19:15 Dundalk Fri 15 March 2019
Has hit the frame on two occasions from three starts over C&D and got off the mark for connections at the fifth time of asking last month over 7f beating Jered Maddox ½L. Another bold show looks likely.
Off the mark at the second attempt when winning over 5f at Down Royal in June before finishing sixth of eight well held in a Tipperary Listed contest last July. Worth a check in the market on AW debut.
Winner on debut here over 5f in April. Has failed to progress in four turf starts since including when well beaten in a Fairyhouse 2yo handicap when last seen in September. First run since being gelded and worth a market check on return.
Has shown glimpses of promise in six fruitless starts since May. Gelded over the winter and needs to step up on his fourth of 15 in a Fairyhouse maiden when last seen in September.
Improved for a drop to this distance when finishing runner-up on each of his last couple of starts over C&D. Strong claims to get off the mark for connections at the seventh time of asking here.
Cost 67,000gns as a yearling and his sire is having plenty of eye-catching winners. Running well in defeat including on first start at three when finishing third of eight here over 1m in January. Not to be taken lightly back down in trip.
Made it two from two over C&D when keeping on well under pressure inside the final furlong to lead on the line in January off a mark of 72. On a four-timer here for a yard known for winners in March.
Off the mark at the third time of asking for connections here over 6f in September. Ran well in defeat at the end of the season beaten 3L over 5f, here, in October. Likely to run well once again.
Filly by Rock Of Gibraltar out of a Verglas mare. Well held when finishing down the field in a couple of starts here over 7f since January. Has a bit to prove at present.
Last Year's Winner
Kafu (5/2), Beau Warrior (7/2), Empire Line (4/1), Royal Court (11/2), Festina Plente (8/1), Vivacious Spirit (12/1), Offline (14/1), Count D'Orsay (25/1), Katie Blue (66/1)
- Beau Warrior
- Empire Line
- Festina Plente
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