16:25 Dundalk Wed 6 November 2019
Won for the third time at this venue when landing a 7f contest seven days ago off a 4lb lower mark. Has won over C&D and holds leading claims.
Winner of three of his 12 starts at the Co Louth track, two of those win coming over C&D. Has returned to action last month beaten Khafaaq ½L before running Fashaar to ½L over 7f off a 5lb higher mark. Rates a leading contender.
Winner of two of his eight starts on AW surfaces in Britain but bereft of any kind of form since winning a Chelmsford 1m handicap in January when in the care of Jamie Osbourne.
Shed maiden tag on stable debut on the beach at Laytown in September but well held in a number of runs since over 6f and 7f. Needs to step up recent form to play a part here.
Boasts a record of a win and a place from four starts over C&D. Last win came over the combination off a 4lb higher mark 12 months ago. Capable of bouncing back if in the mood.
Formerly trained by Richard Hannon, David Brown and Adrian Nicholls in Britain, rated 90 two years ago. Running with credit in a couple of starts at this venue including running Lady In Lavender to 1¾L over C&D late last month.
11-race maiden posted a career best effort when running Mecca's Gift to 7L at Hamilton Park when last seen in July finishing second of 12 on his final start for trainer Karl Burke. More needed from dismal effort at Thurles on stable debut last month
Four-race maiden well down the field when never nearer in each of his career starts so far. Plenty to prove in this contest.
12-race maiden well held on the AW for trainer Richard Hannon in Britain and on first two starts for current connections on this surface earlier in the year. Faces a tough ask in this company.
Regressive 55-rated handicapper earlier in the summer for trainer Eve Johnson-Houghton. Not much to shout about in a couple of starts for new connections and hard to fancy.
Posted a career best effort in first-time cheekpieces when finishing fifth of 14 beaten 2¾L on his first visit to the track last month over 7f. Possibilities stepping up in trip.
Early promise in the summer appears to have leveled out somewhat in a number of dismal efforts on both turf and at this venue last month finishing well down the field over 1m2½f. Well below par form looks set to continue.
Nothing of note in four seasonal starts with the Tough As Nails filly beaten over 10L on each occasion. Last of 12 here in April and others make more appeal.
Without a win in nine dismal starts including an 18L reversal on debut here last year. Hasn't looked a winner in waiting in a couple of recent starts in October.
Last Year's Winner
|T: T J O'MaraJ: T P Madden|
Masalai (11/8), Munfallet (9/2), Crafty Hugo (11/2), Fashaar (6/1), Red Avenger (15/2), Sharg (10/1), Ask Delaney (11/1), Reverberation (14/1), Confident Kid (16/1), Postcode Envy (16/1), Punches Pious (16/1), Rippling Waters (20/1), Nailed On Nina (20/1), Monsieur Piquer (25/1), Survival Mode (33/1), Pegasus Bridge (33/1), Make A Story (40/1)
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