18:55 Tipperary Thu 24 May 2018
Had form at a modest level in France where she was prone to mistakes. Debuts for top yard following a two-year absence and the opposition is not strong despite the numbers.
Well-beaten in two bumpers and makes hurdling debut following a ten month break. Hard to recommend under those circumstances.
45-rated Flat maiden makes hurdling debut. Hard to believe there is not something with more ability lurking amongst the opposition.
Sets the standard following her last two runs. Point-to-point form indicates these quicker conditions will not pose any problems at all.
Court Cave half-sister to multiple winners Skylander and Gettysburg Address. Tailed off on bumper debut and she looks a longer term project.
Has shown little so far but there were minor signs of progress last time and a tongue-tie is fitted this time. Worth checking in the market for a race that will take little winning.
Has made the frame in three modest maiden hurdles and each-way claims now contesting another race of similar standard.
Has exhibited some ability in bumpers when she has not appeared to stay. Questions to answer on hurdling debut at this trip.
Has made no impact on either start under rules and sole run in a point-to-point. Top rider booked but otherwise she has little going for her.
Well bred daughter of Flemensfirth out of a mare related to top class sorts Tidal Bay and Imperial Commander. No show on either start but the combination of longer trip/better ground and tongue-tie will be expected to see some improvement.
Failed to finish in three point-to-point starts over 3m. Mare related to useful sorts Ms Parfois, Sutton Place and Delusionofgrandeur. Looked one paced on rules debut and shorter trip looks a problem.
Half-sister to useful winners Robin Des Foret, Port Melon and Robin The Raven. In good hands and would not need to be anything out of the ordinary to make a winning start.
Has made the frame on both starts but has been beaten a fair way in doing so. Probably has a small race in her but she is probably running to a mark of about 100 at present. It would normally take more than that to win one of these.
Showed some ability last summer and has been on the sidelines since a poor run in September. Has an official mark of 97 and hard to believe she will be good enough judged on that.
Scorpion filly is a half-sister to bumper winner/fairly useful hurdler (2m winner) Paolozzi. Well beaten on bumper debut a year ago and unlikely she will be straight enough for first try over hurdles.
Has obvious shortcomings and her recent form figures are flattering. Nevertheless she commands respect hailing from a top yard in a contest that will take little winning.
Pair of fair efforts over timber at Clonmel earlier in the year over 2m-2m2½f, both on heavy ground, but not as good when conditions improved last time.
Some signs of ability on debut in a modest Sligo event. Shaped as though she will stay this far with little trouble and even a modest amount of improvement should put her in the picture.
Half-sister to four-time winner Emerging Talent. Stable not readily associated with debut winners and best watched for the future.
Has finished nearer last than first in all starts under both codes. Hard to fancy despite the lack of talent in this lineup.
Last Year's Winner
Calie Du Mesnil (1/2), Kilbarry Angel (11/2), Fiveaftermidnight (12/1), Miz Dilleen (12/1), Sweetlight D'oroux (16/1), Derecho Storm (16/1), Mother's Best (20/1), Trumps Ace (25/1), Milomynit (25/1), Kilkeaskin Molly (33/1), Kilbarry Calling (33/1), Josephina (50/1), Loughaderra Flame (50/1), Little Gold (50/1), Running Skeard (50/1), Lady Rococo (66/1), My Baby Kelsey (66/1), Dressednblack (66/1), My Pal Amelia (66/1), Lyre Fun (66/1), Humps And Bumps (100/1), Scorpy Lady (100/1), Coolroe Cross (100/1)
- Kilkeaskin Molly
- Calie Du Mesnil
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