BLISTERING DANCER would be very difficult to beat on his run at Gowran over 7f when caught on the line by Paynes Find. He didn't appear to stay a mile at Listowel last time and looks well enough treated to take this. Vasoni has been running well all year and still looks well enough treated. She produced another fine effort at Limerick on Saturday and looks a major threat. Nanotech, who was having his first start since August, wasn't too far behind and should be kept on the right side. Three Bells was well behind Vasoni at Roscommon in October but that was on heavy ground and she definitely found some improvement on her reappearance at Limerick on Sunday so should be kept on the right side.
Drinmoy Lad (IRE) 16-1 (9-6) Settled behind leaders, 7th halfway, ridden 2f out, no impression over 1f out, kept on one pace, 8th of 16, 8l behind Speed Dream (8-7) at Navan 5f Apprentice Handicap (47-75) (3yo+) gf.
Nanotech (IRE) 22-1 (9-9) Soon tracked leaders, 4th into straight, no impression under pressure and kept on same pace inside final furlong, 5th of 12, 5l behind Legal Lyric (9-8) at Limerick 7f hcp 47-65.
Packsapunch (IRE) 12-1 (9-8) Waited with, 10th early, headway to challenge and every chance 2f out, dropped to 5th and no extra 1f out, kept on same pace, 7th of 13, 7l behind Great Ability (9-2) at Naas 7f app hcp 47-65 in May.
Great Ability (IRE) 12-1 (9-5) Rear of mid-division, 11th and kept on same pace from 1f out, 11th of 13, 8l behind Penny Serenade (8-8) at Limerick 7f hcp 47-65.
Vasoni (IRE) 2-1 (9-7) Soon mid-division, 8th into straight, ridden to challenge and briefly on terms with every chance inside final furlong, soon not match strong finishing winner, 2nd of 12, 1 1/2l behind Legal Lyric (9-8) at Limerick 7f hcp 47-65.
Horseware Express (IRE) 20-1 (8-7) Soon led, headed over 2f out, dropped to 9th and no extra 1f out, 12th of 16, 9l behind Regal Power (9-6) at Curragh 6f hcp 50-80 gf.
Khelino (IRE) 12-1 (9-6) Waited with, ridden into 7th and no impression 1f out, kept on same pace, 12th of 13, 10l behind Penny Serenade (8-8) at Limerick 7f hcp 47-65.
Celticnama (IRE) 33-1 (8-6) Slowly into stride and in rear, some progress 2f out, short of room briefly over 1f out, no impression final furlong, 12th of 18, 10l behind Above The Law (9-0) at Navan 6f hcp 47-70 in May.
Three Bells (IRE) 4-1 (9-1) Slow to load, soon tracked leaders, not clear run from 2f out, stayed on well close home, unlucky, 3rd of 13, 3/4l behind Penny Serenade (8-8) at Limerick 7f hcp 47-65.
Enter The Red (IRE) 28-1 (8-8) Soon tracked leaders, 3rd into straight, kept on same pace under pressure inside final furlong, 3rd of 12, 4l behind Legal Lyric (9-8) at Limerick 7f hcp 47-65.
Miss Fantastick (IRE) 50-1 (8-10) Prominent early, 7th on inner halfway, no extra early straight, weakened, last of 14, 24l behind Knockgraffon Lad (8-11) at Dundalk 1m hcp 47-65 pol in Dec '11.
Blistering Dancer (IRE) 2-1fav (8-10) Tracked leaders on inner in 3rd, ridden entering straight and went 2nd under 2f out, dropped to 3rd and no extra inside final furlong, 3rd of 8, 6l behind Brady's Hill (8-1) at Listowel 1m 3yo hcp 47-65 sft.