14:50 Tramore Sun 14 April 2019
Good 11L third at Punchestown (2m, good) on hurdling debut in November but disappointed in three subsequent starts. Represents a top yard and interesting if repeating that Punchestown effort.
Returned from a break with a 26L third in a 2m4f maiden hurdle at Cork (soft) last month. Previously runner-up at Gowran Park (2m4f, good) last October and is one for the shortlist in this contest.
Failed to finish in two point-to-points and limited signs of ability on Rules and hurdles debut at Wexford (2m4f, yielding) last time out. Market support would be notable with slight step up in trip likely to suit.
Decent fifth in an AW bumper on debut at Lingfield in February last year. Struggled on two hurdles starts since joining this yard however. Blinkers tried for the first time.
Impressive winner of a couple of point-to-points including by 30L on yielding ground at Bandon in February last year. Absent since and interesting to see how he fares on Rules debut.
Held in two completed starts in point-to-point company this season including when beaten 17L on good ground two weeks ago. Probably best watched on Rules debut.
Failed to figured in two starts under Rules including when pulled up over 2m4f at Gowran Park (soft) in January. Others make more appeal on return from a break.
Well beaten in two maiden hurdle starts since joining this stable and likely to be of more interest once tackling handicaps.
Good effort in finishing 4L fourth in a 2m4f bumper on soft-to-heavy ground at Wexford last time out. Represents a leading stable and is one for the shortlist on debut over hurdles.
Improved on hurdles debut when finishing 25L ninth over 2m4f at Wexford (yielding) earlier this month. More needed if he is to figure in this event however.
Well beaten in three starts so far including when 65L 12th over 2m at Thurles (good) in February. Others make more appeal.
Placed in a maiden hurdle over an extended 2m6f at Thurles (good) in February. Slightly disappointing fifth at Limerick (2m6f, heavy) subsequently but remains of interest in this contest.
Promising 11L sixth in a bumper on good ground at Clonmel on Rules debut 11 months ago. Changed yards since and struggled on hurdles debut last time out.
Last Year's Winner
|T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell|
Ontheropes (6/4), Spyglass Hill (7/4), Macgiloney (4/1), Acronym (14/1), Definite Dilemma (14/1), Black Market (25/1), Pakie's Dream (66/1), Game Line (100/1), Mangan Dream (100/1), Costa Galera (100/1), Justcall'm John (100/1), Salsomajory (100/1), Downthecellar (100/1)
- Spyglass Hill
- Definite Dilemma
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