Popmurphy, a useful performer on the Flat, had some decent form over timber at this trip before finding 2m4f too far at Sligo in August. Bawntameena has shown promise and did well to finish fourth in a very strong Thurles maiden last time. Winning point-to-pointer ENJOY RESPONSIBLY made a very encouraging debut over hurdles behind Sizing Tennessee at Navan and can take this before going on to better things. Davinia's Tip has to be a threat as she won a point by a distance in November before a very good effort behind Sunday Serenade on her hurdles debut here last month. Pacelli Road has been going well at Dundalk recently and had some decent form over hurdles last season.
Popmurphy 10-3 (11-12) Soon tracked leaders, reminders from 4 out, no extra from next, tailed off, 10th of 14, well behind Some Officer (11-5) at Sligo 2m 4f mdn hdl in Aug.
Bawntameena (IRE) 16-1 (11-1) Mid-division, 7th halfway, 4th approaching 3 out, ridden and no impression 2 out, no extra before last,, 4th of 18, 15l behind Giantofaman (11-4) at Thurles 2m mdn hdl in Nov.
Claire Pet (IRE) 5-1 (12-0) Cl up, 5th aftr mile, 4th from 6out until mstk & ur 5out, in a race won by Militant Monk (12-0) at Kinsale 3m ire ptp gd in Jun, 15 ran.
Detank (IRE) Oscar gelding out of Ou La La.
East Lodge (IRE) 28-1 (11-1) Chased leaders, 7th and mistake 4 out, no extra before next, 15th of 20, well behind Roll It Out (11-4) at Down Royal 2m mdn hdl sft in Dec.
Honey Pound (IRE) 16-1 (11-7) Held up towards rear, improved to chase leaders 2f out, soon no impression, kept on same pace, 4th of 17, 14l behind Stack The Deck (11-11) at Limerick 2m nhf sft in Dec.
Keist (IRE) 50-1 (11-7) Mid-division, no extra from before straight, 14th of 18, well behind Montys Meadow (11-9) at Cork 2m N H flat sft in Dec.
Merdaam 50-1 (11-4) Mid-division, no impression from 3 out, 15th of 20, well behind Flycorn (11-4) at Tipperary 2m mdn hdl gs in Oct '11.
The Gentler (IRE) Bach gelding out of Little Red Rocket.
Enjoy Responsibly (IRE) 14-1 (11-9) Led, headed 3rd, led again 5th, headed and no extra from before last, kept on one pace, 4th of 30, 15l behind Sizing Tennessee (11-12) at Navan 2m mdn hdl in Dec.
Pacelli Road (IRE) 10-1 (9-12) Tracked leaders, ridden and no impression before 2 out, 7th of 10, 13l behind Mallowney (11-1) at Naas 2m hcp hdl in Feb.
Tamam Namoose (IRE) 100-1 (10-9) Mid-division, headway in 4th 6 out, 2nd next, slow and lost place 3 out, soon ridden and no extra, 8th of 12, 37l behind Ange Balafre (11-7) at Wexford 2m 4yo mdn hdl sft in Oct.
Davinia's Tip (IRE) 16-1 (10-8) Led, headed 2 out where slight mistake, no impression on winner when not fluent last, under pressure and kept on one pace run-in,, 2nd of 12, 4 1/2l behind Sunday Serenade (11-7) at Tramore 2m mdn hdl in Dec.
Googlers Garden (IRE) 66-1 (10-13) Rear of mid-division, pushed along after 4 out, ridden in 10th entering straight and no impression approaching last, kept on one pace,, 8th of 18, 23l behind The Cookie Jar (10-8) at Thurles 2m mdn hdl sft in Dec.