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16:40 Dundalk (AW)

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Irishinjuredjockeys.com Apprentice Claiming Race

  • Prize money: £5482.3
  • 1m 2f 150y
  • 12 runners
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Irishinjuredjockeys.com Apprentice Claiming Race

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Rain

OUR TIP
1st
1 (13)
Autocrat

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.30
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 810985 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Both wins have come here, including a C&D success; beaten 10l over 1m4f here last week and has a tough ask off top-weight.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

5

(2)

23rd Feb 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Autocrat

9st 11lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Three-time winner on this surface; claimed out of James McAuley's stable after finishing second to Banana Three in C&D claimer in December; bit more needed back in handicap company.

14/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 184786

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Polytrack winner at Kempton in Britain; beaten roughly 5l here last week on yard debut but has stamina to prove at this trip.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14th

4

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 180y

13:35 Down Royal

Garrick Painter

11st 6lb

J: Tom Harney

T: Noel C Kelly

towards rear throughout

50/1

12th

7

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 165y

16:20 Downpatrick

Garrick Painter

11st 4lb

J: Simon Torrens

T: Noel C Kelly

towards rear, not fluent 2nd, not fluent 4th

40/1

8th

2

(11)

5th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Garrick Painter

10st 0lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Noel C Kelly

disputed lead early, led clearly after 1f

12/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: -51708

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Won twice on turf over shorter trips; a bit below form over 1m here last week but not ruled out getting weight from most of her rivals.

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8th

4

(7)

15th Mar 2024

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1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Hasten Slowly

10st 2lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Three-time winner including over C&D in December; back to form when staying on second in a handicap last month; might not have been suited by 1m4f here three weeks ago and respected back in trip.

12/1

9th

3

(12)

23rd Feb 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Hasten Slowly

10st 1lb

J: Cian Fahy

T: John C McConnell

awkward start, slowly away, raced in last, headway on near side of group under 3f out, hung left 2f out, soon switched right, kept on final 110yds, nearest finish

11/2

2nd

5

(17)

16th Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Hasten Slowly

10st 0lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

midfield, headway towards near side over 1f out, switched left and went third inside final furlong, ran on well and went second towards finish, no match for winner

12/1

Form: 699070 CD

Last run: 72 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

C&D winner last winter but struggled badly since returning in June and only beat two home in a claimer when last seen.

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17th

21

(13)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Halcyon Spirit

8st 13lb

J: Abbie Murphy

T: J Motherway

Third reserve; Dundalk winner; ran okay in a claimer here in September but poor runs since for John McConnell; debuts for James Motherway here.

4/1

Form: 66720 BF

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Major improvement for the step up to this trip when beaten a head on handicap debut at Naas but was a disappointing favourite over C&D a fortnight ago; less exposed than most and has good apprentice taking 2lb off; warrants consideration.

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11th

9

(11)

1st Mar 2024

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2m 0f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Caulaincourt

11st 8lb

J: Miss Georgie Benson

T: Peter John Flood

Landed a 1m4f handicap here for Ger Lyons in November; campaigned over hurdles by his current trainer, running respectably behind Boodles hopeful Ndaawi at Naas; blinkers back on here and not without a chance if he stays.

10/1

6th

2

28th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 112y

13:35 Naas

Caulaincourt

11st 7lb

J: Kieren Buckley

T: Peter John Flood

midfield

100/1

16th

3

15th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 77y

12:55 Punchestown

Caulaincourt

11st 7lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Peter John Flood

74-rated on the Flat, winning 1m4f Dundalk AW handicap on final start for Ger Lyons; never sighted on hurdles debut at Leopardstown over Christmas and can only be watched now.

66/1

Form: 069847

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner on turf over shorter trips; has looked regressive this term and was last of seven off a mark of 69 at Gowran earlier this week; hard to fancy on that evidence.

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2nd

22

(8)

29th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

20:20 Naas

Comfort Line

9st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

slightly awkward start, soon in touch with leaders, headway when bit short of room over 2f out, ridden under 2f out, briefly led inside final 110yds, headed towards finish

5th

7

(6)

26th Apr 2024

Yielding

1m 0f 0y

14:15 Cork

Comfort Line

9st 12lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Five-time winner and effective on all surfaces, winning twice at Dundalk over the winter; solid effort in a 1m handicap there two weeks ago; 2lb lower on turf and certainly respected.

8/1

Form: 111400

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Won three claimers on the spin on turf earlier in the summer but has struggled since joining this yard; unplaced in eight course starts.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

5

(5)

15th Nov 2023

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1m 0f 0y

14:55 Dundalk (AW)

Magnetic North

9st 6lb

J: W J Lee

T: James McAuley

Decent strike-rate on turf (9-58) but has never been placed on AW; well held here lately.

14/1

14th

1

(5)

1st Nov 2023

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1m 4f 0y

17:05 Dundalk (AW)

Magnetic North

10st 2lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: James McAuley

Good strike-rate on turf but never won, or even been placed, on AW and well held here lately.

14/1

7th

5

(9)

20th Oct 2023

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1m 2f 150y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Magnetic North

9st 11lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: James McAuley

Won three claimers on the spin on turf earlier in the summer but has struggled since joining this yard; unplaced in eight course starts.

10/1

7/1

Form: 786067 CD

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Three-time course winner, the latest in this race last year; seems to have lost his way and was beaten roughly 8l over 1m4f last month; blinkers replace usual cheekpieces and they need to spark a revival.

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12th

8

(11)

13th Dec 2023

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1m 4f 0y

15:15 Dundalk (AW)

Dalvey

9st 6lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: James McAuley

Three-time course winner; seems to have lost his way, unplaced in nine outings since a C&D second in April; slowly away when a never-dangerous eighth behind stablemate Autocrat over a shorter trip here eight weeks ago.

12/1

8th

3

(2)

20th Oct 2023

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1m 2f 150y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Dalvey

9st 11lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: James McAuley

Three-time course winner, the latest in this race last year; seems to have lost his way and was beaten roughly 8l over 1m4f last month; blinkers replace usual cheekpieces and they need to spark a revival.

7/1

Form: 9/00-3

Last run: 101 days

W: 9st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Pulled up in claiming hurdle latest; ran okay on latest Flat start in a Tramore claimer but up against it at these weights.

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7

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 31y

19:50 Ballinrobe

Desert Friend

10st 13lb

J: Aidan Kelly

T: Mrs Denise Foster

midfield

12/1

Form: -31908 CD

Last run: 126 days

W: 9st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Third reserve; tailed off over hurdles last time and struggling on Flat previously.

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10th

17

(15)

20th Oct 2023

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1m 2f 150y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Make The Switch

9st 1lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: G A Kingston

Third reserve; tailed off over hurdles last time and struggling on Flat previously.

50/1

Form: -00000 CD

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

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

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

12

(6)

20th Oct 2023

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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.

12th
15 (12)
Moondharrig

Form: 00

Last run: 150 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

First reserve; shown nothing in two maidens so far; off 150 days.

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Verdict Starting price

1st

12

(5)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Moondharrig

9st 8lb

J: Wesley Joyce

T: Eoin Doyle

reared and unseated rider before start, pushed along briefly, disputed lead early, raced in second after 1f

3/1

2nd

2

(6)

8th Mar 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Moondharrig

9st 13lb

J: Robert Whearty

T: Eoin Doyle

took keen hold, prominent, led towards near side when switched right 2f out, soon ridden and faced challenge, headed but kept on inside final furlong, no match for winner

4/1

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Payout
Exacta €210.00
Straight Forecast €211.30
Trifecta €2158.00

Selections

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Celtic Crown

SPOTLIGHT:

Caulaincourt

The Irish Sun:

Autocrat

TOPSPEED:

Halcyon Spirit

POSTDATA:

Celtic Crown