16:45 Galway Tue 18 September 2018
Yet to win in five starts since moving from Brian Ellison but goes well here and has many conditions to suit running 3lb below last winning mark.
Fine stable servant winning three of his 21 starts, while hitting the frame on a further eight occasion. C&D winner now racing 6lb below last winning mark.
Good ground maiden winner at Listowel in June before a couple of defeats since. Better than his last run suggests but needs to improve here.
Struggling in three starts since March and first time tongue-tie unlikely to bring about the required amount of improvement needed to play a role here.
Has shown plenty of promise in a couple of handicap starts since June including when finishing 5L adrift of Thiswaycadeaux at Roscommon earlier this month. Liable to find one or two quicker.
Has failed to build on a promising run in a Curragh 7f handicap on good ground in July, finishing down the field in a number of below-par starts since last month.
Sole win came when trained in France as a two-year-old over three years ago. Well down the field in a series of disappointing displays since March and others preferred.
Has show glimpses of returning to the form of 12-months ago with a couple of encouraging spins at Limerick and Cork when last seen in May. Could be capable of having his say in this company.
Won a 7f Tipperary maiden in May only to disappoint at the Galway festival when upped in trip. Market likely to reveal expectations.
Something claearly wrong on his most recent run at Killarney in June - possible good ground - but the three-year-old is better than that run suggests.
By Holy Roman Emperor out of a Stephen Got Even mare. Didn't disappoint on debut winning a 7½f Roscommon maiden last month. Another bold show looks likely.
Nine-race maiden with four defeats coming when in the care of Ger Lyons. Well held here in August and this looks another tall order.
Solid and consistent in three starts recently including over this trip earlier this month at Naas when 3L down on Raphael. Remains open to improvement.
Last Year's Winner
|3||Sister Blandina||4||9-11||5/4||Full Result|
|T: J P MurtaghJ: D P Linehan|
Dream Walker (5/1), Implement (5/1), Onlyhuman (7/1), Beckwith Place (7/1), Escamillo (7/1), Tony The Gent (8/1), Escapability (10/1), No Education (10/1), Vocal Music (10/1), Chiavari (10/1), Great Grey (12/1), Wentwood (16/1), Georgian Bay (33/1), Talk Now (100/1)
- Tony The Gent
- Dream Walker
- No Education
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