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17:52 Leopardstown

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  • 1m 1f 0y
  • 19 runners
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Runners: 19 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £11.80
  • Place: £3.50

Form: 00-534

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Been running respectably at Dundalk since joining this yard; won on soft ground when trained in Britain and not beaten far on soft at Navan in the autumn; becoming well handicapped.

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10th

1

10th May 2024

Good

2m 2f 165y

18:10 Downpatrick

Bringsty

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Noel C Kelly

Sixties-rated Flat handicapper won twice this time last year on contrasting ground; joined current yard after Sligo claimer run in August and best watched now switched to hurdles.

50/1

11th

3

(11)

9th Aug 2023

Good

1m 2f 103y

17:05 Sligo

Bringsty

10st 0lb

J: Shane Foley

T: James McAuley

Won 1m1f Leopardstown handicap on heavy ground in the spring; subsequently consistent in recent claimers over a range of distances; runner-up four times in a row after Gowran win; reportedly did not handle the track at Ballinrobe; every chance he can bounce back.

4/1

4/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 90-721

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Progressive at Dundalk so far this year and won over 1.5f farther there last month; now 8lb higher; by Dragon Pulse and trainer thinks she'll handle an ease in the ground; he will find out if that's the case here.

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6th

5

(1)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Neverfindanother U

9st 12lb

J: Jake Coen

T: Thomas Gibney

prominent on inner, challenging up the centre over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

11/2

2nd

1

(6)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:55 Dundalk (AW)

Neverfindanother U

10st 0lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Thomas Gibney

in touch with leaders

11/2

1st

3

(5)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Neverfindanother U

9st 12lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Thomas Gibney

midfield, headway over 2f out, joined leaders inside final furlong, ran on to lead towards finish

14/1

8/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 45-163

Last run: 61 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Consistent AW performer and won over 1m2f at Dundalk in January; testing ground an unknown.

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14th

13

(11)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Nevada Brave

8st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Sole win from 22 starts came over 1m2f here last year; poor over C&D last time and others look more likely.

28/1

11th

13

(13)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Nevada Brave

8st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

C&D winner last year and returned to some sort of form in a 1m2f hare last month; not much to go over the trip though.

8/1

5th

13

(4)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

14:15 Dundalk (AW)

Nevada Brave

9st 0lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

C&D winner this time last year off 48 ran creditably on a couple of occasions last year but bit to find on recent form (1lb wrong).

12/1

8/1

Form: 27-138

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

1m winner at Dundalk in January and just a head off runner-up Neverfindanother U over extended 1m2f there next time; every chance at revised weights with that rival and has some form on soft ground; one to consider

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7th

14

(1)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Naas

Numidia

9st 4lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Peter Lawlor

AW winner over this trip is fairly consistent; decent runner-up over further on recent return but should be fine back to this trip; likely to be involved.

7/1

2nd

12

(13)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Numidia

9st 1lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Peter Lawlor

Sole win came over 1m here last year (after a break) but only touched off over C&D in September off basement mark; on a competitive mark and runs well fresh so has to be respected.

7/1

15/2

Form: 0760-

Last run: 200 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Mild promise in maidens last year and may well come alive in handicaps; could be well treated off 61 and yard had handicap debutant win at this venue on Sunday.

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12th

7

(20)

19th Aug 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Theophilos

9st 9lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

Won a Tipperary 1m1f handicap in April and solid efforts in defeat off higher marks since; below his best in a first-time tongue-tie at Ballinrobe last time but has a chance on his best form.

12/1

33/1

Form: 00080/

Last run: 598 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Modest form for John McConnell and tailed off over hurdles on yard debut after long layoff; big outsider.

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7th

2

20th Apr 2023

Yielding

1m 7f 0y

16:50 Kilbeggan

Ernest Loring

11st 12lb

J: Dylan Browne

T: J Larkin

Low-grade Flat maiden and tailed off only previous attempt hurdling.

33/1

20

(7)

18th Apr 2023

Soft

1m 1f 130y

17:45 Gowran Park

Ernest Loring

8st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: J Larkin

Reserve; quiet hurdle debut for this yard but not too far away at Leopardstown (1m1f).

6th

14

(9)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

17:52 Leopardstown

Ernest Loring

8st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: J Larkin

Modest form for John McConnell and tailed off over hurdles on yard debut after long layoff; big outsider.

33/1

Form: 1-8040

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

7f AW winner for Eddie Lynam in November; steps up in trip on yard debut and unproven on ground.

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11th

14

(4)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Selective Power

8st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: Thomas Coyle

Sole win came here over 7f as a 3yo; absent since last August and may need this; 2lb wrong.

20/1

11th

13

(13)

16th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 100y

19:40 Gowran Park

Selective Power

9st 1lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Thomas Coyle

Last three runs all quite encouraging; sole win came over 7f on AW; not without a chance on good ground.

20/1

Form: 540-06

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Hasn't built on sole win at Dundalk in late 2021 but has some fair soft ground form; over 6l behind Neverfindanother U at Dundalk last month but 10lb better off this time.

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14

(14)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:35 Navan

Tara Power

9st 4lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Only a length away over this far at Dundalk last time but his strike-rate of 1-32 is offputting.

12/1

3rd

11

(9)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:50 Dundalk (AW)

Tara Power

8st 7lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Best form here has been over 1m, winning in 2001 and strong-finishing second in January (having missed the break); tardy start and left with plenty to do over this trip on latest; 9lb wrong here so lots to find.

16/1

Form: 60620-

Last run: 177 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Touched off at 66-1 at Navan in October (1m2f, soft) and run at Killarney five days later may have come too soon; still quite unexposed.

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11th

13

(11)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 180y

16:00 Galway

Gudrun Genberg

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Second in a 1m2f handicap at Navan last year; down the field in the same race this year; previous sixth at Navan was encouraging.

10/1

20/1

Form: 4709-9

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Maiden was touched off over 1m at Gowran last June; not as good since but fitter for recent AW spin and had some good runs on soft ground in his younger days.

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15th

14

(7)

19th Jul 2023

Yielding

1m 0f 40y

19:20 Killarney

Tashim

8st 12lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Eoin Doyle

Went close at Gowran last summer but yet to hit form this campaign; cheekpieces now tried; 3lb wrong.

16/1

11th

14

(3)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 7f 59y

18:20 Roscommon

Tashim

8st 13lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Eoin Doyle

towards rear of midfield, ridden 2f out, waiting for room 1f out, kept on, never dangerous

20/1

10th

10

(14)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

17:52 Leopardstown

Tashim

9st 2lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Eoin Doyle

Maiden was touched off over 1m at Gowran last June; not as good since but fitter for recent AW spin and had some good runs on soft ground in his younger days.

20/1

Form: 07059- D

Last run: 147 days

W: 9st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Durable sort is three-time winner with form on heavy ground; touched off over C&D last August and went one better at Gowran next time; capable of taking a hand in this but lacks a recent run.

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20th

7

(3)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Out On Friday

9st 13lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Philip M Byrne

upset in stalls, in rear throughout

20/1

25/1

Form: 2/000-

Last run: 117 days

W: 8st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

7f/1m winner at Dundalk but his turf form is moderate; back from a break with cheekpieces added.

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12th

15

(13)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

17:52 Leopardstown

Farnese

8st 13lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Martin Hassett

7f/1m winner at Dundalk but his turf form is moderate; back from a break with cheekpieces added.

25/1

12th

13

(10)

9th Dec 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Farnese

8st 12lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Martin Hassett

Dual course winner (inc' C&D); low-key efforts in two runs for this yard after more than a year off.

33/1

12th

15

(16)

18th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Farnese

9st 1lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Martin Hassett

First reserve; shock C&D winner for James McAuley but that in 2020; not sure what ability remains but note market.

Form: 3250-7

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Maiden was placed twice last term on better ground and decent comeback on this type of surface at the Curragh in March when seventh of 19 over 1m; chance if the first-time blinkers work.

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13th

10

(14)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

19:50 Naas

Wayne R Walker

9st 7lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Donal Kinsella

Now a 27-race maiden under both codes; recent Dundalk third one of his better efforts but remains opposable.

16/1

3rd

10

(9)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:10 Dundalk (AW)

Wayne R Walker

9st 5lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Donal Kinsella

Maiden after 22 Flat starts and was soundly beaten on his last has few starts here; has to find improvement to score.

18/1

8th

10

(1)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Wayne R Walker

9st 6lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Donal Kinsella

Is 0-18 on turf, has run only three times on AW, should be sharper for an outing last month; fair sixth of 13 at 100-1 on that occasion.

20/1

18/1

Form: 040-

Last run: 159 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Pretty well beaten in her maidens and back from 159 days off for handicap debut; well bred and may be capable of better.

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8th

15

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 70y

15:50 Naas

Fire Coral

10st 12lb

J: Philip Donovan

T: C W J Farrell

Makes handicap debut after three heavy defeats in maidens; Flat exploits were none too inspiring, however.

16/1

Form: 0000-

Last run: 169 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Modest form in maidens and no better on handicap debut at Gowran in October where he struggled on soft ground.

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15th

13

(1)

23rd May 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

19:10 Gowran Park

Gentleman Jimmy

8st 12lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: William J Fitzpatrick

prominent early, soon dropped to midfield

20/1

15th

16

(5)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

17:52 Leopardstown

Gentleman Jimmy

8st 13lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: William J Fitzpatrick

Modest form in maidens and no better on handicap debut at Gowran in October where he struggled on soft ground.

25/1

10th

10

(1)

18th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 0f 75y

16:00 Gowran Park

Gentleman Jimmy

8st 13lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: William J Fitzpatrick

in touch with leaders, ridden and outpaced over 2f out, weakened under 2f out

25/1

Form: 64439-

Last run: 131 days

W: 9st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

First reserve; dual AW winner ran well a few times on testing ground in the autumn and fit from hurdling.

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5th

7

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 100y

17:20 Wexford

Rockview Roman

11st 11lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Three-time Flat winner; easily best display over hurdles so far on handicap debut at Sligo last month; further progress is on the cards.

6/1

2nd

7

10th Aug 2023

Good

2m 1f 185y

18:35 Sligo

Rockview Roman

11st 9lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: John C McConnell

soon midfield, mistake 4th, headway when bit short of room and switched left after 2 out, ran on and went second run-in, no match for winner

14/1

OUR TIP

Form: 809-90

Last run: 77 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Second reserve; regressive form has continued for this yard but at least he likes soft ground; only 5-1 for Curragh handicap in October and 5lb lower now.

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12th

11

(13)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Lord Park

9st 5lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Has been regressive since winning a Sligo maiden in June 2021; low mark now but still best watched after an absence.

33/1

Form: 037-05

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Third reserve: placed a couple of times on AW but below par on recent starts.

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9th

8

(13)

14th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:10 Dundalk (AW)

Steel Queen

9st 7lb

J: Cristiano Martins

T: Michael J Browne

Maiden ran a cracker at 50-1 when beaten 1l over C&D in November; not matched that since and too keen when tried in blinkers at Newcastle last time; needs to settle better, place chance if she does.

16/1

19

(6)

5th Apr 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 0y

17:52 Leopardstown

Steel Queen

9st 8lb

J: Cristiano Martins

T: Michael J Browne

Third reserve: placed a couple of times on AW but below par on recent starts.

5th

5

(3)

24th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

Steel Queen

9st 6lb

J: Cristiano Martins

T: Michael J Browne

Interesting on the pick of her form at Dundalk, including a good third there in November (1m2f); less good twice since but new combination of accessories could help and this will be less competitive than she is used to.

10/1

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Non-runners

Shona Mea, Rockview Roman, Lord Park, Steel Queen

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Payout
Exacta €481.00
Straight Forecast €655.00
Tricast €5882.30
Trifecta €3230.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Out On Friday

SPOTLIGHT:

Neverfindanother U

RP Ratings (IRE):

Tashim

The Irish Sun:

Out On Friday