Dundalk

  • 20:15 Christmas Parties At Dundalk Handicap 1m 2f 150y

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

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 2m 13.02s
  • Off time: 20:18:13
20:15 Dundalk Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Goal (IRE) 6/1
2nd Ned's Indian (IRE) 7/1
3rd Stynes (IRE) 9/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (8) 5-64360 EMERALD GREEN, pink triple diamond & sleeves, pink cap, emerald green diamonds Prince Of Fashion (IRE) 21
Course and Distance Winner
6 10-0 t J Geoghegan F M Berry 72 16/117.00
2 (5) 314301 RED & LIGHT GREEN QUARTERED, white sleeves, red cap, light green star Home Secretary 28
Course WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
9 9-12 t G Donnelly S Foley 70 5/16.00
3 (4) 324106 Purple, mauve triple diamond, mauve diamonds on cap The Black Devil (IRE) 14
Course Winner
4 9-11 p G Keane C R King (5) 69 14/115.00
4 (11) 141416 Royal blue & white hoops, white diamonds on sleeves, royal blue cap Goal (IRE) 41
Distance Winner
5 9-10 t G Elliott J P O'Brien 68 6/17.00
5 (10) 514631 YELLOW, royal blue hoop & sleeves, royal blue & white quartered cap Ned's Indian (IRE) 14
Course and Distance Winner
5 9-10 Miss S J Harty C T Keane (3) 68 7/18.00
6 (9) 216886 White, royal blue stars, royal blue sleeves, hooped cap Queen Of Alba (IRE) 2
Distance Winner
4 9-10 h T Cleary R P Cleary 68 20/121.00
7 (2) 032312 Royal blue & red halved, white sleeves, red cap, white star Gun Shoot (IRE) 28
Beaten FavouriteCourse and Distance Winner
4 9-8 P Martin C P Hoban (3) 66 11/43.75
8 (6) 30-0097 Emerald green, orange star, orange stars on sleeves, white cap, em green star Confidence (USA) 7
Course and Distance Winner
6 9-2 bt L Comer J A Heffernan 60 20/121.00
9 (1) 696243 maroon, white chevron and sleeves, white cap Stynes (IRE) 16
3 9-0 t J C McConnell G F Carroll 62 9/25.50
10 (7) 0-32390 ROYAL BLUE & WHITE QUARTERED, halved sleeves, quartered cap Noverre Princess (IRE) 14
5 8-11 p E O'Connell F Lynch 55 16/117.00
11 (3) 993441 BLACK, red spots, black cap, white spots Authorative (IRE) 13
3 8-4 P O Brady B A Curtis 52 8/19.00

Verdict

HOME SECRETARY has now won six times though only had a nose to spare over Gun Shoot here a month ago and the latter must have a chance off 2lb lower. Third-placed Ned's Indian has boosted the form with a victory here subsequently so has to enter the reckoning but the winner is taken to confirm his victory and land this. The very versatile Goal has won nine races on all kinds of surfaces but has shot up the weights as a result of his two recent victories on Turf. Authorative landed a minor handicap at Clonmel with Stynes behind before being well beaten over hurdles at Punchestown.