18:15 Punchestown Wed 15 May 2019
Fifth behind The Cull Bank on pointing bow but pulled-up since and that just two weeks ago. Surprise if she possesses the speed needed here.
Tailed off in a bumper in 2017 for Paul Nolan. Off 500 days since and changed yards so market may be best guide as to expectations. Could very easily surprise in a poor race.
10-race Flat maiden for Mark Johnston beaten 36L into 12th of 18 on hurdles bow here in February. Massive improvement needed.
Won a Limerick bumper last July before following up at Down Royal under a penalty. Beautifully bred mare already showed liking for fast ground and be disappointing if she doesn't win this first time over hurdles.
Twice placed bumper performer has ran moderate races over hurdles in two starts to date. Now wears a tongue-tie and if that helps her finish stronger she could make the frame.
Poor Flat performer (three starts) has finished just behind midfield in three hurdle races to date. Couldn't have found a much weaker race than this so won't be out of the question she now makes the frame.
35-rated unplaced Flat maiden has ran marginally better in two races over hurdles although neither have seen enough to recommend her here.
Six-race Flat maiden showed some glimpses of ability but jumped poorly on lone previous hurdle race in March. If she can brush her jumping up in a first-time hood she ought to now make the frame.
Last Year's Winner
|T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: R M Power|
Run For Mary (2/7), Vic's Little Miss (6/1), Fulysse (7/1), Flying Mary (14/1), Silvretta Schwarz (14/1), Laureate (20/1), Flame Of Hope (20/1), Nancy D'Alton (25/1), Do Ya Feel Lucky (33/1)
- Run For Mary
- Silvretta Schwarz
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