Outsiders backed at Dundalk

Fri 4th Jan 2013, 13:10

photoAction at Dundalk this evening
©Healy Racing Photos
By Gary Carson
There are a couple of gambles emerging on the card for this evening's meeting on the all-weather at Dundalk.

Massabini has been back from 33/1 into 9/1 for the first division of the ten furlong handicap.

John Coleman's charge returns to the Flat having been well-beaten in three hurdles outings towards the end of last year.

Sterling Cooper has also attracted support at big prices and is now 9/1 from 25/1 in the opening claiming maiden.

Philip Rothwell's charge didn't run too badly when fifth on his penultimate run at the venue.

Burn The Boats is a strong favourite for the race, backed from 2/1 into 11/8.

Sophies Echo has been well backed (11/1 into 5/1) for division two of the seven-furlong handicap while money has also come for Eljowzah (10/1 into 4/1) in the mile handicap.

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