Solent Ridge has landed two minor handicaps under big weights in easy fashion but the handicapper has had his revenge with a 15lbs rise for his latest success and this is much tougher. SIX OF HEARTS beat Duff in a Grade 3 over the C&D in May and has competed at a high level subsequently. He's only 2lbs higher than when last scoring in a handicap and can gain the eighth victory of his career. Finicius is another who has been racing at a higher level though he hasn't won for some time and may be better over slightly further on turf. Spirit Of Xaar beat Anam Chara at Fairyhouse at the end of June and wasn't disgraced under 7lbs extra behind Bean Uasal at Tipperary subsequently. The three-year-old Brushed Aside is much better than she showed in a 6f Listed contest at Naas last time and looks a real threat back over her best trip.
Six of Hearts 33-1 (9-10) Mid-division, 6th halfway, ridden in 5th 2f out, no extra in 7th 1f out, kept on one pace, 8th of 9, 8l behind Air Chief Marshal (9-0) at Curragh 7f Grp 3 (1) gd in Jul.
Finicius (USA) 50-1 (9-7) Slowly into stride, in rear, ridden 2f out, no impression 1 1/2f out, kept on same pace final furlong into 4th, 4th of 6, 8l behind Famous Name (9-12) at Leopardstown 1m 1f Grp 3 (1) gd in Jul.
Hard Rock City (USA) 7-2 (10-0) Settled towards rear, 7th approaching straight, no threat from 2f out, 7th of 9, 7l behind Bay Knight (9-10) at Leopardstown 7f clm stks gd in Jul.
Jembatt (IRE) 12-1 (9-5) Chased leaders in centre, brought to stands' side before halfway, weakened from 2f out, eased final furlong, last of 25, well behind Invincible Ash (9-3) at Curragh 6f hcp gf in Jun.
Spirit of Xaar (IRE) 4-1 (9-10) Held up, ridden straight, moderate 6th 1 1/2f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 4th of 7, 2 1/2l behind Bean Uasal (9-2) at Tipperary 7f hcap gd in Jul.
Tarrsille (IRE) 14-1 (9-6) Towards rear for most, never a factor, 12th of 17, 12l behind Luttrell Lady (9-1) at Galway 1m hcp 60-90 gf in Jul.
Solent Ridge (IRE) 11-8fav (10-2) Always prominent, led travelling well 1 1/2f out, soon clear, easily, won at Sligo 6f hcp 47-65 gf in Jun beating Slapper (9-11) by 5l, 13 ran.
Brushed Aside 9-1 (8-12) Chased leaders in 6th on far side, ridden and weakened from 2f out, eased inside final furlong, 11th of 12, 17l behind Bewitched (9-1) at Naas 6f fll lst stks (1) gd in Jul.
Dotada (IRE) 3-1fav (9-11) Chased leaders, 6th halfway, ridden and no extra over 2f out, 12th of 13, 25l behind Dawn Eclipse (9-3) at Curragh 6f fll hcp 60-90 gd in Jul.