14:30 Thurles Thu 8 November 2018
Won a Gowran Park maiden hurdle in June before an encouraging return to action at Wexford last month. Can be expected to improve on last run.
Promising third of 12 beaten 3½L behind the useful Smithscorner in a 2m3f Cork handicap hurdle last month following a win in a Down Royal maiden over 2m in August. Needs to improve in this tougher assignment.
Off the mark for connections at the 19th time of asking over hurdles, landing a Tramore handicap hurdle over 2m in August. Beaten since but not one to totally leave out of calculations.
Distance winner of a Sligo maiden in August off an 8lb lower mark. Ran well in defeat last month in a Punchestown handicap hurdle over a similar trip. More progress possible and not dismissed.
Nothing of note in a number of bumper starts over the summer before landing a Tramore maiden in August. Well held on handicap debut next time and market likely to be the best guide here.
Running well in defeat in a series of starts over timber since July, but likely to find one or two better handicapped sorts lurking on the card here.
10-race maiden hurdler and well down the pack last month in a Clonmel handicap hurdle over 3m, but holds strong place claims on a couple of efforts in September.
Decent effort last month on the Flat at Navan over 1m6f but has generally produced a number of laboured runs over timber in the last couple of months. Needs to significantly improve to play a role here.
Hit the frame on a couple of occasions from five hurdle starts and possibly in the mix here following her third of seven beaten ¾L in a 2m Limerick handicap hurdle last month.
Running well but without success in a series of handicap hurdle efforts over the summer and latterly in a couple of spins last month, including a promising second of 14 beaten 5½L behind Silver Planeur at Wexford. Genuine and tough sort, but needs a
Beaten 1L on latest start over timber but remains a 13-race maiden hurdler. Looks a tall order from out of the handicap.
Last Year's Winner
|The Kings Baby||6||11-4||9/2|
|T: M McCabeJ: D J McInerney|
Rain In Spain (6/1), Red Pearl (6/1), Chisholm Trail (6/1), Synopsis (13/2), Lockeen Girl (8/1), Lady Of The Sea (8/1), Harrys Gift (10/1), Lily Trotter (10/1), Ar Eagla Na Heagla (10/1), Isabel's Gold (11/1), Our Rachael (11/1), Creeping Ivy (14/1)
- Rain In Spain
- Lady Of The Sea
- Lily Trotter
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