Dundalk

  • 21:20 Dundalk Stadium - Light Up Your Night Race1m 2f 150y

  • Winner €10,350 2nd €2,400 3rd €1,050 4th €600
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Polytrack

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 2m 14.70s
  • Off time: 21:20:01
21:20 Dundalk Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Afonso De Sousa (USA) 2/1
2nd Dabadiyan (IRE) 11/10

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (2) 382114 RED, yellow seams, green cap Jazz Girl (IRE) 18
Nag meCourse WinnerDistance Winner
5 9-8 A Oliver L P Dempsey (7) 97 8/19.00
2 (1) 44-4111 GREEN, red epaulettes, green cap Dabadiyan (IRE) 63
Nag me
3 9-7 M Halford D P McDonogh 107 11/102.10
3 (4) 224203 BLACK, red star, yellow sleeves, black & red quartered cap Brog Deas (IRE) 36
Nag meCourse Winner
4 9-6 v P J Flynn D M Grant 94 16/117.00
4 (5) 922116/ Yellow, purple stars, hooped sleeves, purple star on cap Carraiglawn (IRE) 1188
Nag me
6 9-6 J S Bolger K J Manning 95 6/17.00
5 (3) 112000- SCARLET,white slvs,white cap Honourable Emperor (IRE) 60
Nag meCourse Winner
4 9-6 b1 N Meade C T Keane (3) 92 16/117.00
6 (6) 3413- PURPLE, white seams, striped sleeves, purple cap Afonso De Sousa (USA) 401
Nag me
3 9-0 A P O'Brien J P O'Brien (ex1) 105 2/13.00

Verdict

Carraiglawn is a very interesting entry here as he's having his first start since a fine effort in the 2010 Irish Derby. Jim Bolger must believe he's recaptured some of his form and he's one to keep an eye on. Dabadiyan has gone up 27lb in the ratings following his hat-trick and there's no reason why there shouldn't be more to come. However, another making a comeback after a long absence is ALFONSO DE SOUSA, whose last start was in York's Acomb Stakes last August where he finished a close third. Entries at Group level in the next few weeks suggest he'll be ready for this and he'll take some beating.