20:00 Dundalk

Friday 3 February 2017

All17:0017:3018:0018:3019:0019:3020:0020:30

    Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk Handicap (45-65) (Div 1)

  • 3YO plus  |   6f  |   Standard  |   14 Runners  |   Polytrack
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 20:00  |   Winning time: 1m 12.94s
1st
Horse silk
7
(4)
3/1
T: A McGuinnessJ: D P McDonogh
Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, ridden to lead over 1f out, under pressure and kept on well inside final furlong tchd 5/2
2nd
Horse silk
hd
4
(9)
11/2
T: J FeaneJ: C T Keane
Broke well, tracked leaders, 6th entering straight, ridden to go 3rd over 1f out, under pressure and kept on well inside final furlong, not reach winner op 9/2
3rd
Horse silk
½
8
(3)
5/1
T: G KeaneJ: K J Leonard (5)
Soon led, ridden 2f out and headed over 1f out, under pressure and kept on one pace inside final furlong
4th
Horse silk
2 ¼
2
(13)
11/1
T: J F LevinsJ: D W O'Connor (5)
Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, ridden over 1f out, no impression inside final furlong op 9/1
5th
Horse silk
2
13
(8)
50/1
T: G WebbJ: A J Breslin (7)
Mid-division, pushed along in 8th halfway, ridden and some progress on inner 2f out, no impression inside final furlong
6th
Horse silk
hd
5
(2)
5/2f
T: M J BrowneJ: W M Lordan
Tracked leader, 2nd halfway, under pressure 2f out and no impression in 5th over 1f out, no extra op 10/3
7th
Horse silk
1
3
(11)
25/1
T: Michael G ClearyJ: R P Downey (3)
Slowly into stride and pushed along early, mid-division halfway, 8th over 1f out, kept on one pace tchd 28/1
8th
Horse silk
1 ¾
12
(6)
58-9
50/1
T: P DowneyJ: S P Davis (7)
Tracked leader, 3rd halfway, ridden and no impression under 2f out, no extra
9th
Horse silk
½
14
(14)
25/1
T: P MartinJ: C P Hoban
Rear of mid-division on outer, pushed along and no impression under 2f out, 9th 1f out, kept on one pace op 33/1
10th
Horse silk
3
10
(10)
33/1
T: E ButterlyJ: D E Sheehy (7)
Rear of mid-division, pushed along and no impression entering straight, no extra under 2f out
11th
Horse silk
2 ½
6
(5)
8/1
T: J F LevinsJ: R P Whelan
Always towards rear, pushed along and no impression 2f out, no extra, never a factor op 10/1
12th
Horse silk
½
11
(12)
33/1
T: K H ClarkeJ: M C Hussey
Tracked leaders, pushed along in 7th entering straight, no extra from 2f out, weakened
13th
Horse silk
3 ¾
1
(1)
20/1
T: J F LevinsJ: Anastasia O'Brien (5)
Always rear, no impression early straight, no extra, never a factor
14th
Horse silk
6
9
(7)
50/1
T: L LennonJ: S T McCullagh (10)
Always towards rear, pushed along and no impression entering straight, no extra, eased inside final furlong

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Non-Runners

15
Horse silk
Little Kodi42
Weight: 8-4|  Age: 3
T: J Barcoe  J: Reserve 1
NR

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:€4.10Pl:€1.50, €2.40, €1.50EX:€27.20Trifecta:€65.20Tricast:€86.42SF:€19.88

Forecasts

More Kudos (5/2), Oor Jock (3/1), Red All Star (5/1), Strategic Heights (11/2), Your Pal Tal (8/1), Arlecchino's Rock (11/1), Jan Steen (20/1), Little Kodi (20/1), Sartori (25/1), Take A Drop (25/1), Molans Mare (33/1), Nine Carat (33/1), Scobias (50/1), Onchu (50/1), Arterial (50/1)

Verdict

Oor Jock is a likeable sort but he finds winning tough and while he's likely to be on the premises again, he's easy enough to go by for win purposes. The same could be said of RED ALL STAR to a degree but he's had fewer runs on this surface. He's on a nice mark based on his pre-Christmas efforts over this trip and can take advantage. Strategic Heights must enter calculations on form and with a likeable jockey booking to aid his cause while More Kudos is also suited by the return to 6f – a comment that also applies to Arlecchino's Rock, a UK winner at this trip on artificial surface back in October. 1. Red All Star 2. More Kudos 3. Oor Jock

Prize Money

1st: €5,535.002nd: €1,711.003rd: €810.004th: €360.005th: €135.00

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