21:05 Leopardstown Thu 21 June 2018
Has just done enough to win both starts since joining this yard. Penalty offset by rider's claim and has to be given a chance given he is probably still ahead of the handicapper.
Landed a 1m2f claimer for Ger Lyons. Has been hurdling for current yard but others preferred given stamina doubts and trainer's quiet start to the season.
Successful on the Flat in France and Germany but well beaten on Flat debut for this yard and it was a similar story when tackling hurdles on last two starts.
Winner at Gowran over 1m4f last summer and has been largely campaigned over shorter since. Debuts for this yard over a suitable trip and weighted to go close.
Five of his six wins have come on AW surfaces but his only turf victory came here over further. Not easy to catch right these days and he looks vulnerable.
Showed some ability as a juvenile but has only beaten one home in his two starts this year and faces in-form rivals here.
Back from a two year break in April and has raced mainly over hurdles. Not the force she was and has a bit to find.
Has just had three runs and her profile is not progressive. Makes handicap debut with a tongue-tie added and faces rivals with more convincing claims.
Plenty of speed on the dam's side but sire High Chaparral more of a stamina influence. Interesting over this trip on comeback and with yard in such good form. Needs to be checked in the market.
Seven-race maiden on the Flat for John Joseph Murphy and unlikely to have improved enough to feature here.
Impressed over hurdles at Ballinrobe and a potential blot on the handicap off his basement mark. Can be difficult to settle though and there is a danger he might do too much.
Last Year's Winner
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Lucky Icon (2/1), Circling Moon (5/2), Fiannaiocht (5/1), Temasek Star (7/1), Bronagh's Belle (8/1), Stay With Me (8/1), Comehere Hi (16/1), Park Row (20/1), Buffalo Blues (25/1), Drakensberg (33/1), Remembered Joy (50/1), Frankie Cloud (66/1)
- Lucky Icon
- Circling Moon
- Park Row
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