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O’Neill & Co. Apprentice Handicap (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 17 runners
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O’Neill & Co. Apprentice Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.20
  • Place: £2.40

Form: -14634 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 10lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Gowran winner on seasonal return and holding form quite well since. making the frame at Listowel and Bellewstown on her last two starts; could be involved

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

4

(2)

9th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

15:45 Gowran Park

Simply Sideways

9st 10lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

Highly progressive last season (including on heavy); just respectable runs this season, slowly away and keen at the Curragh on latest; bit to find but don't rule out.

6/1

6th

9

(13)

20th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:45 Curragh

Simply Sideways

9st 6lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

Highly progressive last season (including on heavy); just respectable runs both starts this season, keeping on late behind Independent Expert over inadequate 7f latest; return to a stiff mile to suit so not one to rule out.

12/1

6/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: 60-254

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Five-time winner in Britain, showing a definite preference for 6f; losing run goes back to 2021 but a first Irish success could be imminent after three solid runs, the latest over 1m at Gowran; seems to stay well enough these days.

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6th

18

(21)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:57 Curragh

Singe Anglais

8st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: H D McGuigan

midfield, short of room towards near side and switched right 2f out, still plenty to do over 1f out, ran on well inside final furlong, never on terms

18/1

11th

11

(13)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Singe Anglais

8st 12lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: H D McGuigan

Five-time turf winner on a lengthy losing run; not beaten far in any of his starts this year at a variety of trips; can go well again but others have more pressing claims.

11/1

7th

17

(21)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

14:25 Curragh

Singe Anglais

8st 13lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: H D McGuigan

held up in rear

8/1

12/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form: 0-0496 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Best form has been on a sound surface; is becoming well enough handicapped again but will not have conditions to her liking now.

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9th

4

(11)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:50 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Approach

9st 13lb

J: Danny Power

T: W McCreery

C&D win in November and only just failed to follow up month later before finishing midfield over C&D last month; others more likely.

10/1

7th

14

(7)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Approach

9st 8lb

J: W J Lee

T: W McCreery

midfield

7/1

2nd

1

(5)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Morning Approach

10st 2lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: W McCreery

in touch with leaders, headway and challenging over 1f out, soon ridden, briefly disputed lead inside final 110yds, just held

6/1

14/1

  • Place: £4.30

Form: 7538-0

Last run: 20 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Best form on AW; pick of last year's turf form came when third over 1m at Bellewstown; probably needed his seasonal debut at the same venue; may improve.

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11th

14

(18)

17th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 75y

16:15 Gowran Park

Shawaf

8st 12lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: John C McConnell

Has only won a maiden and is 1-37 overall; doesn't look a winner waiting to happen.

33/1

8th

14

(15)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

16:40 Punchestown

Shawaf

9st 0lb

J: Dean Curran

T: John C McConnell

Overall record (1-36) is a significant negative; creditable fourth of 17 over 1m at Naas on penultimate start. not knocked about when chance had at Bellewstown.

12/1

Form: -04038

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

0-23, placed four times, went close at Roscommon before lesser display at Killarney; overall race-record dampens any confidence.

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12th

13

(3)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Pallasmore Lass

8st 12lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Paul W Flynn

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

12/1

7th

12

(1)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Pallasmore Lass

8st 13lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Paul W Flynn

in touch with leaders on inner early, dropped to midfield after 2f, lost position when outpaced over 3f out, headway towards far side over 1f out, kept on

12/1

Form: /6233-

Last run: 292 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Began to show improvement for her former trainer last autumn, second at Clonmel and twice placed at Dundalk including behind the progressive Chally Chute; half-sister to 5f Listed winner Dickiedooda is a rare low-grade handicap runner for this stable; potentially interesting.

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1st

2

(1)

8th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Sioux Princess

9st 9lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: M D O’Callaghan

in touch with leaders, headway when switched right under 2f out, ridden from over 1f out, led towards finish

3/1

1st

10

(17)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Sioux Princess

9st 3lb

J: James Ryan

T: M D O’Callaghan

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent over 2f out, ridden to lead 1f out, kept on well

5/1

9th

9

(3)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Sioux Princess

9st 6lb

J: James Ryan

T: M D O’Callaghan

Got off the mark over 1m4f at this track two weeks ago, wearing first-time blinkers; 5lb higher but has previously run well over C&D, so one so consider.

4/1

12/1

Form: 152-97

Last run: 55 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

His sole win came off 4lb lower over 1m1f at Gowran last summer; ended last season by going close at the same venue; not too far away at Fairyhouse last month.

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16th

3

(15)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

16:15 Curragh

Brewel Hill

10st 0lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Peter McCreery

prominent, led after 1f, headed under 2f out, weakened final furlong

9/1

4th

6

(16)

6th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

17:15 Gowran Park

Brewel Hill

9st 10lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Peter McCreery

prominent, soon went second, challenging under 2f out, no extra and lost two places towards finish

9/1

Form: -00048 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 6lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

17 wins and 28 places from 149 outings; Dundalk fourth offers some hope of an 18th success; now has a bit to find with Jazz Dreamers on last week's Killarney clash.

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Verdict Starting price

13th

5

(4)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Dundalk (AW)

Geological

9st 9lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Damian Joseph English

Great old warrior was second over 1m here in August; Rutledge rides for second time and he has gone well for female riders.

12/1

10th

5

(14)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Geological

9st 9lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Damian Joseph English

A 17-time winner but has never won over the minimum; running well in defeat over a mile when last seen but looks vulnerable in this.

16/1

Form: 346379 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Four AW wins and twice successful on turf; twice out of the money at Leopardstown since third at same venue in mid-June.

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Verdict Starting price

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: 3-0457

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Needs to step up on the form shown on successive days at Bellewstown, cheekpieces on now.

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12th

9

(2)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Finke River

9st 1lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Former course winner (7f) hinted he could be on his way back when sixth here latest after sitting handy throughout; good draw and worth casting an eye over.

16/1

6th

8

(14)

15th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:10 Dundalk (AW)

Finke River

9st 4lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

led early, soon prominent, bit short of room 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

16/1

11th
14 (16)
Lofoten

20/1

Form: 008590

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Fourth on debut two season ago; never better than fifth in ten races for this stable; a great deal to prove at this stage.

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Verdict Starting price

15th

17

(1)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 0y

19:35 Leopardstown

Lofoten

8st 9lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: P J Rothwell

Maiden after 12 starts has been soundly beaten on last three runs and doesn't make a lot of appeal.

50/1

11th

14

(16)

26th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Naas

Lofoten

8st 12lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: P J Rothwell

dwelt start, towards rear of midfield

20/1

10th

18

(9)

15th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

17:20 Navan

Lofoten

9st 1lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: P J Rothwell

Maiden's staying-on fifth under Bowen at Listowel (1m) was promising and didn't see out 1m5f latest; could go okay over this trip.

16/1

12/1

Form: 700-86 D

Last run: 71 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Now 7lb lower than when winning at Listowel last year; possible each-way material if he could manage to improve in a first-time tongue-tie

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No Results Found

Form: 666-86 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Only win gained in Britain in 2019; not disgraced on seasonal debut at Dundalk a fortnight ago; had some reasonable on turf in the early stages of last season.

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Verdict Starting price

0

4

8th Aug 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 76y

19:00 Roscommon

Lucky Number

11st 12lb

J: Phillip Enright

T: Oliver McKiernan

Only win came on the Flat back in 2019; ran okay on the AW last month but was tailed off in new headgear at Naas (1m, soft) and was behind when falling on his chase debut in February (66-1).

40/1

13th

15

(18)

26th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Naas

Lucky Number

8st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Oliver McKiernan

midfield

16/1

6th

13

(6)

12th Jul 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

15:55 Dundalk (AW)

Lucky Number

8st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Oliver McKiernan

Poor sort on the Flat nowadays; last seen when falling in a beginners chase at Thurles in February.

25/1

12/1

Form: 007556

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Yet to reach the first four but not far off it on his last three starts, place possibility with just a little improvement from last week's Killarney sixth; a bit to find with fourth-placed Jazz Dreamers

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7th

3

(4)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Von Krolock

9st 13lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

in touch with leaders

9/4

1st

9

(4)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Von Krolock

9st 3lb

J: Wayne Hassett

T: Timothy Doyle

A 16-race maiden; had been running well in defeat prior to a poor run on very testing ground at the Curragh last week; that may be worth forgiving and not ruled out on AW debut.

7/1

OUR TIP

25/1

Form: 138-00

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

More effective on AW and has failed to make an impact in two turf runs after long absence; needs to show signs of a revival.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

12

(6)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Drakensberg

9st 4lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: A J Martin

Four-time course winner but missed well over a year and shown nothing in five starts since returning in June.

50/1

9th

2

24th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 4f 0y

17:20 Curragh

Drakensberg

12st 3lb

J: Miss H A Smith

T: A J Martin

Grand sort on his day but seems very much out of sorts this year.

14/1

11th

16

(1)

8th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 175y

19:10 Down Royal

Drakensberg

9st 10lb

T: A J Martin

Second reserve; eight-time winner but out the back all four starts this season.

Form: 007-90

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Showed little in three maidens last year; held by Singe Anglais on last month's Gowarn running; broke slowly and never involved at Dundalk two weeks ago.

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16th

9

(3)

26th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Naas

Estella Bella

9st 4lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: M Halford & T Collins

in touch with leaders on inner

20/1

14th

4

(9)

12th Jul 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:25 Dundalk (AW)

Estella Bella

9st 7lb

J: Ronan Whelan

T: M Halford & T Collins

Showed little in three maidens last year and wasn't much better on handicap debut on return; needs to have improved plenty from that.

12/1

9th

8

(9)

18th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:05 Gowran Park

Estella Bella

9st 8lb

J: Ben Coen

T: M Halford & T Collins

towards rear

14/1

Form: 0-0000

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Very modest form in maidens; has struggled in two handicap outings over longer distances; impossible to make a case for her.

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17th

13

(2)

26th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Naas

Fan Na Tiobratan

8st 12lb

J: Sean Bird

T: Ruaidhri Joseph Tierney

soon led, headed but pressed leader halfway

50/1

13th

15

(17)

15th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 2f 0y

17:20 Navan

Fan Na Tiobratan

9st 1lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: Ruaidhri Joseph Tierney

Very modest form in maidens and on handicap bow over 1m3f; outsider.

50/1

16th

15

(13)

23rd Jun 2023

Soft

1m 3f 70y

19:55 Limerick

Fan Na Tiobratan

8st 12lb

J: Kyle McHugh

T: Ruaidhri Joseph Tierney

Three ordinary efforts in maidens and makes little appeal on her handicap bow.

100/1

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Non-runners

Jazz Dreamers

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Payout
Exacta €692.00
Straight Forecast €856.20
Tricast €9792.20
Trifecta €8067.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

The Dazzer

SPOTLIGHT:

Sioux Princess

The Irish Sun:

Simply Sideways

POSTDATA:

Pallasmore Lass