12:20 Tramore Tue 10 December 2019
Distance winner. Held in a couple of mares' contests and last of six in the Grade 3 'For Auction' novice hurdle at Navan last month. Needs to step up on recent form to play a part here.
Stepped up on summer debut when well backed winner of Listowel Bumper last month on similar ground. Will have disappointed connections on hurdling debut at Clonmel in October but one to note in the betting.
Run well on both starts to date most recently when winning by 2L in a bumper over an extended 2m at Ballinrobe on soft ground at the end of August before a dismal hurdling debut at Gowran Park when last seen in October. Others preferred.
Winner over C&D of a 2m bumper on soft to heavy ground in October beating seven rivals 1¾L. Looks a likable type on hurdling introduction.
Daughter of Sholokhov. Pleasing introduction in a Thurles mares' maiden hurdle early last month on yielding to soft ground over 2m finishing fifth of 18. More likely than some to run her race.
Daughter of Saints Des Saints out of a Villez mare. Useful form in a couple of starts in France before moving to leading connections. Likely to be popular in the market making Irish debut.
€28,000 as a three-year-old. Down the field on a disappointing debut in a Down Royal maiden hurdle last December before a more encouraging run in defeat on stable debut at Clonmel last month. Likely to make more progress.
Beaten over 120L on hurdling debut in a Gowran Park novice contest over 2m last month. Faces another difficult task here.
Needs to take a big step forward to get competitive at this level based on her three career bumper starts and a wretched hurdling debut at Limerick last month.
Daughter of Robin Des Champs pout of a Beneficial mare. Always behind on hurdling debut in a Thurles 2m maiden on soft ground last month finishing down the field beaten 65L. Others look more convincing.
Daughter of Black Sam Bellamy out of a Fly To The Stars mare. Closely related to Jubilympics winner of a bumper and a 2m5½f novice hurdle. Beaten a long way on hurdling debut at Gowran Park last month and appears easy to oppose once again.
Daughter of Stowaway out of a Saddlers' Hall mare. Bought for £150,000 as a four-year-old. Bumper winner in February and shaped well to finish third of 13 beaten 3L on hurdling debut at Fairyhouse last month. Open to more progress.
Daughter of Ask. Placed on only point-to-point start in April. Well bred and deserves closer inspection making her hurdling introduction in this contest.
Daughter of Cape Cross out of an Authorized mare. Possibly best watched on debut representing Co Waterford yard with just one win in five years.
Daughter of Yeats out of a Sinndar mare. Half-sister to Hells Babe winner on the Flat over 7f. Unseated rider at first flight on debut at Cork before finishing well down the field at Thurles last month. Looks opposable in current form.
Last Year's Winner
|Getaway Katie Mai||5||11-7||4/9|
|T: J QueallyJ: M P Walsh|
Dolcita (8/13), Telmesomethinggirl (11/4), Uisce Solas (6/1), Miss Aloud (16/1), Tune The Chello (20/1), Equilibrium (20/1), Rescue Package (28/1), Silk Worm (33/1), Cornerkova (33/1), Janet's Charm (50/1), Cantbeatlove (66/1), Yeah Babe (100/1), Samantha Sunshine (100/1), Wailing Woods (100/1), Last Return (200/1), Vue En Seine (200/1), Gimligonnabelucky (200/1), Robin Des Ruby (200/1)
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