GIOVANNI BOLDINI is likely to be a warm order after his fine effort behind Mustajeeb in the Jersey Stakes and a similar effort would see him very difficult to beat. Captain Joy wasn't beaten far in this a year ago and should be ready for another big run after returning from Dubai with a solid effort in a Listed contest at Leopardstown. Manalapan was also in action in Dubai during the winter where he performed with credit, though he has a couple of pounds to find with Paene Magnus on their run at Dundalk in October. The latter could prove a big threat as he likes this track and fast ground and wasn't disgraced behind Magician here last month.
Paene Magnus (IRE) 12-1 (9-3) Chased leader in 2nd, ridden in 3rd 3f out, dropped to rear under 2f out, no impression and kept on one pace, 4th of 5, 5l behind Magician (9-10) at Curragh 1m 2f Grp 3 (1) gf in May.
Captain Joy (IRE) 14-1 (9-9) Always towards rear, pushed along entering straight and no impression 1f out, kept on one pace, 6th of 8, 6l behind Pearl Of Africa (9-7) at Leopardstown 1m Listed stks (1) gd.
Einsteins Folly (IRE) 20-1 (9-9) Soon mid-division, under pressure in 6th 2f out, went 4th 1f out, kept on final furlong without matching principals, 4th of 9, 1 1/2l behind Indigo Lady (9-4) at Curragh 1m 2f Listed stks (1).
Manalapan (IRE) 12-1 (9-5) 4th of 10, 3 1/2l behind Tha'ir (9-0) at Meydan(UAE) 1m 3f hcp in Feb.
Talitha Kum (IRE) 11-10fav (9-12) Held up in rear, closer entering straight and ridden in 4th under 2f out, 2nd 150 yards out but no impression on winner, 2nd of 6, 3 1/2l behind Maggie Dalton (9-3) at Limerick 1m fll hcp gf.
Giovanni Boldini (USA) 14-1 (9-1) Tracked leaders, ridden over 1f out, ridden in 3rd and one pace final furlong, no impression on leading duo, 3rd of 23, 3 1/2l behind Mustajeeb (9-4) at Royal Ascot 7f 3yo Grp 3 (1) gd.
He's No Saint 16-1 (8-12) Led after 1f, pushed along and challenged early straight, headed over 1f out and soon no extra, 7th of 8, 8l behind Pearl Of Africa (9-7) at Leopardstown 1m Listed stks (1) gd.