made all, ridden 2f out, pressed inside final furlong and kept on well under pressure
mid-division, 6th halfway, ridden and no extra 3f out, weakened
chased leader, jumped road shortly after start and again after circuit, 2nd halfway, ridden in 5th 3f out, soon no extra and weakened
held up towards rear, ridden into moderate 5th over 2f out, soon no impression and kept on one pace
chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden 2f out, no impression 1 1/2f out, kept on one pace
mid-division, 5th halfway, ridden into 2nd 2f out, pressed leader inside final furlong, held close home
chased leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden 2f out, no impression 1 1/2f out, kept on one pace final furlong
held up towards rear, rear and eased 3f out, completely tailed off
Willie Mullins has won two of the previous four renewals and SKYACE has placed in both starts in bumpers so far. She finished practically upsides with runner-up Dime A Dozen at Galway last time but may edge this on only her second outing since May. Veda's Star debuts under Rules for Gordon Elliott having placed in a point-to-point and Lady Moon is another newcomer to note with the rest harder to recommend.
Dime A Dozen (IRE) 8-1 (11-9) Soon prominent, on terms inside first 5f, soon led, headed from 7f out, on terms from 4f out, led again over 3f out, went on from 2 1/2f out, reduced lead and headed inside final furlong, one pace, 2nd of 14, 1 1/4l behind Majestic Maid (11-4) at Galway 2m gd in Aug.
Docking (IRE) 33-1 (11-9) Chased leaders, moderate 2nd halfway, ridden and closer 2f out, no extra in 4th 1f out, kept on one pace, 5th of 11, 15 1/4l behind Love The Melody (11-9) at Wexford 2m gd in Jul.
La Baie (IRE) 14-1 (11-9) Rear of mid-division, ridden and some progress over 2f out, kept on one pace final furlong, 6th of 11, 16 3/4l behind Caer (11-9) at Roscommon 2m gd in Jul.
Le River Noir (IRE) 6-1 (11-11) Ld & clr, 25 adv 1/2way, red adv 4out, hdd bef 3out, wknd qckly & bhnd when pu bef 3out, at Dromahane 3m mdn in Nov.
Well Polly (IRE) 80-1 (11-9) Waited with, 13th approaching halfway, some headway and not much room 3f out, soon no impression, kept on same pace without theatening, 8th of 14, 16 3/4l behind Majestic Maid (11-4) at Galway 2m gd in Aug.
Lady Moon (IRE) Arcadio filly out of Queen's Lady.
Skyace (IRE) 6-4fav (11-4) Led briefly early, soon chased leaders, pushed along and effort from before straight, kept on without matching front pair inside final furlong, 3rd of 14, 1 1/4l behind Majestic Maid (11-4) at Galway 2m gd in Aug.
Veda's Star (IRE) 8-1 (11-6) Mid div, 6th 1/2way, still 6th 3out, sow frm 2out, nt mtch ldrs bef last, nrst at fin, 3rd of 13, 8l behind Get In Robin (11-11) at Fairyhouse Ptp 3m mdn Good - Yielding in Apr.