The lightly-raced Zarzal has shown that there is a race in him and he's by no means harshly treated for his Polytrack debut. Piece D'Or is another having her first start on the surface and she's done enough to warrant respect after a lay-off while Saint By Day gained his only success over this C&D and returned to form here two weeks ago. Melodie D'Amour is yet another having her first Polytrack start but she's done well on fast ground and was totally unsuited by heavy going last time. The assessor has raised ACUSHLADEAR 8lb for her victory over the C&D last week - her first run on the track - but she's been lightly-raced and is now making up for lost time so this presents a good opportunity for a quick double.
Keeptheboatafloat (USA) 33-1 (11-0) Chased leaders, dropped to last under 6f out, no extra from over 4f out, last of 5, well behind Pittoni (11-4) at Listowel 1m 6f am stks (4yo+) hvy in Sep.
Mctaggart (IRE) 5-1 (9-12) Prominent, 4th halfway, ridden along and brought wide early straight, no extra from over 1f out, 6th of 8, 7l behind Yellow Rock (9-0) at Leopardstown 1m 2f app hcp 50-75 sft in Jul.
Melodie D'Amour (IRE) 10-1 (10-0) 13th of 18, 31l behind Sun Disc (8-13) at Curragh 1m 2f app hcp 50-70 hvy in Sep.
Saint By Day (IRE) 6-1 (9-13) Settled towards rear, some headway early straight, kept on inside final furlong without threatening first 2, 3rd of 14, 2l behind Ancient Sands (9-8) at Dundalk 1m 3f hcp 50-70 pol.
King's Bastion (IRE) 33-1 (9-4) Always towards rear, 16th of 17, 16l behind Jills Ballet (9-6) at Curragh 7f Apprentice Handicap (50-80) (3yo+) in Sep.
Johnnys Legacy (IRE) 12-1 (9-12) Rear of mid-division, 9th halfway, never a factor, ridden and no impression under 2f out, 10th of 14, 7l behind Ancient Sands (9-8) at Dundalk 1m 3f hcp 50-70 pol.
Karkari (IRE) 8-1 (9-1) Towards rear, ridden straight, moderate 6th and kept on from over 1f out, 6th of 13, 5l behind Rambling Dancer (8-12) at Dundalk 1m 3yo stks pol in Dec.
Acushladear (IRE) 10-1 (9-7) Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, smooth headway to dispute from 2f out, ridden to lead inside final furlong and kept on best, won at Dundalk 1m 3f hcp 47-65 pol beating Homebrew (9-3) by 3/4l, 14 ran.
Legendary Times (IRE) 7-1 (9-6) In rear, steady headway to go 7th entering straight, no impression over 1f out, weakened, 8th of 18, 20l behind Sun Disc (8-13) at Curragh 1m 2f app hcp 50-70 hvy in Sep.
Zarzal (IRE) 10-1 (8-5) Tracked leaders, 5th entering straight, no impression over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 8th of 16, 6l behind Leaves You Baby (8-10) at Curragh 1m 2f app hcp 50-85 gd in Aug.
Belleau (IRE) 12-1 (9-9) Settled towards rear, 11th halfway, headway early straight, 5th 1f out, no impression inside final furlong, 5th of 14, 4 1/2l behind Ancient Sands (9-8) at Dundalk 1m 3f hcp 50-70 pol.
Piece D'or (IRE) 10-1 (9-7) Always prominent, 4th over 2f out, no impression under pressure and kept on same pace from over 1f out, 3rd of 13, 4 1/2l behind Grace And Beauty (8-12) at Killarney 1m 3yo hcp 47-70 gd in Jul.
Teajaybe (USA) 9-1 (9-2) Prominent, 3rd halfway, driven along and no extra 1 1/2f out, weakened, 7th of 15, 18l behind Dusty Trail (9-12) at Roscommon 1m 4f app hcp 50-70 sft in Sep.
Equus Ferus (IRE) 25-1 (9-9) Mid-division, 7th halfway, 5th early straight, soon no extra, 11th of 14, 7l behind Ancient Sands (9-8) at Dundalk 1m 3f hcp 50-70 pol.
Warrior Song (IRE) 16-1 (8-13) Tracked leaders, moderate 6th under 2f out, soon no impression and kept on same pace, 8th of 16, 9l behind Smoky Cloud (9-7) at Gowran Park 7f app hcp 50-75 gd in Sep.
Seavelvet (IRE) 13-2 (9-6) Tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden entering straight, no impression over 1f out, kept on same pace under pressure final furlong, 5th of 14, 2 1/2l behind Tribes And Banner (9-1) at Dundalk 1m 4f hcp 47-65 pol in Sep.
Indus Valley (IRE) 12-1 (9-8) Tracked leaders, went 5th approaching straight, close 4th 1f out, no impression and kept on same pace final furlong, 3rd of 14, 1 1/2l behind Mount Abora (9-7) at Dundalk 1m hcp 50-70 pol in Sep.