Favourites have an outstanding record in this so the market should be noted in what is a poor contest. J P McManus is represented by both Time Please, who was beaten a long way on his bumper debut at Punchestown, and the newcomer CHURCHONTHEHILL, who is by Presenting out of a 3m chase winner and could be good enough to make a winning start. Patriots Vision has shown a glimmer of ability which may be enough to get him into contention while Goodtime Boy's one decent run came on very heavy ground.
Adroon Bridge (IRE) 50-1 (11-9) Held up towards rear, some headway in 14th before straight, kept on one pace, 9th of 24, 32l behind Starkie (11-12) at Cork 2m mdn hdl sft.
Bad Cigar (IRE) 50-1 (11-2) Led, mistake 1st, headed before 4 out where mistake and soon weakened, 6th of 7, well behind Reine Angevine (11-2) at Gowran Park 2m 4yo nov hdl hvy in Nov.
Churchonthehill (IRE) Presenting gelding out of D Judge.
Glazier (IRE) 40-1 (11-0) Mid-division on inner, 7th halfway, no extra early straight, weakened, tailed off, 9th of 11, well behind Ned Buntline (11-7) at Naas 2m 4yo nhf in Nov.
Goodtime Boy (IRE) 20-1 (11-2) Disputed lead, headed halfway, 2nd to 3 out, soon weakened quickly, tailed off, 12th of 18, well behind Ally Cascade (11-7) at Thurles 2m 4yo mdn hdl in Nov.
Indeschemeofthings (IRE) 14-1 (11-9) Tracked leaders, 2nd halfway, weakened from 4f out, 8th of 13, 38l behind City Slicker (11-9) at Fairyhouse 2m 4yo nhf sft.
Patriots Vision (IRE) 18-1 (10-13) In touch, 7th halfway, driven along after 3 out, no impression when mistake 2 out, one pace, 7th of 18, 19l behind Ally Cascade (11-7) at Thurles 2m 4yo mdn hdl in Nov.
Revolutionary Road 50-1 (11-7) Tracked leaders, 4th 4 out, weakened before next, 13th of 14, well behind Un Atout (11-7) at Navan 2m 4yo mdn hdl hvy.
Stimulus Package (IRE) 66-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, weakened from over 6f out, completely tailed off, 15th of 16, well behind Union Dues (11-7) at Killarney 2m 1f 4yo nhf in Jul.
Time Please (IRE) 7-1 (11-6) Held up, progress on inner halfway, 3rd and pushed along 4f out, weakened under pressure before straight, 4th of 8, well behind Sizing Tennessee (11-9) at Punchestown 2m 4yo nhf hvy.