There are 18 runners in this race.
|13||6 Never Shout Never
Winner at Cork in August. Good second of 22 in handicap (16/1) at this course (6f, good to soft) 13 days ago, no match for winner. Unexposed and good claims.
|9-2||Jamie Powell||J A Stack||7/2||7/2||0|
|13||3 Jon Riggens
C&D winner. Latest win here in August. 9/1, respectable seventh of 22 in handicap at this course (6f, good to soft) 13 days ago. Others more persuasive.
|9-5|| James Ryan||Edward Lynam||8/1||9/1||13|
|13||1 The Highway Rat
Six wins from 16 Flat runs. Creditable fifth of 22 in handicap (33/1) at this course (6f, good to soft) 13 days ago, unable to sustain effort.
|10-0||W J Lee||A Oliver||8/1||8/1||0|
|13||12 Curraheen Princess
C&D winner. Eight wins from 28 Flat runs. 33/1, nineteenth of 22 in handicap at this course (6f, good to soft) 13 days ago. Cheekpieces on 1st time. Second in this last year and lurks on a tempting mark.
|8-7||Andrew Slattery||N Stokes||12/1||8/1||33|
|13||5 Laugh A Minute
C&D winner. Below form eleventh of 22 in handicap at this course (6f, good to soft, 11/1) 13 days ago. Can make presence felt.
|9-3||Adam Caffrey||Adrian McGuinness||12/1||10/1||17|
|28||14 Hallowed Time
Twelve runs since last win in 2022. Good second of 17 in handicap at this course (6f, good, 10/1) 28 days ago. Blinkers back on.
|8-7||Chris Hayes||E J O'Neill||12/1||16/1||33|
|120||17 Swift Flight
Eleven runs since last win in 2021. 17/2, below form ninth of 15 in handicap at this course (6f, good to soft) 120 days ago. Others more persuasive.
|8-7||N G McCullagh||K J Condon||12/1||20/1||67|
Blinkered for 1st time, creditable ½-length second of 7 to The Highway Rat in handicap (85/40) at Navan (5f, good to soft) 21 days ago. Cheekpieces back on.
|9-0||Ben Coen||J P Murtagh||13/2||9/1||38|
6/1, improved when winning 12-runner maiden at Tipperary (5f, soft) 43 days ago by ¾ length from Never Shout Never, driven out. Makes handicap debut. Lots more needed.
|8-7||Nathan Crosse||Andrew Kinirons||14/1||12/1||14|
|13||8 The Organiser
Latest win here in August. Below form thirteenth of 22 in handicap at this course (6f, good to soft, 12/1) 13 days ago.
|8-11||Mikey Sheehy||J F Levins||16/1||18/1||13|
|168||2 Real Force
18/1, career best when winning 10-runner handicap at Cork (5f, heavy) 168 days ago. Big shout.
|9-7||Conor Stone-Walsh||D J Bunyan & G ||16/1||14/1||13|
|57||13 Harry's Hill
C&D winner. 2 wins from 6 runs this year. Latest win here in July. 14/1, eleventh of 14 in handicap at Cork (5f, good) 57 days ago.
|8-7||Wayne Hassett||Martin Hassett||16/1||16/1||0|
|13||4 Master Matt
C&D winner. Latest win at Fairyhouse in June. 40/1, fourteenth of 22 in handicap at this course (6f, good to soft) 13 days ago. Cheekpieces back on. Not taken lightly.
|9-4||Ronan Whelan||M Halford & T ||33/1||28/1||15|
|17||9 Mickey The Steel
16/1, eighth of 9 in handicap at Cork (6f, good to firm) 17 days ago. Back to a potentially lenient mark.
|8-10||Wesley Joyce||Joseph Anthony ||33/1||16/1||52|
|10||16 Nordic Passage
C&D winner. Latest win at Newcastle in August. Tenth of 14 in handicap (4/1) at Southwell (6.1f) 10 days ago.
|8-7||Rory Cleary||J F Levins||33/1||66/1||100|
|13||11 Sioux Spirit
66/1, creditable ninth of 22 in handicap at this course (6f, good to soft) 13 days ago, never nearer.
|8-8||Leigh Roche||K J Condon||40/1||33/1||18|
|28||19 Livingston Range
Latest win at Naas in July. Bit below form eighth of 17 in handicap (10/1) at this course (6f, good) 28 days ago. Blinkers back on. Must improve.
|8-7||Siobhan Rutledge||Leanne Breen||40/1||50/1||25|
|17||20 Mount Ruapehu
Respectable fifth of 9 in handicap at Cork (6f, good to firm, 20/1) 17 days ago, having run of race. Cheekpieces on 1st time. Plenty to find on form.
|8-7||Cian Horgan||J F Grogan||50/1||50/1||0|