Today's racecards

Dundalk

  • 20:50 Irish News Hitting The Target Handicap1m 4f

  • Winner €6,900 2nd €1,600 3rd €700 4th €400
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Polytrack

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 2m 32.90s
  • Off time: 20:53:00
20:50 Dundalk Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Solo Performer (IRE) 20/1
2nd Cebuano 9/2
3rd Paddy The Celeb (IRE) 4/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (6) 811022/ WHITE, black spots, white sleeves, white cap, black spots Dark Prospect 130
Nag meCourse WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
8 10-1 N Meade E J McNamara 90 20/121.00
2 (10) 334-407 PURPLE & WHITE STRIPES, hooped sleeves & cap Solo Performer (IRE) 13
Nag meCourse WinnerDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
8 9-12 H Rogers C D Hayes 87 20/121.00
3 (11) 58-2925 RED, pink epaulettes, striped cap Denny Crane 34
Nag meCourse WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
7 9-10 vt E Lynam W M Lordan 85 8/19.00
4 (4) 137412- MAUVE Paddy The Celeb (IRE) 153
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
7 9-8 M Halford M M Monaghan (5) 83 4/15.00
5 (3) 045-114 WHITE, black panel, halved sleeves, quartered cap Gretzky 34
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
6 9-3 t Matthew J Smith P J Smullen 78 7/24.50
6 (5) 3/11734- ROYAL BLUE, yellow panel, striped sleeves & cap Tribes And Banner (IRE) 193
Nag meCourse WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
9 9-3 C F Swan W J Lee 78 10/111.00
7 (8) 92215-3 MAUVE Cebuano 13
Nag meCourse Winner
8 9-1 M Halford C P Hoban (5) 76 9/25.50
8 (2) 24/9140- Red, white star, white stars on sleeves, striped cap Smithfield (IRE) 21
Nag me
5 8-11 t Mrs J Harrington F M Berry 72 12/113.00
9 (1) 34924/ Royal blue, white chevron & sleeves, royal blue cap Landenstown Lady 146
Nag me
6 8-9 David Kelly I J Brennan (3) 70 16/117.00
10 (12) 2428-71 BLACK, red spots, black cap, white spots Shabra Emperor (IRE) 13
Nag meCourse Winner
4 8-8 b P O Brady B A Curtis 71 16/117.00
11 (9) 445127/ Emerald green, dark blue chevron & sleeves, white cap Corr Point (IRE) 165
Nag meDistance Winner
6 8-7 t C A Murphy N G McCullagh 68 20/121.00
12 (7) 0811-01 White, Maroon seams, maroon armlet, white cap, maroon stars Asian Wing (IRE) 27
Nag meCourse WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
4 8-4 bt T Kodama M C Hussey 67 7/18.00

Verdict

Cebuano was having his first start since August when staying on from the rear behind Wrekin Rock a fortnight ago but is now 10lb higher than when successful here last summer. Paddy The Celeb ran well for most of last summer but is high enough in the weights as a consequence, a remark that also applies to Gretzky, who has suffered for completing a double earlier in the year. The latter just holds Denny Crane on their latest run but the jumper Dark Prospect is no forlorn hope despite a big weight as he's run well here in the past. TRIBES AND BANNERS has an absence to overcome but he's well up to this at his best so he gets the nod.