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Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 28-112 CD BF

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Is often keen; was denied a C&D hat-trick behind second reserve Highland King last month; front two pulled clear but he's now another 7lb higher; only his ninth career start though.

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1st

12

(5)

5th Apr 2024

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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

20/1

  • Place: £12.50

Form: /000/0 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 9lb

9 yo Horse

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Won three on AW for Roger Charlton in Britain in 2019; missed 2021 and 2023; low-key return behind some of these three weeks ago; has a lot to prove at present.

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2nd

10

(1)

5th Apr 2024

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20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Forbidden Planet

9st 9lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: P J F Murphy

prominent on inner

20/1

10th

7

(8)

15th Mar 2024

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1m 2f 150y

17:50 Dundalk (AW)

Forbidden Planet

9st 6lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: P J F Murphy

Won three AW handicaps for Roger Charlton back in 2019; nothing of note in three turf starts for Paul Flynn in 2022 and returns for new yard here after long absence.

20/1

13th

12

(9)

8th May 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

17:35 Leopardstown

Forbidden Planet

9st 2lb

J: Michael Hussey

T: Paul W Flynn

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8/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 35-532 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Back-to-back winner over 1m4f here earlier this season and knocking on the door again lately; another handicap should fall his way soon but his best form is over 1m4f.

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3rd

1

(3)

5th Apr 2024

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20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Celtic Revival

10st 1lb

J: James Ryan

T: Edward Lynam

slightly awkward start, towards rear

8/1

2nd

5

(10)

22nd Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Celtic Revival

9st 9lb

J: James Ryan

T: Edward Lynam

Five-time C&D winner, including this race last year and more recently off 69 in November; solid recent form off this mark so has to be on the shortlist again.

11/2

3rd

4

(4)

23rd Feb 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Celtic Revival

9st 12lb

J: James Ryan

T: Edward Lynam

Five-time C&D winner, latest in November off 69; overall solid level of form since so has to be considered.

15/2

Form: 6033/

Last run: 527 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Only beaten roughly 1l on handicap debut when last seen; however, missed all of 2023 and market may reveal plenty about fitness on return from 527 days off; widest draw to defy.

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4th

9

(17)

5th Apr 2024

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Newport

9st 10lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

towards rear early, headway and in touch with leaders after 3f

9/1

3rd

3

(1)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

13:40 Curragh

Newport

9st 2lb

J: Paddy Harnett

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

pushed along briefly, led when reminder soon after start, reminder when pushed along under 3f out, joined when jockey dropped whip 2f out, headed and lost second but kept on well inside final furlong, no match for first two

9/2

3rd

6

(4)

2nd Oct 2022

Yielding To Soft

1m 1f 0y

13:15 Tipperary

Newport

9st 7lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: Donnacha Aidan O’Brien

prominent, soon raced in second, pushed along 3f out, ridden and lost second under 2f out, no impression 1f out

12/1

12/1

Form: 56540-

Last run: 105 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Nine-race maiden and was tailed off over 2m when last seen 105 days ago; return to this trip and first-time cheekpieces need to spark a revival.

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5th

8

(8)

5th Apr 2024

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20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Free Flow

9st 10lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: James M Barrett

prominent

12/1

11th

4

(16)

22nd Dec 2023

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2m 0f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Free Flow

9st 7lb

J: Luke McAteer

T: James M Barrett

0-8; good run on handicap debut (1m) in June and good runs in defeat over further since, including here on his last two runs; not certain to stay this trip but he should be firmly in the mix if he can see it out.

6/1

6th
6 (10)
Emeric

9/2

Form: 48-332 CD BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Dual C&D winner and beaten less than two lengths in three C&D runs since the turn of the year; first-time cheekpieces may eke out a bit more and now Keane takes over; big chance.

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6th

6

(10)

5th Apr 2024

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20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Emeric

9st 11lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Paul W Flynn

in touch with leaders

9/2

2nd

5

(1)

15th Mar 2024

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1m 2f 150y

17:50 Dundalk (AW)

Emeric

9st 6lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Paul W Flynn

Dual C&D winner this time last year who later won on turf at Leopardstown; two good C&D runs of late and should again be thereabouts with rider's claim a positive.

5/2

25/1

Form: 03178- CD

Last run: 158 days

W: 9st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

C&D winner in October but well below for twice since; may be high in the handicap and is returning from 158 days off.

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10th

10

16th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 119y

13:30 Naas

The Mpex Kid

11st 12lb

J: Ms C Skerry

T: Ciaran Murphy

Four-time winner on Flat, best form on Dundalk AW; a long time since his only hurdles run, though there should be no fitness doubts following a recent Dundalk outing.

33/1

7th

11

(4)

5th Apr 2024

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20:00 Dundalk (AW)

The Mpex Kid

9st 9lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Ciaran Murphy

C&D winner in October but well below for twice since; may be high in the handicap and is returning from 158 days off.

25/1

8th

11

(14)

30th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 73y

13:05 Galway

The Mpex Kid

9st 10lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Ciaran Murphy

Three of four wins have been on AW, including two starts ago; not as good on testing ground and others preferred.

12/1

Form: 1-8267 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

C&D winner in December from 5lb lower and went close from 1lb lower in February; not as good twice since but return to this trip may do the trick.

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8th

2

(11)

5th Apr 2024

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20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Garrick Painter

10st 0lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Noel C Kelly

disputed lead early, led clearly after 1f

12/1

7th

6

(6)

22nd Mar 2024

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1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Garrick Painter

9st 6lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Noel C Kelly

Did well to record 1m2f win here in December when allowed to dictate and only just denied in similar contest in February despite wandering around under pressure; didn't stay 1m4f on latest when cheekpieces tried and now takes a marked drop in distance.

6/1

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

9th
5 (12)
Theophilos

18/1

Form: 12460-

Last run: 230 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

1m1f winner on turf last summer; form dipped at the end of the summer; this may be a prep for another turf campaign after 230 days off.

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9th

5

(12)

5th Apr 2024

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20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Theophilos

9st 13lb

J: Ben Coen

T: J P Murtagh

1m1f winner on turf last summer; form dipped at the end of the summer; this may be a prep for another turf campaign after 230 days off.

18/1

10/1

Form: 0-26

Last run: 65 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Not beaten far when runner-up in a C&D maiden on penultimate run and while not at quite the same level over C&D subsequently, it wasn't a bad run; workable mark for handicap debut and one to consider.

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10th

13

(9)

5th Apr 2024

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20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Second Girl

9st 8lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Luke Comer

Not beaten far when runner-up in a C&D maiden on penultimate run and while not at quite the same level over C&D subsequently, it wasn't a bad run; workable mark for handicap debut and one to consider.

10/1

6th

12

(7)

31st Jan 2024

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1m 2f 150y

15:05 Dundalk (AW)

Second Girl

9st 4lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Luke Comer

Slowly away and never in the hunt on debut over 1m here last month; big improvement from that when second to a stablemate of Carla Bianconi over C&D; may be able to uphold form with the more experienced Squire Danagher.

6/1

2nd

14

(2)

12th Jan 2024

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1m 2f 150y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Second Girl

9st 4lb

J: Jack Kearney

T: Luke Comer

midfield, headway when switched right towards near side 2f out, ran on well inside final furlong, went second post, no match for winner

66/1

Form: 501-50 C

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Gained first course success (1m4f) here in the summer; not as good in two runs this winter and this trip may be on the sharp side for him these days.

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11th

4

(2)

5th Apr 2024

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20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Roman Bull

10st 0lb

J: W J Lee

T: Michael William O’Meara

Gained first course success (1m4f) here in the summer; not as good in two runs this winter and this trip may be on the sharp side for him these days.

16/1

11th

3

(9)

23rd Feb 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Roman Bull

9st 13lb

J: W J Lee

T: Michael William O’Meara

Won over C&D last July off 72 (after wind operation); plenty of market support on first run since when fair fifth (Garrick Painter second) over 1m2f here nine days ago, weakening late on; better for that and Billy Lee now back on.

9/2

5th

2

(6)

14th Feb 2024

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1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Roman Bull

9st 9lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Michael William O’Meara

Clonmel maiden winner in September 2022; ran well several times in defeat at this track last winter; came good with C&D win last July on second run after a wind operation; 5lb higher and may need the run after seven months off.

4/1

Form: 723-

Last run: 167 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Promise for the Gosdens in Britain; struggled over hurdles for this yard but could be a big player back on the level from workable mark.

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12th

3

(13)

5th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Leading Lion

10st 0lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Gordon Elliott

Promise for the Gosdens in Britain; struggled over hurdles for this yard but could be a big player back on the level from workable mark.

15/2

7th

5

7th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:30 Fairyhouse

Leading Lion

11st 7lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Showed a bit more when seventh at Naas last week; this doesn't look as warm and could play a part.

10/1

7th

7

28th Jan 2024

Soft To Heavy

1m 7f 112y

13:35 Naas

Leading Lion

11st 7lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: Gordon Elliott

midfield

25/1

Form: 0-0545 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Losing run for two years but some fair efforts in defeat of late and he's a course winner; probably vulnerable in this competitive heat.

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13th

14

(7)

5th Apr 2024

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20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Fascinating Shadow

9st 7lb

J: Chris Hayes

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Losing run for two years but some fair efforts in defeat of late and he's a course winner; probably vulnerable in this competitive heat.

16/1

5th

10

(6)

22nd Mar 2024

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1m 4f 0y

20:30 Dundalk (AW)

Fascinating Shadow

9st 2lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: John Joseph Hanlon

C&D winner in 2022 off 76; lightly raced last year and steady improvement in three runs this year, latest when decent fourth (Palace Rock and Celtic Revival ahead) over today's trip under a positive ride; 2lb lower here and not one to rule out.

14/1

4th

9

(8)

23rd Feb 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Fascinating Shadow

9st 7lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: John Joseph Hanlon

C&D winner in 2022; lightly raced last year and second run back was more encouraging; 5lb below his winning mark.

12/1

33/1

Form: 5469-8

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

10-race maiden and struggled in three runs for this yard; long way behind Emeric latest.

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14th

7

(6)

5th Apr 2024

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20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Fanaigi Linn

9st 10lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Eoin Doyle

10-race maiden and struggled in three runs for this yard; long way behind Emeric latest.

33/1

8th

6

(5)

15th Mar 2024

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1m 2f 150y

17:50 Dundalk (AW)

Fanaigi Linn

9st 6lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Eoin Doyle

Fair form for Jim Bolger but not progressive; poor efforts for current yard last summer and can only be watched here on AW debut.

12/1

9th

2

(7)

30th Aug 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

15:15 Cork

Fanaigi Linn

10st 1lb

J: Hugh Horgan

T: Eoin Doyle

Fair form for Jim Bolger but not progressive; hasn't convinced on previous attempts at this trip and cheekpieces now tried.

8/1

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Tricast €17926.30
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Selections

POSTDATA:

Moondharrig

SPOTLIGHT:

Emeric

RP RATINGS (IRE):

Theophilos

The Irish Sun:

Moondharrig