12:25 Fairyhouse Sat 30 November 2019
Not finished out of the placings in any of her last five starts, winning two of them, and she is a definite contender given her consistency. The weight she has to give away to Isle Of Destiny is of concern though given how closely matched they are.
Followed-up comfortable chase debut success at Navan (2m4f; good) when runner-up at Clonmel to Tintangle. Had Moskovite six-and-a-half length back in fourth. Must confirm that form but she is a major player if doing so.
Doesn't hold an overly attractive profile, and she looks vulnerable to improvers. Can't be recommended on the basis of her most recent effort when never going and subsequently pulled-up at Down Royal (2m; soft).
Off the mark over fences at the first attempt when winning at Sligo in September. Unable to back that up when a below-par fourth of four at Clonmel (2m2f; soft) last month. Needs to bounce back but is unexposed over fences.
Only 1-12 over fences, but she has been set some stiff tasks, as shown when she was last of five to Footpad at Thurles (2m6f; soft) last week. This is a major drop in grade. Player if coping with quick turnaround.
Shed maiden status at the second attempt when successful at Tramore (2m; soft to heavy) last in month. Finished behind Five After Midnight who she was conceding 12lb to when the pair met. On much more favourable terms now.
Makes return from 116-day absence. Yet to win in three starts over fences, but has gone close to doing so on each occasion. 12lb better off with Demi Plie who she finished just a half-length second to on chase debut earlier in the year.
Last Year's Winner
|T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell|
Moskovite (7/4), Ask Heather (9/4), The Caddy Rose (11/2), Demi Plie (10/1), Mrs Lovett (10/1), Isle Of Destiny (10/1), Oh Me Oh My (14/1), Fiveaftermidnight (16/1)
- The Caddy Rose
- Isle Of Destiny
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