13:10 Clonmel Thu 5 December 2019
Without success in seven starts over hurdles, hitting the frame on a couple of occasions. Well held in a couple of starts over a variety of trips since October and others preferred.
One from 11 starts over hurdles the daughter of Oscar has had more misses than hits since landing a gamble on heavy ground in April 2018. Pulled up when last seen in March and others appear more convincing.
Tailed off in all three starts in maiden hurdles earlier in the year before finishing half-way down the field of a 18-runner contest at Thurles on handicap debut. Not in the form required to play a part.
Yet to hit the frame in six wretched efforts over hurdles. Not seen since September and hard to be confident of improving at present.
Sixth of 17 beaten 20L on handicap hurdle debut at Down Royal on St Stephens day last year before a similasr dismal effort at Fairyhouse when last seen in January. Unlikely to play a part in the finish here.
Has been running respectably over fences and much better treated over hurdles. Not out of it in first-time cheekpieces now racing 3lb below last winning mark.
Has shown hints of ability in a number of starts since the turn of the year over hurdles and the larger obstacles but well held when beaten 47L on last start in a Fairyhouse mares' handicap hurdle in April. Lively outsider.
Yet to hit the frame in seven grave starts over hurdles. First time blinkers unlikely to bring about the required amount of progression needed to land a blow here.
Mare of limited ability based on 14-race winless sequence over timber. First-time cheekpieces unlikely to produce the required amount of development needed.
Eight-race maiden produced a career best effort when finishing fourth of 16 over C&D last month. Needs to improve on that performance again but worthy of consideration.
17-race maiden well held in a couple of starts in the spring and on return to action at Fairyhouse last month. Hasn't looked a winner in waiting and is easily opposed again.
Yet to make frame in 10 starts over timber. Makes little appeal based on what the gelding has shown for connections so far.
11-race maiden is struggling to make any impact over hurdles but posted a career best effort finishing fifth of 16 at Fairyhouse last month over 2m4½f on soft/heavy ground. More needed.
Last Year's Winner
|T: J J HanlonJ: D P Holden|
Sea Scorpion (5/1), Pino Boy (5/1), Capture The Action (6/1), Crack On Corrie (7/1), Mlily (7/1), Costalita (8/1), Farranreigh (10/1), My Lovely Boy (10/1), Fourina (12/1), Dubheen (14/1), Difficult Decision (14/1), Klassy Kay (25/1), Boston Babe (25/1), Alianome (66/1)
- Crack On Corrie
- Capture The Action
- Sea Scorpion
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