12:30 Naas Sat 9 November 2019
In good form in the spring but needs to bounce back from two below par performances at Galway and Listowel in August and September. Not without a chance on the best of his form but something to prove at this level..
Two wins and two second placings from four starts over hurdles for this French import; needs to settle better and improve his jumping but may still have the class to be one of the leading contenders.
Had useful form in France over hurdles before overreaching in class when well beaten in Grade 1 event at Chepstow at the end of last year; this more his level and level of market support will be interesting on reappearance.
Won well on his reappearance in August at Tramore before competent performance at Listowel last time out; needs to show much more to get competitive but should run his race.
Flat winner in France and made an encouraging start for this yard when only narrowly denied by Sir Erec at Christmas; well beaten when stepped up in class at Leopardstown and Cheltenham subsequently; interesting contender at this level.
Won Grade 3 fillies handicap hurdle at Cheltenham in April and won again at Down Royal in June. Bit below-par three starts since and wouldn't want the ground to ease any further.
Consistent filly who impressed when winning last time out at Wexford (2m4f, heavy); more needed at this level but looks on the upgrade and certainly one to consider.
Last Year's Winner
|T: G P CromwellJ: M P Walsh|
Tiger Tap Tap (2/1), Quartz Du Rheu (11/4), Gardens of Babylon (4/1), Surin (9/2), Havingagoodtime (14/1), Arverne (20/1), Blackhillsofdakota (33/1)
- Quartz Du Rheu
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