This looks very tight with only Borussia looking to have plenty to do. Elsie has a double penalty for her victories at Punchestown and Roscommon but she was impressive last time and will take some beating. However, BEACH OF FALESA, who was 8l behind her in the first of those races, has made good progress subsequently and easily reversed form with Ellaway Rose, who had also finished in front of her that day, at Wexford last time so she's handed the vote. Fourni has been running reasonably well on the Flat since completing a double in a bumper and a maiden hurdle and though Ourbeautifuldream hasn't run since August she'll love the fast ground and has plenty of decent form to her credit. Well Tuned is becoming expensive to follow and once again looked one-paced at Kilbeggan last week.
Elsie (IRE) 5-2 (11-7) Chased leader, mainly 2nd, improved to lead entering straight, pressed briefly 3 out, asserted before 2 out, slight mistake last, easily, won at Roscommon 2m 4f nh nov hdl gf beating Dancing Roe (11-7) by 6l, 4 ran.
Beach Of Falesa (IRE) 11-4fav (11-7) Tracked leaders and took keen hold, 3rd 3 out, travelling well in close 3rd at last, improved to lead under 2f out, soon ridden clear, stayed on well, comfortably, won at Wexford 2m 2f mares mdn hdl beating Ellaway Rose (10-13) by 5l, 16 ran.
Fourni (IRE) 33-1 (11-5) Soon mid-division, not fluent 2nd, improved 2 out, 4th before straight, challenged travelling smoothly from before last where on terms when slightly slow, led run-in, quickened well to draw clear closing stages, won at Punchestown 2m mdn hdl gd in May beating Marchese Marconi (11-12) by 4 1/2l, 24 ran.
Borussia (IRE) 20-1 (10-11) Chased leaders, moderate 6th halfway, mistakes 4 out and 3 out, soon ridden and no impression, under pressure but closer in 6th 2 out, no impression before last, kept on one pace, 4th of 20, 11l behind Cillian's Return (11-12) at Tipperary 2m mdn hdl in May.
Ourbeautifuldream (IRE) 5-6fav (11-0) Tracked leaders, slight mistake 6 out, under pressure in 4th before straight, struggling when not much room before 2 out, kept on same pace from before last, 4th of 10, 4l behind Go Deimhin (11-2) at Cork 2m 4f mares mdn hdl gd in Aug.
Well Tuned (IRE) 7-4 (11-7) Mid-division, closer in 4th before 2 out, improved into 2nd and ridden before last flight, no impression closing stages and kept on same pace, 2nd of 13, 4l behind Rodger Roo (10-13) at Kilbeggan 2m 3f mares mdn hdl gd.