The 10-year-old Hide The Evidence was second in a maiden at Wolverhampton in February and won a little race over hurdles at Wexford the following month. He could struggle conceding weight all round here however. Smoky Cloud was a little disappointing at Listowel earlier this month and has a bit to prove at present but GRA GEAL MO CHROI has been showing signs of a revival lately and can't be dismissed lightly.
Hide The Evidence (IRE) 14-1 (9-1) Led, headed 8f out, led over 6f out, ridden and headed over 2f out, no chance with winner 1f out, 2nd of 8, 5l behind Shamardal Phantom (8-12) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f mdn stks (5) pol in Feb.
Smoky Cloud (IRE) 12-1 (8-13) Mid-division, 9th early, moderate 6th into straight, soon no impression under pressure, 11th of 15, 24l behind Royal Blue Star (8-6) at Listowel 1m hcp 60-90.
Gra Geal Mo Chroi (IRE) 25-1 (8-10) Towards rear, some headway early straight, 7th 1f out, kept on without threatening, 5th of 17, 5l behind Bondage (9-5) at Tipperary 1m 4f hcp 50-80 gf.
Our Nana Rose (IRE) 14-1 (9-7) Soon towards rear, ridden and no impression 3f out, kept on one pace from 2f out, 10th of 19, 12l behind Lady Bennett (8-5) at Navan 1m 2f hcp 47-65 gf.
Tipper Road (IRE) 14-1 (8-11) Chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden into 3rd 2f out, no impression in 4th 1f out, kept on same pace, 5th of 10, 12l behind Final Flashback (9-5) at Tramore 1m 4f clm stks fm in Aug.
Hawksbury Heights 25-1 (8-10) Prominent, ridden after 5f, 3rd 3f out, soon no impression and kept on same pace, 6th of 12, 10l behind Spring Hawk (9-7) at Down Royal 1m 5f hcp 47-60 fm in Jun '10.
King's Jester (IRE) 16-1 (9-3) Prominent, led halfway, ridden and challenged 1 1/2f out, headed over 1f out, no extra and kept on one pace, 7th of 13, 6l behind Desert Ben (9-7) at Down Royal 7f hcp 47-60 gf in May.
The Drunken Dr (IRE) 33-1 (8-9) Always towards rear, 12th of 14, 15l behind Noimead Draiochta (8-12) at Navan 1m 3yo hcp 47-70 gf.