20:30 Leopardstown Thu 11 July 2019
Has lost his way over hurdles since scoring well on his debut at Fairyhouse in January. Had previously shown decent form in France (best run over 1m3f). Hard to assess but if enjoying a return to the level he has chances.
Not disgraced when upped in trip and class last two times at The Curragh after won over 9.5f at Clonmel in April. Certainly stays this trip and effective on fast ground but seems too high in the weights currently.
Much better on the AW but showed he still has some zest on turf when running very well last time out at this track (1m2f) in June. Dropped another pound in the handicap and one to consider.
Fair dual purpose performer who well over hurdles on his seasonal reappearance before below par last time out last month (both at Punchestown). Won at Carlisle in August over similar trip but struggled when upped to current handicap latest.
Off the mark at the fourth time of asking for leading connections when landing a Tipperary 1m4½f maiden last month. Needs to improve but will be spot on here and one that deserves closer inspection.
Ran promisingly on his belated seasonal reappearance at The Curragh late last month. Should improve on that effort with this lightly-raced gelding looking capable of scoring at this level and off his current handicap mark. Interesting.
Has got some ability and ran with some credit on his penultimate start at this track over 1m4f. However she is not the most consistent and not really a confident betting proposition despite being back down to her last winning mark.
The most progressive of the field who followed up his maiden win at Limerick in June when scoring handsomely in a handicap at the Curragh shortly afterwards. Bred to be better than a handicapper, he could land this before going onto better things.
Showed some ability when with Sir Mark Prescott three years ago but has struggled on the level and over hurdles since on his limited appearances and no reason why he will run well here.
Last Year's Winner
|T: H De BromheadJ: R P Whelan|
Trossachs (10/11), Kangaroo Valley (3/1), Moktamel (6/1), Tirmizi (14/1), Bit Of Banter (14/1), Authorizo (16/1), Falak (25/1), Park Row (25/1), Lustrous Light (33/1), Rainbow Pride (66/1)
- Park Row
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