SAY boasts the highest rating and can confirm latest running with her older rival Aloof in this. The Ballydoyle filly finished runner-up to Dank at the Curragh last time, with Mizzava behind, and a repeat of her earlier close-up fifth in the Pretty Polly at the same track should see her back to winning ways. Stablemates Snow Queen and Hanky Panky have a bit to find but Along Came Casey is not easily dismissed despite a below par effort last time while Curragh maiden winner Sinaniya is the least exposed and worth a second glance in the betting on her belated reappearance.
Aloof (IRE) 14-1 (9-9) Tracked leader, ridden to challenge and lead from 2f out, headed 1 1/2f out, soon no impression, kept on same pace, 4th of 8, 4 1/2l behind Dank (9-9) at Curragh 1m 1f Grp 2 flls (1) gf in Jul.
Along Came Casey (IRE) 7-2 (9-6) Tracked leaders on inner and went 3rd entering straight, ridden and no impression over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong without threatening, 3rd of 7, 6l behind Scintillula (8-11) at Leopardstown 1m 1f Grp 3 (1) gd in Jul.
Belle de Crecy (IRE) 2-1fav (9-8) Soon led, pressed and joined from 2f out, regained lead and stayed on well to hold on inside final furlong, won at Curragh 1m 1f hcp gf in Jul beating Abbey Vale (8-11) by 1/2l, 7 ran.
Always Annie 4-1 (9-0) Close up, mainly 2nd, clear of remainder from before straight, challenged and on terms 2f out, in front 1f out, stayed on well final furlong, won at Gowran Park 1m 1f mdn flls stks gf in Jul beating Magical Steps (9-0) by 1 3/4l, 6 ran.
Hanky Panky (IRE) 6-1 (9-0) Mid-division, 6th halfway, ridden 2f out, under pressure in 7th entering straight, kept on same pace final furlong to go 4th, 4th of 9, 9l behind Yellow Rosebud (9-11) at Galway 7f fll lst stks (1) hvy.
Mizzava (IRE) 7-1 (9-0) Waited with, closer in 5th 5f out, niggled along into straight, no impression and kept on same pace from over 1f out, 5th of 8, 4 1/2l behind Dank (9-9) at Curragh 1m 1f Grp 2 flls (1) gf in Jul.
Morning With Ivan (IRE) 10-1 (8-12) Led, ridden and headed 2f out, under pressure disputing 2nd when checked 1f out, weakened final furlong, 4th of 5, 5l behind The Vatican (9-3) at Naas 1m 2f stks gf in Jul.
Say (IRE) 8-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, ridden in pursuit of winner from over 1f out, soon no impression, kept on well without threatening, 2nd of 8, 1 3/4l behind Dank (9-9) at Curragh 1m 1f Grp 2 flls (1) gf in Jul.
Sinaniya (USA) 11-2 (9-0) Soon led, pushed clear over 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, all out close home, won at Curragh 7f 2yo fll mdn sft in Jun '12 beating My Special J's (9-0) by hd, 14 ran.
Snow Queen (IRE) 5-1 (8-11) Very slowly away, rear but in touch before halfway, headway in straight and 9th 1f out, kept on well between horses inside final furlong to nearly snatch 4th, 5th of 16, 1 1/4l behind Royal Blue Star (9-4) at Cork 1m Listed stks (1).
Uleavemebreathless 14-1 (8-13) Settled in rear of mid-division and 8th halfway, pushed along and no impression entering straight, no extra and kept on one pace, 6th of 11, 19l behind Curley Bill (9-3) at Galway 1m 4f hcp hvy.