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Prediction: 1st Invincible Don, 2nd Trans City, 3rd Punches Pious
Blue Bullet (IRE) 36
b c Red Clubs-Blue Holly (Blues Traveller)
10 - 0
A winner at 6f on soft ground. Beaten 5l behind Lottie Dod at 16-1 when eighth of 10 on his latest outing at Dundalk over 6f last month.
Fiosrach (IRE) 2
b g Bachelor Duke-Saana (Erins Isle)
9 - 13
A winner at 7f on heavy ground. Beaten 8l behind Harley's Harley at 5-1 when 10th of 14 on his latest outing at Tipperary over 7f (soft) earlier this month.
Lightening Stricks (IRE) 50 (270j)
b g Kings Best-Opera Comique (Singspiel)
9 - 13 b t
Successful twice at 1m on the all-weather, but last win was over three years ago. Beaten 16l behind Reckless Lad at 16-1 when last of 13 on his latest outing at Dundalk over 7f in February.
Mojito Royale (IRE) 99 (151j)
b g Val Royal-Beseeching (Hamas)
9 - 13 p
Winner of five races from 6f to 1m on good to firm and good ground and on the all-weather, but last win was over six years ago. Beaten 9l behind Papa's Way at 16-1 when seventh of 9 on his latest outing at Dundalk over 1m 4f in January.
Senor George (IRE) 17
b g Traditionally-Mrs St George (Orpen)
9 - 12
Placed twice in seven starts. Beaten 15l behind Conan's Rock at 16-1 when 12th of 16 on his latest outing at Leopardstown over 1m (heavy) earlier this month.
Measured Approval (IRE) 50
b g Acclamation-Measured Leap (Inchinor)
9 - 10
Winner of five races from 5f to 1m on ground varying from good to firm to heavy and on the all-weather. Beaten 13l behind Alvar at 12-1 when 10th of 11 on his latest outing at Dundalk over 1m 3f in February.
Poetic Lord (GB) 17
b g Byron-Jumairah Sun (Scenic)
9 - 10
He has won three times from 7f to 1m on good and good to soft ground and on the all-weather. Well beaten at 16-1 behind Conan's Rock when 15th of 16 on his latest outing at Leopardstown over 1m (heavy) earlier this month.
Amazing Star (IRE) 29
b g Soviet Star-Sadika (Bahhare)
9 - 9 p t
He has won four times from 7f to 1m on soft ground and on the all-weather. Beaten a head by Merry Mast when second of 7 at 11-4 on his latest flat outing at Dundalk over 1m last month.
Indy Gal (IRE) 17
b f Intikhab-Knockatotaun (Spectrum)
9 - 7
Placed twice in seven starts. Beaten 16l behind Conan's Rock at 10-1 when 13th of 16 on her latest outing at Leopardstown over 1m (heavy) earlier this month.
Master Melody (IRE) 7
b g Ad Valorem-Melody Island (Turtle Island)
9 - 7
Successful at 1m 3f and 1m 4f on the all-weather, but last win was over two years ago. Well beaten at 25-1 behind Chillie Billie when 21st of 23 on his latest outing at Navan over 6f (soft) earlier this month.
Invincible Don (IRE) 209 (167j)
b g Invincible Spirit-Dame Alicia (Sadlers Wells)
9 - 2
A winner at 1m 6f on firm ground. Third of 14 behind King Of Oriel beaten 4 1/2l at 16-1 on his latest flat outing at Gowran Park over 1m 1f (good) in September last year.
Keep Straight (IRE) 212
b f Kheleyf-Silkie Smooth (Barathea)
9 - 2 t 1
Unplaced in all four starts. Well beaten at 8-1 behind Late Rosebud when sixth of 8 on her latest outing at Listowel over 7f (heavy) in September last year.
Punches Pious (IRE) 17
b g Antonius Pius-Mother Molly (Irish River)
8 - 13 p
Placed in three of 14 starts. Beaten 4 1/2l by Conan's Rock when second of 16 at 33-1 on his latest outing at Leopardstown over 1m (heavy) earlier this month.
Trans City (IRE) 15
ch g Trans Island-Wheres Charlotte (Sure Blade)
8 - 8 b t
Successful at 1m and 1m 2f on good ground, but last win was over two years ago. Finished 4l behind Six Silver Lane when sixth of 14 at 20-1 on his latest outing at Dundalk over 1m earlier this month.
Blistering Dancer (IRE) 182
b g Moss Vale-Datura (Darshaan)
8 - 5
Placed in five of 11 starts. Beaten 8l behind Enter The Red at 6-1 when 11th of 14 on his latest outing here over 5f (yielding) in October last year.
Shamadinna (IRE) 247
b g Moss Vale-Shamata (Cadeaux Genereux)
8 - 5
Unplaced in all three starts. Well beaten at 40-1 behind Stepping Down when last of 7 on his latest outing at Tramore over 1m 4f (good) in August last year.
Zelos Dream (IRE) 14
ch m Redback-Endless Peace (Russian Revival)
8 - 5 t
A winner at 5f on good to firm ground, but that win was over four years ago. Finished 12l behind Daliyan when fifth of 12 at 16-1 on her latest outing at Gowran Park over 1m 1f (heavy) earlier this month.
Forecast Prices: Amazing Star 7/1, Fiosrach 6/1, Invincible Don 8/1, Punches Pious 7/1, Mojito Royale 14/1, Indy Gal 12/1, Measured Approval 12/1, Poetic Lord 14/1, Trans City 12/1, Senor George 14/1, Blistering Dancer 10/1, Zelos Dream 14/1, Lightening Stricks 20/1, Master Melody 20/1, Keep Straight 12/1, Shamadinna 14/1, Blue Bullet 14/1
Last Year's Race: Aurifodina, 4, 9 9, R P Whelan, 3/1, J S Bolger, 8 ran