chased leader, disputed from 3rd, 3rd at halfway, close up 4 out, 4th after next, ridden and no extra before straight
mid-division early, closer in 5th halfway, close up briefly 3 out, ridden in 4th entering straight, no extra in 5th before 2 out, kept on one pace
mid-division, pushed along in 6th before straight, ridden into 4th before 2 out, 3rd 2 out, kept on same pace from before last
held up towards rear, no impression after 3 out, kept on one pace straight
chased leader, disputed from 3rd, 2nd at halfway, close up and slight mistake 4 out, slight mistake next, ridden and no extra before straight
mid-division, slight mistake 4 out, no extra next
settled behind leaders, 6th halfway, ridden in 9th after 3 out, no impression before straight, kept on one pace
led, kept wide throughout, joined and disputed from 3rd, led halfway, pressed and disputed briefly 4 out, asserted before 2 out, shaken up briefly after 2 out, clear before last, easily
mid-division, slight mistake 3rd, progress into 3rd entering straight, ridden in 2nd and no impression on leader before 2 out, kept on same pace
always towards rear, weakened 3 out, pulled up before 2 out
chased leaders, 4th halfway, progress into 2nd after 3 out, ridden in 3rd before 2 out, no extra in 4th 2 out, kept on one pace
held up towards rear, stumbled on landing at 4th, closer in mid-division 4 out, ridden in 7th before straight, soon no extra
Edna is lightly-raced but has shown plenty of promise though she'll need to get over her fall at Ballinrobe last week. Winning bumper Joy's Gift had some decent for in maidens last summer and looked on her way back at Down Royal last time while Slainte And Thanks should be winning soon judged on her latest run at Tramore though probably over further. Talsara beat a huge field in a Punchestown handicap a year ago and a recent spin on the Flat will have put him straight though this should go to LITTLESTICKARUBARB (NAP). Mick Winters' mare gave notice of an imminent victory on her first start for the yard at Downpatrick and couldn't have gone much close at Tramore last week.
Theatre Dreams (IRE) 50-1 (11-12) Mid-division early, 13th from 6th, pushed along from 3 out, no impression when not fluent 2 out and one pace, 13th of 20, dist behind Lord Erskine (11-3) at Tipperary 2m 4f hcp sft in May.
Littlestickarubarb (IRE) 7-2 (10-6) Held up towards rear, headway on outer after 3 out and travelled well to dispute lead next, soon ridden, under pressure and headed run-in, no impression on winner close home, 2nd of 8, 3/4l behind Schmidt (11-5) at Tramore 2m hcp gd in Jun.
Joy's Gift (IRE) 14-1 (11-0) Raced in 9th early, closed up to get on terms from 2 out, headed between last 2, no extra and one pace from before last, 5th of 14, 8 3/4l behind Misty Millie (11-3) at Down Royal 2m hcp gd in May.
Popping Along 33-1 (11-9) Always towards rear, never a factor, pushed along and detached 4 out, weakened, completely tailed off, last of 9, dist behind Analyse That (10-6) at Thurles 2m hcp sft in Feb.
Edna (FR) 6-1 (11-0) Chased leaders, fell 3rd, at Ballinrobe 2m hcp gd in May.
Be My Westerner (IRE) 50-1 (11-2) Soon prominent, on terms 3rd, headed approaching straight, weakened approaching 2 out, 15th of 20, dist behind Lord Erskine (11-3) at Tipperary 2m 4f hcp sft in May.
Mrs Conn (IRE) 50-1 (10-11) Chased leaders, slight mistake 3rd, 4th halfway, ridden and no impression 2 out, kept on one pace, 6th of 15, 33 3/4l behind Niven (11-12) at Ballinrobe 2m mdn gd in May.
Slainte And Thanks (IRE) 20-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, mid-division halfway, headway on outer after 3 out and pushed along in 3rd next, ridden and no impression before last,, 3rd of 16, 9 1/2l behind Courtin Bb (10-12) at Tramore 2m 5f hcp gd in Jun.
Petite Gina (FR) 10-1 (10-12) Mid-division on outer, pulled up with slipped saddle after 4th, at Tramore 2m mdn gd in Jun.
Tricky Question (IRE) 25-1 (11-5) Soon in rear and pushed along at stages, never a factor, 10th of 12, dist behind Highandmighty (11-12) at Thurles 2m mdn sft in Nov.
Aurora's Dream (IRE) 16-1 (10-12) Soon prominent, disputed from 3rd, ridden in lead entering straight, headed before 2 out, no extra before last, 10th of 18, 15 1/2l behind Mullinavat (11-10) at Thurles 2m hcp Good - Yielding in Oct.
Jeremys Hope 33-1 (11-7) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden in 4th 2 out, no impression in 3rd before last, 4th and kept on one pace run-in, 4th of 11, 11 1/4l behind Blondes No More (11-7) at Clonmel 2m mdn gd in May.
Talsara (IRE) 100-1 (9-2) Slightly slow away and settled towards rear, ridden and good progress on inner to track leaders from 3f out, no extra and weakened from 1f out, last of 7, 6 1/2l behind Roseriver Has (9-7) at Tipperary 1m 4f mdn sft in May.