19:35 Cork Fri 18 May 2018
Shown some useful form in maiden company already, comes back from a six-month layoff and upped significantly in trip now making handicap debut. Capable.
Ran well in fourth in a maiden here over extended-mile last month on testing ground. Up in trip and makes handicap debut, yard in good form and Colin Keane on board. Should go well.
Lightly-raced maiden, just denied in a maiden over a similar trip on the AW at Dundalk when last spotted. Tongue-tie added now and worth considering for handicap debut.
Maiden, well enough held here last time out over an extended-mile on heavy going, goes up in trip but looks up against things again.
Nine-race maiden, yet to show the sort of form that would suggest a breakthrough is imminent. Back from 105 days off and others preferred.
Decent effort last time at Limerick over slightly further on stable bow, sporting a first-time hood (retained). Has to merit a second look coming back in trip.
Winner over this sort of trip on the AW at Dundalk in April and just denied dropped to a mile there earlier this month. Rated 1lb higher for the switch back to turf, likely to make presence felt.
Finished third in 6f Naas claimer on soft ground when last spotted 226 days ago, filly goes up significantly in trip for this return and has work to do on balance of probability.
Just the three starts in maidens so far, sent off 100/1 last time at Navan over this trip and never got a blow in. Handicap debut, has a lot of improvement to find.
Palavicini filly, failed to beat a rival home in 6f AW nursery on the AW at Dundalk when spotted. Looks an unlikely winner.
50/1 chance and last to finish in 1m soft-ground maiden at Naas 194 days ago, up in trip and requiring a leap forward on seasonal bow / handicap debut.
Unconvincing in all five starts so far, runs beyond the mile for the first time now and plenty to find on first start of 2018.
Well held in a maiden here over an extended-mile last time having gone off a 50/1 chance. Not the most demanding handicap mark to start off and could improve.
Well held in maidens and again on handicap debut at Tipperary (7½f, soft to heavy) in September. Marked step up in distance for this return to action.
Shaped with some promise in 1m AW handicap at Dundalk in March on fifth start. Has joined Adrian Keatley since, gets a visor added for stable bow over this longer trip.
Just the four starts, filly was beaten 22L at Navan on soft to heavy going last month on first attempt over this trip. Seemingly has a large chunk of improvement to find now.
Lightly-raced maiden. Ran well enough at Dundalk over a mile earlier this month in a handicap. Up in trip. Others more persuasive (First Reserve).
Last Year's Winner
Rockfish (7/2), Roses Queen (6/1), Rips Dream (6/1), Fiannaiocht (13/2), Don't Do It (8/1), Magical Link (8/1), Chaparral Dream (10/1), Ragtime Red (10/1), Pak Army (11/1), Summer's Dream (11/1), Flindt (14/1), Stormy Tale (16/1), A Few Bob Short (16/1), Havingagoodtime (16/1), Mills On Tour (16/1), Kilcoran (20/1), Let It Go Papa (33/1), It's Paddys Day (33/1), Alpine Queen (33/1), Windsor Diamond (33/1), Moonstone Rose (33/1)
- Roses Queen
- Chaparral Dream
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