Dove Mountain has been something of a disappointment for Ballydoyle, his latest run behind Abbakova a regressive effort. It will be interesting to see how he shapes here moving from 5f to 7f for the first time. No Wunder should improve for his relatively remote debut third behind Indian Maharaja last week while Trikala showed promise on her Curragh debut behind Tarn and Intensified and looks dangerous. HOME SCHOOL has shown up nicely on both starts to date and, while no match for smart easy winner Sudirman last time at Leopardstown, did stick on well to notch the runner-up spot. The additional furlong should suit and he's the preference in an interesting little maiden.
Dove Mountain (IRE) 7-2 (9-5) Prominent early, ridden along and dropped to 4th halfway, no impression under pressure in 5th over 1f out, no extra, 6th of 9, 11l behind Abbakova (9-0) at Tipperary 5f 2yo mdn gf in Jun.
Home School 10-1 (9-5) Led, ridden and challenged 2f out, kept on, headed under 1f out, no extra and kept on same pace, just held 2nd, 2nd of 10, 4 1/2l behind Sudirman (9-5) at Leopardstown 6f 2yo mdn gd in Jun.
No Wunder 4-1 (9-5) Soon chased leaders at ordinary pace, niggled along into straight, in pursuit of winner and no impression from under 2f out, moderate 3rd and kept on same pace from over 1f out, 3rd of 7, 10l behind Indian Maharaja (9-5) at Gowran Park 1m 2yo mdn gf.
Political Policy (IRE) 33-1 (9-5) Always behind, no impression from 3f out, never a factor, last of 9, 10l behind Renaissance Art (9-5) at Curragh 7f mdn stks gf in Jun.
Trikala (IRE) 7-1 (9-0) Ponied to the start, soon tracked leaders in 3rd, 4th and kept on same pace under pressure from under 1f out, 4th of 5, 2 1/2l behind Tarn (9-0) at Curragh 6f 2yo mdn gd in Jun.