LORD JIM was on a mark of 78 when scoring at Bellewstown in July but hasn't done as well since though he's 6lb lower and could be the one to beat in a tight handicap. He was just behind Gun Shoot in a Gowran claimer last time but is greatly favoured by the weights here. Brinestine has only been raised 3lb for making all at Navan and has to be considered along with Daigreen, who has twice found a mile too short after completing a double over this trip at Ballinrobe. California Rose looks the main threat as she scored twice over a mile in mid-summer and has been given a break since finding 7f just too short at Gowran.
Jeremy's Girl (IRE) 20-1 (8-4) Led, ridden 2f out, challenged 1f out, headed final 150 yards, lost 2nd close home, 4th of 8, 4l behind Declaration Of War (9-2) at Curragh 1m 2f stks in Sep.
Brinestine (USA) 5-1 (9-5) Made virtually all, edged clear under 2f out, kept on well under pressure inside final furlong, won at Navan 1m 2f 3yo mdn beating Exact (9-5) by 3/4l, 7 ran.
Lord Jim (IRE) 9-2 (9-3) Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, 4th straight, soon ridden to challenge, 2nd and every chance from over 1f out, no extra when checked close home, 3rd of 11, 1 1/2l behind Empresario (9-10) at Gowran Park 1m 1f 3yo clm gd.
Gun Shoot (IRE) 20-1 (8-6) Mid-division on inner, 7th halfway, progress 2f out, 3rd and kept on inside final furlong, 2nd near finish, 2nd of 11, 1l behind Empresario (9-10) at Gowran Park 1m 1f 3yo clm gd.
Starstruck (IRE) 8-1 (9-0) Mid-division early, towards rear halfway, ridden into 6th 2f out, 5th 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 4th of 12, 6l behind Precious Stone (9-0) at Dundalk 1m mdn fll stks pol in Sep.
Daigreen (IRE) 7-1 (9-7) In touch, 6th halfway, progress 2 1/2f out, 3rd 2f out, moderate 2nd and no impression straight, 2nd of 15, 7l behind Cairdiuil (9-4) at Galway 1m stks hvy in Sep.
California Rose 10-1 (9-6) Mid-division, ridden into 7th on outer 2f out, stayed on into 3rd 1f out, challenged inside final furlong, drifted left and just held close home, 3rd of 16, hd behind Red Sea Poll (8-11) at Gowran Park 7f hcp 47-65 gs in Sep.
Solar Heat (IRE) 14-1 (8-11) Prominent, moderate 3rd and ridden entering straight, weakened from 2f out, 14th of 19, 33l behind King of Dudes (9-1) at Navan 1m 2f hcp 55-80.
Rhiannon (IRE) 5-2fav (8-10) Held up in rear, ridden and no impression straight, 11th of 14, 8l behind Atmospheric High (9-9) at Dundalk 1m 3f hcp 47-65 pol in Jul.
Akuna Magic (IRE) 28-1 (9-0) Always towards rear, 14th of 18, 17l behind Love Is The Key (9-0) at Fairyhouse 6f mdn stks hvy in Sep.