17:10 Listowel Sat 14 September 2019
Not disgraced in four starts since returning to action following a 618 day lay-off in June. One of three in the race for leading owner and worth a market check as post time approaches.
Encouraging efforts at Clonmel and a win at Thurles in the spring leveled out in a couple of innocuous displays at Fairyhouse and when last seen at Killarney in May. Plenty more needed in this contest.
Improving type over the larger obstacles with a win and a runner-up position in her last two starts over fences. Another of three in the race for leading owner and a likely to run well once again.
Six-race maiden over fences running well in defeat in three of his last four starts in the last month. Needs a couple to ruled but not totally dismissed.
Well held in recent starts on the Flat, the Flemensfirth mare needs to repeat the form of a couple of promising hunter chase starts in the spring to pay a role in this contest.
In good form earlier this summer running well at Limerick before winning easily at Uttoxeter over 3m on good ground. Beaten since but a return to form would not surprise.
May have needed the run on return to action in a Kilbeggan handicap chase last month when 17L adrift of the main protagonists. Needs to bounce back in a big way to have a say here.
Veteran, struggling in a number of recent starts and still having to run 5lb higher than last winning mark. Little sign of any light at the end of the tunnel.
Gallant sort who deserves a change in fortunes following a number of solid and consistent runs over fences when not beaten far but still looking for a first win. Leading player with first-time blinkers possibly the key.
Last Year's Winner
|T: M HouriganJ: Mr H D Dunne|
Demi Plie (2/1), Churchtown Glen (5/2), Riviera Sun (7/2), Father Jed (5/1), Hash Brown (5/1), Frankly All Talk (6/1), Mister Butler (12/1), Battling Spirit (14/1), Home Place (16/1), Dark Outsider (16/1), Oscar Lantern (18/1), Flirting Lesa (20/1)
- Churchtown Glen
- Demi Plie
- Father Jed
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