15:15 Navan Sun 14 October 2018
Won a 30 runner handicap at The Curragh in August and has ran well off this higher mark in big field since. Consistent sort for whom all ground comes alike.
Hinted at a return to form at this venue last month and is very well treated now if able to build on that.
Successful at Chelmsford in the winter but improved on that in a pair of similar contests to this after a break and on those runs looks one of the more likely winners.
Took a big step forward from previous form when third in a big field maiden here last time but as a result finds herself 10lb higher now back into handicap company.
Hacked up over 6f at Naas last time and 13lb rise as a result. Just a chance that the draw was a help on that occasion but possible she may just have found her form as she is lightly raced for her age.
Just the one run this year and winning form in 2017 was over 7f so something to prove at present.
Well supported last time but no great promise. Interesting the money that day and connections now reach for a tongue tie.
Bits of pieces of form but consistency a problem and long losing run building up.
Lightly raced maiden who shaped with a little promise when finishing mid division at 50/1. Could have more to offer.
Has form in these big field handicaps but tardy starts recently are becoming something of a bad habit.
Wolverhampton winner when trained by Mick Appleby but off the track since June and yet to make the frame in 11 attempts on turf.
Ran a bit better last time in a first time tongue tie and the fact that he has had the six career starts suggest there could be more to come.
Off the track for three months before latest so just a chance she can build on that though the drop down from 1m is quite dramatic.
6L behind Dash D'or last time but does have a 14lb pull in the weights.
Beat Dash D'Or two starts ago and a repeat of that makes her of interest but was subsequently well beaten by that rival at this track.
Bits and pieces of form when travelling to England this year. Still lightly raced but needs to find some improvement to lose maiden tag.
Yet to make the frame in six starts and plenty to prove.
Veteran who has shown on plenty of occasions down the years he is good enough to take a hand in this but absence since August last year is a concern.
Without a victory since September 2015 and 5lb out of the weights today.
Has failed to beat a rival in five of six starts.
Yet to make the frame in six career starts but has shown ability on a few occasions and a decent run at a big price wouldn't come as a surprise.
Best form was when fourth behind Dash D'or on latest. May still have a little improvement to come but will need it.
A model of consistency all year until a below par effort last time. Claims if bouncing back but is 7lb above win here two runs ago and busy schedule may have caught up with her.
Last Year's Winner
|T: T ClearyJ: R P Cleary|
Dash D'Or (6/1), Mercury (6/1), Polly Douglas (8/1), Art Of Unity (10/1), Handsome Maverick (10/1), Eleuthera (11/1), A Likely Story (12/1), Lapilli (12/1), Joules (14/1), Tide Of Time (16/1), Bahlwan (16/1), S P B Lucky (16/1), Building Year (16/1), Zeeyalater (16/1), Tidal's Baby (20/1), Amaretto Stone (20/1), Hisar (20/1), Fabric (20/1), Face Off (25/1), Noirvento (25/1), Amazing One (25/1), Art World (25/1), Baby Power (25/1), Battleroftheboyne (25/1), Gala N Dandy (25/1), Mystical Affair (40/1)
- Dash D'Or
- A Likely Story
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