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Dundalk Fri Apr 21 2yo race review

Dundalk 1720 EBF Race
5f, 1m2.03s
(slow by 4.33s)
Standard

Sirici. Trainer looking to make hay while the sun shined, third start in 22 days. Bounced out well, sat outside the leader. Last to go for home and always had them covered depsite needing a couple of cracks with the whip. Improved again, best RPR of the campaign.

Spirit Power. Second on debut to Sirici a fortnight previous, and expected to have more upside. Disputed lead on the inside, made the first move 2f out but unable to get head in front at any stage and never threatened the winner.

Mount Wellington. Feb 10, €475k yearling. Dam won a G3 on heavy track, peaked at OR103. Half-sister yet to show much. Backed from 8/11 to 1/2. Sat behind leaders, swung clear with cutaway rail entering the straight but found nothing, just plodded home.

Legatum. Third run of career. Showing some improvement but so are his rivals. Sat midfield, urged along approaching turn. Was never going to challenge the leaders but kept on OK. Better effort.

On Fleek. Feb 28. €1500 yearling. Very limited bunch of half-siblings, just one from five has been successful, although Ashton Rose did have good record on AW. Settled at rear, never got any closer.

KEY POINTS
Winner improved again with 7lb advantage for handy apprentice Killian Hennessy. Runner-up OK, favourite a bit disappointing but will surely be better for the experience.

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