PEACE CHARTER got up in the dying strides to catch So Wonderful over the course and distance three weeks ago. They meet on the same terms and though both will have come on markedly for the experience the winner can prevail again. The latter's yard also run the newcomer Etoile, who is related to five winners. In The Present had American Lady just behind in a Curragh Listed contest though, like the remainder, they'll need to make significant progress to compete with the principals.
American Lady (IRE) 25-1 (8-12) Waited with, soon in rear, pushed along after halfway, no impression 1 1/2f out, switched right under 1f out, kept on well without threatening inside final furlong, just failed for 3rd, 4th of 7, 2 3/4l behind Ickworth (8-12) at Curragh 5f lst stks (1) Yielding in May.
Celtic Beauty (IRE) 25-1 (9-0) Slowly away and in rear, progress into 7th and short of room briefly on inner 2f out, soon ridden, went 5th 1f out, kept on without threatening inside final furlong, 4th of 13, 5l behind Peace Charter (9-0) at Naas 6f mdn fll Good - Yielding in Apr.
Etoile (USA) War Front filly out of Gagnoa.
Feminista (IRE) 5-1 (9-0) Mid-division on outer, pushed along 2f out, ridden and went 2nd 1f out, kept on well final furlong, 2nd of 12, 3/4l behind Back To Brussels (9-0) at Navan 5f mdn fll Yielding in Apr.
In The Present (USA) 11-2 (8-12) Soon raced in 5th, switched right towards outer after halfway, no impression in 3rd final furlong, kept on same pace and just held on for 3rd at finish, 3rd of 7, 2 3/4l behind Ickworth (8-12) at Curragh 5f lst stks (1) Yielding in May.
Peace Charter 7-2 (9-0) Chased leaders, short of room briefly 2 1/2f out, switched right and ridden under 2f out, 4th 1f out, headway into 2nd inside final furlong, stayed on well to lead last strides, won at Naas 6f mdn fll Good - Yielding in Apr beating So Wonderful (9-0) by 1/2l, 13 ran.
So Wonderful (USA) Evensfav (9-0) Chased leaders, improved to lead 1 1/2f out, ridden 1f out, strongly pressed inside final furlong, headed and no extra last strides, 2nd of 13, 1/2l behind Peace Charter (9-0) at Naas 6f mdn fll Good - Yielding in Apr.
Yesterdayoncemore (IRE) 9-10fav (9-0) Soon prominent, disputed after 1f, narrow lead halfway, ridden and disputed 1 1/2f out, headed 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 2nd of 4, 3 1/4l behind King Neptune (9-5) at Dundalk 5f mdn pol in Apr.