Karl Burke sends Odeliz over from Yorkshire and the Longchamp Listed winner will enjoy the conditions more than most. WANNABE BETTER took some time to lose her maiden tag but ended the last campaign in excellent form winning three times including twice in Listed class. She had Euphrasia behind at Naas in October and is only 2lb worse off so should confirm the form and take this. Three-year-olds have a very good record and Aidan O'Brien has chosen Dance With Another She had today's rival Achnaha almost a length behind off levels here last October but the latter, along with Dermot Weld's Naas winner Vote Often, has to be respected with her allowances.
Euphrasia (IRE) 13-2 (9-7) Soon led and made most, pushed along to assert 2f out, kept on well inside final furlong, comfortably, won at Leopardstown 1m 2f Listed stks (1) sft in Oct beating Tarana (8-11) by 2 1/2l, 10 ran.
Akira (IRE) 25-1 (9-0) Rear of mid-division, 7th under 4f out, no impression and kept on same pace from under 2f out, 6th of 10, 7l behind Sruthan (9-3) at Tipperary 7f Grp 3 (1) in Oct.
Asgardella (IRE) 9-2 (8-10) Towards rear, headway to lead 2f out, ridden and edged right final furlong, stayed on, won at Pontefract 1m 2f hcp 0-85 (4) hvy in Oct beating Hydrant (8-12) by 3l, 10 ran.
Indigo Lady (8-12) 10th of 14, 9l behind Narniyn (8-12) at Chantilly(FR) 1m 2f 3yo stk sft in Oct.
Majenta (IRE) 10-1 (8-6) Settled in rear of mid-division, some headway approaching straight, pushed along and no impression under 2f out, kept on one pace, 9th of 18, 7l behind Sir Ector (9-7) at Leopardstown 1m 6f hcp sft in Nov.
Morga (IRE) 14-1 (9-9) Mid-division, headway early straight and went 2nd 150 yards out, kept on well without troubling winner, 2nd of 14, 1 3/4l behind Castle Guest (9-8) at Leopardstown 1m 2f hcp sft in Nov.
Odeliz (IRE) (8-8) 4th of 11, 2 1/4l behind Frine (8-8) at Toulouse(FR) 1m 2f Grp 3 sft in Nov.
Pop Art (IRE) 33-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders and 5th halfway, pushed along and headway early straight, 2nd 1f out, soon no impression in 3rd and kept on one pace, 3rd of 16, 4l behind Francis Of Assisi (9-5) at Leopardstown 7f Listed stks (1) sft in Nov.
Wannabe Better (IRE) 10-1 (9-3) Tracked leaders and 7th halfway, came wide towards stands' side in straight, soon ridden and headway into 2nd 2f out, led over 1f out and kept on well inside final furlong, won at Naas 1m fll lst stks (1) sft in Oct beating Mizzava (9-0) by 2 1/2l, 12 ran.
Achnaha (IRE) 20-1 (8-12) Chased leaders in 4th, headway approaching straight and ridden to go 2nd 2f out, soon no impression on winner and kept on same pace final furlong, 2nd of 5, 7l behind Mekong River (9-3) at Leopardstown 1m 1f 2yo lst stk (1) sft in Nov.
Dance With Another (IRE) 3-1 (9-0) Tracked leader in 2nd and pushed along to lead 2f out, kept on well under pressure inside final furlong, won at Curragh 1m 2yo fll mdn gd in Oct beating Achnaha (9-0) by 3/4l, 14 ran.
Vote Often 10-1 (9-0) Tracked leader in 2nd, led 2f out and ridden over 1f out, stayed on strongly to assert final 150 yards, won at Naas 7f 2yo fll mdn sft in Oct beating Beyond Brilliance (9-0) by 4 1/2l, 9 ran.