20:55 Leopardstown Thu 19 July 2018
Fair fifth over this trip at Fairyhouse (good) last month but well beaten subsequently and others make more appeal in this contest.
Decent effort in finishing sixth at Roscommon (1m4f, soft) when last in action back in May. Returning from a break and unproven on the forecast going.
Victorious over 1m4f here on good-to-firm going in May. Decent third to an in form rival over 1m2f subsequently and one to note stepping up in trip.
Improving with racing this term and ran well to finish third in a 1m4f maiden at Gowran Park (good-to-firm) at the end of May. Given a break since and an interesting contender now switched to handicaps.
Failed to build on the promise of his AW debut last December in two starts this season. Stepping up markedly in trip on handicap debut.
Returned to form with a ½L second over 1m4f at Fairyhouse (good-to-firm) earlier this month. Has run well over this trip in the past and is of interest on this occasion.
Beaten 9L into third in a 1m6f handicap at Bellewstown (good-to-firm) on her most recent outing. Decent fifth prior to that and has a top jockey on board here.
Struggled in three starts in maiden company including over an extended 1m1f at Gowran Park (good-to-firm) last month. Stepping up markedly in distance on handicap debut.
Last Year's Winner
|4||Lord Justice||4||9-9||3/1||Full Result|
|T: Joseph P O'BrienJ: D O'Brien|
For Pleasure (11/4), The Mouse Doctor (5/1), Subjudice (5/1), Ace Of Diamonds (5/1), Bit Of Banter (11/2), Black Label (8/1), Miraculum (10/1), Parisian (14/1), Remembered Joy (20/1)
- Bit Of Banter
- For Pleasure
- Black Label
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