The performance of BANJAXED GIRL when runner-up to Askanna in a Grade 3 at Fairyhouse eclipses anything produced by these rivals and if she can run up to that form she should take this with few problems. Definite Class has been a bit unfortunate not to have won over fences and it's possible the better ground here could bring about some improvement but the main danger looks to be Annie Other, who made a very promising debut over fences Behind Character Actor at Tramore. Mayo Mystique has also been going well in similar company and it would be no shock to see him in the shake-up.
Annie Other (IRE) 2-1fav (11-5) Chased leaders, slight mistake 3rd, closed to track leaders 4 out, travelling well and on terms approaching 2 out, in front when mistake 2 out, quickly headed, rallied before last where slight mistake, no extra and kept on same pace run-in, 2nd of 15, 3l behind Character Actor (11-12) at Tramore 2m beg chase gd in Apr.
Avralan (IRE) 16-1 (10-12) Towards rear, mistake 4th, no impression from 4 out, 7th of 15, 42l behind De Dodger (11-5) at Cork 2m 4f beg chase gd in Apr.
Ballymac's Present (IRE) 20-1 (11-2) Chased leaders, slight mistake 4th, no extra from 5 out, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Belle Brook (11-7) at Cork 2m 4f mrs beg chs hvy in Jan, 9 ran.
Banjaxed Girl 13-2 (10-11) Prominent, 3rd halfway, 2nd 7 out, disputed briefly 3 out, ridden in 2nd entering straight, kept on same pace under pressure from 2 out, 2nd of 10, 1 1/4l behind Askanna (10-11) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f mares chs Grd 3 (1) gs in Apr.
Definite Class (IRE) 7-4fav (10-13) Waited with behind leaders, mistake 10th, a little slow next, dropped to 5th 4 out, soon no impression under pressure, kept on into 3rd run-in, 3rd of 6, 7l behind Carrigeen Lechuga (10-11) at Thurles 3m mrs nov chs (5yo+) in Feb.
Gerdalia (IRE) 20-1 (11-4) Chased leaders, 4th before straight, no extra and pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Saint Gervais (11-7) at Cork 2m hcp hdl 8Evens23 in Apr, 14 ran.
Lisrose (IRE) 66-1 (10-12) Led and disputed, clear of remainder, reduced lead 5th, headed and weakened from before straight, 14th of 15, well behind Mae's Choice (11-2) at Punchestown 2m 2f hdl G3 (1) hvy in Apr.
Mayo Mystique (IRE) 7-1 (11-0) Led and disputed, mistake 6 out, soon headed, remained prominent, on terms before 2 out, soon led, clear approaching last where reduced lead, headed and kept on without matching winner run-in, 2nd of 13, 1 1/4l behind Headford Flyer (11-12) at Wexford 2m 3f beg chase gf in Apr.
Moncherie (IRE) 10-1 (11-5) Prominent, 4th approaching straight, soon no impression and kept on same pace, 4th of 10, 12l behind Byerley Bear (11-12) at Cork 2m beg chase sft in Apr.
Never A Secret (IRE) 33-1 (11-0) Mid-division, 7th 4 out, no impression from next, 6th of 13, 22l behind Golden Sunbird (11-0) at Limerick 2m 3f beg chs sft in Nov.
Not De Mama (IRE) 25-1 (10-12) Always behind, pulled up before last, in a race won by Cnoc Seoda (10-12) at Cork 3m Amateur Maiden Hurdle (5yo+) gd in Apr, 19 ran.
One Back For Luck (IRE) 6-4fav (11-0) Soon chased leaders, closed from 4 out, soon 3rd, slightly short of room before straight, attempting to challenge when hit rail run-in, no impression and kept on same pace after, 2nd of 10, 4l behind Dreadnot (11-5) at Kilbeggan 3m hdl gf in May '10.
Queen Of Cool (IRE) 25-1 (10-2) Chased leaders on inner, 7th halfway, no extra from early straight, tailed off, 9th of 18, well behind Carrigmartin (10-11) at Cork 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-140 gd in Apr.
Unconditional (IRE) 14-1 (10-12) Towards rear, fell 4 out, in a race won by Byerley Bear (11-12) at Cork 2m beg chase sft in Apr, 10 ran.
Alabama Baby (IRE) 20-1 (11-6) Towards rear for most, moderate 10th and no impression 3 out, kept on one pace, 6th of 14, well behind Jamsie Hall (11-7) at Downpatrick 2m 7f hts chs gf in May '11.