19:30 Roscommon Tue 12 June 2018
Well held , despite the finishing positions in a couple of hurdle starts last month. May need a break from the handicapper before getting competitive.
Beaten favourite in a Down Royal handicap hurdle last month finishing 16L behind The White Volcano over a similar trip. Place claims but general improvement needed.
Fourth of nine beaten 2¾L behind the improving Loupgarou on handicap hurdle debut at Clonmel last month. Further improvement on the cards but tough ask in this company.
Pulled-up when last seen in a Limerick handicap hurdle in December possibly getting stuck in the ground. Better than that performance and worth consideration again in a race he was third of 17 at last years renewal.
Kept on for plenty of pressure in the closing stages in his third handicap hurdle at Downpatrick last month. Improvement once again possible and worth a market check.
The veteran showed he was still up to winning when landing a Thurles handicap hurdle in March over 2m. Can go well coming back to hurdling following a second over the larger obstacles last time out in April but ground a worry.
Distance winner of a Kilbeggan handicap hurdle last week following some inconsistent displays previous. May struggle off new mark.
Nothing of any note in a series of desolate displays over timber since April and not hard to look elsewhere.
Fifth of 17 beaten over 14L in a Cork handicap hurdle when last seen in July last term. Best watched on return to the track.
Has disappointed connections with a series of dismal hurdle displays since February and more improvement needed here to figure.
Recently seen on the Flat around Gowran Park well beaten 29L over 1m4f. Modest hurdle form in a summer jumping campaign and form doesn't warrant support here.
Well beaten on return to the track last month at Limerick and first time blinkers unlikely to bring about the required amount of improvement needed to play a role here.
Second Reserve: Well beaten in a series of handicap hurdles including on return to the track last month. Well out of his depth here.
Last Year's Winner
|T: Ross O'SullivanJ: Ms K Walsh|
About You (5/1), Goodthynemilan (11/2), Platinum Empress (6/1), Stacks Mountain (6/1), Double Portrait (13/2), Lord In Red (7/1), Goodnightngodbless (7/1), Floramar (8/1), Gliondar Mo Chroi (8/1), Cluan Dara (17/2), Quamino (10/1), Gimli's Oscar (11/1), Lizzies Champ (12/1), Seaweed (14/1), Odit (16/1), Big Bad Brian (16/1), Zipporah (25/1), Reddot Dancer (25/1), Napoleon Blue (25/1), Galveston (33/1), Robbina (33/1)
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