Today's racecards

Dundalk

  • 18:45 Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Maiden6f

  • Winner €8,625 2nd €2,000 3rd €875 4th €499
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Polytrack

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 11.60s
  • Off time: 18:45:04
18:45 Dundalk Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Masai (IRE) 2/5
2nd Kernoff (IRE) 12/1
3rd Bonjour Bob (IRE) 4/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (4) 23 Royal blue Bonjour Bob (IRE) 85
Nag me
2 9-5 G M Lyons C T Keane (3) 4/15.00
2 (5) 0 WHITE, royal blue sash, royal blue chevrons on sleeves, white cap Finn River (IRE) 107
Nag me
2 9-5 t1 T G McCourt B A Curtis 40/141.00
3 (8) 38 PALE BLUE, dark blue seams, navy blue cap Go Placidly (IRE) 102
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2 9-5 ht Ms J Morgan W J Lee 11/112.00
5 (10) 0 Maroon, black cross sashes, white cap Kernoff (IRE) 33
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2 9-5 M Halford S Foley 12/113.00
6 (1) 34 ROYAL BLUE, orange disc, striped sleeves & cap Masai (IRE) 31
Nag meBeaten Favourite
2 9-5 A P O'Brien J P O'Brien 2/51.40
7 (3) 536 Red, white hoop, white armlet, white cap, red diamond Paddy Mac (USA) 51
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2 9-5 D Marnane F Lynch 80 7/18.00
8 (6) 00 WHITE, purple panel, check cap Punch Bag (IRE) 25
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2 9-5 J S Bolger D M Redmond (10) 25/126.00
9 (7) 350 PURPLE, yellow cross of lorraine, yellow cap Silver Gauntlet (IRE) 40
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2 9-5 D K Weld P J Smullen 16/117.00
10 (2) 0 BEIGE, maroon sash, halved sleeves, maroon cap Twistsandturns (IRE) 33
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2 9-5 P J Flynn D M Grant 28/129.00
Non runners
4 (9)8D353Green Tag (IRE)29-5M O'CallaghanC D Hayes78

Verdict

MASAI started odds-on for his debut over 7f at Leopardstown early last month and, though beaten into third, ran well. He couldn't cope with very heavy ground at Listowel 10 days later but this should be within his capabilities. Bonjour Bob has been beaten a total of 18 lengths in his two starts and may find some of these too quick for him. Go Placidly made a very encouraging start over this trip at the Curragh but couldn't cope when stepped up a furlong at Roscommon. Paddy Mac's best run came when attempting to make all over 7f at Sligo where he wasn't caught until the final furlong but the main threat looks to be Green Tag, who has only raced over 7f so far and has been showing very good pace before being swallowed up late on.