This looks like a straight battle between the Gordon Elliott pair of DUFFLE COAT and Longclaw, with narrow preference for the first-named. He was impressive at Punchestown last time, having no previous racecourse experience, so should improve further.
His stablemate is classy though, and won’t go down easily. Watch for any market support for Waterville Lady.
The Sliding Rock disappointed at Downpatrick two days ago and the most attractive option here is the progressive TELMESOMETHINGGIRL, who impressed when upped to this trip at Bellewstown last time.
Darrens Hope lacks a recent run, but gets all the allowances and is a danger.
ARTHUR’S BABY probably should have added to her Cork win at Wexford and, after unseating early last time, can notch her second win here.
John Joe Walsh is well-represented with Blanketontheground and Romella, while Cornerkova should have more to offer.
She may be without a win in 14 starts, but SAOUL IONTACH does not need to improve a whole pile to break her duck and can do so here.
Estijmaam, Coosan Clover and Golden Glen are dangers.
GETABAY should relish the step up in trip and maintain the fine run of Gordon Elliott’s string. Hand In My Pocket has spurned a few opportunities but should be involved, as should Rosgalme.
It was hard not to be impressed by the performance of classy hurdler ANYTHING WILL DO (NAP) on chasing debut at Killarney and he is taken to follow up.
However, Popong got close to him over hurdles one day and she is a danger getting the allowances, while Andalusa is also respected.
With two confidence boosting wins lately, THE STORYTELLER is in as good form as ever and is well-treated by these race conditions, so is difficult to oppose.
Paloma Blue has plenty of ability, though looked awkward under pressure last time and the cheekpieces can help him reverse previous form with Peregrine Run.
This doesn’t look to be the strongest bumper, and perhaps SNAKE OIL can take it. He showed ability in a decent Galway maiden hurdle on debut against experienced rivals and should have improved since.
Visionarian, Thalitleozibatler and Carioca King are all respected and need to be monitored in the market.
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