Dermot Weld won this last year with Solar Verde and can take this with FASTIDIOUS, whose close second to Arbitrageur in what looked a strong maiden here earlier this month looks the best form on view. Khyber Pass has only raced at Dundalk but made a very pleasing return after a long break recently and will have come on a bundle for the run. Gun Shoot showed some promise over a mile at Navan in June and found 1m2f stretching her stamina at Down Royal nine days ago while Bitsanbobs is also dropping back in trip after showing up for much of the way over a mile at Killarney.
Bitsanbobs (IRE) 12-1 (9-10) Raced in 3rd, ridden straight, no impression from 2f out, kept on under pressure, 3rd of 9, 5l behind Crystal Kangaroo (9-5) at Killarney 1m mdn stks.
Chelsea Man (IRE) Clodovil gelding out of Fun Loving.
Nareusya (IRE) 66-1 (9-0) Never a factor, 9th of 13, 16l behind Giant Step (9-0) at Cork 1m 3yo mdn gd in Apr '11.
Fastidious 3-1fav (9-5) Led, ridden over 1f out, challenged inside final furlong and headed close home, 2nd of 16, nk behind Arbitrageur (9-2) at Gowran Park 7f mdn stks gs.
Fred Diamond (IRE) Diamond Green gelding out of Edaliya.
Jennys Lane (IRE) 40-1 (9-5) Dwelt and always behind, last of 20, well behind Something Graceful (9-0) at Leopardstown 1m 2f mdn stks gs in Aug.
Khyber Pass 8-1 (9-5) Settled behind leaders, 6th halfway, headway into 3rd 2f out, ridden 1 1/2f out, no extra 1f out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 14, 6l behind Rigoletta (9-0) at Dundalk 1m mdn stks pol.
Millie's Mate (IRE) Medecis gelding out of Howsoonisnow.
Definitely Best (IRE) 66-1 (9-4) Soon chased leaders, 6th halfway, ridden 2f out, no extra over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 4th of 16, 7l behind Arbitrageur (9-2) at Gowran Park 7f mdn stks gs.
Amy Farah Fowler (IRE) 7-1 (9-0) Settled behind leaders in 5th, ridden and no impression 2f out, kept on one pace, 6th of 8, 17l behind Troon (9-9) at Listowel 1m 3yo & 4yo mdn hvy.
Coolum (USA) Arch filly out of Tink So.
Flower Bouquet (IRE) 20-1 (9-0) Prominent, 3rd halfway, ridden early straight and dropped to 6th 2f out, no extra, 10th of 17, 15l behind Money Spider (9-0) at Naas 1m 3yo fll stks in Aug.
Gun Shoot (IRE) 4-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden in 3rd under 3f out, no extra in 6th 2f out, kept on one pace, 7th of 14, 11l behind Honour And Obey (9-0) at Down Royal 1m 2f fll mdn stks.
Iveta (IRE) 20-1 (8-9) Veered right and unseated rider leaving stalls, in a race won by Free Spin (9-5) at Dundalk 1m 3yo mdn stks pol in Aug, 12 ran.
Maria Edgeworth (IRE) 33-1 (9-0) In rear, no impression straight, 9th of 12, 11l behind Dream Applause (8-11) at Leopardstown 6f fll mdn stks gs in Aug.
So Devoted (IRE) 25-1 (8-7) Always towards rear, 11th of 14, 27l behind Rigoletta (9-0) at Dundalk 1m mdn stks pol.
Hittin'the Skids (IRE) 33-1 (9-3) Prominent, keen hold, on terms before straight, 2nd under 2f out, dropped to 4th and no extra from over 1f out, 6th of 9, 24l behind Hail (9-5) at Clonmel 1m 2f mdn stks gd.