There are some nice types here and newcomer Lockstockandbarrel has to be on the short-list for the champion trainer. Winning point-to-pointer On Your Eoin should be winning soon while Vigil made a promising debut behind a much more experienced rival at Fairyhouse on New Year's Day. VOLVALIEN couldn't quite get to Silver Concorde here over christmas but the winner looks a bit special and Philip Fenton's charge can make enough progress to go one better. There are some nice-looking newcomers involved with John Kiely's Icelip one to note in the betting.
Cornahilt Joe (IRE) 25-1 (11-11) Tracked leaders, 4th over 2f out, soon no impression, kept on one pace, 3rd of 11, 18l behind Milsean (11-12) at Navan 2m N H flat sft in Jan.
Icelip (IRE) Urban Ocean gelding out of Naivity.
On Your Eoin (IRE) 10-3 (12-0) Soon mid-division, 7th halfway, improved to challenge in 2nd 3f out, gained narrow lead 2f out, marginally headed 1f out, kept on well to press winner but no impression closing stages, 2nd of 12, 1 3/4l behind Killultagh Vic (11-12) at Naas 2m 3f N H flat sft in Jan.
Bohilla (IRE) Old Vic gelding out of Stromboli.
Fine Article (IRE) Definite Article gelding out of Finemar Lady.
Gladiator King (IRE) Dylan Thomas gelding out of Sheer Bliss.
Grey Messenger (IRE) 25-1 (11-4) Tracked leaders and 3rd halfway, 2nd 6f out, pushed along and weakened quickly entering straight, 13th of 14, 33l behind Lieutenant Colonel (11-0) at Punchestown 2m 4yo nhf in Nov.
King Leon (IRE) 7-2 (11-4) Tracked leader in 2nd, led 7f out, ridden early straight and headed 1f out, soon no extra in 4th, dropped to 5th near line, 5th of 8, 10l behind Silver Concorde (12-0) at Leopardstown 2m NH flat sft in Dec.
Lockstockandbarrel (IRE) Flemensfirth gelding out of Omas Lady.
Princely Conn (IRE) 6-1 (11-5) Towards rear, 8th before straight, soon no impression, ridden to chase leaders 1f out, ran on without threatening, 4th of 9, 8l behind Windsor Park (11-12) at Leopardstown 2m N H flat in Jan.
Vigil (IRE) 6-4fav (11-12) Tracked leaders in 4th, went 2nd 2f out but soon no impression on winner, ridden and kept on inside final furlong,, 2nd of 8, 2 3/4l behind Cillian's Return (11-7) at Fairyhouse 2m N H flat in Jan.
Volvalien (FR) 7-2 (11-6) Tracked leaders in 3rd, closer approaching straight and 2nd 2f out, soon ridden and no impression on winner inside final furlong, kept on same pace, 2nd of 8, 4l behind Silver Concorde (12-0) at Leopardstown 2m NH flat sft in Dec.
Harbour Pearl (IRE) 33-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, no extra approaching straight, 6th of 12, well behind Killultagh Vic (11-12) at Naas 2m 3f N H flat sft in Jan.
Its Who You Are (IRE) 150-1 (10-6) Held up in last, ridden and weakened 5 out, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Mala Beach (11-8) at Gowran Park 3m hdl G2 (1) in Jan, 8 ran.