POWER OF PAUSE, by Doyen out of a winning hurdler, went for £180,000 after scoring on Punchestown's point-to-point course and can make a successful bumper debut. Mr Lingo scored between the flags at Dromahane and found 2m too short on his bumper debut at Limerick last month. Western Run went to Sedgefield for his debut last month and ran well for a long way while California Holiday will be better for last month's run at Leopardstown, though was beaten a long way.
California Holiday (IRE) 25-1 (12-0) Waited with towards rear, some headway but pushed along over 4f out, soon no impression, one pace, 5th of 10, dist behind Forged In Fire (11-11) at Leopardstown 2m sft in Dec.
Glorify (IRE) 8-1 (11-11) Last and kn, 5th by 7th, 3rd frm 10th, 3rd 2out, wknd aftr 2out, poor 4th bef last where lft 3rd, 3rd of 10, 18l behind Entre Deux (11-6) at Aghabullogue 3m mdn hvy in Jan.
Mr Lingo (IRE) 6-1 (12-0) Waited with, closed from 6f out, pushed along approaching straight, chased leaders and kept on same pace from 2f out, 3rd of 9, 11 1/2l behind Lieutenant Command (12-0) at Limerick 2m hvy in Dec.
Coolbane Boy (IRE) 16-1 (11-2) Mid-division early, 9th from 4th, closed up and not much room on inner into straight, soon switched left, moderate 4th when fell 2 out, at Limerick 2m mdn hvy in Dec.
Power Of Pause (IRE) 5-1 (11-11) Mid-div, 6th 1/2way, 4l 5th aftr 4out, prog to 3rd bef 2out, jnd ldr appr str & sn wo, qcknd clr & in command bef last, won at Punchestown 2m 4f mdn gd in Feb beating Imperial Flem (11-6) by 6l, 11 ran.
Sputnik (IRE) 10-1 (11-11) Mid-div best, 7th aftr a mile, wknd in 12th aftr 5out, bhnd when pu bef 3out, at Dromahane 3m mdn hvy in Dec.
Don't Tell Jacqui (IRE) 66-1 (11-9) Mid-division, no impression from 4f out, never a factor, 14th of 17, dist behind Highstreet Roller (11-9) at Punchestown 2m 2f Good - Yielding in Dec.
Trixie Mc (IRE) 100-1 (11-7) Mid-division, fell 1st, at Fairyhouse 2m 2f mdn sft in Jan.
Twilight Girl (IRE) 66-1 (11-5) Rear of mid-division, pushed along and no impression 2 out, no extra, never a factor, 10th of 16, dist behind Cobbler's Way (11-12) at Leopardstown 2m 4f mdn Yielding in Dec.
Wilder Mind (IRE) 66-1 (11-9) Soon towards rear, weakened over 6f out, completely tailed off, 20th of 22, dist behind Valentina Lady (11-9) at Naas 2m Soft - Heavy in Nov.
Elusive Star (IRE) 10-3 (12-2) Mid-div, 7th at 10th, prog 6out and 3rd 5out, 2nd aftr 2out, btn bef last, no ex, 2nd of 8, 3l behind Templebredin (12-2) at Aghabullogue 3m hvy in Jan.
Rent Day Blues (IRE) Rajj gelding out of Gold Sensation.
Western Run (IRE) 10-1 (11-2) Chased leaders, driven over 2f out, kept on same pace approaching final furlong, 3rd of 12, 5l behind Blazing Port (11-2) at Sedgefield 2m 1f (5) sft in Dec.