17:45 Galway Mon 17 September 2018
Well held when never a factor in three maiden hurdle spins to date. Plenty to find on recent offerings.
Stowaway gelding who is an eight-raced maiden over hurdles and others appear to be regressing at a quicker rate.
Distance winner of a bumper but remains without success in 11 hurdle starts to date. No impression in three runs in last month before disappointing once again at Listowel on Tuesday.
Daughter of Deportivo out of a Marathon mare. Not seen since racing in France over two years ago and best watched on return to action here.
Not seen for getting on two years when second in a Thurles handicap hurdle over 2m. Worth a market check with significant jockey booking.
Placed in a maiden hurdle over 2m5f on soft ground here 12-months ago. Last seen tailed off at the Galway festival. Not dismissed but looks up against it here.
Winner of a 2m Kilbeggan handicap hurdle in April off a 5lb lower mark but well held on a couple of occasions since. Little to be positive about.
Made a winning debut over hurdles for new yard at Tramore recently, but that was a pretty weak affair before being subsequently beaten 10L on the Flat at the Curragh last month.
3-18 over hurdles and last won in 2016 at Sligo off a 2lb higher mark. Well beaten on hurdling return last month and hard to see him making any significant impact.
Second of 16 running Demi Plie to 2L last month. Appears to be open to plenty of improvement and one for the shortlist here.
Nothing of note in a number of dismal displays in three handicap hurdles since May. Out of form and hard to fancy.
Plenty to like about her third of 16 beaten 3L in a Sligo handicap hurdle on good ground over 2m last month. Holds strong place claims.
Well beaten and generally disappointing in a number of starts since May when starting at large prices. Looks vulnerable in this company.
Produced best effort to date in Clonmel maiden hurdle in May over 2m½f but has taken a backwards step since. Looks opposable.
Some decent efforts on the Flat earlier this year and has not been disgraced on a couple of occasions running over this trip since. First-time cheekpieces may assist.
Well held when finishing down the field in a number of dispirited performances over hurdles. Needs to show significant improvement in this company.
Last Year's Winner
Banjo (5/1), Derby De Thaix (5/1), I'm Serious (7/1), Wait Here (7/1), Callthebarman (7/1), Effernock Lad (8/1), Kansas Kid (8/1), Rathnaleen Girl (11/1), Teqany (14/1), Baby Bellini (16/1), Riverrainshine (16/1), Miss Mcilroy (20/1), Lambs Lane (25/1), Our Bonus (28/1), Golden Surprise (33/1), Grinditout (40/1)
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