COMPLICIT, who is on a long losing run, keeps attracting support and was staying on over 7f at the Curragh so tonight's extra could finally see him back in the winner's enclosure. Mystery Gal has been racing over further but likes quick ground as she showed when scoring at Clonmel in May. Nivvo made a fair handicap debut here last month and Pat Smullen is a positive booking while Punches Pious was a very easy winner over the course and distance last month, though that was on very heavy going. The selection's new stable companion Hasselnott is still a maiden after 15 starts but it shouldn't be long before he loses his maiden tag from this sort of mark.
Colonel Maximus (IRE) 50-1 (11-7) Soon towards rear, never a factor, tailed off, 21st of 25, dist behind Cook Islands (11-7) at Punchestown 2m 1f mdn gd in May.
Complicit (IRE) 5-1fav (9-6) Towards rear, headway over 1f out and switched right, no impression and kept on inside final furlong, 5th of 21, 3 1/4l behind Bainne (10-2) at Curragh 7f hcp gd in May.
Mountain Fox (IRE) 25-1 (9-3) Towards rear, no impression straight, never a factor, 9th of 18, 5 1/4l behind Fountain (9-13) at Fairyhouse 7f hcp gd in Jun.
Carrigeen Prince (IRE) 20-1 (9-1) Rear early, rapid headway to lead after 1f, headed 4f out, weakened over 2f out, 12th of 17, 21 1/2l behind New Direction (9-1) at Gowran Park 1m 1f hcp Soft - Heavy in Jun.
Hasselnott 9-1 (9-6) Rear of mid-division, pushed along in 7th 2f out, headway 1f out, stayed on well final furlong, never nearer, 4th of 10, 1/4l behind Rivellino (10-0) at Dundalk 6f pol in Apr.
Nivvo (IRE) 8-1 (10-0) Ran 4th, improved to 2nd halfway, ridden over 2f out, no impression on leader 1 1/2f out, kept on same pace 1f out, no chance with winner, 2nd of 11, 6 1/2l behind Queluz (9-9) at Gowran Park 1m hcp gd in Jun.
Grand Voile (FR) (8-12) 9th of 16, 9 1/2l behind Syrita (8-12) at Deauville 6f mdn stks gd in Aug.
Punches Pious (IRE) 14-1 (8-12) Soon disputed, led after 2f, 5-length advantage halfway, ridden and reduced advantage 2 1/2f out, headed under 2f out, soon no extra, 12th of 13, 18 1/2l behind Storm Ranger (8-11) at Tipperary 1m 1f hcp gd in Jun.
Seaforth (IRE) 2-1fav (9-7) Mid-division on inner, progress 2f out, soon ridden and 4th 150 yards out, no extra, 9th of 14, 5 1/2l behind Try Again (9-7) at Dundalk 1m hcp pol in Mar.
Mel Biechif Diane (IRE) 100-1 (10-0) Settled behind leaders, 7th halfway, ridden and no impression 3f out, kept on one pace, 7th of 13, 19 3/4l behind Alluringly (9-0) at Tipperary 1m 1f mdn fll gd in Apr.
Mystery Gal (IRE) 9-2 (8-4) Chased leaders and 4th 3f out, pushed along to challenge over 2f out and ridden in 2nd over 1f out, no impression closing stages and kept on same pace, 3rd of 9, 1 1/4l behind Missguided (8-8) at Down Royal 1m 2f hcp gd in Jun.
Annie Irish (IRE) 40-1 (11-5) Held up towards rear, moderate 7th 3 out, soon ridden and no extra, 9th of 12, dist behind Knockmaole Boy (11-12) at Down Royal 2m mdn gd in Jun.
Emperor Bob (IRE) 16-1 (9-4) Raced towards rear, pushed along from 2f out and ridden from over 1f out, no impression and kept on past beaten horses inside final furlong, 7th of 14, 9l behind Cappadocia (9-11) at Down Royal 7f hcp gd in Jun.
Tamara Love (IRE) 16-1 (8-4) Held up towards rear, ridden and progress 2f out, 4th 1 1/2f out, kept on inside final furlong to 3rd closing stages, 3rd of 7, 1l behind Hamley (9-2) at Tipperary 1m 1f hcp fll gd in Jun.
Kates Doll (IRE) 7-1 (9-1) Held up towards rear, pushed along and no impression early straight, no extra over 1f out, never a factor, 13th of 14, 26 1/2l behind Konig Hall (9-9) at Limerick 1m 3f hcp gf in Jun.