Aidan O'Brien has already had success in this sphere recently so the Dylan Thomas filly Angel Chorus should come in for support on her debut. Palace Hall is another newcomer to keep an eye on but experience should count here and COULEUR FRANCE should have benefited enough from his run behind Bonisland at Roscommon in October to take this. Afatcat appeared to find heavy ground against him at Thurles last time and though the consistent Quickpick Vic looks certain to be thereabouts he may find the selection has improved past him.
Afatcat 10-1 (11-10) Tracked leaders on inner, 5th halfway, 4th entering straight and ridden to go 3rd 1f out, no impression inside final furlong, 3rd of 18, 7l behind Band Of Blood (11-8) at Thurles 2m N H flat hvy in Feb.
Couleur France (IRE) 6-4fav (11-7) Soon mid-division, ridden to chase leaders 2f out, soon moderate 3rd and no impression, kept on same pace, 3rd of 11, 3l behind Bonisland (11-7) at Roscommon 2m 4yo nhf hvy in Oct.
Fellow Indian (IRE) Indian Haven gelding out of Petite Port.
Mitebeall Forluck Westerner gelding out of Iborga.
Quickpick Vic (IRE) 9-2 (12-0) Tracked leaders and led after 5f, headed approaching straight no impression on first 2 from 2f out, kept on one pace, 3rd of 13, 17l behind Azorian (11-13) at Leopardstown 2m N H flat sft in Feb.
Rudolf (IRE) 33-1 (11-10) Mid-division, headway into 5th 3 out, ridden on outer entering straight, 3rd last, no extra run-in, kept on same pace, 3rd of 13, 4 1/2l behind Born In Fire (11-10) at Punchestown 2m 4f mdn hdl hvy in Feb.
Sunsetstorise (IRE) 25-1 (11-6) Mid-division early, 6th halfway, ridden in 5th entering straight, no impression 1/2f out, kept on one pace, 5th of 15, 12l behind Rathvawn Belle (11-0) at Punchestown 2m N H flat hvy in Feb.
The Mooch (IRE) Bach gelding out of Bonne Inagh.
Cailleach Rua (IRE) City Honours mare out of Croghan Lass.
Nearly Five (IRE) Exit To Nowhere mare out of What Thyne.
Palace Hall (IRE) Saddlers' Hall mare out of Polish Palace.
Angel Chorus (IRE) Dylan Thomas filly out of Fayre.