There are 19 runners in this race.
|24||10 Better Times Ahead
Promising individual. 9/2, sixth of 21 in novice hurdle at Punchestown (16f, heavy) 24 days ago. Up in trip. Yard having good spell. Makes handicap hurdle debut. Not taken lightly.
|11-3||Mark Walsh||Robert Tyner||4/1||5.5/1||38|
Promising sort. 11/2, good third of 20 in novice hurdle at Naas (18.8f, soft) 55 days ago. Rates the type to do better now handicapping for powerful stable. Shortlisted.
|11-3||Richard Condon||Gordon Elliott||4.5/1||12/1||167|
|32||12 Dancing Jeremy
Runner-up on handicap hurdle debut at Galway (21f) in October 2020 and improved on chase exploits when landing Cork maiden for new yard in January, winning easily, Interesting back over timber.
|11-3||B J Cooper||Thomas Cooper||4.5/1||3.2/1||29|
Creditable third of 26 in handicap hurdle (13/2) at Navan (20f, soft) 18 days ago, shaken up after 3 out and keeping on. On a handy mark if backing that up here.
|11-12||Keith Donoghue||Matthew J Smith||5/1||5/1||0|
|23||7 Magnor Glory
Creditable third of 15 in handicap hurdle at Punchestown (16f, heavy, 16/5) 23 days ago, shuffled back home turn but keeping on run-in. Should give another good account.
|11-9||Conor Maxwell||Terence O'Brien||7/1||11/1||57|
|9||18 Memory Of Youth
C&D winner. Winner in hurdle here in January. 8/1, good second of 21 in handicap hurdle at Punchestown (23.9f, soft) 9 days ago. Can give a good account again in present groove.
|10-13||Sean Flanagan||Mrs Denise Foster||8/1||10/1||25|
11/2, fell in handicap hurdle at Gowran (16f, soft) 13 days ago, coming to grief at the fourth. Had previously been shaping up well in similar company and no forlorn hope provided he jumps better here
|11-2||Donagh Meyler||Karl Thornton||10/1||6.5/1||35|
|42||19 Duffys Getaway
Lightly-raced maiden under NH rules. 7/2, ninth of 17 in novice hurdle at Limerick (19f, heavy) 42 days ago. Makes handicap hurdle debut.
|10-11||P J Rothwell||16/1||40/1||150|
|24||14 Rebellious Gale
Thrice-raced maiden. Hooded for 1st time, tenth of 21 in novice hurdle (66/1) at Punchestown (16f, heavy) 24 days ago. Up in trip. Makes handicap hurdle debut. Should improve.
|11-2||Peter Carberry||A J Martin||16/1||18/1||13|
|107||5 Fit To Be Tied
7/1, respectable sixth of 12 in handicap hurdle at Wexford (16.4f, heavy) 107 days ago. Back up in trip and arrives here on a handy-looking mark. Not dismissed lightly.
|11-10||Mark McDonagh||Niall Madden||18/1||18/1||0|
|24||4 Difficult Decision
Twelve runs since last win in 2020. Second of 12 in novice chase (40/1) at Punchestown (22.2f, heavy) 24 days ago, keeping on to be nearest at the finish. Needs to build on that now.
|11-10||Shane Fitzgerald||Oliver McKiernan||20/1||12/1||40|
|17||3 Sean Says
Sixth of 8 in handicap chase at Thurles (21.6f, good to soft, 9/2) 17 days ago. Switches from chase to hurdles. Blinkers back on.
|11-11||Ian Power||Rodger Sweeney||22/1||40/1||82|
|15||6 Magic Sea
Twelve runs since last win in 2020. 100/1, sixth of 10 in minor event chase at Down Royal (16.2f, good to soft) 15 days ago. Switches from chase to hurdles. Back up in trip.
|11-10||E Walsh||Sarah Dawson||25/1||40/1||60|
80/1, twenty third of 28 in handicap hurdle at Leopardstown (20f) 43 days ago, never involved on back of 4 months off. Re-united with Blackmore now and worth noting if market speaks in his favour.
|11-7||Rachael Blackmore||Shane Nolan||33/1||33/1||0|
|23||15 Call Me Freddie
14/1, pulled up in handicap hurdle at Punchestown (24.2f, heavy) 23 days ago, struggling badly over circuit out. Needs to bounce back.
|11-1||Adam Williams||Paul Nolan||33/1||33/1||0|
Lightly-raced maiden over hurdles. 200/1, sixth of 20 in novice hurdle at Punchestown (16f, soft) 9 days ago. Back up in trip. Will hold more chance now handicapping.
|15||2 Getaway Katie
50/1, fifth of 11 in handicap hurdle at Down Royal (16.7f, good to soft) 15 days ago. Application of blinkers need to have positive effect now.
|11-11||Jack Foley||Shane Ryder||40/1||50/1||25|
|23||16 Finnians Row
Lightly-raced maiden. 33/1, sixteenth of 20 in handicap hurdle at Punchestown (20.6f, heavy) 23 days ago.
|11-1||J B Kane||Dermot A ||50/1||66/1||32|
|44||11 Chosen Diamond
Lightly-raced maiden. 18/1, below form tenth of 16 in handicap hurdle at Limerick (20f, heavy) 44 days ago, always behind. Needs to step up to feature.
|11-3||Chris Timmons||Edward Cawley||50/1||50/1||0|