20:55 Leopardstown Thu 12 July 2018
Rated just 44 on turf and well beaten in handicaps the last twice. More needed stepping up markedly in distance.
Handicap hurdle winner on soft ground in December and likely to have improved for his fifth at Ballinrobe (1m5f, good) on seasonal debut last time.
Placed over hurdles in 2017 but absent since pulling up at Kilbeggan 13 months ago. Worth a check in the market for a top jumps yard on Flat debut.
In fair form over hurdles last season finishing 15L sixth over 2m4f on soft ground here in December when making his most recent appearance. Market support would be interesting on Flat debut.
Multiple hurdles winner and placed in maiden company in this sphere the last twice. Beaten 3L over 1m5f at Ballinrobe (good) last time out and is a leading contender upped in trip.
Maiden after 17 starts under all codes and well held on Flat debut at Ballinrobe (1m5f, good) last time out. Others hold stronger claims.
Handicap hurdle winner in May 2017 and returning from over ten months off the track when well beaten at Tipperary (soft) in May. Others make more appeal.
Last Year's Winner
|5||Sandymount Duke||8||11-7||6/5||Full Result|
|T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: Miss K Harrington|
Tornado Watch (13/8), Davids Charm (3/1), Kolumbus (7/2), Slippery Serpent (5/1), Cashless (20/1), Talsara (33/1), Good To Flow (33/1)
- Tornado Watch
- Davids Charm
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