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Dundalk Winter Series Leading Trainer & Jockey Championship Handicap

  • Prize money: £5643.48
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Dundalk Winter Series Leading Trainer & Jockey Championship Handicap

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Cloudy

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.70
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 92151- CD

Last run: 54 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Has clicked over 2m here recently with two wins; okay effort over probably an inadequate trip on handicap hurdle debut since; up 16lb in total but certainly respected with the stable in good form.

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1st

1

(15)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Riyami

10st 0lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

held up in rear, headway from over 3f out, challenging when ridden over 1f out, ran on to lead towards finish

5/1

5th

19

26th Dec 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:45 Leopardstown

Riyami

10st 4lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

towards rear

9/1

OUR TIP

12/1

  • Place: £6.50

Form: /213-7 C

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Mostly campaigned over hurdles last year, winning a Tramore maiden hurdle and generally consistent; won a 1m2f maiden here a year ago and mid-division over 1m4f here last month; could still be interesting off this mark.

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2nd

2

(1)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Rockview Consort

9st 12lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

towards rear early, midfield over 3f out, soon headway going okay, led when ridden over 1f out, kept on well but headed towards finish

12/1

7th

11

(15)

12th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

15:37 Dundalk (AW)

Rockview Consort

9st 8lb

J: Dylan Kidd

T: John C McConnell

in touch with leaders on outer, dropped to midfield halfway, no extra up the centre over 1f out

10/1

20/1

  • Place: £3.60

Form: 00/0/7

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Stayed on well in first-time headgear behind Gains Of War with a few of these around him; another new headgear combination tried here and could run ino a place.

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3rd

11

(2)

14th Feb 2024

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2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Figurehead

9st 2lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Michael G Cleary

dwelt start, towards rear, dropped to last 5f out, good headway on far side of group from over 2f out, challenging 1f out, no extra inside final 110yds, no match for first two

20/1

7th

7

(7)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Figurehead

9st 12lb

J: Jack Cleary

T: Michael G Cleary

22-race maiden for various yards; mid-division in a Downpatrick maiden hurdle in October when last seen; new headgear combination tried but makes little appeal.

50/1

5th

2

6th Oct 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 165y

13:50 Downpatrick

Figurehead

11st 12lb

J: Harry Cleary

T: Michael G Cleary

21-race maiden for various yards; never-dangerous fourth on his return to this yard in a C&D maiden three weeks ago but he ran okay (just behind Yeats Star); more needed, however.

14/1

Form: 4318-1 C

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner and showed his versatility as to surface when winning a 1m4f handicap here last month; yet to try this trip on the Flat but clearly a player if he can last it out.

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4th

4

(12)

14th Feb 2024

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2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Secret Rock

9st 9lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: A J Martin

dwelt start, held up in rear, headway when bit short of room 2f out, challenging over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

11/2

1st

3

(5)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Secret Rock

9st 13lb

J: Jake Coen

T: A J Martin

midfield on inner, headway and in touch with leaders over 2f out, went second over 1f out, pushed along to lead inside final furlong, ridden clear when hung left inside final 110yds

11/2

20/1

Form: 8106-0

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 3lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Went up 10lb for winning a handicap at Navan in October and fairly soundly beaten three times since; down 4lb now but remains to be seen whether that will be enough; others preferred.

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5th

9

(3)

14th Feb 2024

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2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Firm Belief

9st 3lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Rodger Sweeney

Went up 10lb for winning a handicap at Navan in October and fairly soundly beaten three times since; down 4lb now but remains to be seen whether that will be enough; others preferred.

20/1

13th

2

(6)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Firm Belief

10st 1lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Rodger Sweeney

Showed she stays well when winning a soft ground 1m6f handicap at Navan in October; mid-division behind Spinning Web over 1m4f here last time; suited by step up in trip.

6/1

6th

1

(4)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Firm Belief

10st 1lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: Rodger Sweeney

raced in second, led halfway, headed under 2f out, weakened final furlong

12/1

Form: 53010-

Last run: 61 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Had Ellaat third when winning a heavy ground Curragh handicap in October but well beaten in a handicap hurdle and a 1m4f handicap here since; others preferred.

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6th

6

(16)

14th Feb 2024

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2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Rodney Bay

9st 7lb

J: Rory Mulligan

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Had Ellaat third when winning a heavy ground Curragh handicap in October but well beaten in a handicap hurdle and a 1m4f handicap here since; others preferred.

50/1

14th

13

(11)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Rodney Bay

9st 5lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

prominent, led after 1f, headed and raced in second after 4f, weakened quickly 3f out

16/1

11th

2

18th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

12:20 Navan

Rodney Bay

11st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Won 1m6f heavy ground handicap on the Flat last month; generally a consistent sort in this sphere but others look better treated.

16/1

10/1

Form: 7400-5

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

AW winner for William Haggas in 2022; back to form when only beaten a length in a C&D handicap last month behind Gains Of War; respected.

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7th

10

(9)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Crystal Caves

9st 2lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Thomas Gibney

AW winner for William Haggas in 2022; back to form when only beaten a length in a C&D handicap last month behind Gains Of War; respected.

10/1

5th

6

(3)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Crystal Caves

9st 12lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: Thomas Gibney

AW winner for William Haggas last year in 2022; best run last year was over 2m2f at Down Royal; absent since a poor run at Thurles in October and best watched.

10/1

10th

8

(8)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Thurles

Crystal Caves

9st 8lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Thomas Gibney

AW winner for William Haggas last year; best run this was over 2m2f at Down Royal so no stamina worrise; Listowel run was too bad to be true

12/1

5/1

Form: 000/2-

Last run: 77 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Just failed to get past Honketonk Angel over C&D in November; cracking run in first-time blinkers when again just failing to get up in a 2m3f handicap hurdle at Naas last month; should go close.

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8th

12

(14)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Circus Act

9st 0lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: J A Nash

Just failed to get past Honketonk Angel over C&D in November; cracking run in first-time blinkers when again just failing to get up in a 2m3f handicap hurdle at Naas last month; should go close.

5/1

2nd

10

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 24y

15:12 Naas

Circus Act

11st 2lb

J: Gavin Brouder

T: J A Nash

in touch with leaders, raced wide and prominent when hit 2 out, ran on and ridden after last, pressed winner towards finish, just held

12/1

Form: 579-39

Last run: 12 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Had a few of these behind when a close third to Gains Of War over C&D last month; little went right back in trip here two weeks ago; off the same mark here and certainly respected on his previous form.

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9th

13

(6)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Alex The Great

8st 12lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Adrian Murray

Had a few of these behind when a close third to Gains Of War over C&D last month; little went right back in trip here two weeks ago; off the same mark here and certainly respected on his previous form.

14/1

9th

2

(13)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Alex The Great

9st 13lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Adrian Murray

dwelt start, towards rear

10/1

3rd

9

(4)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Alex The Great

9st 7lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: Adrian Murray

Glimpses of form in Britain for David Simcock but well held over 1m4f last summer; hard to see him making an immediate impact for new trainer.

33/1

Form: /9658-

Last run: 179 days

W: 9st 10lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Nine-time winner and a game front-runner at her best; well beaten in a Ffos Las handicap hurdle in October when last seen; best watched this time.

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10th

3

(5)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Effernock Fizz

9st 10lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Cian Collins

soon led, headed over 3f out, weakened 2f out

14/1

Form: 650/3/

Last run: 655 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Five-time winner over jumps for Gavin Cromwell; close second in a Fairyhouse handicap chase on his stable debut in December over 2m5f; below his best in two runs since; Flat form is patchy but could be well-treated off this mark and well worth a market check.

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11th

7

(10)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Sweet Will

9st 6lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Emmet Mullins

Five-time winner over jumps for Gavin Cromwell; close second in a Fairyhouse handicap chase on his stable debut in December over 2m5f; below his best in two runs since; Flat form is patchy but could be well-treated off this mark and well worth a market check.

8/1

13th

15

27th Jan 2024

Good

2m 7f 214y

Class 1

15:15 Doncaster

Sweet Will

10st 2lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Emmet Mullins

Won four hurdles for Gavin Cromwell; went close on debut for this yard at Fairyhouse (2m5f, soft) before finishing a 17l fourth under similar conditions at Leopardstown (lost some momentum with interference at the last - normally two out); proved his stamina for 3m with a good-ground hurdle win here last March; interesting for ultra-shrewd connections.

7/1

4th

6

29th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 5f 70y

12:00 Leopardstown

Sweet Will

11st 7lb

J: Conor Clarke

T: Emmet Mullins

Four-time hurdle winner for Gavin Cromwell; pulled up in his last two races before a summer break and suffered the same fate in a handicap chase at Fairyhouse in October; showed a revival when second at Fairyhouse at the beginning of the month; leading chance if building on that now.

3/1

12/1

Form: 7001-6 CD

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 10lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Beat Circus Act over C&D in November and only beaten narrowly behind Gains Of War off 6lb higher subsequently; same mark here but likely to be thereabouts if running to the same level.

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12th

14

(13)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Honketonk Angel

8st 10lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

Beat Circus Act over C&D in November and only beaten narrowly behind Gains Of War off 6lb higher subsequently; same mark here but likely to be thereabouts if running to the same level.

12/1

6th

10

(13)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

Honketonk Angel

9st 6lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Luke Comer

Off the mark at the eighth attempt over C&D last time and she's respected from just a 6lb higher mark.

7/1

13th
5 (8)
Ellaat

5/1

Form: 54013- BF

Last run: 106 days

W: 9st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Has attracted the attention of the stewards in the past; came from some way back to win a heavy ground handicap at Gowran in October over 1m4f; good runs subsequently in a Curragh handicap and a Punchestown handicap hurdle; cheekpieces tried here and likely to go well if the market speaks favourably.

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13th

5

(8)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Ellaat

9st 8lb

J: Sean Davis

T: C Byrnes

Has attracted the attention of the stewards in the past; came from some way back to win a heavy ground handicap at Gowran in October over 1m4f; good runs subsequently in a Curragh handicap and a Punchestown handicap hurdle; cheekpieces tried here and likely to go well if the market speaks favourably.

5/1

3rd

3

16th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 107y

14:40 Punchestown

Ellaat

11st 9lb

J: Philip Byrnes

T: C Byrnes

midfield

7/2

14th
8 (4)
Mephisto

16/1

Form: 10056- CD

Last run: 202 days

W: 9st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner, including twice on this surface, most recently over this trip last March; out of form after that and not seen since falling in a Down Royal handicap hurdle in September; best watched.

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14th

8

(4)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

14:10 Dundalk (AW)

Mephisto

9st 5lb

J: James Ryan

T: Gerard Keane

Three-time winner, including twice on this surface, most recently over this trip last March; out of form after that and not seen since falling in a Down Royal handicap hurdle in September; best watched.

16/1

0

14

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

17:30 Down Royal

Mephisto

11st 0lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

Fair Flat performer is 0-10 hurdling and faded tamely on latest at Kilbeggan (2m3f); better back in trip so don't rule out.

14/1

12th

12

25th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 0y

17:35 Kilbeggan

Mephisto

11st 2lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Gerard Keane

Fair Flat performer with solid runs in defeat of late; 0-9 hurdling and first run over timber since falling at Punchestown last October; fit from the Flat so not one to rule out.

14/1

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Non-runners

Gains Of War, Mosaaheb, Tenth Amendment

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Payout
Exacta €1332.00
Straight Forecast €988.70
Tricast €20303.60
Trifecta €34600.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Circus Act

POSTDATA:

Alex The Great

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Circus Act

The Irish Sun:

Circus Act