A quite competitive looking bumper to round off a good card but BULLOCK HARBOUR showed such battling qualities to beat a huge field on fast ground at Punchestown that he can follow up for Jessie Harrington, who also runs recent Killarney runner-up Takeyourcapoff, who is progressing well. Raise The Beat didn't beat such a strong field when successful at Down Royal but did it nicely and there is more to come from Colm Murphy's charge. Double Double would have finished closer to Divine Rhapsody at Punchestown but for running wide off the home turn and looks an obvious threat while the filly Corrib Princess gets all the allowances and has had plenty of experience at this level.
Bullock Harbour (IRE) 9-1 (11-11) Soon led, ridden and headed entering straight, stayed on again final furlong to lead close home, won at Punchestown 2m 1f N H flat gf beating Mickelson (11-6) by nk, 22 ran.
Broadbackbob (IRE) 20-1 (11-7) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, wide entering straight and ridden, no impression in 9th 2f out, kept on one pace, 6th of 20, 14l behind Raise The Beat (11-7) at Down Royal 2m N H flat gf.
Down In Neworleans (IRE) 7-1 (12-0) Mid-division best, never a factor, 10th of 17, 48l behind Andlau (11-11) at Gowran Park 2m N H flat in Mar.
Tanned Bob (IRE) Bob Back gelding out of Sun Screen.
Double Double (FR) 6-1 (10-8) In rear, good headway approaching straight to track leaders, ran wide off home turn, kept on under pressure without troubling winner from 1f out, 2nd of 20, 3l behind Divine Rhapsody (10-4) at Punchestown 2m nhf gd in Apr.
Sunset Susie (IRE) 25-1 (11-2) Chased leaders, 7th halfway, 5th 3f out, soon no impression, kept on one pace under pressure, 4th of 21, 12l behind Tornado Bob (11-11) at Cork 2m N H flat gf.
Takeyourcapoff (IRE) 14-1 (11-2) Soon mid-division, good progress 5f out, 4th over 3f out, ridden to challenge and lead 2f out, strongly pressed inside final furlong, headed close home, 2nd of 18, 1l behind Mediolanum (12-0) at Killarney 2m 1f N H flat gd.
Art Lord (IRE) Lord Americo gelding out of Oilpainting.
Batu Ferringhi (FR) Numerous gelding out of Dara.
Cuchullain (IRE) 20-1 (11-4) Chased leaders, not fluent jumping, 6th halfway, 8th and no extra 4 out, tailed off, 10th of 13, well behind Son Amix (11-0) at Navan 2m 4yo mdn hdl hvy in Feb.
Maytide (IRE) Sadler's Wells colt out of I'll Get Along.
Corrib Princess (IRE) 7-2 (10-8) Tracked leaders, led over 4f out, strongly pressed from 2f out, headed and kept on same pace inside final furlong, 3rd of 11, 2 1/4l behind Lively Lass (11-4) at Wexford 2m mrs N H flat fm.
Raise The Beat 16-1 (11-7) Rear of mid-division, headway in 8th 3f out, 6th 2f out, ridden into 2nd 1f out, stayed on to lead last 150 yards, kept on well, won at Down Royal 2m N H flat gf beating Lady Chatterbox (11-2) by 3l, 20 ran.