Plan A hasn't been at his best for some time and is probably best watched for now though if Gordon Elliott has him right he'll take some beating. The market is best watched but the less-exposed NEAREST THE PIN looks the one to be on this time. Tony Martin's charge, a consistent performer over timber, was thought good enough to run in a Grade 2 on her chasing bow last year and though well beaten he produced a much better effort when last seen in October and should have been primed for his reappearance. Maller Tree is a very smart hurdler on his day and though well beaten on his chasing bow at Roscommon that will have done him the world of good and he's one to keep on the right side. Leblon hasn't done as well as expected over fences so far but looks the type to improve with experience.
Derryarkin (IRE) 40-1 (11-4) Waited with, 9th early, went poor 6th and no impression approaching 2 out, kept on same pace, 5th of 14, 24l behind Captain Lob (11-1) at Kilbeggan 2m mdn hdl gf.
I Am Great (IRE) 16-1 (11-4) Tracked leaders, 5th before 2 out, soon no impression, 3rd and kept on same pace run-in, 3rd of 10, 9l behind Soweheard (11-4) at Downpatrick 2m 5f mdn hdl gd in May.
Jack Danoli (IRE) 8-1 (11-4) Tr ldrs, wknd 4out, pu 3out, in a race won by The Begrudger (11-4) at Necarne 3m ire ptp sft in May, 15 ran.
Maller Tree 6-1 (11-12) Soon chased leaders, moderate 6th from 4 out, moderate 5th before straight, soon no impression, kept on same pace, 4th of 14, 32l behind Beachdale Lad (11-9) at Roscommon 2m 5f beg chase gf.
Mount Colah (IRE) 9-1 (10-4) Mid-division, ridden in 9th 2 out, weakened, 14th of 20, 35l behind Il Fenomeno (10-6) at Punchestown 2m hcp hdl sft in Apr.
Nearest The Pin (IRE) 9-4fav (11-12) Tracked leaders, ridden in 4th entering straight, left 3rd 3 out, went 2nd from 2 out, kept on without reaching winner, 2nd of 18, 2 1/2l behind Protaras (11-11) at Gowran Park 2m 2f beg chs gd in Oct.
Pass The Hat 6-1fav (10-7) Waited with, mistake 5th, no extra 5 out, pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by Mr Cracker (11-5) at Listowel 2m 3f hcp chs gd, 18 ran.
Plan A (IRE) 10-1 (10-2) Always in rear, never a factor, behind when pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by Twinlight (11-10) at Punchestown 2m hcp chs hvy in Apr, 15 ran.
Potters Wall (IRE) 33-1 (11-5) Towards rear, moderate 7th 6 out, soon no impression, kept on same pace, 5th of 11, 35l behind Luna Runner (11-0) at Downpatrick 2m 7f beg chase gf.
Potts Bridge (IRE) 33-1 (11-5) Towards rear, mistake and unseated rider 6th, in a race won by Luna Runner (11-0) at Downpatrick 2m 7f beg chase gf, 11 ran.
Sam Cavallaro (IRE) 20-1 (11-0) Soon rear of mid-division, 10th approaching 4 out, no impression approaching next, 7th of 14, 27l behind Keep On Track (11-4) at Downpatrick 2m 5f hts chs gf.
Sh Bam (IRE) 25-1 (10-5) Towards rear, ridden in 11th after 3 out, soon no extra and weakened, 14th of 22, well behind Cool Oscar (11-5) at Punchestown 3m hcp hdl 80-102 gd in May.
The Shepherd King (IRE) 10-1 (11-12) Chased leaders, closed going well in 3rd into straight, ridden in pursuit of winner 2 out, no impression and kept on same pace from before last, 4th of 13, 5l behind Fair Dilemma (11-9) at Listowel 2m 4f beg chs sft in Sep.
Theshowisover (IRE) 33-1 (11-12) Chased leaders, 5th before straight, soon no impression, kept on same pace, 6th of 11, 20l behind Arnaud (11-6) at Killarney 2m 1f beg chs sft in May.
Blue Cannon (IRE) 33-1 (10-9) Always towards rear, never a factor, no threat from 3 out, 13th of 17, well behind Brian Who (9-7) at Fairyhouse 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-140 in Apr.
Leblon (IRE) 12-1 (11-7) Waited with, slight mistake 4 out, some progress from before next, no impression under pressure in 5th from before straight, kept on same pace, 4th of 8, 11l behind Banjaxed Girl (11-7) at Punchestown 2m 4f beg chs hvy in Nov.
Butney Boy (IRE) 4-1 (11-5) Rear of mid-division, ridden and no impression 3 out, weakened and tailed off, 11th of 16, well behind The Blarney Rose (10-12) at Limerick 3m hcp hdl 80-102 sft in May.
Top Flyer (IRE) 7-1 (12-0) Alw pr, ld 3out, row, won at Necarne 3m ire ptp sft beating Breezy Point (12-0) by 2 1/2l, 18 ran.
Araglen Lad (IRE) 50-1 (11-7) Soon led and clear, reduced lead and headed 6f out, soon weakened, 13th of 16, well behind Rockdown (12-0) at Gowran Park 2m 2f N H flat hvy in Mar.