The veteran Powerstation won this back in 2008 but never got into the action in a strong renewal last year. He's still useful but may just need the run and along with recent chase winner Muirhead and the mainly disappointing Whodouyouthink has a penalty to carry. Last season's triple Grade 1 winning chaser Bostons Angel continue his rehabilitation and will have come on for his run over timber at Gowran earlier this month while Grade 2 winner Western Leader also had a recent run though he was well beaten at Killarney. Quarryvale has won four times over the bigger obstacles but has never run over hurdles and though SHINROCK PADDY is another whose future lies over fences he has a Grade 1 over hurdles to his credit and arrives here on the back of a fair run on the Flat so should be straight enough to make a winning return.
Muirhead (IRE) 4-7fav (11-5) Settled behind leaders in 4th, left 3rd 4 out, improved to 2nd after last, ridden early straight, kept on closing stages to lead last strides, won at Galway 2m 6f chs sft in Sep beating Sin Palo (11-12) by hd, 5 ran.
Powerstation (IRE) 12-1 (11-2) Soon chased leaders, lost place from after 4 out, no extra from before next, 12th of 16, 27l behind Ainama (10-5) at Roscommon 3m hcp chs gs in Jun.
Whodoyouthink (IRE) 3-1fav (11-2) Chased leaders, 2nd halfway, pushed along in 4th 5 out, no extra next, weakened and tailed off, 6th of 9, well behind Pride Of The Artic (11-8) at Tipperary 2m 4f nov chs (1) hvy.
Bostons Angel (IRE) 14-1 (11-2) Ledm joined 5th, headed 6 out, weakened from 3 out, 14th of 20, 47l behind Heaney (10-4) at Gowran Park 3m hcp hdl gd.
Marlay Park (IRE) 25-1 (11-1) Mid-division, closer in 6th and ridden 3 out, soon no impression, 10th of 20, 25l behind Heaney (10-4) at Gowran Park 3m hcp hdl gd.
Mossley (IRE) 12-1 (11-10) Mid-division, ridden in 9th 3 out, no impression, eased from next, 16th of 20, well behind Heaney (10-4) at Gowran Park 3m hcp hdl gd.
Shinrock Paddy (IRE) 9-4fav (11-12) Chased leaders, 2nd halfway, ridden before straight, no extra in 3rd before last, kept on same pace, 3rd of 12, 10l behind Ballyadam Brook (11-12) at Killarney 2m 4f beg chs sft in Aug.
Western Leader (IRE) 4-1 (11-3) Led, headed 3rd, remained prominent, weakened quickly before 3 out and pulled up before next, in a race won by Hans Crescent (9-7) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-140 in Feb, 12 ran.
Quarryvale (IRE) 8-1 (10-13) Attempted to make all, went on approaching 5 out, soon reduced lead, headed and no extra from before straight, eased and tailed off, 6th of 8, well behind Prince De Beauchene (11-3) at Fairyhouse 3m 1f chs G2 (1) sft in Feb.