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Friday Night Lights At Dundalk Handicap

  • Prize money: £6004.42
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Friday Night Lights At Dundalk Handicap

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Partly cloudy

1st
10 (14)
Many Tears

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £11.00
  • Place: £3.90

Form: 81975 D

Last run: 50 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Left debut behind to win Gowran maiden in June but hasn't looked well treated in handicaps since; both of her dam's wins came on Polytrack and she may find improvement for the switch of surface.

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1st

10

(12)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Many Tears

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: G M Lyons

towards rear, headway towards near side under 2f out, shaken up to lead inside final furlong, ridden and went clear final 110yds

16/1

3rd

9

(6)

20th Oct 2023

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0m 7f 0y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Many Tears

8st 8lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: G M Lyons

Gowran maiden winner in June bounced back from a few below-par efforts to win a C&D handicap last week; now 7lb higher up in class, so needs more; stable jockey prefers Apricot Twist.

9/1

1st

10

(14)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Many Tears

9st 11lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: G M Lyons

Left debut behind to win Gowran maiden in June but hasn't looked well treated in handicaps since; both of her dam's wins came on Polytrack and she may find improvement for the switch of surface.

10/1

2nd
12 (13)
Talia

4/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 649132 D BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Won in good style on yard/handicap debut and bounced back from a lesser effort when only beaten half a length over C&D three weeks ago (Exquisite Acclaim third); up 2lb but she's unexposed and looks like a big player.

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2nd

12

(13)

13th Oct 2023

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0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Talia

9st 9lb

J: W J Lee

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

Won in good style on yard/handicap debut and bounced back from a lesser effort when only beaten half a length over C&D three weeks ago (Exquisite Acclaim third); up 2lb but she's unexposed and looks like a big player.

4/1

2nd

11

(17)

22nd Sep 2023

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0m 7f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Talia

9st 11lb

J: W J Lee

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

Ready winner of big-field 7f contest at Cork on yard/handicap bow in June; only third of five when favourite over 6f at Naas but that's not bad form at all; promise at this venue in maidens and, at this stage, everyone knows how good yard is.

7/2

3rd

8

(8)

8th Jul 2023

Good

0m 5f 205y

15:55 Naas

Talia

8st 13lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

prominent, no extra from 1f out

2/1

10/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 083803 C

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Roughly 1l behind Talia over C&D three weeks ago when third of 13; left on the same mark but more exposed than his re-opposing rival and may not be able to reverse the form, despite receiving an extra 2lb from Talia this time.

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1st

9

(10)

9th Feb 2024

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1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Exquisite Acclaim

9st 6lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

started quickly, led narrowly or disputed lead early, pressed leader after 1f, led again from over 2f out, faced challenge when ridden from over 1f out, joined inside final 110yds, rallied towards finish, just did enough

16/1

3rd

6

(4)

12th Jan 2024

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0m 7f 0y

16:45 Dundalk (AW)

Exquisite Acclaim

9st 7lb

J: James Ryan

T: Adrian McGuinness

Won over this trip here in October and touched off by Gobi Star the following month; weighted to turn the tables here and dropping back to this trip will help; should go well from a good draw.

7/1

6th

9

(7)

22nd Dec 2023

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1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Exquisite Acclaim

9st 7lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Adrian McGuinness

Won over seven here in October and again returned to his best over the same trip when touched off here late last month; ran okay behind Barbapapa over this trip in between but is more effective over the shorter trip; opposable.

7/1

Form: 51-300 CD

Last run: 62 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Poor form in two Curragh runs this term but won two of his four starts here last winter (including this race) and back below last winning mark.

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4th

4

(16)

2nd Feb 2024

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1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Super Over

10st 0lb

J: Colin Keane

T: D P Coakley

led early, headed but prominent after 1f, challenging over 1f out, led again inside final furlong, headed inside final 110yds

13/2

8th

3

(10)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:25 Dundalk (AW)

Super Over

10st 2lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: D P Coakley

Three AW wins over 7f-8f; poor on turf twice over the summer but back to form with solid runs here last twice and should be involved again.

6/1

3rd

8

(9)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Super Over

9st 10lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: D P Coakley

briefly disputed lead, prominent soon after start, challenging 2f out, edged right when joined leaders over 1f out, briefly disputed lead inside final furlong, no extra when slightly hampered towards finish

15/2

Form: 203RR3

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 0lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Risky proposition that has refused to race in two of his last three starts but it was a promising third at Cork last month when getting away on terms; hasn't shown his best form at this trip previously and comes with too many risks attached here.

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6th

1

(7)

8th Dec 2023

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0m 5f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Cash Or Crypto

10st 0lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: David Marnane

lost many lengths start when slowly away, headway from under 2f out, never on terms

11/4

1st

10

(15)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Dundalk (AW)

Cash Or Crypto

9st 8lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: David Marnane

started quickly, prominent, soon went second, challenging up the centre 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, faced challenge final 110yds, just held on

14/1

5th

2

(4)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Cash Or Crypto

10st 0lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: David Marnane

Risky proposition that has refused to race in two of his last three starts but it was a promising third at Cork last month when getting away on terms; hasn't shown his best form at this trip previously and comes with too many risks attached here.

16/1

Form: -18478

Last run: 64 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Sole win came on this surface at Kempton last winter; form dipped subsequently and drop in trip might not be ideal on yard debut.

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6th

7

(3)

23rd Feb 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Garrick Painter

9st 10lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel C Kelly

Did well to record 1m2f win here in December when allowed to dictate and ran up to that form in similar contest nine days ago, despite wandering around under pressure; cheekpieces now fitted and leading player with Colin Keane taking over, if staying this longer trip.

4/1

2nd

6

(2)

14th Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Garrick Painter

9st 6lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Noel C Kelly

Did well to record C&D win in December but was allowed to dictate from the front at a slow pace; unable to make his presence felt in a race in which Emeric was third two weeks ago.

8/1

8th

5

(12)

31st Jan 2024

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1m 2f 150y

14:00 Dundalk (AW)

Garrick Painter

9st 12lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Noel C Kelly

Right back to his best with C&D win last month but was allowed to dictate from the front at a slow pace; may not get that luxury here so opposable from 5lb higher.

5/1

20/1

Form: 718035 D

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Off the mark over this trip at Listowel earlier in the campaign but has been inconsistent since and failed to build on some promise in a Leopardstown handicap when only beating one home last time; others probably on better marks; AW debut.

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9th

13

(7)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Not Just Yet

9st 9lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

Sole win came on turf; went close over 1m here last month but lesser efforts twice since; wears first-time tongue-tie.

12/1

9th

12

(1)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Not Just Yet

9st 9lb

J: James Ryan

T: Noel Meade

Record of 1-11 on turf; fine effort on second AW start when a close second over C&D from stall 17; below that level when well fancied for a 7f race here last week.

10/1

9th

13

(4)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:25 Dundalk (AW)

Not Just Yet

9st 11lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

Record of 1-11 on turf but put up a fine effort on second AW start when a close 2nd over 1m three weeks ago from stall 17; better drawn today and should have every chance from the same mark.

9/2

7/1

Form: 948435 CD

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Improved from her debut to win a C&D fillies' maiden last winter; consistent since and a return to AW could see her resume progress; should give a good account.

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8th

5

(5)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Mere Accountant

10st 0lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: J P Murtagh

prominent, soon went second

7/1

5th

11

(12)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Mere Accountant

9st 9lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: J P Murtagh

midfield

16/1

6th

12

(6)

29th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:25 Dundalk (AW)

Mere Accountant

9st 11lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: J P Murtagh

Won a C&D maiden just over a year ago; consistent enough on turf since without winning and was only beaten 2l over 1m here last time; this trip should suit better and is down 2lb, so a chance.

9/1

14/1

Form: 726774

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

An 18-race maiden with six seconds to his name; ran okay when fourth over C&D last week but this looks tougher.

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9th

14

(11)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Blue News

9st 4lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

An 18-race maiden with six seconds to his name; ran okay when fourth over C&D last week but this looks tougher.

14/1

4th

3

(9)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Blue News

9st 8lb

J: Andrew Slattery

T: Andrew Slattery

Placed many times, including twice over C&D; below form on soft ground last twice but coming back to this surface could spark a return to his best, which would see him go close.

6/1

9/1

Form: 001136 D

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Won back-to-back on turf earlier in the summer and not beaten far twice since; possible this mark is a shade high but could find improvement for the switch to AW and not ruled out.

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10th

7

(3)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Chestnutter

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel Meade

prominent, lost second halfway, weakened final furlong

6/1

10th

7

(15)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Chestnutter

9st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Noel Meade

Won back-to-back on turf earlier in the summer and not beaten far twice since; possible this mark is a shade high but could find improvement for the switch to AW and not ruled out.

9/1

6th

8

(6)

4th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 55y

17:12 Roscommon

Chestnutter

8st 9lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Noel Meade

in touch with leaders

5/1

Form: 039312 D BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Landed a Laytown maiden on his penultimate start and proved that was no fluke when runner-up over 1m here three weeks ago; nudged up 1lb but only beaten a head and should go well again back at 7f.

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3rd

12

(4)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:22 Dundalk (AW)

Allo Arry

8st 12lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: Adrian McGuinness

Winner at Layiown in September and has struggled off his penalty since; back down to his last winning mark now and tried in a visor but others more likely.

20/1

10th

3

(11)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Allo Arry

10st 0lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Sole win came on the beach at Laytown in September; not at that sort of level here of late and needs a big step up on his recent claimer sixth over 7f here.

25/1

6th

7

(13)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:55 Dundalk (AW)

Allo Arry

9st 9lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

held up in rear, headway towards near side 1f out, ran on well towards finish, not reach leaders

12/1

20/1

Form: 5100-7 CD

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Both wins have come here including a C&D success last winter; however, hasn't shown much over hurdles or on the Flat for this yard.

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12th

4

(9)

13th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Bears Hug

9st 13lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: J P Dempsey

Both wins have come here including a C&D success last winter; however, hasn't shown much over hurdles or on the Flat for this yard.

20/1

7th

5

(11)

27th Sep 2023

Yielding To Soft

0m 7f 176y

14:00 Bellewstown

Bears Hug

9st 10lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: J P Dempsey

prominent, disputing second halfway, outpaced under 2f out, weakened over 1f out

25/1

14/1

Form: 088187 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Seven-time course winner (including three over C&D), the latest in a C&D claimer in July; slowly away twice since but remains on a workable mark and the return to this trip should suit.

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11th

4

(1)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:05 Dundalk (AW)

Rocky Dreams

9st 11lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: James McAuley

Seven of his eight wins have come at this venue but below best of late, well held in claimer a fortnight ago from wide draw; others preferred.

8/1

5th

4

(14)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

14:00 Dundalk (AW)

Rocky Dreams

10st 2lb

J: W J Lee

T: James McAuley

midfield, headway and in touch with leaders on far side of group under 2f out, no extra inside final furlong

9/1

OUR TIP

Form: -27006

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Won three on AW in Britain and promising turf debut for this yard at Leopardstown in June after a 15-month absence; out of form since, including on the beach at Laytown last month and needs the return to AW to spark a revival here.

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13th

13

(10)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:55 Dundalk (AW)

Invincible Larne

9st 4lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: E McNamara

midfield

22/1

14th

5

(10)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:35 Dundalk (AW)

Invincible Larne

9st 10lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: E McNamara

Won three on AW and two on turf in Britain (sprint trips); promising debut for John McConnell last summer but never reproduced that form and left yard after finishing fourth in claimer here last month; tongue tie tried on yard debut.

14/1

4th

13

(14)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:45 Dundalk (AW)

Invincible Larne

9st 1lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Won three on AW and two on turf in Britain (all over sprint trips); made a promising debut for this yard when second at Leopardstown in June; not at that level since; sixth in two 1m claimers last month; needs to find extra.

8/1

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Payout
Exacta €607.00
Straight Forecast €412.60
Tricast €1789.60
Trifecta €4982.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Talia

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Blue News

POSTDATA:

Exquisite Acclaim

The Irish Sun:

Talia