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17:15 Dundalk (AW)

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Gateway Hotel Dundalk Race & Stay Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Gateway Hotel Dundalk Race & Stay Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Partly cloudy

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.70
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 938222 BF

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

17-race maiden; second six times including on last three starts here; obvious chance, especially since he appeared to be a little unlucky when going close over 6f here last week; however, the downside from that is that he has gone up 4lb.

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2nd

3

(7)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

James Henry

10st 1lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Leanne Breen

prominent, challenging towards near side from under 2f out, kept on well and went second towards finish, just failed

3/1

1st

1

(9)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

16:35 Dundalk (AW)

James Henry

10st 2lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Leanne Breen

Belatedly off the mark at the 18th attempt when getting up late over 7f here last month off 60, having previously been touched off over today's trip by Theriverrunsdeep (runs in first division); up 4lb but respected.

11/2

1st

5

(7)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

James Henry

9st 11lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Leanne Breen

soon pressed leader, challenging up the centre going okay under 2f out, ridden inside final furlong, kept on well to lead towards finish

9/2

6/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 724801 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

1-27 on turf, now has 2-7 record at this venue following last month's 1m win; respected off 5lb higher mark; tongue-tie for the first time.

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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

4/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 074352 C

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Seven wins for Ger Lyons (3-20 at this track); not the force he was but has come down the handicap and has run encouragingly here on his last three starts; was drawn high when taking second here three weeks ago; leading contender.

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2nd

1

(4)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Bucky Larson

10st 0lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: R Donohoe

in touch with leaders, headway from over 2f out, led narrowly inside final furlong, headed inside final 110yds, kept on

7/4

5th

11

(2)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Bucky Larson

9st 7lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: R Donohoe

prominent, challenging under 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

14/1

Form: 907-44

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Not much of note for Ado McGuinness last year; two respectable runs in sprint handicaps here last month; ran poorly on only 7f attempt at two.

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6th

10

(13)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Mether

9st 0lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

Two respectable runs in sprint handicaps here last month and stepped up on that over C&D when a staying-on fourth last week; big contender.

4/1

4th

10

(9)

13th Dec 2023

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0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Mether

8st 12lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

prominent, pressed leaders towards near side over 1f out, kept on inside final 110yds, not reach leaders

6/1

4th

12

(9)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Mether

8st 13lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Miss Natalia Lupini

in touch with leaders, prominent when outpaced under 2f out, kept on and went fourth towards finish, not reach leaders

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 460130 CD

Last run: 118 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Generally dependable sort; won over 7f at this venue in January and 1m at Listowel in June; below her best over 1m1f on final start of turf season; each-way chance on the balance of form which has included a third placing over 1m here in July.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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7th

5

(8)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

15:55 Dundalk (AW)

Dutch Glory

9st 10lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Ross O’Sullivan

midfield, towards rear under 3f out, headway towards far side over 1f out, kept on, never on terms

11/2

3rd

1

(17)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Dutch Glory

10st 0lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Ross O’Sullivan

Generally dependable sort; won over 7f at this venue in January and 1m at Listowel in June; ran on late to finish a good third over C&D last week; should go well despite the worst of the draw.

5/1

Form: 107074

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

2-32 record is off-putting; won off 2lb higher mark over 6f at Fairyhouse in June; held by Bucky Larson on recent form and probably a little better suited by 6f.

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6th

10

(12)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Cherry Bloom

8st 12lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Gillian Scott

Won off 2lb higher mark over 6f at Fairyhouse in June; creditable runs over 7f last thrice but questionable whether she sees it out; won't be far away.

12/1

6th

9

(4)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Cherry Bloom

8st 12lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Gillian Scott

prominent, led on far side of group under 2f out, joined when jockey dropped rein briefly inside final furlong, headed when weakened final 110yds

6/1

12/1

Form: 390749 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Long losing run since back-to-back wins at this venue early in 2021; uneven form this year, placed several times but never managing to put together a series of good performances.

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7th

14

(16)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Well Suited

8st 12lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: T J O’Mara

slowly into stride, in rear, headway when switched left under 2f out, kept on inside final 110yds, never on terms

12/1

9th

14

(11)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Well Suited

8st 12lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: T J O’Mara

took keen hold, held up in rear, midfield halfway, headway on outer 3f out, led over 2f out

8/1

Form: 353

Last run: 54 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Placed in a 6f Curragh maiden and matched that when third in a 6f maiden here in October when not getting the run of the race; slight concern based on a possible preference for 6f.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14th

6

(16)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Rattletheonionbag

9st 10lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: W P Browne

Four-race maiden; placed in a maiden here in October but lesser effort over 7f since; stamina on dam's side suggest this trip may suit.

33/1

Form: 030059

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Solid effort when fifth over C&D in October, failed to match that form over 1m last time; needs to raise his game a notch or two.

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7th

2

(3)

22nd Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

14:00 Kempton (AW)

Elephant John

9st 9lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Denis Quinn

Ex-Irish; sole win came in 2022 and doesn't look solid on 2023 form; however, has possibilities dropped to this weak level on debut for new yard; market support should be heeded.

9/2

9th

6

(10)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Elephant John

9st 4lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

midfield, in touch with leaders over 3f out, outpaced from 2f out, soon no impression

12/1

9th

4

(4)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Elephant John

9st 8lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Eoin Christopher McCarthy

prominent on inner, outpaced 1f out

14/1

16/1

Form: 609298 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Placed only once from ten visits to this track, mid-division over C&D six weeks ago; second at Down Royal in June seemed promising at the time, but others have much stronger claims.

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Verdict Starting price

13

(15)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Sadiqaa

9st 1lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: H D McGuigan

Placed only once from eleven visits to this track, couple of fair efforts of late; 3lb wrong and remains opposable.

14/1

10th

13

(15)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Sadiqaa

8st 12lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: H D McGuigan

never better than midfield

16/1

8th

13

(11)

1st Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

16:35 Dundalk (AW)

Sadiqaa

8st 13lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: H D McGuigan

Third over C&D last year and touched off at Down Royal in the summer; tongue-tie back on; returns from four-month break.

14/1

25/1

Form: 080070

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Never in the first four and never closer than eighth in five handicap appearances; little apparent chance.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

13

(5)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:15 Dundalk (AW)

Qalahari Queen

9st 0lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: T G McCourt

Never in the first four and never closer than eighth in six handicap appearances; little apparent chance after finishing towards the back in 7f handicaps at this venue on her last two starts.

33/1

11th

12

(3)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Qalahari Queen

8st 12lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: T G McCourt

soon led, headed under 2f out, weakening when bumped over 1f out

25/1

Form: 80006-

Last run: 565 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced filly; absent since mid-field run in a 6f Fairyhouse handicap in May 2022; cheekpieces now as well as a tongue-tie worn on all five outings.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14th

14

(13)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Chancey Approach

8st 12lb

J: Cian Horgan

T: Muredach Kelly

Lightly raced mare emerged from 565-day absence last month, well held twice here, most recently under a positive ride; 5lb wrong here.

25/1

11th

10

(8)

12th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Chancey Approach

8st 12lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Muredach Kelly

soon raced in second, led after 2f, 3 lengths ahead halfway, headed 1f out, soon weakened

20/1

12th

8

(11)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Chancey Approach

8st 12lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Muredach Kelly

Lightly raced filly; absent since mid-field run in a 6f Fairyhouse handicap in May 2022; cheekpieces now as well as a tongue-tie worn on all five outings.

14/1

8/1

Form: 04-034

Last run: 178 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Bits and pieces of form last year for Tom McCourt; a couple of good runs at Gowran for Jack Davison early in turf season; off since June and has changed stable again.

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

12th

12

(13)

12th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Nyla Rua

8st 12lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

towards rear

12/1

13th

11

(14)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Nyla Rua

8st 12lb

J: N G McCullagh

T: John C McConnell

Bits and pieces of form last year for Tom McCourt; a couple of good runs at Gowran for Jack Davison early in turf season; off since June and has changed stable again.

8/1

4th

11

(10)

18th Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

15:40 Gowran Park

Nyla Rua

8st 13lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Jack W Davison

prominent, pushed along disputing second 2f out, ridden and outpaced inside final furlong, kept on but lost third towards finish

5/1

14th
7 (17)
Captured

25/1

Form: 00/700

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Failed to improve on his moderate turf form when in rear in a 6f handicap here last Wednesday; cheekpieces now.

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

14th

7

(17)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Captured

8st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Luke Comer

Failed to improve on his moderate turf form when in rear in a 6f handicap here last Wednesday; cheekpieces now.

25/1

12th

12

(16)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Captured

8st 12lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Has had little racing but for his age with just four starts but hasn't shown enough to be interested in.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta €163.00
Straight Forecast €148.20
Tricast €551.20
Trifecta €566.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Bucky Larson

The Irish Sun:

Rattletheonionbag

RP RATINGS (IRE):

James Henry

POSTDATA:

Bucky Larson