IRON WOMAN, full sister to two winners, never got competitive at Leopardstown last month but the booking of Patrick Mullins suggests much better is expected here with that run under her belt. Rosa Gloriosa was keeping on nicely at Cork when making her debut under Rules and Decadio Lady was second at the same track three weeks ago. Faith Du Val led until inside the final furlong when fourth at Clonmel with the well-bred Quiet Escape a newcomer to consider.
Cool Rain (IRE) 18-1 (11-11) In rear, headway 4f out, ridden in 4th 3f out, kept on same pace, 5th of 15, 12 1/4l behind Me Too Please (11-11) at Down Royal 2m 1f Yielding in Mar.
Faith Du Val (FR) 12-1 (11-11) Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, headway over 4f out and led approaching straight, soon asserted and 3 lengths clear 2f out, edged left and headed 1f out, drifted badly left final 100 yards, no extra, 4th of 11, 12 1/2l behind Premier Queen (11-11) at Clonmel 2m Soft - Heavy in Mar.
Icee M B A (IRE) 200-1 (11-1) Mid-division, not fluent 2nd, pushed along after 6th, no threat 3 out, went moderate 6th before next, no impression, 6th of 12, dist behind Socially Distant (11-1) at Wexford 2m mdn hvy in Mar.
Iron Woman (IRE) 14-1 (11-9) In rear, headway over 4f out, under pressure 3f out, no extra 1 1/2f out, 8th of 18, 31 1/2l behind Meet And Greet (12-2) at Leopardstown 2m Good - Yielding in Mar.
Kicking Princess (IRE) 28-1 (11-11) Tracked leader, 3rd halfway, pushed along and lost place quickly approaching straight, weakened, tailed off, 8th of 11, dist behind Premier Queen (11-11) at Clonmel 2m Soft - Heavy in Mar.
Quiet Escape (IRE) Getaway M out of Ballinahattna Girl.
Rebel Rose (IRE) 20-1 (11-9) Mid-division, 9th 4f out, soon ridden and no impression, 6th of 12, 20 1/2l behind Feddans (11-11) at Punchestown 2m Soft - Heavy in Jan.
Rosa Gloriosa (IRE) 9-1 (11-11) Tracked leaders, 6th approaching halfway, pushed along before straight, soon effort, kept on same pace without threatening from 2f out, 3rd of 17, 8 3/4l behind Letthetruthbeknown (11-11) at Cork 2m gd in Apr.
September Lady (IRE) September Storm M out of Alleged A Lady.
Sula Warrior (IRE) 25-1 (11-11) Rear of mid-division, headway into 7th and ridden 3f out, no impression, 6th of 15, 12 3/4l behind Me Too Please (11-11) at Down Royal 2m 1f Yielding in Mar.
Tarqueens Glory (IRE) 25-1 (11-8) Tracked leaders, 6th 6f out, pushed along early straight and ridden in 5th 2f out, soon no impression, kept on one pace into moderate 4th final furlong, 4th of 14, 22l behind Royal Kahala (11-11) at Fairyhouse 2m sft in Nov.
Beyond Ambitious (IRE) Kalanisi filly out of Blonde Ambition.
Decadio Lady (IRE) 40-1 (11-11) Waited with, soon towards rear, closed from 4f out on outer, chased winner from 2f out, soon no impression, kept on same pace, 2nd of 14, 6 1/2l behind Polla Milano (11-11) at Cork 2m Yielding in Mar.
Park Hind (IRE) 28-1 (11-2) Held up, rear of mid-division, some progress into 8th after 4 out, ridden in 7th and no impression next, moderate 6th 2 out, soon no extra, 6th of 16, dist behind An Epic Song (11-9) at Gowran Park 2m mdn hvy in Mar.
Petoli (IRE) Oscar M out of Tessoli.
Double Pink (IRE) 80-1 (11-2) Waited with, last and slight mistake 2nd, headway and jumped slightly left 4 out, went moderate 6th before straight, slight mistake 3 out and no impression, jumped badly left last, 7th of 16, 33 1/2l behind Dreamsrmadeofthis (11-2) at Cork 2m mdn fll Yielding in Mar.
Aintree Gin (IRE) Dylan Thomas M out of Emily's Princess.