15:10 Limerick Thu 11 April 2019
Appeared to be running into form last time when not getting the best of runs over a trip short of her best. Stable landed a gamble in this 12 months ago so definitely one to consider.
Gelding by Scorpion whose progeny can be a bit fragile. It took blinkers to provoke a better effort last time and cheekpieces are refitted here. Does not find much for pressure and others preferred.
Not achieved much in four starts over hurdles so far and difficult to envisage the gelding pulling something out of the fire just now.
No impression on a number of dour hurdling efforts since December including a 39L defeat finishing 14th of 17 in a Clonmel hurdle on handicap debut last month. Down the field when losing his rider last time and difficult to fancy.
Another by Scorpion but she showed a better attitude when noted making late gains at Thurles on her handicap debut. That was over 3m but she still rates a leading contender in this field.
Not knocked about after being hampered last time but still produced a season's best on his first run over an extended trip. Hood goes on this time but he probably has too much to prove.
Shaped a bit better last time but not enough to make her a leading contender this time. Has gone well here previously but others more appealing.
Fourth of 17 beaten over 16L in a Punchestown maiden hurdle over three years ago before being pulled up on return to action at Thurles last month. Easy to look elsewhere.
Tailed off in a bumper and four maiden hurdles so far. Has earned a low mark for his handicap bow and the market should tell us more.
Hasn't shown a great deal in thee starts under Rules nor in two point-to-points. Did not jump well last time so has plenty to do.
Had shown nothing in three previous starts but still came in for support on handicap debut in another 80-95 when getting no further than the first. Never a factor since in a hotter race, but one of the more interesting runners here.
Yet to make any impact in five starts and performances have been getting worse. Hard to recommend on what he has shown.
Handles any ground but her two best efforts have come over 3m. Respected given her improved effort here last time and a 3lb rise should be manageable.
Back to form under today's rider last time over the Downpatrick fences. Having improved over the larger obstacles, there is every chance his much lower hurdles mark underestimates him.
Eight-race maiden who is yet to get within 40L of the winner. Faces a tough task even at this modest level.
Best performance of the campaign came on last run in this company, on this ground and over today's trip. Has each-way claims running off the same mark.
Last Year's Winner
|T: E McNamaraJ: R P Treacy|
Allduckornodinner (4/1), Torquay (5/1), Darling Miss (5/1), Goulane Jessie (6/1), Golden Glen (7/1), Mossy White (8/1), Fr Gilligansvoyge (10/1), Mollyella (10/1), Ashton Court (14/1), Shantou Warrior (20/1), Too Much To Ask (20/1), Peter's Pence (33/1), Flying Vacation (33/1), Just Another Lady (33/1), Beginagain (50/1), Our Girl Naoise (50/1), Brazen Bay (50/1)
- Darling Miss
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