Cottrell's only success on the Flat was over 6f while Elishpour, though twice a winner on the level in France, looks better suited to soft ground. It was also on ground with plenty of give that RAE'S CREEK landed a Ballinrobe maiden over 1m5f in May but Jessica Harrington's lightly-raced son of New Approach has performed with credit on good going and is taken to make a winning debut over timber. Idlewild was moderate in the extreme on the Flat but produced a real surprise when runner-up to McKinley on his hurdling bow at Sligo and if repeating that kind of form will be a big threat. Beautiful Ben has shown a bit of promise and could prove best of the remainder.
Authorative (IRE) 100-1 (10-9) Led, jumped left 1st and soon headed, mistake 2nd, tracked leaders in 3rd until lost place after 5th, detached before 3 out, tailed off, 7th of 8, well behind Analifet (10-6) at Fairyhouse 2m 3yo hdl Grd 3 (1) in Dec.
Cottrell 25-1 (9-10) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden early straight and soon no extra, weakened, 14th of 15, 23l behind Oor Jock (9-8) at Tipperary 7f hcp gf (flat).
Elishpour (IRE) 12-1 (11-7) Always prominent, gained narrow lead from 5th, pressed and headed 2 out, no impression when slight mistake last, dropped to 3rd and kept on same pace run-in, 3rd of 18, 6l behind Indian Icon (11-7) at Killarney 2m 1f 4yo mdn hdl in May.
Rae's Creek 10-11fav (9-7) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, 2nd 3f out, challenged 2f out, ridden to lead entering straight, kept on strongly final furlong, eased close home, won at Ballinrobe 1m 5f mdn stks sft in May beating Dalasiri (9-7) by 3 1/2l, 9 ran (flat).
Beautiful Ben (IRE) 5-1 (11-2) Rear of mid-division, ridden in 10th 3 out, no impression before straight, kept on one pace, 8th of 17, 22l behind Princess Leya (11-5) at Limerick 2m mdn hdl gs in Apr.
Daft Dave (IRE) 40-1 (10-9) Raced off pace in 5th, closer in 5th approaching 3 out, weakened in 5th 2 out, no further headway, 5th of 8, 20l behind Mckinley (11-7) at Sligo 2m 4yo mdn hdl gf.
Idlewild 33-1 (10-11) Led, challenged 2 out, under pressure entering straight, strongly pressed last, headed over 100 yards out, not match winner, 2nd of 8, 2 3/4l behind Mckinley (11-7) at Sligo 2m 4yo mdn hdl gf.
Karlidi (USA) 66-1 (10-4) Soon mid-division, 9th early, no extra 2f out, 14th of 16, 44l behind Lady Clitico (9-0) at Bellewstown 1m 4f mdn stks gd (flat).
Rufino (IRE) 16-1 (11-0) Led, slight mistake 3 out and soon headed, ridden and no impression before 2 out, 3rd of 5, 31l behind Plinth (11-7) at Ballinrobe 2m 1f 4yo hdl gd in May.
Sphereofinfluence (USA) Giants Causeway gelding out of Ashley Hall.
Tempo Mac (IRE) 25-1 (9-5) Prominent in 2nd, under pressure entering straight, no extra and weakened final 2f, 10th of 12, 25l behind Misty Lane (10-0) at Gowran Park 1m hcp 50-70 gf in Jun (flat).
Urtheoneiwant (IRE) 50-1 (10-8) Rear of mid-division, ridden after 4 out, no impression in moderate 9th entering straight, kept on one pace, 7th of 18, 27l behind Voluptueux (11-12) at Roscommon 2m mdn hdl gf.