Jack Quinlan steered Moyne Nineoseven to victory in a conditionals' race at Bangor nine days ago and the partnership should go close to defying a 5lb higher mark. RED SOLO CUP was only second at Southwell on the same day but might be suited by this shorter trip so gets the nod to go one better. Newton Abbot fourth No Ifs And Buts could also go well along with Worcester second Over The Air, who has Richard Johnson doing the steering.
Curragh Hall (IRE) 100-1 (11-12) Towards rear, no impression approaching straight, hampered last, kept on same pace, 14th of 24, well behind Rathvinden (11-12) at Cork 2m mdn hdl sft in Dec.
Moyne Nineoseven (IRE) 7-2 (11-6) Tracked leaders in 3rd, led before 2 out, clear before last, kept on well, won at Bangor 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gf beating Right To Rule (11-4) by 2 3/4l, 7 ran.
Red Solo Cup (IRE) 3-1fav (11-6) In touch, headway 4 out, chased winner next, effort 2 out, soon no impression, 2nd of 7, 17l behind Jawaab (11-7) at Southwell 3m hcp hdl 0-105 (4) gd.
Over The Air 28-1 (10-13) Mid-division, headway 3rd, outpaced slightly after 7th, one pace 2 out, rallied flat, every chance towards finish, just held, 2nd of 9, 1/2l behind Provincial Pride (11-5) at Worcester 2m 4f nov hcp hdl 0-105 (4) gf in Jun.
Dipity Doo Dah 5-1 (9-13) Led until 2nd, chased winner until 9th, ridden in 3rd after 3 out, dropped to 4th and no chance well before next, 4th of 10, 30l behind Silent Knight (10-13) at Newton Abbot 3m 3f hcp hdl 0-105 (4) gd in Jun.
No Ifs No Buts 8-1 (10-8) Led, not fluent 1st, clear before 3rd until jumped left 5th, headed before 2 out, no extra approaching last, 4th of 10, 16l behind Strong Wind (11-12) at Newton Abbot 2m 6f nov hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gf.
Party Girls (FR) 80-1 (10-0) Raced keenly, held up in rear, struggling 3 out, soon lost touch, tailed off, last of 12, well behind Liberty Court (11-0) at Taunton 2m 3f mdn hdl (5) gd in Apr.
Speed Check (IRE) 40-1 (10-12) Tailed off from 2nd, 5th of 6, well behind Parlour Games (11-5) at Market Rasen 2m 1f nh nov hdl (4) gs.