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Put The Fun In Fundraising At Dundalk Handicap

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  • 1m 4f 0y
  • 15 runners
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Put The Fun In Fundraising At Dundalk Handicap

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Rain and snow

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.40
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 38-126 C BF

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Yet to tackle this trip but has won three times here over 1m2f; two solid efforts since winning here in January; 8lb higher for that win but claims if he proves effective over this trip.

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4th

1

(10)

22nd Mar 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Dark Street

10st 2lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Luke Comer

Consistent of late and earned his fourth career success here when touching off Picpoul over 1m4f here three weeks ago under this rider; as effective over this trip and should be competitive again despite his 5lb penalty.

7/1

1st

13

(17)

1st Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Dark Street

9st 8lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Luke Comer

took keen hold, midfield

6/1

6th

12

(9)

16th Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Dark Street

9st 9lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Luke Comer

dwelt start, towards rear

5/2

2nd
12 (6)
Picpoul

12/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 13-607 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 10lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner here, twice over this trip; slightly hampered when not beaten far over C&D last week; each-way chance.

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8th

2

(8)

22nd Mar 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Picpoul

10st 2lb

J: Rory Cleary

T: M M Rice

Three wins at this venue and very consistent; followed up her narrow defeat by Dark Street here when never really to get competitive back to this trip the following week; has to be considered.

5/1

3rd

1

(12)

8th Mar 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Picpoul

10st 2lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: M M Rice

soon towards rear, bit short of room after 1f, headway from over 3f out, went third towards near side 1f out, kept on, no match for first two

5/1

11/4

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 47-624

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Yet to win on this surface, but followed up a good run in a claimer in January by finishing a close fourth on his stable debut over C&D last month; poor draw but a good chance off the same mark.

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5th

3

(1)

12th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

Darkened

10st 1lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Noel C Kelly

Durable dual-purpose performer got off the mark on this surface at the thirteenth attempt when scoring over C&D last month, despite racing keenly and hanging left; 3lb rise okay and could go well again.

5/1

1st

5

(1)

22nd Mar 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Darkened

9st 12lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Noel C Kelly

took keen hold, midfield

7/1

3rd

10

(14)

1st Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Darkened

9st 10lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Noel C Kelly

slightly awkward start, slowly into stride, towards rear

11/4

Form: 70-000

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Poor on the Flat and over hurdles lately and isn't easy to fancy.

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3rd

4

14th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 6f 0y

15:05 Down Royal

San Martino

11st 11lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

Flat winner has run well at times in defeat in 10 hurdle starts up to 2m5f; solid fourth back to 2m last time but these conditions will test his stamina up in trip.

13/2

4th

14

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Fairyhouse

San Martino

10st 11lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

Flat winner; big price when unseated at Down Royal on his most recent hurdles start; not an obvious contender.

40/1

11

17th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 0y

13:42 Down Royal

San Martino

10st 11lb

J: Aileen O’Sullivan

T: S Michael Millar

led, badly hampered by loose horse and unseated 3 out

33/1

33/1

Form: 0056-0 C

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Fell in a Down Royal handicap hurdle in September and plum last on his return over 2m here two weeks ago; hard to fancy.

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5th

11

(7)

1st Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Mephisto

9st 10lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Gerard Keane

in touch with leaders

33/1

14th

8

(4)

14th Feb 2024

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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

7/2

Form: 5022-4

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a pair of 1m4f handicaps late last year and ran to a similar level in another handicap in January; will go close with a reproduction.

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10th

5

(16)

12th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:15 Dundalk (AW)

Brave Thought

9st 12lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Luke Comer

Maiden after 10 starts but has several solid runs here over 1m4f, only tiring late on occasions; drop back in trip understandable and could go well despite wide draw.

8/1

3rd

15

(12)

26th Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Brave Thought

9st 12lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Luke Comer

soon pressed leader, challenging going okay over 2f out, soon briefly disputed lead up the centre, no chance with winner final 110yds, lost second towards finish

6th

9

(11)

1st Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Brave Thought

9st 10lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Luke Comer

towards rear

7/2

Form: 93654-

Last run: 123 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

17-race maiden for Peter Fahey, close fourth in a heavy ground Galway handicap in October; not disgraced in a Limerick handicap hurdle at Christmas when last seen; blinkers tried here on his stable debut and probably best watched.

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3rd

1

(4)

24th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

16:55 Naas

Chicago Storm

10st 2lb

J: Ben Coen

T: Chris Timmons

A 19-race maiden and put up a good effort when not quite getting home over 1m at the Curragh on Monday; likely to try and do it from the front here and could give it a bold show.

7/2

5th

15

(9)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

16:40 Curragh

Chicago Storm

9st 6lb

J: Sorcha Woods

T: Chris Timmons

Maiden has some heavy ground form Flat and hurdles and better for recent AW spin so not impossible he could run well although he is dropping markedly in trip; tongue-tie applied for first time.

20/1

7th

7

(4)

1st Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Chicago Storm

9st 11lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Christopher David Timmons

17-race maiden for Peter Fahey, close fourth in a heavy ground Galway handicap in October; not disgraced in a Limerick handicap hurdle at Christmas when last seen; blinkers tried here on his stable debut and probably best watched.

8/1

8th
8 (12)
Easy Way

20/1

Form: 875-5

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Four runs in maidens at about 1m; ran okay behind a 66-1 stable companion here last month; more needed.

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8th

8

(12)

1st Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Easy Way

9st 11lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Luke Comer

Four runs in maidens at about 1m; ran okay behind a 66-1 stable companion here last month; more needed.

20/1

5th

3

(13)

14th Feb 2024

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1m 0f 0y

13:40 Dundalk (AW)

Easy Way

9st 9lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Luke Comer

Gradual improvement in three maidens late last year, the latter two here; might have more improvement in him; each-way chance.

12/1

5th

1

(4)

15th Dec 2023

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1m 0f 0y

17:45 Dundalk (AW)

Easy Way

9st 8lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Luke Comer

prominent, outpaced under 2f out, rallied towards near side final 110yds

20/1

25/1

Form: 900D1D6/ CD

Last run: 464 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Disqualified for two efforts with a banned substance in November 2022; new trainer now and undoubtedly best watched with her history and after an absence.

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9th

14

(16)

1st Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

El C Wells

9st 8lb

J: Shane B Kelly

T: Garry Caldwell

Disqualified for two efforts with a banned substance in November 2022; new trainer now and undoubtedly best watched with her history and after an absence.

25/1

6th

2

(5)

23rd Nov 2022

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1m 2f 150y

17:00 Dundalk (AW)

El C Wells

10st 0lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Thomas J Gray

midfield against far rail

7/2

1st

1

(11)

11th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:45 Dundalk (AW)

El C Wells

10st 0lb

J: Robbie Colgan

T: Thomas J Gray

C&D winner back in February but struggled since and tailed off at Down Royal when last seen; new yard.

25/1

20/1

Form: 72260- D

Last run: 135 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Dual winner and runner-up in a couple of turf handicaps last summer; off since October though and yet to make any impact on this surface; others preferred.

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10th

4

(9)

1st Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Kings Prince

9st 12lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: E Sheehy

Dual winner and runner-up in a couple of turf handicaps last summer; off since October though and yet to make any impact on this surface; others preferred.

20/1

21th

23

(18)

18th Oct 2023

Yielding

1m 6f 0y

16:30 Navan

Kings Prince

10st 3lb

J: W J Lee

T: Eamonn O’Connell

took keen hold, raced wide, always behind

6th

7

(4)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

16:50 Thurles

Kings Prince

9st 11lb

J: W J Lee

T: Eamonn O’Connell

Dual winner for Mark Johnston earlier in his career; became regressive until encouraging second behind an easy winner in 1m7f Leopardstown amateur riders handicap in August; another solid display over a shorter trip at Tipperary a month ago.

13/2

Form: /0829-

Last run: 201 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in a C&D handicap in first-time blinkers in July; not seen since August and makes his debut for an in-form stable with cheekpieces tried; not dismissed.

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11th

5

(7)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Tender Camilla

9st 12lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

Maiden was runner-up over C&D last July but has been well below that form in two starts for this yard; needs a revival in fortunes.

18/1

9th

9

(11)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:50 Dundalk (AW)

Tender Camilla

8st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Maiden went closest when second in 1m4f handicap here last summer off 66 for Noel Meade; probably needed recent comeback run here when cheekpieces tried (blinkers back on here) so more expected of now.

7/1

11th

2

(8)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Tender Camilla

9st 13lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Runner-up in a C&D handicap in first-time blinkers in July; not seen since August and makes his debut for an in-form stable with cheekpieces tried; not dismissed.

6/1

OUR TIP

14/1

Form: 0/864-

Last run: 153 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

13-race maiden, going close a couple of times for Michael O'Callaghan; first run for her new stable after five months off and probably best watched.

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14th

1

(11)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Lakewood

10st 2lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Thomas Coyle

soon midfield, lost position after 3f, soon towards rear and pushed along

20/1

12th

1

(2)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Lakewood

10st 0lb

J: Conor Maxwell

T: Thomas Coyle

13-race maiden, going close a couple of times for Michael O'Callaghan; first run for her new stable after five months off and probably best watched.

14/1

4th

7

(1)

30th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 3f 50y

17:20 Killarney

Lakewood

9st 4lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: M D O’Callaghan

Placed in maidens but hasn't progressed and she's now 0-12 after being comfortably held back in maiden company the last twice (1m2f/1m4f; blinkered first time latterly); this is pretty weak, though, and she stays.

11/2

40/1

Form: 46-608

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

No real show in two maidens and a handicap for his current trainer; others preferred.

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13th

3

(15)

1st Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Hangry

9st 12lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

No real show in two maidens and a handicap for his current trainer; others preferred.

40/1

8th

9

(3)

14th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Hangry

9st 0lb

J: Mikey Sheehy

T: John C McConnell

Looked mildly promising in France without winning; sixth of 12 over 1m4f here on yard debut; struggled on Irish handicap debut over C&D two weeks ago; well held by Emeric

25/1

13th

9

(14)

31st Jan 2024

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1m 2f 150y

14:00 Dundalk (AW)

Hangry

9st 8lb

J: Donagh O’Connor

T: John C McConnell

Looked promising without winning in France and similar story when sixth of 12 on yard debut here (1m4f); may come on for that but doesn't look well treated.

12/1

Form: P009-7 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

C&D winner last spring; running over hurdles before a respectable effort over C&D last month; not dismissed.

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6

(5)

1st Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Boola Boola

9st 11lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Mrs John Harrington

C&D winner last spring; running over hurdles before a respectable effort over C&D last month; not dismissed.

14/1

7th

2

(14)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Boola Boola

10st 2lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: Mrs John Harrington

C&D winner last April but out of form over jumps of late and had been struggling for form on the Flat too when last seen in the summer.

20/1

15th

4

12th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:42 Naas

Boola Boola

11st 11lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Mrs John Harrington

Dundalk handicap winner last spring; returned from over five months off when pulled up in a Punchestown handicap hurdle last week; best watched.

25/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Brave Thought

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Easy Way

POSTDATA:

Brave Thought

The Irish Sun:

Brave Thought