15:55 Killarney Thu 18 July 2019
Off the mark for connections at the seventh time of asking when landing a Tipperary handicap hurdle over 3m off a 6lb lower mark. Life more difficult under a penalty but very much a leading player.
Still looking for his breakthrough success in six starts over hurdles. The Dansili gelding failed to build on a promising run at Tipperary in May with a 46L reversal at Clonmel last month. More needed.
Won over hurdles at the sixth time of asking when winning a Sligo handicap on good to firm ground over a similar distance off a 5lb higher mark earlier this month. One of the more likely types here.
Won for the first time in seven attempts when taking a Downpatrick handicap over 2m3f off a 5lb lower mark on Monday. Hard to dismiss quickly turned out again.
Nothing of note in four starts over hurdles to date. First time hood doubtful to bring about the required amount of progress needed to play a role here.
Lightly raced maiden still looking for his first success in eight starts over hurdles. Posted a career best when finishing second of 12 beaten a nose in a Cork handicap hurdle earlier this month. More than capable of another big run here.
12-race maiden who has been running creditably in defeat in a couple of starts since May including when second of 17 beaten ¾L in a Listowel handicap last month. Chances with first time cheekpieces applied.
Five-race maiden hurdler not seen since finishing well down the field in a Limerick handicap beaten 13L. First time tongue strap fitted but tough to see where improvement is coming from.
Without success in nine starts over hurdles, well held on the majority of occasions. First time blinkers unlikely to bring about the required amount of progression needed to land a blow here.
Failed to build on a promising and encouraging run at Tramore in May with a couple of desperate efforts since. Hard to fancy and plenty to prove.
Produced a career best when finishing second of 16 beaten 10L in a Tipperary handicap hurdle earlier this month. Needs to maintain that effort in this contest.
Yet to hit the frame in seven starts over hurdles. Sent off at big prices on his starts at Clonmel and Limerick, unlikely to be making significant impact in this company.
Appeared to improve for the fitting of first time visor when finishing fourth of 17 at Listowel last month and a case to be made for the 21-race maiden going well at a price here.
Last Year's Winner
|Pass The Ball||9||11-12||7/2|
|T: N MaddenJ: N P Madden|
Peaches And Cream (5/4), Lucky Road (7/2), Give Battle (5/1), Hussle Up (8/1), Helly Hansum (16/1), Dunloe Lady (20/1), Shantou Warrior (20/1), Northern Emperor (25/1), Stolen Moment (25/1), Elusive Don (33/1), Al Sakb (33/1), Dorus Day (33/1), Shedding (66/1), Road By The River (66/1)
- Peaches And Cream
- Lucky Road
- Stolen Moment
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