ESYTOPOLISHADIMOND had a bit in hand when scoring from House Limit a couple of weeks ago and is handed the vote, despite a 7lb rise, as he's really found his form. Furacano, who was having just her sixth start, showed good speed to finish a close fifth and is entitled to get closer. Gold Falcon and Maundy Money both ran well behind Stoichkov earlier this month and have to be considered despite their big weights along with Lord Kenmare, who didn't get the clearest of runs in that latter race.
Gold Falcon (IRE) 9-2fav (9-10) In rear, 11th entering straight, soon ridden, 7th 1f out, kept on without threatening, 5th of 13, 2l behind Stoichkhov (8-4) at Dundalk 1m hcp 47-65 pol.
Maundy Money 11-2 (9-11) Chased leaders, 5th entering straight, soon ridden, kept on same pace, 4th of 13, 1 3/4l behind Stoichkhov (8-4) at Dundalk 1m hcp 47-65 pol.
Lord Kenmare (USA) 8-1 (9-4) In rear, ridden 2f out, 6th 1f out, kept on same pace, 5th of 7, 2 1/2l behind Fairylike (9-2) at Dundalk 1m app hcp pol.
Furacano (IRE) 16-1 (9-2) Chased leaders and took keen hold early, ridden in 4th 2f out, disputed lead briefly 1f out, soon headed and no extra, 5th of 14, 2 1/2l behind Esytopolishadimond (9-0) at Dundalk 1m hcp 47-65 pol.
Waterloo Sunrise (IRE) 14-1 (9-4) Towards rear, kept on same pace straight, 13th of 14, 17l behind Mad For Road (8-8) at Dundalk 1m 4f hcp 47-65 pol.
Esytopolishadimond (IRE) 11-2 (9-0) In rear, progress into 11th and ridden 2f out, 5th 1f out, stayed on well to lead inside final furlong, won at Dundalk 1m hcp 47-65 pol beating House Limit (8-12) by 1 1/4l, 14 ran.
Khelino (IRE) 13-2 (9-6) Rear of mid-division, ridden entering straight, kept on same pace from 2f out, 9th of 13, 3 1/2l behind Stoichkhov (8-4) at Dundalk 1m hcp 47-65 pol.
Perfect Surprise (IRE) 20-1 (9-8) Led early, chased leader in 2nd, ridden and no extra early straight, weakened, 11th of 13, 13l behind Alvar (9-2) at Dundalk 1m hcp 47-65 pol in Jan.
Punches Pious (IRE) 20-1 (9-5) Towards rear for most, never a factor, 10th of 14, 7l behind Cookie Crumbles (8-8) at Dundalk 7f hcp 47-65 pol in Feb.
Indian Arch (USA) 12-1 (9-3) Prominent, ridden in 2nd 2f out, soon weakened, 11th of 14, 12l behind Shabra Emperor (9-8) at Dundalk 1m 3f hcp 47-65 pol.
House Limit (IRE) 16-1 (8-12) Mid-division on inner, ridden in 6th 2f out, 3rd 1f out, kept on final furlong, 2nd of 14, 1 1/4l behind Esytopolishadimond (9-0) at Dundalk 1m hcp 47-65 pol.
Crowned Supreme (IRE) 20-1 (8-11) Slowly into stride, raced on far side, kept on same pace from under 2f out, 12th of 13, 15l behind Drinmoy Lad (8-12) at Cork 5f hcp 47-65 hvy in Oct.
Rockin N Reelin (USA) 28-1 (8-10) Always towards rear, 15th of 18, 25l behind Xsquared (8-10) at Fairyhouse 1m 2f hcp 47-65 gf in Jun.
Yellow Road (IRE) 20-1 (8-10) Prominent, tracked leader in 2nd halfway, ridden and weakened early straight, 9th of 12, 19l behind Alvar (9-12) at Dundalk 1m hcp 47-65 pol in Feb.
Chebona Bula 5-1fav (9-12) Soon mid-division on inner, lost place after halfway, soon no impression, 12th of 13, 33l behind Forest Minx (9-5) at Tramore 1m 4f hcp 47-65 gf in Jun.