Expensive Taste, a winner here on Monday, finished well behind third placed Port Merrion over a mile here on Friday night. Cairduill looked as though he needed further than this when scoring over a mile here during the week but should still be considered under a penalty. Togoville was having only his tenth start when landing a Roscommon handicap though the assessor had his revenge with a 10lb rise. Three-year-olds have a superb record and it's one of the younger brigade, LE CHEILE, who gets the vote. She's yet to win but hasn't been beaten far in her last three starts and the track, trip and ground are all in her favour, as is the booking of Kevin Manning.
Elusive Prince 14-1 (9-9) Slowly into stride and pushed along in rear, no impression from 2f out, never a factor, 11th of 16, 6l behind Surreal (9-10) at Galway 7f hcp 55-80 gd in Jul.
Kanes Pass (IRE) 8-1 (9-6) Rear of mid-division, ridden in 12th entering straight, no impression, 8th of 16, 5l behind Surreal (9-10) at Galway 7f hcp 55-80 gd in Jul.
Lake George (IRE) 8-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, ridden in 9th entering straight, no impression, 9th of 16, 5l behind Surreal (9-10) at Galway 7f hcp 55-80 gd in Jul.
Expensive Taste (IRE) 12-1 (9-6) Close up, on terms from before halfway, led 2f out, stayed on well inside final furlong, reduced lead close home, won at Galway 7f 3yo hcp 50-80 gd in Jul beating Botanical Lady (8-1) by 3/4l, 10 ran.
Cairdiuil (IRE) 9-1 (9-9) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden over 2f out, 2nd entering straight, stayed on to challenge inside final furlong and led closing stages, won at Galway 1m hcp 50-70 gd in Jul beating Tahaf (9-2) by 1 1/4l, 18 ran.
Lily's Prince (IRE) 25-1 (8-6) Mid-division, no impression from 2f out, never a factor, 12th of 16, 5l behind Have A Nice Day (8-10) at Curragh 7f hcp 50-85 gf in Jun.
Prime Exhibit 10-1 (9-11) Held up towards rear, ridden over 2f out, stayed on in 8th 1f out, kept on final furlong to 3rd close home, 3rd of 18, 7l behind Cairdiuil (9-9) at Galway 1m hcp 50-70 gd in Jul.
Togoville (IRE) 10-3 (9-7) Chased leader in 2nd, ridden to lead 1 1/2f out, stayed on well final furlong, won at Roscommon 7f hcp 47-65 gf in Jul beating Red Laser (9-1) by 2 1/4l, 10 ran.
Princess Aloof (IRE) 10-1 (9-6) Tracked leaders, soon 3rd, chased leader in 2nd over 1f out, no impression and kept on same pace under pressure inside final furlong, 3rd of 10, 3 1/2l behind Expensive Taste (9-6) at Galway 7f 3yo hcp 50-80 gd in Jul.
Northern Surprise (IRE) 9-2 (9-5) Rear of mid-division, pushed along and no impression in 8th 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 9th of 15, 11l behind Oor Jock (9-8) at Tipperary 7f hcp gf in Jul.
Almosthaditall (USA) 16-1 (9-0) Rear of mid-division, ridden along in 9th under 3f out, no threat and weakened 1f out, 12th of 14, 12l behind The Dancing Lord (8-2) at Leopardstown 7f hcp gf in Jul.
Port Merrion (IRE) 13-8fav (9-9) Chased leader, 2nd halfway, improved to lead 2f out, soon ridden, challenged 1f out, disputed inside final furlong, just headed at line, 2nd of 7, ns behind Crecora (9-3) at Killarney 1m 3yo hcp gd in Jul.
Tom Dooley (IRE) 7-1 (9-4) Soon chased leaders in 6th, under pressure before straight, soon no impression, one pace, 8th of 10, 9l behind Expensive Taste (9-6) at Galway 7f 3yo hcp 50-80 gd in Jul.
Le Cheile (IRE) 6-1 (9-2) Tracked leader in 2nd, pushed along approaching straight, under pressure and no impression in 3rd over 1f out, kept on one pace, 4th of 11, 3l behind Mezogiorno (8-13) at Leopardstown 1m App hcp gf in Jul.
Dean Deifir (IRE) 33-1 (9-4) Ran 4th, no extra over 2f out, weakened, eased over 1f out, last of 10, 18l behind Apache Gold (9-4) at Cork 7f hcp 47-70 gf in Jun.
Le Troisieme Gris (IRE) 40-1 (9-3) Chased leaders, 7th halfway, soon pushed along and dropped towards rear 2f out, no extra, weakened, last of 13, 37l behind Scooping (8-10) at Leopardstown 1m 2f 3yo hcp 50-70 gd in Jun.
Moonbi Creek (IRE) 11-2 (9-9) Always towards rear, ridden and no impression over 2f out, 13th of 18, 24l behind Cairdiuil (9-9) at Galway 1m hcp 50-70 gd in Jul.
Beau Satchel 4-1 (9-8) Settled 5th, pushed along approaching straight, improved into 3rd 1f out, stayed on strongly to lead close home, won at Listowel 1m hcp 47-65 gd in Jun beating Dragon Khan (9-12) by 1l, 9 ran.
Crecora (IRE) 14-1 (9-3) Held up towards rear, ridden 4f out, stayed on into 4th 2f out, challenged 1f out, disputed inside final furlong and just prevailed at line, won at Killarney 1m 3yo hcp gd in Jul beating Port Merrion (9-9) by ns, 7 ran.