Lynam

Five-time C&D winner, latest in November off 69; overall solid level of form since so has to be considered.

15/2

14/1

  • Place: £4.10

Form: 750-75

Last run: 5 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Unplaced in nine starts; not a bad run when fifth behind easy winner Satono Cavalier last Friday but appears held by Celtic Revival on the basis of last month's clash.

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10th

9

(3)

8th May 2023

Good To Firm

1m 5f 26y

Class 6

17:10 Ayr

Lex Maxima

8st 12lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: John C McConnell

Irish raider; yet to win in 11 attempts but good second on the AW two runs ago in February (1m4f); poor effort last time; yard has a good record here and a possible.

4/1

16

(7)

30th Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 5f 29y

16:25 Sligo

Lex Maxima

9st 0lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: John C McConnell

Second reserve; mostly campaigned on Dundalk AW, notably narrowly beaten over 1m4f in February; last month's effort in similar contest nowhere near as good.

3rd
1 (13)
Elzaamsan

10/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 680-98

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Finished runner-up in four maidens here last winter but not in the same form in handicaps on his last five starts; now down 14lb from a career-high of 79; possibly unwise to rule out bearing in mind his trainer's excellent course record.

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4th

3

(2)

29th Nov 2023

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2m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Elzaamsan

9st 11lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: M Halford & T Collins

Now 0-18 but has plenty of placed form at this venue and his yard is in excellent form; not beaten far in fourth over 1m4f here 12 days ago; finished third over C&D off 7lb higher in February.

100/30

4th

5

(11)

17th Nov 2023

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1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Elzaamsan

9st 11lb

J: Jake Coen

T: M Halford & T Collins

towards rear of midfield, headway towards near side 1f out, ran on well and went fourth post

9/2

Form: 0007-6

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

By Sea The Stars out of a Listed winner in France; modest form in Britain and France; possibly not a lost cause, and at any rate should improve from Irish debut in a 7f maiden here last month; longer trip should help.

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6th

7

(4)

23rd Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 43y

19:10 Down Royal

Sea Oscar

9st 0lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Stayed on strongly to get off the mark in a Leopardstown handicap over 1m7f last week; however, while this trip will suit she has a lot to find with all of these rivals.

25/1

1st

14

(13)

15th Jun 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 0y

20:30 Leopardstown

Sea Oscar

8st 12lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

prominent, soon went second, led after 6f, ridden clear up the centre over 1f out, hung right but went further clear inside final furlong

7/1

5th

10

(7)

30th May 2023

Good To Firm

1m 4f 110y

19:45 Tipperary

Sea Oscar

9st 4lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Started with William Haggas, had three different trainers in France; arrived with Joseph O'Brien as a 12-race maiden; first Irish run was over 7f; has shown definite potential for a breakthrough win with two promising efforts over 1m4f.

5/1

Form: 6925-2 C BF

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Course winner over the extended 1m2f in 2021; went close over this trip in November; did not enjoy the best of runs when second over the shorter trip here last month; leading contender.

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15th

2

18th Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 189y

17:10 Punchestown

Pro Bono

12st 6lb

J: Sara Peyroles

T: Paul W Flynn

.

33/1

6/1

Form: 70525-

Last run: 165 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Winning hurdler; quite lightly raced on the Flat, and now much more mature than at the time of his four previous runs at this venue; cannot be ruled out.

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5th

3

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 180y

17:35 Downpatrick

Benz

11st 12lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: R K Watson

prominent, soon went second, lost second but prominent halfway

20/1

10th

2

(3)

12th Feb 2024

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1m 4f 51y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Benz

9st 9lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: R K Watson

Irish raider; won over hurdles for Gordon Elliott; has achieved little in two runs (hurdle/Flat) for new yard, 100-1 shot both times; best watched unless the market signals are stronger.

25/1

11th

10

(10)

16th Jan 2024

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1m 2f 150y

14:15 Dundalk (AW)

Benz

9st 0lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: R K Watson

Won a Tramore maiden hurdle for Gordon Elliott, tailed off on yard debut; blinkers now tried for Flat return and of limited appeal (3lb wrong).

16/1

Form: 8-5316 CD BF

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Dual scorer on turf who gained his first win at this venue last month, just outstaying a solid yardstick over this trip, despite having raced a bit keenly; went up 5lb and was an unplaced favourite over a shorter trip 12 days ago.

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No Results Found

Form: 0007-4 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 1lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Veteran winner of ten races, his latest success gained here 13 months ago; retains ability judged on last month's form but may struggle to reverse form with Pro Bono.

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8th

8

(12)

15th Feb 2023

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1m 4f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Munfallet

9st 1lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: D P Coakley

Veteran winner of ten races, his latest success gained here 13 months ago; retains ability judged on last month's form but may struggle to reverse form with Pro Bono.

8/1

4th

6

(15)

18th Jan 2023

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1m 2f 150y

14:05 Dundalk (AW)

Munfallet

9st 1lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: D P Coakley

Just over a year since the most recent of his ten wins; in good form at this venue in the early part of last year, but time probably catching up with him now.

20/1

7th

6

(2)

18th Nov 2022

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1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Munfallet

9st 5lb

J: Nathan O’Sullivan

T: D P Coakley

C&D winner may prefer farther nowadays; two runs post-summer break were poor and, rising 12, risky.

25/1

Form: 998/0/

Last run: 483 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

A long time since his last Flat run; 0-13 over hurdles but has run well on occasion, notably in juvenile events in the latter part of 2020; first outing for this stable.

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10th

1

13th Jul 2023

Yielding

2m 5f 170y

17:35 Downpatrick

Complete Fantasy

11st 13lb

J: Michael J Molloy

T: Miss Jennifer Anne Lynch

Maiden after 14 hurdle starts; showed winning potential when starting out but has been regressive in last two years; not bad run up to 3m last time and this trip will suit better.

12/1

14/1

Form: 7070/7

Last run: 12 days

W: 8st 12lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Long-priced winner on turf at Navan in May 2021, adding to a 5f juvenile success achieved for Mick Channon; shaped quite well on recent return after an absence of over a year; a bold showing is not out of the question.

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10th

13

(6)

15th Feb 2023

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1m 4f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Santorini Sun

8st 12lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: F G Hand

Long-priced winner on turf at Navan in May 2021, adding to a 5f juvenile success achieved for Mick Channon; shaped quite well on recent return after an absence of over a year; a bold showing is not out of the question.

14/1

7th

14

(1)

3rd Feb 2023

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1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Santorini Sun

8st 12lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: F G Hand

Twice a winner on Turf but absent since December 2021 and likely best watched on first start for new yard from 3lb out of handicap.

25/1

11th

11

(13)

15th Dec 2021

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2m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Santorini Sun

8st 6lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Dermot A McLoughlin

Pops up occasionally and didn't disgrace herself on her first try at this trip behind Annecherie last month; outside chance of making the frame from 2lb out of the handicap

14/1

11th
4 (5)
Showman

10/1

Form: 34243-

Last run: 121 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Fair placed form on the Flat for Hughie Morrison; fit from a hurdles run at Punchestown; a good showing would not be a surprise.

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16th

11

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Showman

11st 2lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: Peter Fahey

midfield

18/1

12th

9

17th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 87y

Class 3

16:05 Cheltenham

Showman

11st 3lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: Peter Fahey

Looks more potent now over hurdles than on Flat, winning a maiden at Roscommon in September and beaten a head on handicap hurdle debut at Cork (again 2m on soft) 12 days ago; both were under claimer Eamonn Fitzgerald; better still looks on its way and he is one to note.

15/2

2nd

9

5th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:55 Cork

Showman

11st 5lb

J: Eamonn Fitzgerald

T: Peter Fahey

took keen hold, midfield, bumped rival 1st, headway before 3 out, disputed lead before 2 out, went clear with winner run-in, just held

6/1

12th
7 (11)
Canning

20/1

Form: /0980/

Last run: 652 days

W: 9st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Placed twice at Gowran in 2019 and third over C&D in December 2020; off for a long time and faces a tough task as a result; gelded since last seen.

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11th

11

(16)

7th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 20y

19:40 Bellewstown

Canning

9st 0lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Maiden after 15 starts was poor when last seen at Dundalk and isn't easy to fancy.

40/1

14th

15

(1)

24th Mar 2023

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1m 4f 0y

17:25 Dundalk (AW)

Canning

9st 1lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Luke Comer

First reserve; maiden after 14 starts was beaten 17l over C&D on return from a long absence; loads of improvement needed.

12th

7

(11)

15th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Canning

9st 2lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Placed twice at Gowran in 2019 and third over C&D in December 2020; off for a long time and faces a tough task as a result; gelded since last seen.

20/1

Form: 0847-7 C

Last run: 33 days

W: 8st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Some decent runs in the first half last year on turf and at this venue; on a losing run since a course win in 2021; last month's 2m effort not good enough to inspire confidence.

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14th

9

(11)

16th Jan 2024

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1m 2f 150y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Clueless Hill

9st 2lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Luke Comer

in rear

12/1

8th

12

(10)

8th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Clueless Hill

8st 13lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Luke Comer

8yo has won here and was in good form off basement mark last year but haven't seen him since May and best watched.

40/1

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Payout
Exacta €670.00
Straight Forecast €581.00
Tricast €2073.30
Trifecta €8590.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Celtic Revival

RP Ratings (IRE):

Sea Oscar

The Irish Sun:

Benz

SPOTLIGHT:

Pro Bono