Aidan O'Brien has won this the past three times it's been run and Siege Of Orleans will surely be capable of better than he showed at the Curragh last month where he was beaten 7l behind Accepted. Prologue ran well for a long way behind Gleneagles over this trip at the Curragh and will improve as will fourth-placed Pass The Trophy but it's COLOUR RHAPSODY who gets the vote after staying on strongly from the rear in the race won by Words at the Curragh. Initial made his debut on the opening day of the Flat season and the 5f proved inadequate so with Galway looming he's one to keep an eye on.
Amerikos (USA) Scat Daddy colt out of Promulgation.
Dudes And Diamonds 100-1 (9-0) Soon close up and disputed lead, pushed along after halfway and headed, 3rd 2f out, carried a little right over 1f out and soon edged left, still close 6th 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 8th of 11, 7l behind Accepted (9-5) at Curragh 6f 2yo mdn gf in Jun.
Family Pride (IRE) 5-1 (9-5) Always towards rear, never a factor, 8th of 10, 14l behind Battle Of Marathon (9-5) at Leopardstown 6f 2yo mdn gf in Jun.
Initial 10-1 (9-5) Dwelt and held up behind leaders, 6th 2f out, soon pushed along, kept on same pace final furlong, 5th of 9, 6l behind Beach Belle (9-0) at Curragh 5f 2yo mdn in Mar.
Pass The Trophy (IRE) 33-1 (9-5) Rear of mid-division, 10th 3f out, pushed along in 7th on outer 2f out, went 5th 1f out, kept on without threatening, 4th of 11, 4l behind Gleneagles (9-5) at Curragh 7f mdn stks gf in Jun.
Prologue (IRE) 14-1 (9-5) Chased leaders, 5th 3f out, soon ridden, 7th 1f out, no impression, 7th of 11, 6l behind Gleneagles (9-5) at Curragh 7f mdn stks gf in Jun.
Siege Of Orleans (USA) 12-1 (9-5) Mid-division, 8th halfway, 9th 2f out, soon pushed along, 8th 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 9th of 11, 7l behind Accepted (9-5) at Curragh 6f 2yo mdn gf in Jun.
Colour Rhapsody (IRE) 14-1 (9-0) Dwelt and in rear, ridden along and progress under 2f out, moderate 10th 1f out, kept on without threatening, 6th of 16, 3 1/2l behind Words (9-2) at Curragh 7f 2yo fll mdn gf in Jun.
Kaldoun Dancer (IRE) 66-1 (9-0) Soon raced on stand's side and towards rear, no impression from 2f out, soon no extra, last of 7, 10l behind Lupie (9-5) at Tipperary 5f 2yo mdn in Jun.
Lily's Rainbow (IRE) 66-1 (8-11) Went right out of stalls and bumped, soon tracked leaders, pushed along from halfway where 5th, 8th and no impression from 2f out, no extra final furlong, 8th of 10, 15l behind Itorio (9-5) at Naas 6f 2yo mdn aut gf in Jun.
Lomi's Law (IRE) Lawman filly out of Princess Lomi.
Sinndar Sandy (IRE) Fast Company filly out of Nesaah's Princess.