Today's racecards

Dundalk

  • 20:50 Crowne Plaza Leading Jockey & Trainer Championship Handicap1m

  • Winner €5,520 2nd €1,280 3rd €560 4th €320
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Polytrack

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 38.78s
  • Off time: 20:53:01
20:50 Dundalk Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Cash Or Casualty (IRE) 14/1
2nd Ahimsa (IRE) 3/1
3rd Alvar (USA) 3/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (5) 415-103 RED, pink epaulettes, striped cap Dimitar (USA) 7
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
4 10-0 E Lynam S M Gorey (3) 75 9/25.50
2 (1) 575877- ORANGE, royal blue hoop & armlet, check cap Ahimsa (IRE) 108
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
4 9-10 A P O'Brien J P O'Brien 71 3/14.00
3 (7) 52803-2 RED & LIGHT BLUE STRIPES, yellow sleeves, emerald green cap Mountrath 21
Nag meDistance Winner
6 9-7 b J Geoghegan D E Mullins (3) 68 4/15.00
4 (6) 8600-63 RED & LIGHT GREEN QUARTERED, white sleeves, red cap, light green star Rocky's Pride (IRE) 14
Nag meCourse WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
7 9-7 b G Donnelly J A Heffernan 68 7/24.50
5 (8) 27247-7 YELLOW, ROYAL BLUE chevron, RED cap Cash Or Casualty (IRE) 7
Nag meCourse WinnerDistance Winner
5 9-5 t D English S A Gray (5) 66 14/115.00
6 (4) 410606- YELLOW & RED CHEVRONS, hooped cap Pivotal Rock (IRE) 141
Nag meCourse Winner
6 9-5 T Stack P C O'Donnell (10) 66 12/113.00
7 (2) 0978-76 MAROON, dark blue epaulettes, dark blue cap, maroon spots Silenceofthewind (USA) 7
Nag me
6 9-4 t P D Deegan P K Donovan (10) 65 20/121.00
8 (9) 8812-51 EMERALD GREEN & BLACK CHEVRONS, emerald green sleeves, hooped cap Alvar (USA) 7
Nag meCourse WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
5 9-2 M Halford S Foley 63 3/14.00
9 (3) 1000/0-7 MAROON & WHITE DIABOLO, white sleeves, maroon cap Yellow Rock (IRE) 21
Nag me
6 8-11 L Comer M C Hussey 58 33/134.00

Verdict

The assessor appears to have taken issue with Alvar's victory here last week, raising him an astonishing 10lb for a narrow victory in a lowly handicap - he has much more to do here. Hold-up horse DIMITAR doesn't always get the splits at the right time though this relatively small field is in his favour and he's handed the vote to gain his third victory over track and trip. Aidan O'Brien doesn't have many runners at this time of year so the presence of Ahimsa has to be respected but Mountrath has gone up 7lb without winning which seems harsh. Rocky's Pride is running well enough but is held by the selection and though Pivotal Rock is well treated on his best form he's had a break and may just need the run.