ONE FINE MORNING will need a couple to come out to get a run but won off an 11lb higher mark over fences at Roscommon two weeks ago and gets a tentative vote on that basis. Johnston's Best can reverse recent course and distance running with The Two Jays on 3lb better terms and again beat Kinneagh Cross and will be the selection if Ron O'Leary's other runner doesn't make the line-up as Snapchat was still beaten 11 lengths when runner-up at Kilbeggan and Milan Ridge has been raised 3lb since his second at Wexford.
Golden Palm (IRE) 25-1 (11-0) Settled behind leaders, slight mistake 5th, 6th halfway, ridden and no extra after 4 out, 12th of 14, 45l behind Abolitionist (11-1) at Bellewstown 3m hcp hdl 80-109 gf in Jul.
Snapchat (IRE) 9-1 (11-3) Mid-division, 9th halfway, progress into 4th before 3 out, pushed along and no impression approaching straight, went 2nd before last, kept on one pace, 2nd of 13, 11l behind Wate And Sea (11-8) at Kilbeggan 2m hcp hdl 80-95.
Milan Ridge (IRE) 9-1 (11-3) Held up towards rear early, mid-division halfway, mistake 6 out, ridden into 5th 4 out, kept on under pressure into 2nd last, no impression on winner run-in, 2nd of 16, 4 1/2l behind Springfield Grey (11-8) at Wexford 3m hcp hdl 80-95 gd in Jul.
Kinneagh Cross (IRE) 9-2fav (10-7) Chased leaders, 4th halfway, 3rd 4 out, ridden before 2 out where left moderate 2nd, stayed on to close after last, pressed winner run-in, just held, 2nd of 12, nk behind Old Theatre Royal (11-5) at Wexford 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-102 gd in Jul.
City of Doral 8-1 (10-13) Held up in rear, progress into 3rd before 3 out, ridden in 2nd after next, weakened from 2 out, 6th of 8, 12l behind Couleur De La Loi (11-4) at Downpatrick 2m 7f hcp hdl 80-95 sft.
The Two Jays (IRE) 20-1 (10-11) Raced in rear, progress into 5th after 3 out, soon challenging for lead on outer 2 out, led at last where slight mistake, ridden and kept on well, won at Sligo 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-95 gf in Jul beating Johnston's Best (10-8) by 1l, 15 ran.
Georgie 20-1 (9-6) Chased leaders, closer in 2nd approaching 2 out where dropped to 3rd, 5th before straight, soon no impression, one pace,, 4th of 15, 16l behind Park Ranger (11-0) at Galway 2m cond hcap hdle.
Drive The Bus (IRE) 7-1 (11-1) Rear of mid-division, 10th and pushed along halfway, ridden and progress into 5th when mistake 3 out, 4th and carried left before last, kept on under pressure to go 3rd run-in, 3rd of 13, 13l behind Wate And Sea (11-8) at Kilbeggan 2m hcp hdl 80-95.
Becheri (IRE) 33-1 (10-8) Prominent in chasing group, slightly slow 1st, moderate 5th from 4 out, closer in 4th 3 out, 3rd 2 out, chased winner in 2nd when slight mistake last, no impression and kept on same pace run-in, 2nd of 16, 2l behind Baidin Fheilimi (11-7) at Cork 2m 3f mrs hcp hdl 80-95 gd.
Fearnwood Girl (IRE) 20-1 (10-10) Tracked leader, 2nd 3 out, ridden and weakened quickly after 3 out, 7th of 10, 45l behind Cerca Trova (10-6) at Downpatrick 2m 2f hcp hdl 80-95 sft.
Johnston's Best (IRE) 8-1 (10-8) Tracked leaders in 5th, improved to 4th before 4 out, 5th 3 out, 4th for pressure at last, stayed on strongly, 2nd of 15, 1l behind The Two Jays (10-11) at Sligo 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-95 gf in Jul.
Monahullan Prince 8-1 (11-2) Rear of mid-division, some headway 4 out and 9th next, ridden and no extra early straight, 8th of 18, 30l behind Hard Bought (11-4) at Clonmel 2m am hcp hdle 80-95 sft in Oct.
Cool Annie (IRE) 5-1 (10-11) Held up, 8th halfway, 6th on outer 3 out, soon ridden, moderate 6th 2 out, soon no impression, 4th of 10, 6l behind Cerca Trova (10-6) at Downpatrick 2m 2f hcp hdl 80-95 sft.
Glen Orchy Lad (IRE) 8-1 (10-4) Tracked leaders, slight mistake 5th, 3rd 3 out, improved to lead from 2 out, soon ridden and strongly pressed after last, headed inside final furlong, dropped to 3rd close home, 3rd of 10, 4 1/2l behind Cerca Trova (10-6) at Downpatrick 2m 2f hcp hdl 80-95 sft.
Grannys Garden (IRE) 14-1 (10-11) Always in rear, mistake at 1st, further mistake 4 out, never a factor, 11th of 15, well behind The Two Jays (10-11) at Sligo 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-95 gf in Jul.
Honourable Lady (IRE) 16-1 (10-6) Always towards rear, behind when pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Royal Shot (11-6) at Ballinrobe 2m 1f hcp hdl 80-95 in Jul, 16 ran.
Achtung 100-1 (10-11) Always rear, never a factor, pushed along approaching 3 out, no extra, 10th of 13, 32l behind Arctic Fire (11-12) at Punchestown 2m nh nov hdl in May.
One Fine Morning 11-1 (11-3) Chased leaders, 7th halfway, progress into 3rd before straight, slight mistake and ridden 2 out, led before last, kept on well, won at Roscommon 2m 5f hcp chs 0-109 gd beating Ross Na Righ (11-3) by 2 3/4l, 16 ran.