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Gormanlough Apprentice Handicap (Div II)

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  • 1m 2f 0y
  • 18 runners
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Gormanlough Apprentice Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 18 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

Form: 6-8538 D

Last run: 45 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Dual winner at up to 9.5f was placed over 1m4f at Bellewstown in July; good claimer rides.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

10

(13)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Slieve Bearnagh

9st 2lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: M Halford & T Collins

took keen hold, soon disputed lead, led clearly after 2f

10/1

14/1

Form: 960890

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Unplaced all handicap starts although not shamed when twice beaten around 5l; now rated a stone lower than her initial mark and step up in trip may suit (half-sister to a winner over 2m).

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5th

10

(2)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Lady Christa

9st 1lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

led

11/2

12th

16

(19)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

16:30 Navan

Lady Christa

9st 0lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Ms Sheila Lavery

took keen hold, prominent, in touch with leaders

10/1

Form: 7007-4

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Modest maiden under both codes but best effort so far when running-on fourth over slightly shorter trip at Gowran.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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9th

10

(17)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 5f 29y

15:25 Sligo

Special Protector

8st 13lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Eoin Doyle

0-21; not a bad run on AW when last seen but the widest draw will be tough to overcome on her return to turf.

25/1

10/1

Form: 506-20

Last run: 58 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Placed several times from 23 starts on turf and AW, including over C&D last term and on comeback/stable debut when second to Bear Claws over 1m3f at Limerick; reportedly scoped wrong when very disappointing at Bellewstown.

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11

(2)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:35 Sligo

Dinamine

9st 1lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: John C McConnell

Longstanding maiden is now 0-32 and most recent AW form doesn't suggest that will change off higher turf mark.

25/1

10th

11

(14)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Dinamine

9st 0lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

midfield

12/1

5th
15 (6)
Pollanassa

33/1

Form: 000000

Last run: 60 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Early promise in maidens for Kevin Coleman last term but very disappointing in handicaps this year and mark in freefall; new yard.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

15

(16)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Pollanassa

9st 11lb

T: R P Cody

Regressive after showing early promise in maidens for Kevin Coleman; down the field over longer trips at this track on his two most recent outings; first reserve.

10

(6)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Pollanassa

9st 0lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: R P Cody

Regressive after showing early promise in maidens for Kevin Coleman; two fair runs on turf in September; moderate display here last month.

33/1

OUR TIP

10/1

Form: 140003

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Prolific winner when trained in Britain, mostly around 1m, including twice this year; fair third over this trip in claimer at Roscommon.

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19th

6

(3)

4th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

17:25 Navan

Little Jo

9st 10lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Nine wins in Britain; no success in Ireland; fair recent form but needs to find extra judging by Galway fourth and previous C&D sixth when Special Protector and Dinamine were in front of him.

10/1

18/1

Form: 090480

Last run: 35 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Four-time winner has shown very little since finishing second in AW claimer over a year ago; first ride for jockey.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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5th

6

(6)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Gatsby Cap

9st 6lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

towards rear, good headway towards far side over 1f out, ran on well final 110yds, not reach leaders

14/1

11th

7

(2)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Gatsby Cap

9st 7lb

J: Cian Fahy

T: John C McConnell

Three-time C&D winner; won from basement mark in January and defied 6lb higher mark on his penultimate start; poor run over C&D last month but he's the type to bounce back.

10/1

13th

7

(13)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Gatsby Cap

9st 9lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

Has doubled his score at this track by winning two of his last three races; in between, beaten under 2l in third here in January; good chance off 4lb higher under the same 7lb claimer who rode him last time.

5/1

Form: 40005

Last run: 24 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Kept plugging away over this trip when fifth at Sligo on just second handicap start; may improve; 1lb wrong.

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14th

14

(12)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Sleepless Knight

8st 9lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: John Andrew Kinsella

Not beaten far in a couple of handicaps over this trip but below that level over 1m4f at Tramore; cheekpieces retained; needs improvement.

16/1

9th

12

(2)

13th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

14:30 Tramore

Sleepless Knight

9st 0lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: John Andrew Kinsella

took keen hold, midfield

14/1

9th
1 (10)
Tasayad

12/1

Form: 998

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Decent pedigree and has been given plenty of time to mature; not shamed in three maidens this year and could easily make an impact in this grade on handicap bow.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

8

(5)

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 5f 160y

19:25 Gowran Park

Tasayad

9st 8lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Gerard O’Leary

Hasn't been that threatening in his four handicaps (1m2f-1m4f); mark has dropped but perhaps not enough.

14/1

10th

8

(7)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:45 Curragh

Tasayad

10st 4lb

J: Mr J Ratcliffe

T: D J Bunyan & G O’Leary

midfield

12/1

Form: 597-50

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Ran in three maidens for Joseph O'Brien; fifth over 1m at Gowran on yard/seasonal bow but ran poorly on soft ground at Naas; still early days.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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9th

10

(8)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Boomerang Bill

9st 1lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

in touch with leaders, weakening when slightly hampered over 1f out

20/1

8th

13

(16)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Boomerang Bill

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

Seven-race maiden on turf, originally with Joseph O'Brien; absent since October and hard to fancy on AW debut unless market speaks.

25/1

11th

10

(8)

12th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 0y

15:00 Curragh

Boomerang Bill

8st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Aidan Anthony Howard

midfield

33/1

Form: 9080-0

Last run: 45 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Maiden had placed form on easy ground for Denis Hogan last year; well beaten latest Flat run at Killarney.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

2

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:42 Naas

Breakintheclouds

11st 13lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Patrick Downey

Lowly rated Flat handicapper; not entirely disgraced in two starts in maiden hurdles last month; could outrun his likely odds.

50/1

14th

7

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

12:00 Leopardstown

Breakintheclouds

11st 7lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Patrick Downey

never better than midfield, no extra from 2 out

200/1

10th

2

10th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 185y

12:45 Cork

Breakintheclouds

11st 12lb

J: Alix Balfe

T: Patrick Downey

Placed twice at a modest level on the Flat; tailed off at Navan on only start over hurdles; last of 14 on a recent 1m handicap run at Dundalk.

100/1

12th
9 (15)
Try Hard

33/1

Form: 57-000

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Ran well in AW maiden over 7f last year but well held since; ran okay after a break at Dundalk and now tries longer trip; tongue-tie.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

12

(11)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Try Hard

9st 0lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Modest 10-race maiden hasn't shown enough to be fancied; safe to overlook.

33/1

13th

13

(12)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

14:55 Dundalk (AW)

Try Hard

8st 13lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Luke Comer

Faded late but showed something in a C&D handicap last week; more needed here.

16/1

20/1

Form: 50600

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Modest form in maidens, out the back sole handicap start; change of headgear; first ride for apprentice.

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

13th

12

(6)

8th May 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Gowran Park

Fleadhfest

9st 2lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: J S Bolger

Never better than sixth in six handicap appearances; hard to make a case for her, even though she has come down 20lb from her initial handicap rating.

14/1

14th

15

(10)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 73y

13:05 Galway

Fleadhfest

8st 7lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: J S Bolger

Opening handicap efforts disappointing and although handicapper has reacted accordingly remains hard to fancy.

20/1

Form: 686726

Last run: 57 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

AW winner was touched off over 1m1f at Leopardstown in June; 1m4f seemed too far when sixth at Bellewstown.

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

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: -00007

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

AW winner over 1m3f when trained in Britain; not beaten far when mid-field at Dundalk last month.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

17

(11)

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 0y

16:05 Navan

Limited Edition

8st 7lb

J: David Egan

T: Keith Henry Clarke

Sole win was on the AW in Britain back in 2021; has run well now and again at Dundalk but that's perhaps more his scene.

66/1

13th

15

(12)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:20 Dundalk (AW)

Limited Edition

8st 12lb

T: Keith Henry Clarke

First reserve; Kempton winner in the past but hasn't got near the frame in seven visits here over various trips; hard to fancy (1lb wrong).

8/1

Form: 000-04

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Dual winner in Germany at three and rated 90 when running for the first time in Ireland over two years ago; has been most disappointing but finally showed a bit of life when a staying-on fourth to Red Trail at Gowran; new yard.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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12th

11

(15)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Party Moon

8st 12lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: Damian Joseph English

Won twice in Germany in 2019 but has passed through several Irish yards without showing much; managed a rare good run when fourth of 16 at Gowran in July; another change of yard now.

12/1

16th

5

(11)

2nd Sep 2023

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

17:10 Navan

Party Moon

9st 4lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: John G Carr

Dual winner in Germany at three and rated 90 when running for the first time in Ireland over two years ago; has been most disappointing but finally showed a bit of life when a staying-on fourth to Red Trail at Gowran; new yard.

8/1

Form: 070-00

Last run: 35 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Modest form in maidens last year and pair of handicaps this time around; 1lb wrong.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

7

(2)

8th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

13:25 Dundalk (AW)

Dreamingofdelaney

9st 2lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Paul Mulligan

Of no account, blinkers tried but easily passed over.

100/1

11th

15

(10)

16th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 1f 100y

15:20 Gowran Park

Dreamingofdelaney

8st 9lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Paul Mulligan

soon led

66/1

Form: 9076-0

Last run: 122 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Modest maiden starts off for third trainer who tries him in cheekpieces; hard to fancy.

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Verdict Starting price

17th

14

(13)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

13:57 Curragh

Ballybeg Boy

8st 12lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Steve Jones

midfield, outpaced up the centre under 2f out

25/1

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Non-runners

Red Trail

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Payout
Straight Forecast €639.00
Tricast €6256.80

Selections

The Irish Sun:

Special Protector

SPOTLIGHT:

Party Moon

POSTDATA:

Slieve Bearnagh

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Little Jo