Aidan O'Brien has been successful in this sphere already this season and Draco is one to keep an eye on as he's bred to be a decent jumper. Harvey Logan is out of a mare from a very strong jumping family and has to be of interest for Noel Meade and Nina Carberry. GUNS AND MALT started favourite on his debut in what looked a strong Punchestown bumper won by Yes Sir Brian and though beaten he showed enough to suggest a race of this type is within his capabilities.
Broadly Speaking (IRE) 11-2 (11-4) Mid-division, ridden in 7th 3f out, soon no impression, 7th of 14, 27l behind Le Vent D'Antan (11-4) at Leopardstown 2m 4yo nhf hvy in Jan.
Draco Hernando gelding out of Easibrook Jane.
Give A Hoot (IRE) Bach gelding out of Miss Information.
Guns And Malt (IRE) 9-4fav (11-0) Chased leader in 2nd, ridden to lead briefly 2f out, soon headed, under pressure in 3rd 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 3rd of 9, 2 1/2l behind Yes Sir Brian (11-7) at Punchestown 2m 4yo nhf hvy in Feb.
Harvey Logan (IRE) Saffron Walden gelding out of Baie Barbara.
Keeffes Well Kayf Tara gelding out of Dancing Pearl.
Onwiththeparty Sir Harry Lewis gelding out of Kentford Fern.
Tiankeng (IRE) Tiger Hill gelding out of Tabita.
Waxies Dargle Sakhee gelding out of Cup Of Love.
Wisty (IRE) Cloudings gelding out of Alpine Message.
Borussia (IRE) Big Bad Bob filly out of Dusseldorf.
Miss Mardan (IRE) Fruits Of Love filly out of Soignee.