View from connections ahead of Sunday's Irish Stallion Farms EBF Irish Cambridgeshire at the Curragh.
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Sabrina Harty has no worries about Ansgar carrying top weight in the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Irish Cambridgeshire at the Curragh on Sunday.
The five-year-old was only narrowly denied by Group One winner Gordon Lord Byron last time out and has gone up just 1lb in the handicap.
Having already won a big-field event over course and distance in June he has the experience, but Harty is well aware of the task at hand.
"He is in great form, he is very fresh and he is a horse that never stops eating," said Harty.
"I was delighted with his last run, he made it a true gallop and the handicapper was very kind to him. He is a big physical horse so he will be able to carry the weight, but it is a difficult task. He is in good form, he will like the ground and he has won at the Curragh before so we said we'll let him take his chance."
Jim Bolger is represented by Tobann, winner of a premier handicap on her penultimate start before running well in a Group Three last time out.
"She is very well and her form to date is good. I expect another good run from her," said Bolger.
Ger Lyons runs both Abbey Vale and Mordanmijobsworth, and feels both have a squeak.
"Abbey Vale is a nice horse, he didn't get the trip at Dundalk the last time and I am very happy with him," said Lyons.
"Niall McCullagh put forward this race for him, but he needs a lot of luck. I would like to think there is a big handicap in him and he needs quick ground. He is just a penalty off qualifying for Dubai and I would like to qualify him for there.
"I never thought Mordanmijobsworth was a Cambridgeshire horse but he has been consistent all year. Fast ground and blinkers are the key to him.
"The new weight system here has hindered me. Ian Brennan would normally ride him but he can't so young 10lb claimer Ian Queally takes the ride. He is a straightforward horse and we are taking a chance with him in the race."
Aidan O'Brien appears to have two strong candidates with Francis Of Assisi and Line Drummer.