18:00 Dundalk Fri 20 September 2019
Off the mark for connections at the ninth time of asking on turf when landing a 1m handicap at the recent Killarney festival off a 4lb lower mark in August; inconveniened by wide draw last time out at Bellewstown; fair chance on best form.
Has beaten just two home on his two starts this season and looks unlikely to be good enough despite plummeting down the weights.
Has patchy form at best this season including latest at Gowran Park; needs to return to the form which saw him win off an 11lb lower mark at this track over 7f in 2016 to have any chance.
Best career effort for a long time came on her latest appearance at the Curragh late last month; down again in the handicap and one for the shortlist now the penny appears to have dropped.
17-race maiden on turf the daughter of Vocalised finished well down the field on her latest start over 1m2f at Naas in August. Likely to find one or two better handicapped sorts lurking.
Some pleasing efforts in claimers in early summer but latest start in August was disappointing at Sligo; hard to make a case for from wide draw but difficult to write off totally.
Course and distance winner last November and she generally runs her races at this track; has been below par on turf but a return to the AW will suit though may need to drop a few more pounds in the handicap to get truly competitive.
Not disgraced last time out at Tipperary following a six-month absence when finishing 6/16 over an extended 7f; should be fitter here and has dropped to a decent mark; interesting.
Filly by Footstepsinthesand out of a Dylan Thomas mare. Well beaten on all four starts to date and will possibly be best watched.
Well beaten on all three racecourse appearances and faces a tough task on his handicap debut; market moves would be interesting, however.
Had disappointed on all three starts before another disappointing effort on his handicap debut at Leopardstown last time out in August; entitled to improve and down in the weights but others make more appeal.
Slightly better effort last time out at Tipperary where raced more prominently helped his cause; down in the handicap but suspicion is he will need to drop a few more pounds to get truly competitive.
Remains a maiden following seven starts and yet to make any sort of impression. With a stable that are always worth a market check but faces a stiff task.
Last Year's Winner
|7||My Lark||3||8-4||7/1||Full Result|
|T: Miss E DoyleJ: A C Persse|
Munaajaat (4/1), Cautious Approach (9/2), Anfaass (11/2), Footsteps At Dawn (6/1), Dance Alone (6/1), Able Dealer (6/1), Rain Or Shine (10/1), Masalai (10/1), Ocean Air (12/1), Fascinating Spirit (14/1), Adnap (16/1), Feisty Katerina (18/1), Annie Pender (25/1), Farnese (33/1), Olaf's Boy (33/1), But I Like It (33/1), Ollie Bang (33/1)
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