15:05 Tramore Tue 14 May 2019
Dual hurdles winner and ran well when fourth over an extended 1m3f on the Flat at Limerick (soft) last month. Was a winner over this C&D in October.
Good third in a 2m handicap hurdle at Clonmel (good) at the end of February. Disappointing on only subsequent start (2m4f) and is interesting back down in trip.
Beaten 53L when tenth in a 2m handicap hurdle at Wexford (good-to-yielding) last September. Most recent victory came on the Flat at this venue in August 2016.
In good form over fences since returning from a break following up an 8L victory in a 2m handicap here last month with a second at Kilbeggan (2m4f, soft) just under a fortnight later. Top jockey up off a 12lb lower mark on hurdles return.
Course winner but out of form over fences late last year and was beaten 32L when seventh at Thurles (2m2f, good) in November on his most recent start. Others hold stronger claims on hurdling return.
Broke his maiden when winning on handicap debut at Wexford (2m, yielding) last time out. Raised 7lb for that victory and is one to note with further improvement likely.
Well held in three starts in maiden hurdles last spring/summer. Dropping back to 2m and market support would be notable on handicap debut.
Signs of ability in two point-to-points and three maiden hurdle starts. Worth a check in the market with cheekpieces tried for the first time dropping in trip on handicap debut.
Placed over C&D on heavy ground in April last year and has placed in a couple of point-to-points since. Returns to Rules and is one to note on stable and handicap debut following a break.
Wore cheekpieces (absent here) for the first time when falling at Fairyhouse (2m, good) in November last year. Probably best watched on first start since.
Placed on the AW at Dundalk during the winter but showed little in previous outings over jumps. Making his first start over jumps since August 2017.
12 race maiden struggled in a heavy ground handicap hurdle over C&D in December. Unraced since and others hold stronger claims following a break.
14 race maiden was beaten 66L over an extended 2m5f at Ballinrobe (good) on handicap debut earlier this month. Shapes as if this drop in distance will suit and not written off just yet.
Failed to figure in a bumper and four maiden hurdle starts so far. Making her handicap debut and market support would be notable.
Sole victory in 45 starts came in a maiden hurdle at Clonmel (good) in September 2014. Well handicapped on that form and often runs well at this venue.
Last Year's Winner
Bellgrove (7/2), Lleyton (9/2), Colenso (5/1), Beliou Le Fume (5/1), Great Cleni (9/1), Carried (12/1), Janeymac (14/1), Jessamine (16/1), Ainmisfearr (16/1), Dasmyhoss (16/1), Elusive Don (20/1), Pakie's Dream (20/1), Petite Gina (20/1), Invincible Don (25/1), Rockview Emperor (25/1), Island Villa (28/1)
- Beliou Le Fume
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