20:00 Killarney Mon 16 July 2018
Remains a 10-race maiden hurdler despite showing good form around this time of year 12-months ago. Nothing of note in three starts since May but not easily discounted.
Failed to finish in a couple of point-to-point starts over the spring, pulling up on both occasions. Likely to need the experience here.
Seven-race maiden over timber largely well beaten on each occasion. Unlikely to play a part in the finish in this contest.
Genuine and tough gelding who despite without a win in six hurdle starts has finished in the places on two occasion. Fourth of 10 in this race 12-months ago and deserves a change of luck but does appear to need it a little softer.
Well beaten over 50L on each of his three maiden hurdle starts to date and first time blinkers doubtful to bring about the required amount of improvement needed.
Little encouragement in three maiden hurdle starts since May following an 14-month absence away from the track and easily dismissed here.
Well held in two maiden hurdle starts recently over differing trips. Cheekpieces are replaced by first-time blinkers here. Market should be informative.
French import last seen finishing fourth of nine on debut in a Fontainebleau bumper for trainer Gaetan Taupin. Likely to be a warm order on debut for leading connections.
Improved on first maiden hurdle start finishing fifth of 17 at Gowran Park last month but needs a vast improvement to figure in this contest.
Well held in two innocuous maiden hurdle starts last month. Yard in good form with 11 wins in the last 14 days, but may need something special to conjure up some improvement here.
Last Year's Winner
|T: J E KielyJ: A E Lynch|
Easy Game (4/5), Achiever (7/2), Macgiloney (7/2), Creadan Grae (6/1), Archer's Up (8/1), Play The Part (11/1), Cloudybackwest (14/1), Sticky Situation (20/1), False Getaway (25/1), Presenting Lilly (33/1), Imagine That Jack (50/1), Berkeley Forest (66/1), Flatist (66/1)
- Easy Game
- Creadan Grae
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