The lightly-raced VINTAGE NOUVEAU makes most appeal of these. She won by five lengths at the Curragh last month when beating subsequent winner Westpieser and should have no trouble confirming superiority with further progress expected. Dragon Fei has been upped 12lb for her recent win at the Curragh and the same fate may await her as befell Melanippe last time. The latter finished last having been raised no less than 18lb for scoring at Dundalk earlier. Ballinrobe winner Upper Silesian also caught the handicapper in a bad mood as she's been upped a further 2lb for a nine-length defeat in Listed company last time.
Jazz Girl (IRE) 33-1 (9-9) Slowly into stride and settled towards rear, ridden along 3f out and soon no impression, last of 9, 29l behind Tarfasha (8-9) at Naas 1m 2f flls Group 3 stks (1) in May.
Melanippe (IRE) 12-1 (9-3) Raced in 2nd, improved to dispute under 3f out, headed 2f out, soon no extra and eased, last of 10, 38l behind Henry Higgins (9-1) at Leopardstown 1m 6f hcp 60-90 gd.
Vintage Nouveau (IRE) Evensfav (9-0) Led, joined after 2f, led again 2f out, ridden and kept on well to draw clear inside final furlong, won at Clonmel 1m 2f 3yo fll mdn in May beating Westpieser (9-0) by 5l, 6 ran.
Snow Scene (IRE) 10-1 (9-7) Raced in 2nd, ridden under 3f out, no impression inside final furlong and dropped to 6th close home, 6th of 16, 5l behind Pyromaniac (8-12) at Leopardstown 1m 2f hcp gd.
Dragon Fei (IRE) 12-1 (8-5) Disputed lead early, soon raced in 2nd, led again 2f out, stayed on well from over 1f out, won at Curragh 1m 2f fll hcp beating Sretaw (8-9) by 1 3/4l, 9 ran.
Upper Silesian (IRE) 50-1 (8-12) Settled in rear, ridden over 2f out, no impression in 5th over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong, 4th of 7, 9l behind Roheryn (8-12) at Leopardstown 1m 4f 3yo lst stk (1) gd.
Westpieser (IRE) 20-1 (9-4) Soon mid-division and swished tail, no impression under pressure approaching straight, moderate 6th and kept on same pace from 2f out, 6th of 9, 29l behind Urban Moon (9-7) at Curragh 1m 4f 3yo hcp 60-90.