Tahan and RAINTREE could set the pace here in the testing conditions RAINTREE , all seemed a bit too much on debut at Curragh when outpaced by half-way, beaten 8L, but sure to come on for the run. Famous Affair is related to plenty of mud-lovers and can go well at a big price.
Sollertia (IRE) 25-1 (9-0) Slightly slow into stride and raced in rear, pushed along and some progress from 2f out, ridden and no impression inside final furlong, kept on same pace, 7th of 11, 7 1/2l behind Dawn Delivers (9-0) at Curragh 6f mdn fll gf in Jul.
Burmese Blazer (IRE) Arakan gelding out of Sr Pius.
Rip Rocks Paddy Ok (IRE) 16-1 (9-5) In rear, 9th halfway, ridden in 8th 2f out, no impression, kept on one pace final furlong, 7th of 11, 18 1/4l behind Warm The Voice (9-5) at Galway 7f mdn sft in Aug.
Sea The Spray (IRE) Kendargent colt out of Orikawa.
Still Standing (IRE) Mastercraftsman colt out of Il Palazzo.
Tahan (IRE) 20-1 (8-11) Dwelt, rear of mid-division, ridden and weakened 3f out, last of 13, 33 1/4l behind Whitefountainfairy (8-6) at Fairyhouse 6f mdn gd in Jun.
Raintree (IRE) 25-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, 5th from early, pushed along over 3f out, one pace from 2f out, 6th of 15, 8 1/4l behind Punked (9-0) at Curragh 1m mdn fll Yielding - Soft in Aug.
Bronze Age (IRE) 33-1 (9-0) Held up, raced in 11th early, pushed along over 3f out, soon one pace, 9th of 15, 12 1/4l behind Punked (9-0) at Curragh 1m mdn fll Yielding - Soft in Aug.
Famous Affair (IRE) 33-1 (8-6) Towards rear for most, ridden 3f out, no impression 2f out, kept on one pace, 10th of 15, 17 1/2l behind Outside Inside (8-12) at Gowran Park 7f mdn fll Yielding in Jul.
Highway To Heaven (IRE) Pour Moi filly out of Lillebonne.