CHASING SHADOWS has had enough chances but her overall form should be good enough and she found 2m4f beyond her at Punchestown last time. Mollydod got off the mark between the flags at Ballindenisk earlier this month but The Muddy Hill has had eight point-to-point starts without winning. Cyras Love showed good pace for a long way on her racecourse debut at Wexford and looks the main threat in a moderate opener.
A Jersey Girl (IRE) 33-1 (11-0) In rear, no impression from 4f out, 12th of 20, 19l behind Pay The King (12-0) at Gowran Park 2m N H flat gd in Oct.
Andreas Pride (IRE) 25-1 (10-8) Chased leaders, 8th halfway, 4th when mistake 3 out, no extra after next, 8th of 18, 42l behind Unika La Reconce (10-13) at Thurles 2m mdn hdl hvy.
Chasing Shadows (IRE) 8-1 (11-7) Soon prominent on terms from 7th, 2nd approaching 3 out, dropped to 4th under pressure before straight, soon no impression and kept on same pace, 5th of 8, 17l behind Banjaxed Girl (11-7) at Punchestown 2m 4f beg chs hvy in Nov.
Cyras Love (IRE) 40-1 (10-2) Tracked leaders and took keen hold, 3rd halfway, ridden in 4th 2 out and no extra in straight, 5th of 10, 12l behind Cops And Robbers (11-7) at Wexford 2m 4yo mdn hdl gd in Oct.
Funcheon Lady (IRE) 5-2 (11-7) Rr, hmprd 1st, last 6out, prog 3out, 2nd brfly bef 2out with ev ch, sn btn & lft alone, fair 5th at last, 5th of 15, 15l behind Always Smiling (11-7) at Avaune 3m ire ptp sft.
Gopauludski (IRE) 33-1 (10-9) Always towards rear, driven along approaching straight, soon no extra, 8th of 10, 37l behind Waaheb (11-7) at Leopardstown 2m 4yo nhf sft in Jan '11.
Hillview Princess (IRE) King's Theatre mare out of Sister Shot.
Mac Idol (IRE) 33-1 (11-12) Rear of mid-division, no impression from 4 out, 14th of 20, well behind Oscars Joy (11-12) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f mdn hdl sft.
Miss Conception (IRE) 25-1 (10-12) Chased leaders, 6th halfway, no extra from 3 out, weakened, pulled up before last, in a race won by Glens Melody (11-3) at Clonmel 2m 4f mdn hdl, 15 ran.
Mollydod (IRE) 4-1 (11-7) Chsd ldrs in 3rd, ld aftr 2out, gng best last, no ex nr fin, won at Ballindenisk 3m ire ptp hvy beating Oonagh K (11-7) by 5l, 13 ran.
The Muddy Hill (IRE) 3-1 (11-7) Ww in mid div, prog 4out, eff to chall bef last, not get to wnr, 2nd of 14, 3l behind Me And Ben (11-7) at Lisronagh 3m ire ptp hvy.