This is a charity event with few likely to get involved in the finish but BOWERMAN is comfortably the pick on official ratings. Three times a winner for Roger Varian, he performed quite well in a Killarney Listed contest a week ago and looks different class. Dalileo won three races for Mark Johnston on the all-weather and made a decent debut for new connections at Dundalk while Neverushacon has managed to win seven races and ran very well in tough handicaps on the Flat and over hurdles at the Galway Festival.
Dalileo (IRE) 2-1 (11-11) Chased leader, 2nd halfway, challenged over 2f out, ridden to dispute 1 1/2f out, narrow lead over 1f out, headed final 100 yards, kept on same pace, 2nd of 7, 1/2l behind Markhan (11-12) at Dundalk 2m hcp pol in Mar.
Mambo Dancer 66-1 (11-12) Waited with, under pressure from 4 out, soon no danger, 16th of 19, dist behind Sky Marshal (11-12) at Cork 2m 3f mdn Yielding in Aug.
Bowerman 7-1 (9-9) Dwelt and pushed along briefly, towards rear early, 10th halfway, pushed along approaching straight, ran on without threatening inside final furlong, 8th of 15, 7 1/4l behind Lady Wannabe (8-12) at Killarney 1m lst stks (1) Good - Yielding in Aug.
Ilikehim (IRE) 50-1 (9-2) Slowly into stride and pushed along and reminder, towards rear, pushed along again over 3f out, headway on outer approaching straight, kept on well without reaching winner inside final furlong, 2nd of 13, 3/4l behind Drakensberg (10-0) at Leopardstown 1m 5f hcp gf in Aug.
Jazz Ranger (IRE) 10-1 (11-7) Rear of mid-division, mid-division on outer at halfway, left 7th on outer when slightly hampered 3 out, went moderate 6th 2 out, ridden and went 3rd entering straight, 2nd after last, stayed on well run-in to strongly pressed winner to line, just failed, 2nd of 12, shd behind Ciankyle (11-7) at Sligo 2m 1f hcp Yielding in Aug.
Marylebone 50-1 (8-13) Towards rear, 10th under 3f out, came wide entering straight, ridden 1 1/2f out, no impression on leaders, kept on same pace final furlong, 8th of 14, 3l behind Tony The Gent (10-0) at Leopardstown 7f gd in Aug.
Measured (IRE) 33-1 (9-7) Tracked leaders inner, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and kept on one pace from early straight, 10th of 13, 16 1/2l behind Grove Hill (9-7) at Sligo 1m 2f gd in Aug.
West Coast Time (IRE) 3-1 (10-2) Held up in 4th early, pushed along in last before halfway, reminders 5f out, ridden and no impression in 4th over 1f out, kept on one pace, 4th of 5, 10 3/4l behind Act Of God (10-2) at Tramore 1m 4f mdn Yielding in Aug.
Small Bit Of Love (IRE) 9-2 (9-3) Tracked leaders, rear of mid-division halfway, headway in 4th over 3f out, ridden in 4th 1 1/2f out, no extra inside final furlong, weakened, last of 11, 9 3/4l behind Like An Open Book (8-13) at Tramore 2m hcp gd in Aug.
Lily Trotter 33-1 (11-10) Soon chased leaders, slight mistake 5th, slight mistake 3 out and one pace, 6th of 24, 11 1/2l behind Miss Mcilroy (10-11) at Cork 2m 3f hcp Yielding in Aug.
Uluru Park (IRE) 16-1 (11-5) Held up, ridden towards rear after 3 out, soon no extra, 10th of 14, 24 1/4l behind Multiviz (10-13) at Tramore 2m hcp gd in Aug.
Vhagar (IRE) 25-1 (10-8) Soon prominent, on terms 3rd, soon headed and raced in 2nd, slight mistake 5th, close up 4 out, dropped to 3rd before straight, weakened from 3 out, last of 10, dist behind Fujimoto Flyer (10-1) at Killarney 2m 1f Yielding - Soft in Aug.
Lough Sewdy (IRE) 16-1 (10-4) Mid-division, stumbled after 6th, weakened from 4 out, pulled up before last, at Sligo 3m hcp Yielding in Aug.
Neverushacon (IRE) 16-1 (10-4) Soon mid-division, 10th halfway, headway to chase leaders approaching straight, kept on same pace run-in, 4th of 18, 10 1/2l behind Great Trango (9-13) at Galway 2m 7f hcp gd in Aug.
Feeling The Love (IRE) 6-1 (11-5) Held up towards rear, 7th halfway, mistake 7th, pushed along in 10th before 3 out, no extra when mistake last, 9th of 11, 35 1/4l behind Act In Time (11-1) at Killarney 2m 1f hcp Yielding in Aug.
Banjo (IRE) 6-1 (11-12) Mid-division, jumped right 3rd, 8th when not fluent 5 out, slight mistake 4 out, 6th before 2 out, no impression and kept on one pace, 5th of 12, 24 3/4l behind Touch Base (11-12) at Tipperary 2m 4f Yielding in Jul.