Dazzlers Day makes his handicap debut over fences and has yet to prove he stays this far but it's no problem for the veteran Kilbane River, who likes it around here. PONMEWORD is only moderate and ran a shocker when favourite at Thurles but he'd won two of his previous three and was unlucky in the other and will be difficult to beat in that kind of form. Kilcara Boy has never won over fences and was a long way behind the selection here on St Stephens Day.
Toomdeely (IRE) 16-1 (10-11) Tracked leader in 2nd, disputed briefly after 6th, slow and headed next, soon dropped to rear and pulled up after 4 out, in a race won by Lookoutnow (11-7) at Gowran Park 2m 4f hcp chs 0-123 hvy in Jan, 13 ran.
Karinga Queen (IRE) 10-1 (10-7) Towards rear when badly hampered 6th, behind when pulled up after next, in a race won by Lookoutnow (11-7) at Gowran Park 2m 4f hcp chs 0-123 hvy in Jan, 13 ran.
Rickardstown (IRE) 33-1 (9-10) Led and disputed, headed 8th, disputed again briefly 12th, 3rd and mistake 4 out, soon weakened, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Spot The Boss (9-10) at Punchestown 3m 4f hcp chs hvy in Feb, 10 ran.
Killcara Boy 9-2 (11-12) Slight mistake 2nd, soon tracked leaders, moderate 4th before straight, soon no impression, moderate 3rd before last, kept on, 2nd of 13, 17l behind Zekarya (11-12) at Limerick 2m 3f beg chase hvy in Jan.
Cherrys Son (IRE) 20-1 (11-4) Soon towards rear, never a factor, 12th of 15, well behind Kashline (11-1) at Punchestown 2m 6f mdn hdl hvy in Feb.
Dazzlers Day (FR) 11-2 (11-9) Led, slight mistake 3rd, ridden and headed entering straight, soon no extra, 3rd and one paced from 2 out, 3rd of 10, 25l behind Gallant Oscar (11-7) at Clonmel 2m 4f beg chase.
Kilbane River (IRE) 10-1 (10-6) Chased leaders, no extra from 2 out (normal 4 out), 6th of 8, well behind Valley Of Thrushes (9-10) at Limerick 2m 6f Handicap Chase (0-123) (10yo+) hvy in Dec.
Ponmeword (IRE) 9-4fav (11-6) Held up towards rear early, mid-division halfway, headway into 5th 4 out, ridden in moderate 3rd and no impression before straight, kept on one pace, mistake last, weakened run-in, 5th of 15, well behind Letterlee Star (10-2) at Thurles 2m 5f hcp chs 0-102 hvy in Feb.
Evesham Star (IRE) 14-1 (11-5) Soon towards rear, never a factor, 5th of 11, 46l behind Unoccupied (11-12) at Tramore 2m 5f beg chs hvy in Dec.
Tailors Hill (IRE) 20-1 (10-9) Soon disputed lead, ridden before straight, soon headed and no extra, 6th of 10, 40l behind Ponmeword (10-6) at Limerick 2m 3f hcp chs 0-109 hvy in Dec.
Borolee (IRE) 25-1 (9-10) Towards rear, some progress into 8th 4 out, no impression from next, 7th of 14, 41l behind Wise Oscar (10-8) at Navan 3m hcp chs 0-123 sft.
Knock Beauty (IRE) 25-1 (11-5) Towards rear when fell 8th, in a race won by Tipped Up Harry (11-12) at Clonmel 2m 4f beg chase in Feb, 14 ran.