Aidan O'Brien has had some fun with his bumper horses this year and yet another of them, Brave Hearted, is respected on his racecourse debut. Jansboy had shown very little, either in bumpers or between the flags, before a vastly improved run behind Bishops Road here in May and a repeat of that would see him difficult to beat though it's SUNDAY SERENADE who looks the one to be on. Peter Fahey's mare made her debut in a Listed contest but made no show then took a big drop in class at Down Royal where she chased home Nathans Pride. With further progress expected she can take this though both Lady Derrinlaur and Midsummer Drama are respected in a stronger than normal bumper.
Alton Bay (IRE) Pushkin gelding out of Miss Chapman.
Billie Hale (IRE) 8-1 (11-11) Waited with in mid-division, no impression into straight, kept on from 2f out, 5th of 16, 9l behind Knightsone (11-0) at Roscommon 2m N H flat sft in Jun.
Brave Hearted (IRE) Galileo gelding out of Skidmore Girl.
Buckskin Boulta (IRE) 6-1 (12-0) Chsd ldrs, 4th 6out & mstk 4out, wknd qckly aftr 3out, poor 7th 2out, to when pu bef last, in a race won by Knockanrawley (12-0) at Bartlemy 3m ire ptp sft in May, 14 ran.
Ciantowin (IRE) 25-1 (11-9) Soon mid-division, 10th before halfway, no impression and kept on same pace from over 2f out, 10th of 16, 29l behind The Mooch (11-7) at Wexford 2m 2f N H flat gf.
Jansboy 40-1 (11-7) Chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden to challenge entering straight, under pressure in 2nd 2f out, kept on same pace from over 1f out, 2nd of 14, 2 3/4l behind Bishops Road (11-9) at Killarney 2m 1f N H flat sft in May.
Patrolman (USA) Redoute's Choice gelding out of Phantom Creek.
Romeo's Bay (IRE) 33-1 (10-13) Towards rear, not fluent 2nd, no extra from after 3 out, completely tailed off, 11th of 12, well behind Usuel Smurfer (11-4) at Downpatrick 2m 6f mdn hdl gf in Jun.
Up The Hill 25-1 (11-7) Chased leaders and 8th halfway, pushed along in 6th approaching straight and soon no impression, kept on one pace, 7th of 18, 37l behind Rally (11-7) at Roscommon 2m 4f N H flat gf.
Lady Derrinlaur (IRE) 20-1 (10-9) Chased leaders, improved to 2nd halfway, ridden 3f out, kept on to lead 2f out, headed over 1f out, kept on, no extra closing stages, 4th of 14, 2 1/2l behind Lagan Canal (11-7) at Bellewstown 2m 1f N H flat gf.
Midsummer Drama (IRE) 12-1 (11-2) Soon mid-division, closer order from over 4f out, 6th before straight, no impression under pressure and kept on same pace from over 1f out, 4th of 18, 12l behind Supreme Bailerina (11-2) at Limerick 2m 4f mrs N H flat gf.
Run Sally Run (IRE) Oscar mare out of Sayce.
Sunday Serenade (IRE) 33-1 (10-7) Waited with, well off the pace, progress into 3rd over 2f out, kept on without troubling winner inside final furlong, 2nd of 17, 5l behind Nathans Pride (11-11) at Down Royal 2m N H flat gf in Jun.