18:10 Limerick Sat 13 July 2019
Stable do well with veteran's (won with 16yo this week) and he ran his best race for a while last time out. Had the run of things at Downpatrick so probably flattered; tongue-tie goes on first time for handicap chase debut, should get involved.
Returned to form and ended a long losing run over hurdles at Kilbeggan (3m), penultimate start before failing to follow up again over timber off a 6lb higher mark. Reverts to fencing (maiden in this sphere; 0-9); others make more appeal.
Flattered by his second in a Kilbeggan novice last time when not given a hard time but with the race falling apart around him. Got fairly close to a useful sort (Dinions), looks well handicapped on that basis if the form can be trusted.
Winning point-to-pointer who has yet to win under Rules but has compiled some decent efforts over both hurdles/fences. Didn't jump fluently the last time he was seen over fences but still finished second; this trip should suit, likely to run well.
C&D winner but has run without much dash or enthusiasm of late over hurdles even a break not giving any cause for optimism. Now back over fences off a higher mark, there is little evidence to recommend him at the moment.
Tongue-tie (first-time) now in place with blinkers for his return to fences where he remains an eight-race maiden. Ran respectably when tried in the blinds before; has some ability as he showed at Fairyhouse when third off a 3lb higher mark.
Another one donning blinkers for the first-time he looked rusty last time when making his stable debut at Tramore after an 11-month absence. Would have an outside chance on his best form but a hard one to get totally enthused over.
Several poor efforts to his name and he fared no better brought back to fences after a short break at Wexford last time; a mistake 3 out ending his chance. Now tried in a first-time visor having slipped back to his last winning mark.
Fared far better than of late at Wexford last time a couple of late mistakes hampering his efforts before he stayed on well to finish a fair fourth. Behind a well-handicapped winner he would have a chance if repeating that performance.
Has a fair absence to overcome but if she is ready then she would have a fair chance based on her best form of last year. You do have to go back to 2013 for her last win though and a chase record of 1-35 isn't that appealing.
Last Year's Winner
|Running In Heels||9||11-7||4/1|
|T: G P CromwellJ: G N Fox|
Star Of Oscar (11/4), Ocean Glandore (5/1), Black Spot On (11/2), Rock Road (6/1), Home Place (13/2), Attalco (12/1), Cadawill (12/1), Naughty Molly (16/1), Shanklys Dawn (16/1), Loch Luatha (20/1), Penance (20/1), B C's Pride (33/1)
- Black Spot On
- Star Of Oscar
- Rock Road
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