Dundalk

  • 20:15 Mercury Stakes 5f

  • Winner €26,000 2nd €7,600 3rd €3,600 4th €1,200
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Polytrack

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Off time: 20:18:29
20:15 Dundalk Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Timeless Call (IRE) 6/1
2nd Monsieur Joe (IRE) 14/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (5) 157304 Maroon, Grey triple diamond, check cap Almadaa 7
Nag meBeaten FavouriteCourse WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
6 9-13 D Marnane F Lynch 86 33/134.00
2 (2) 808755 Light green, black stars, black sleeves, black star on cap Monsieur Joe (IRE) 31
Nag meDistance Winner
6 9-13 R M H Cowell J P O'Brien 98 14/115.00
3 (6) 797893 White, emerald green epaulettes, emerald green seams on sleeves, emerald green cap, white star Nocturnal Affair (SAF) 21
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
7 9-13 D Marnane W J Lee 103 3/14.00
4 (4) 001952 White, maroon star, maroon armlet, maroon star on cap Angels Will Fall (IRE) 12
Nag meDistance Winner
4 9-8 C Hills W M Lordan 100 6/42.50
5 (3) 3-24209 RED, royal blue seams, check cap Timeless Call (IRE) 41
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
5 9-8 R Roberts P J Smullen 100 6/17.00
6 (1) 139165 Emerald green, emerald green & white check sleeves, white cap Yulong Baoju (IRE) 21
Nag meCourse WinnerDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
3 9-8 pt E Lynam J P Murtagh 97 9/25.50
7 (7) 14 Royal blue, red stars, white sleeves, royal blue cap Fast In The Wind (IRE) 153
Nag meDistance Winner
2 8-9 P D Deegan C D Hayes 94 10/111.00

Verdict

Charles Hills sent ANGELS WILL FALL to the Curragh for a similar race a fortnight ago and she looked all over the winner when striking the front at this trip before caught on the line by Balmont Mast. Compensation awaits here though Nocturnal Affair looks a big threat. David Marnane's charge has also been beaten by Balmont Mast at this level here a year ago and the weights just favour the UK raider this time. Reginald Roberts doesn't have many runners and he wouldn't be running Timeless Call without good reason so she's one to be wary of while the two-year-old Fast In The Wind, a debut winner at the Curragh in April, is a very interesting entry.