Aidan O'Brien's King Leon has been looking one-paced but Clounts Meadows made a bright start in a bumper on this track in December and looks certain to make progress. Sub Lieutenant was narrowly beaten in two bumpers last month and it will be a surprise if he's not in the frame while Badgerfort reverts to a bumper after showing promise in two runs over timber. STARRY KNIGHT wasn't fancied on his debut here last month but produced a fine performance to chase home the odds-on Killer Crow and looks the one to be on.
Alwasey (IRE) 40-1 (11-4) Rear of mid-division, pushed along before halfway and behind when pulled up before 5 out, in a race won by Urano (11-12) at Thurles 2m 6f mdn hdl hvy in Jan, 18 ran.
Badgerfort (IRE) 8-1 (11-12) Mid-division, slight mistake 3rd, ridden in 8th 3 out, no impression next, 7th last, kept on same pace run-in, 5th of 15, 9l behind Cracking Chap (11-12) at Navan 2m mdn hdl sft in Mar.
Balinaboola Prince (IRE) 20-1 (12-0) In rear, pushed along in 9th approaching straight, no extra from 2f out, weakened, tailed off, 7th of 10, well behind Fine Article (12-0) at Gowran Park 2m N H flat hvy in Mar.
Captain Hox (IRE) 16-1 (11-7) Chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden to challenge under 2f out, disputed briefly 1 1/2f out, 2nd over 1f out, no chance with winner, kept on same pace, 2nd of 12, 8l behind Measureofmydreams (12-0) at Navan 2m N H flat in Mar.
Clounts Meadows (IRE) 16-1 (11-7) Always prominent, 2nd under 3f out, no impression 1f out, kept on same pace, 2nd of 18, 5l behind Montys Meadow (11-9) at Cork 2m N H flat sft in Dec.
Dakota Fred (IRE) Mr Dinos gelding out of Sweet Dee.
Hash Brown (IRE) 12-1 (11-4) Chased leaders, impeded 3 out, 3rd before straight, soon 2nd, 3rd again and no impression last, no extra and kept on same pace run-in, 6th of 18, 7l behind Bonzo Bing (11-1) at Clonmel 2m mdn hdl in Mar.
Honest Rodge (IRE) 50-1 (11-12) Always towards rear, behind when pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Sonny B (11-12) at Cork 2m 4f mdn hdl hvy in Mar, 23 ran.
King Leon (IRE) 20-1 (11-11) Soon raced in remote 7th, some headway in 6th 3 out, no impression and kept on same pace from before last, 5th of 17, 15l behind Katie T (11-4) at Naas 2m mdn hdl in Feb.
Lord Valentine 25-1 (11-0) Took keen hold and soon led, joined from after 6f, headed 2f out, soon no impression and no extra from over 1f out,, 6th of 9, 17l behind Martello Tower (11-11) at Fairyhouse 2m N H flat sft.
New World 9-1 (12-0) Held up, 9th halfway, ridden into 6th 2f out, 3rd and no impression on leaders 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 3rd of 11, 7l behind Noble Emperor (11-7) at Navan 2m N H flat sft in Mar.
Night Moon (IRE) 25-1 (11-7) Led, joined after 6f, headed approaching halfway, remained prominent, 2nd 5f out, dropped to moderate 6th and no impression approaching straight, 5th of 13, 32l behind Tell Us More (12-0) at Gowran Park 2m 2f N H flat sft in Mar.
Starry Knight (IRE) 16-1 (12-0) Took keen hold in rear, closer order in 8th approaching straight, chased leaders from under 3f out, kept on without troubling winner inside final furlong to go 2nd closing stages, 2nd of 12, 4 1/2l behind Killer Crow (12-0) at Cork 2m N H flat hvy in Mar.
Sub Lieutenant (IRE) 11-4 (11-9) Settled towards rear, progress approaching straight and ridden to challenge under 2f out, under pressure and no impression on winner inside final furlong, 2nd of 10, 1 1/4l behind Fine Article (12-0) at Gowran Park 2m N H flat hvy in Mar.
Thanks In Advance (IRE) Evens (11-9) Last & ww, 6th frm 8th, rddn aftr 4out, prog in 3rd, mstk 3out, 3l 2nd aftr 2out, no impr, lft disputing, hmprd last, ko, 2nd of 8, 4l behind Arden Denis (11-9) at Affane 3m ire ptp in Nov.
Thekingofconnemara (IRE) 20-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders, 7th 3 out, ridden in 8th when mistake next, moderate 7th entering straight, moderate 4th at last, stayed on well run-in to go 3rd close home, 3rd of 15, 3l behind Is Love Alive (11-11) at Leopardstown 2m 4f mdn hdl sft in Mar.
Undressed (FR) Lost World gelding out of Latitude.
Our Alana (IRE) 8-1 (11-11) Mid div, mstk 1st, prog in 3rd 8th, 2nd 6out, cl 6th when mstk 3out, wknd & to when pu bef 2out, in a race won by Jenmarie (11-11) at Tallow 3m ire ptp in Feb, 17 ran.
Redhotandcool (IRE) 66-1 (11-0) Always towards rear, ridden 6f out, soon no impression and weakened, tailed off, last of 11, well behind Patsio (11-9) at Limerick 2m N H flat.
Sarah Lassie (IRE) 100-1 (10-4) Towards rear, ridden and no impression 4 out, fell 2 out, in a race won by Prince Of Lombardy (11-4) at Thurles 2m mdn hdl hvy in Mar, 17 ran.