The Boat People went up 9lb for landing a handicap at Cork in May and was tried over fences where he performed with credit. There should be more improvement in him and he should be thereabouts though MONEY SPIDER could have the edge. He was highly tried after scoring at Punchestown in November and made a winning handicap debut on fast ground at Bellewstown two weeks ago. A 7lb rise isn't excessive and a quick double looks on the cards. Pink Goddess has won once in 22 starts over hurdles and generally races over slightly further but Ontheground found 2m4f beyond him here last time and his only success came over this trip.
Glenstar (IRE) 10-1 (10-13) Soon mid-division, reminder 4th, 10th 7 out, no extra 3 out, kept on same pace, 8th of 13, well behind Coolnagorna Giggs (11-9) at Kilbeggan 3m 1f hcp chs 0-116 gf in Jun.
Ontheground (IRE) 12-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders, short of room before 2 out (usual 3 out), soon no impression, kept on same pace, 5th of 12, 18l behind Gudnis Gracious Me (10-8) at Kilbeggan 2m 4f hcp hdl gf in Jun.
The Boat People (IRE) 10-3 (11-12) Chased leaders, progress 5 out, on terms 3 out, headed and kept on same pace from before last, 6th of 15, 5l behind Captain Ocana (11-7) at Wexford 2m 3f beg chase gf in Jun.
Bachelor Lad (IRE) 20-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders in 3rd, weakened from 6th, pulled up 4 out, in a race won by Bygones Of Brid (11-5) at Hexham 2m nov chs (4) gd in Jun, 14 ran.
Shabra Emperor (IRE) 14-1 (10-7) Led and soon well clear, slight mistake 5 out, reduced advantage next, soon headed and ridden, weakened before 3 out, completely tailed off, last of 6, well behind Time To Work (11-12) at Downpatrick 2m 2f hdl gf.
Vinniespride (IRE) 10-1 (10-7) Led, ridden and headed 3 out, no extra, 10th of 16, 28l behind Money Spider (10-13) at Bellewstown 2m 1f hcp hdl 80-109 gf.
Tynaghs Trooper (IRE) 12-1 (11-8) Towards rear for most, never a factor, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Dunroe Boy (11-8) at Ballinrobe 2m 4f cond hcp hdl 80-95 sft in Jun '12, 15 ran.
Mudaffar (USA) 12-1 (10-0) Mid-division, ridden in 8th after 2 out, kept on one pace, 8th of 16, 9l behind Sir Lynx (10-10) at Ballinrobe 2m hcp hdl 80-109 gd in Jun.
Pink Goddess (IRE) 10-1 (11-4) Tracked leader in 2nd, pushed along in 3rd approaching 2 out and soon no impression, no extra and dropped to 4th run-in, 4th of 12, 7l behind Paddy O Dee (11-2) at Downpatrick 2m 2f hcp hdl 80-95 gd in Mar.
Ultimate Risk (IRE) 25-1 (10-2) Chased leaders, 2nd halfway, led 4 out, ridden and headed 3 out, no extra in 7th when brought down 2 out, in a race won by Invincible Don (10-13) at Cork 2m hcp hdl 80-102 gf, 15 ran.