17:15 Navan Sat 14 July 2018
Has gone a dozen runs without success now but fair effort behind Full Disclosure at Naas over a mile last time, not beyond him to turn around a 2¼L deficit up in trip.
Shock winner at Naas (1m, good) last month, returning at 28/1. Has run with credit in both outings since from this higher mark and can go well again back up to 1m.
Without a win in 14 starts but creditable fifth of 12 in handicap at Down Royal (1m2f, good to firm) 21 days ago, finishing race off well. May build on that effort.
Produced a career-best when winning 11-runner handicap at Leopardstown (1m, good to firm) last month. Back up in trip and should run her race.
By Approve out of a Black Sam Bellamy mare related to Waady, El Astonaute. Not cut much ice in maidens so far, switches to handicaps now and market check suggested.
Not a barometer of consistency but has two wins from six starts this year (2-12 all told). Career-best when winning nine-runner handicap at Tipperary (1m1f, firm) just nine days ago, well on top at the finish. In the mix again.
Fourteen runs since last win, has joined Gordon Elliott over the winter break and needs paying attention in the betting on first start for his operation.
Maiden on turf but gone very close in pair of recent runs at Naas and Tipperary over shorter trips. Has stamina for this distance and could easily mount a challenge in current mood.
Maiden, well held at Roscommon last month over this sort of trip. Needs a significant improvement to get involved when it matters.
Has won twice on AW but yet to score in 16 turf starts and generally well beaten since returned to the level. Glimmers of promise last month at Gowran Park and Fairyhouse but still others preferred.
Has more than 7L to make up on Stormy Tale from recent clash at Tipperary. Doesn't appeal as proposition to achieve it.
Well held on recent starts, including when 7¾L thirteenth of 15 to Path of Silver at Gowran last time, but did meet trouble there. Hood fitted now.
Out of the frame in 12 starts so far, including when finishing last over a mile at Cork most recently, doesn't appeal on these terms.
Tried a tongue-strap last time at Gowran Park (1m, good) but unable to land a blow, Blinkers reached for now but long way out of the handicap and forlorn chance it seems.
Lightly-raced maiden, beat only two of eight rivals home in handicap at Fairyhouse (7f, good) six days ago. Up significantly in distance now. Cheekpieces added.
Last Year's Winner
Rince Deireanach (7/2), Stormy Tale (7/2), Pushaq (9/2), Full Disclosure (8/1), Rock On Rosie (9/1), Misty Mountain (11/1), Society Ranger (12/1), Coach Bombay (14/1), Lady De Vesci (20/1), Liars Corner (25/1), Theoneyouare (25/1), New Vocation (25/1), Talk Now (33/1), Paddytheirishman (33/1), Caminel (40/1), Crossingoz (40/1)
- Coach Bombay
- Stormy Tale
- Rince Deireanach
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