Not much to go on in this opener and the prospect of further rain makes it even more of a lottery. THE DUKKERER was slightly disappointing last time but Kieren Fallon keeps the partnership intact and she makes more appeal than the others with experience in Toboggan Star and Geniusinrhyme. The newcomers look nothing special on breeding but Kevin Ryan's yard have a better strike rate with two-year-olds at this track than the opposition so Missouri Spirit is preferred to Maid In Rio and Les Gar Gan.
Geniusinrhyme 33-1 (9-2) Chased leaders, pushed along 3f out, well beaten over 2f out, last of 7, 31l behind Pigeon Pie (9-0) at Newcastle 5f 2yo mdn (5) gd in Apr.
Missouri Spirit Sleeping Indian gelding out of Sahariri.
Toboggan Star 25-1 (8-11) Chased leaders in 4th, ridden over 1f out, soon weakened, 8th of 13, 8l behind Azagal (8-11) at Carlisle 6f 2yo mdn aut (5) gd.
Les Gar Gan (IRE) Iffraaj filly out of Story.
Maid In Rio (IRE) Captain Rio filly out of Silver Whale.
The Dukkerer (IRE) 3-1 (8-10) Chased leaders, headway halfway, ridden over 1f out, kep ton same pace, 5th of 8, 5l behind Oyster (8-4) at Ripon 6f 2yo flls mdn auc stks (5) gf.