19:30 Killarney Mon 16 July 2018
Comes here on a hat-trick of wins following wins at Tramore and Gowran Park last month in a couple of handicap hurdles. Back on the Flat for the first time since September when in the care of Mick Channon. Leading player.
Very inconsistent as her record of one win from 20 starts suggest. She ran a big race at Leopardstown before disappointing again at the Curragh last month. Difficult to trust.
Not disgraced in a number of solid handicap displays since May but liable to find a couple stronger once again in this company.
Course win came back in August 2015 and his last win on the level came a month later. Running 22lb below last winning mark here and is opposable on return to the track.
Useful 62-rated handicapper on the Flat for trainer-Mick Appleby last seen in the winners enclosure when landing a Nottingham handicap over 1m2f in November. Worth a market check on stable debut.
Hurdling recently but plenty to like about her second of 17 beaten ¾L in a Leopardstown handicap on good to firm last month. Could be of interest if stepping up on that display.
More effective on AW and has just three wins from 49 starts on turf and latest of those came in claiming company off a mark of 75. A big run possible and not easy to discount.
Has improved for the switch to handicaps in recent starts and step back up in trip could see her to even better effect.
Without a win in six starts on the Flat including finishing last of 12 on sole turf start at Limerick over 12-months ago when in the care of trainer Charles O'Brien. Market possibly best guide here.
Has laboured to beat the stragglers home in four career starts to date is hard to fancy until showing even a hint of ability.
A maiden after 35 starts in both codes and her better efforts have come on AW. Hard to construct much of a case for her in this company.
Modest 85-rated hurdler and was well held in two recent starts on the Flat on good to firm ground. First time blinkers unlikely to bring about the required amount of improvement needed to play a role here.
Well beaten over hurdles recently and remains a 13-race maiden on turf. More suited to running on the AW of late and others hold stronger profiles.
First Reserve: 14-race maiden who has been hurdling since joining the yard at the turn of the year. Without a win for previous connections in nine starts on turf, unlikely to change here.
Second Reserve: Bumper winner at Kilbeggan in 2016, unplaced in five starts on the AW at Dundalk. Hurdling recently which included a win at Kilbeggan last month. First start on turf for fairly new connections.
Last Year's Winner
|T: J P FaheyJ: R P Whelan|
Ingleby Mackenzie (3/1), Galtymore (11/2), Shes An Art (6/1), Touch Of Gold (7/1), Mademoiselle Penny (9/1), Golden Poet (10/1), Almontaser (12/1), Nulife (12/1), Hudson's Bay (14/1), Alwarda (14/1), Highly Toxic (16/1), Specific Gravity (20/1), Greanta (25/1), War Room (33/1), Topamichi (33/1), Still Alive (33/1), Schindlers Ark (33/1), Multiviz (50/1)
- Ingleby Mackenzie
- Touch Of Gold
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