TOTALLY DOMINANT has changed stables since a cracking debut behind Grecian Tiger at Naas in January and, now with the champion trainer, he's expected to take this before going on to better things. Ange Balafre has performed with credit in two strong bumpers and will know more this time while Blow The Doors Off made a very promising bumper debut at Fairyhouse and looks a nice prospect. Captain Hox is by Danehill Dancer and bred for the Flat so he should have more pace than most.
Ange Balafre (FR) 7-2 (11-5) Tracked leaders, 7th halfway, headway in 4th approaching straight, ridden 2f out and no impression on first 2 from 1f out, kept on one pace, 4th of 10, 9l behind Shield (10-12) at Leopardstown 2m 4yo nhf gs in Mar.
Black And Gold (IRE) Gold Well gelding out of Il Porto.
Blow The Doors Off 12-1 (11-1) Held up towards rear, good headway on outer approaching straight, disputed briefly 2f out, soon headed and no impression on winner from 1f out, kept on same pace under pressure, lost 2nd near line, 3rd of 10, 1l behind Akorakor (10-11) at Fairyhouse 2m 2f NH flat in Apr.
Captain Hox (IRE) Danehill Dancer gelding out of Shangri La.
Definite Trouble (IRE) 20-1 (10-11) Waited with, progress to chase leaders from 2f out, no impression from over 1f out, kept on, 6th of 22, 17l behind Storm Of Swords (11-7) at Fairyhouse 2m N H flat gs in Apr.
Don Vincenzo (IRE) 16-1 (11-1) Prominent on outer, 2nd halfway, disputed from 4f out, ridden in 2nd 1 1/2f out, no extra final furlong, 5th of 16, 10l behind Nathans Pride (11-11) at Thurles 2m NH flat gd in Apr.
Onwiththeparty 13-2 (11-0) Close up, 2nd halfway, ridden in 3rd entering straight, no extra and weakened when clipped heels and fell 2f out, in a race won by Waxies Dargle (11-4) at Limerick 2m 4yo nhf hvy in Mar, 11 ran.
Steel Impact (IRE) Exit To Nowhere gelding out of Shamaiyla.
Three Guys 25-1 (10-12) Held up towards rear and took keen hold, ridden and weakened approaching straight, tailed off, 8th of 10, well behind Shield (10-12) at Leopardstown 2m 4yo nhf gs in Mar.
Totally Dominant (USA) 25-1 (11-0) Mid-division, ridden in 5th 2 1/2f out, moderate 4th 1f out, 2nd under 1f out and rider lost irons, kept on to press idling winner close home, 2nd of 11, 1l behind Grecian Tiger (11-7) at Naas 2m 4yo nhf in Jan.
Rappel Eighty (IRE) Indian Danehill filly out of Jenny Jingle.
Well Tuned (IRE) Flemensfirth filly out of Well Composed.