Sheilas Wish has a course and distance victory to her name and got back to winning ways at Cork earlier this month. Something Graceful had produced a consistent level of form this year prior to her latest effort at Sligo while Magnolia Ridge won at Tipperary prior to a disappointing run on soft ground at Galway when sent off market leader. FAIRYLIKE is back over a more suitable trip after two runs over a mile. She's fancied to overturn Fairyhouse running in June with Something Graceful and Sheilas Wish on today's quicker going and land this.
Fairylike (IRE) 20-1 (8-12) Always towards rear, ridden along 3f out and no extra under 2f out, 15th of 16, 9l behind Jayed Jidan (9-4) at Curragh 1m hcp gd.
Benefit Of Porter (IRE) 5-1 (9-13) Held up in rear early, 5th halfway, pushed along in 4th 3f out, no extra in 5th 1f out, kept on one pace, 5th of 6, 7l behind Something Graceful (9-5) at Wexford 1m 4f hcp 50-80 gf in Jul.
Bensoon 12-1 (8-7) Slowly into stride and towards rear, ridden over 2f out, no impression over 1f out, kept on same pace, 7th of 9, 4 1/2l behind Manalapan (9-1) at Gowran Park 1m 4f hcp gd.
Highflying (IRE) 16-1 (8-7) Close up early, mid-division halfway, weakened before straight, 19th of 27, well behind Voleuse De Coeurs (9-1) at Curragh 2m hcp hvy in Oct.
Something Graceful 9-1 (8-12) Chased leader in 2nd, led briefly 2 1/2f out, ridden and headed 2f out, soon weakened, 8th of 11, 19l behind Kerisa (8-8) at Sligo 1m 4f fll hcp.
Sheilas Wish (IRE) 10-1 (9-9) Settled in rear of mid-division, good headway approaching straight and led under 2f out, soon ridden and kept on under pressure inside final furlong, held on well, won at Cork 1m 4f hcp 47-65 gd beating Crystal Earth (9-7) by 1/2l, 15 ran.
Magnolia Ridge (IRE) 10-3fav (9-3) Close up at ordinary pace, in front 3f out, headed and no extra from over 1f out, 11th of 17, 13l behind Tin Town Boy (8-4) at Galway 1m 4f hcp 50-80 sft.
Keychain (IRE) 16-1 (9-5) Tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden to lead briefly approaching straight, soon headed and no extra in moderate 4th 1f out, weakened, last of 5, 18l behind Agreement (9-5) at Galway 1m 4f 3yo mdn hvy.