20:00 Dundalk

Friday 28 September 2018

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Dundalk Stadium - Light Up Your Night Handicap (70-100)

1m 4f  |   Standard  |   11 Runners  |   Polytrack

Weighed In

Off time: 20:00  |   Winning time: 2m 30.64s

1st
4
(6)
9/1
T: J E KielyJ: Rachael Blackmore
Held up, 7th halfway, progress into 4th travelling well 2f out, challenged 1 1/2f out, soon ridden, narrow lead 1f out, kept on well under pressure final furlong op 10/1
2nd
½
11
(3)
10/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: T P Madden (5)
Disputed briefly, soon settled behind leaders, 5th halfway, pushed along 3f out, good progress on inner entering straight, ridden to lead narrowly 2f out, strongly pressed 1 1/2f out, narrowly headed 1f out, kept on under pressure, no extra close home op 8/1
3rd
2 ½
5
(8)
25/1
T: A J MartinJ: R C Colgan
Held up towards rear, ridden to close on inner 2f out, 5th 1 1/2f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong
4th
nk
8
(5)
25/1
T: Denis HoganJ: K J Leonard (3)
Held up, 8th halfway, ridden over 2f out, under pressure in 6th over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong op 20/1
5th
1 ¼
9
(4)
9/2j
T: J S BolgerJ: K J Manning
Disputed early, chased leaders after 1f, 4th halfway, ridden 2f out, under pressure in 3rd 1f out, kept on one pace inside final furlong tchd 4/1
6th
2
7
(2)
9/2j
T: J P O'BrienJ: D O'Brien
Pushed along to dispute, led after 1f, disputed briefly after 2f, joined again shortly after halfway, ridden and narrowly headed 2f out, no extra over 1f out tchd 5/1
7th
1
6
(9)
5/1
T: J P MurtaghJ: S B Kelly (3)
Settled behind leaders, 6th halfway, ridden and no impression on outer 2f out, kept on one pace tchd 6/1
8th
¾
10
(11)
10/1
T: G M LyonsJ: G F Carroll
Held up towards rear, ridden and no impression 2f out, kept on one pace
9th
12
3
(1)
33/1
T: W P MullinsJ: J A Heffernan
Disputed briefly, chased leaders after 1f, 3rd halfway, ridden 2f out, soon no extra and weakened op 28/1
10th
6
2
(10)
39-13
6/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: C O'Donoghue
Soon chased leaders, disputed briefly after 2f, disputed again shortly after halfway, pushed along in 2nd entering straight, eased 2f out op 5/1

Also Ran

PU
1
(7)
8/1
T: Anthony McCannJ: R P Downey
Held up towards rear, pulled up quickly 4 1/2f out op 12/1

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Betting

Forecast

New Direction (9/2), National Wealth (9/2), Near Kettering (5/1), Boho (6/1), Spiral Galaxy (8/1), Ancient Sands (9/1), Bit Of Banter (10/1), The Kid Bobby B (10/1), Landsman (25/1), Marine One (25/1), Mary Sun (33/1)

Verdict
The return to this venue could be the key for the Jim Bolger-trained, NEW DIRECTION to return to winning ways here landing the spoils to take his tally here to five wins from eight starts. Jessica Harrington's, Bit Of Banter, the improving, Near Kettering and the Ger Lyons-trained The Kid Bobby B are all capable of hitting the frame.
  1. New Direction
  2. Bit Of Banter
  3. The Kid Bobby B

Previous Winners

2017
My Direction
Weight: 9-5  |Age: 7
Weight: 9-5  |  
Age: 7  |  
J: O J Orr
  |  
T: Miss Ellmarie Holden
20/1
Prize Money
1st:
€15,375.00
2nd:
€4,751.00
3rd:
€2,250.00
4th:
€1,000.00
5th:
€375.00
6th:
€631.00

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