19:20 Cork Fri 13 July 2018
Thrice-raced maiden in point-to-points, finishing second on most recent of those, has joined useful yard for rules career and sports a tongue-tie on first start.
Certainly has talent but not always certain to show it, went close on second start for Gordon Elliott at Wexford (2m4f, good) recently and likely going to be involved back up in trip.
Gone close lately in maiden hurdles at Kilbeggan (2m, good) and Wexford (2m4f, good) and rates a contender if proving stamina for the trip.
Modest in a number of point-to-point starts and hard to construct much of a case for the gelding following wide margin defeats at Listowel and Limerick. Goes up significantly in trip now.
Half-brother to three winners, including useful hurdler Dromlease Express. Maiden in point-to-points and best watched unless money arrives.
Not disgraced in a couple of bumper starts and again shaped with a degree of promise in hurdles bow at Wexford (finished sixth). Could be more to come now up in distance.
Sulamani mare whose dam was a 1m6f-2m winner. Maiden pointer, finished twelfth of 17 in novice hurdle at Gowran (2m4f, good) last month and has to improve.
Yeats filly hasn't shown a great deal of promise in this sphere, with three recent efforts in handicaps lending weight to the notion that she's going to need significant help from the assessor to get competitive.
Lightly-raced, improved on second start over hurdles at Kilbeggan to be 2¼L third of 14 last time. Goes up significantly in trip and may have more to offer.
Not up to much on the Flat, but has already hinted there could be better times in store over timber with decent effort here over 2m in May. One to note going up in trip.
Last Year's Winner
|T: N MeadeJ: S W Flanagan|
Caliption (6/4), Glocca Mora (7/2), Cooldine Bog (4/1), Shetland Bus (7/1), Yes Pat (9/1), Varkhann (14/1), Ask Harry (28/1), Mere Peak (40/1), Duhallow Paddy (50/1), Graig Na Manach (50/1)
- Cooldine Bog
- Ask Harry
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