20:25 Leopardstown Thu 12 July 2018
Broke his maiden over 1m4f at Wolverhampton last August but finished well beaten on debut for this yard at The Curragh (1m4f, good-to-firm) last time. Remains open to improvement.
Placed in a handicap hurdle at Clonmel (good) on his penultimate outing. Well held there subsequently and worth a check in the market on his return to the Flat.
Maiden winner over 1m7f at Leopardstown (good-to-firm) last month. Fair sixth upped to 2m on handicap debut subsequently and worth a check in the market.
Followed up a maiden hurdle success on yielding ground by finishing runner-up in a conditions hurdle on good last time out. Useful form on the Flat for previous yard and an interesting runner in this contest.
Bumper winner and placed on all three starts in maiden company. Most recent of those came on soft ground at Tipperary and he is a leading player on this occasion.
C&D winner on good-to-firm ground last month. Put a couple of disappointing efforts behind him when fifth last time out and he races off a mark 6lb higher than for his latest success.
Narrowly beaten on the AW at Dundalk (1m4f) on his penultimate outing. Struggled over C&D subsequently and needs to return to form if he's to take this event.
Dual winner already this season including over 1m4f at The Curragh (good-to-firm) last time out. Stamina to prove on his first try over this distance.
Last Year's Winner
|5||Jan Van Eyck||7||8-8||5/1||Full Result|
|T: G O'LearyJ: N G McCullagh|
Dawn Hoofer (9/4), Days Without End (9/2), Abjar (5/1), Hurricane Sky (7/1), Top Othe Ra (7/1), Waterville Dancer (12/1), The Plan Man (12/1), Tarazani (16/1)
- Days Without End
- Waterville Dancer
- Dawn Hoofer
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