Winning bumper HOUSE RULES looked a certain future winner when a good third to Hidden Universe at Leopardstown in December and confirmed that opinion with an even better performance behind Greenbelt Star in a huge field at Punchestown last month. He'll take some beating here but Khayar can go well after a good effort behind Redera at Limerick and Back In A Tic showed major improvement when third in a Tipperary maiden last time. The remainder will need to have made progress to trouble the principals.
Bailey Street (IRE) 40-1 (11-1) 7th of 16, 29l behind Masdar (11-8) at Galway 2m N H flat gf in Jul.
Cara Court (IRE) 25-1 (11-2) Always towards rear, 17th of 22, well behind Rising Time (10-13) at Fairyhouse 2m nhf gd in Apr.
Daydah (IRE) 50-1 (11-12) Prominent, 3rd halfway, no extra approaching 3 out, weakened in straight, 17th of 24, 45l behind Baily Green (11-12) at Cork 2m 5yo mdn hdl in Mar.
Highland Brave (IRE) 25-1 (10-13) Mid-division, closer in 5th approaching straight, soon no impression and kept on same pace, 6th of 18, 13l behind Ross Na Righ (11-1) at Killarney 2m 1f mdn hdl gs in May.
House Rules (IRE) Evensfav (11-12) Led, ridden and headed before last, no extra and kept on same pace, 2nd of 25, 6l behind Greenbelt Star (11-12) at Punchestown 2m mdn hdl gf in May.
Khayar (IRE) 14-1 (10-9) In rear, headway into 5th 3 out, soon ridden, kept on same pace in 3rd from last, 3rd of 15, 7l behind Redera (10-12) at Limerick 2m hcp hdl 8Evens16 gd in May.
Maharaja 14-1 (11-1) Mid-division, 10th early, no impression from 3 out, 9th of 14, 49l behind Laffan Island (11-4) at Sligo 2m 2f 5yo mdn hdl gf in May.
Back In A Tic (IRE) 33-1 (10-13) Chased leaders, closer order approaching 3 out, ridden in 2nd approaching next, dropped to 4th before last where left 3rd, kept on same pace, 3rd of 18, 6l behind Blackwell Synergy (11-4) at Tipperary 2m 5yo mdn hdl gf in May.
Future Earner (IRE) 12-1 (8-7) Led, strongly pressed and headed early straight, no extra from under 2f out, weakened, last of 13, 13l behind Atlas Peak (8-12) at Dundalk 7f hcp 47-65 pol in Dec (flat).
Screen Diva 66-1 (11-7) Soon chased leaders, struggling approaching 3 out, soon no impression, 15th of 25, well behind Dazzling Susie (11-7) at Punchestown 2m mdn hdl gd in May.
Theboyschoice (IRE) 33-1 (10-7) Never a factor, 11th of 16, well behind Captain Declan (11-3) at Wexford 2m 4f 4yo mdn hdl gd in Oct.