Under Review can return to winning ways
Published 17/01/2014 | 02:30
UNDER REVIEW is tentatively napped to get a tricky card at Dundalk off to a winning start for Tipperary handler Michael Browne and the reliable Wayne Lordan.
Tony Mullins' unexposed English import Winslow Arizona is one of the more interesting of the selection's six rivals in this six-furlong conditions race, but she has a bit to find with the selection on official figures.
A four-time winner on various all-weather surfaces, Browne's eight-year-old was a good second off a mark of 70 on his penultimate start.
Under Review misfired last time but, if you draw a line through that uncharacteristic turn, he is the one to beat here. Lordan also gets the nod to take the seven-furlong handicap aboard another all-weather specialist, the Pat Shanahan-trained Dancing Cosmos.
Matty Tynan's hat-trick-seeking Maontri has plenty on here under top-weight off a 10lb higher mark than when winning here last week, and Dancing Cosmos is similarly progressive. In five starts since September, she has won three and been second once, latterly seeing off the subsequent winner Victor's Beach over a mile just before Christmas.
If the four-year-old mare copes with this shorter trip, she doesn't appear to be too harshly penalised off an 8lb higher figure.
In what looks a really poor maiden over the same trip, Eddie Lynam's newcomer Soft Power stands out, and the Co Meath-based trainer could also collect with Wishyouwerehere in the preceding six-furlong handicap.