Most of these have been going reasonably well at Dundalk over the winter though not Packsapunch, who will be tackling good going for the first time in a while having won on heavy ground at Tipperary in July. VASONI gained her first success on her 19th start at Roscommon in October and made a bold bid to lead all over 1m1f on her reappearance at Cork. She will be better suited by this trip and is well enough weighted to double her winning tally. John McConnell is finding it difficult to place Phils Wish, runner-up twice at Wolverhampton and last month at Dundalk, especially as he's creeping up the weights without winning. Tsar Paul is consistent on Polytrack though he hasn't won for almost three years and is still a maiden on Turf as is Cookie Crumbles, though the latter is in good form and should prove a threat with her low weight.
Hexagonal (IRE) 7-2 (9-3) Chased leading trio, riddeen over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, last of 9, 15l behind Buckland (8-10) at Wolverhampton 6f mdn stks (5) pol in Nov.
Moscow Treat (IRE) 16-1 (9-9) Towards rear, ridden 3f out, no impression straight, 13th of 14, 10l behind Slipper Orchid (9-9) at Dundalk 7f hcp 47-65 pol in Mar.
Packsapunch (IRE) 9-2 (8-9) Settled behind leaders, 5th halfway, ridden in 6th 2f out, kept on one pace, 6th of 11, 12l behind Hurricane Twister (7-12) at Roscommon 7f hcp in Oct.
Tsar Paul (IRE) 3-1fav (9-10) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, 3rd 3f out, ridden 1 1/2f out, 2nd 1f out, no impression winner final furlong, kept on same pace, 2nd of 13, 2 3/4l behind Reposer (9-12) at Dundalk 7f hcp 47-65 pol.
September Lily (IRE) 5-1 (9-0) Settled towards rear, 10th halfway, kept on one pace without threatening, 8th of 12, 13l behind Epic Encounter (9-5) at Dundalk 1m mdn stks pol in Nov.
Sweet Annathea (IRE) 12-1 (9-7) Slowly into stride and in rear, no impression from 3f out, 11th of 14, 7l behind Slipper Orchid (9-9) at Dundalk 7f hcp 47-65 pol in Mar.
Phils Wish (IRE) 9-2 (9-3) Chased leaders, improved to lead and ridden 2f out, soon strongly pressed, headed under 1f out, kept on, 2nd of 14, 1 1/4l behind Slipper Orchid (9-9) at Dundalk 7f hcp 47-65 pol in Mar.
Mount McLeod (IRE) 7-1 (9-5) Chased leaders, close 4th 2f out, soon 2nd, kept on same pace final furlong, 2nd of 12, 1l behind Sophies Echo (9-2) at Dundalk 6f hcp 47-65 pol in Mar.
One Of Three (IRE) 14-1 (8-4) Soon mid-division, niggled along in 6th approaching straight, no extra and kept on same pace from over 1f out, last of 9, 6l behind Almadaa (9-10) at Dundalk 6f hcp pol in Mar.
Badger Daly (IRE) 12-1 (9-1) Chased leaders, ridden in 4th 2f out, no impression, 6th of 14, 7l behind Beat The Ballot (9-3) at Dundalk 1m 3yo stks pol in Dec.
Vasoni (IRE) 6-1 (9-0) Led after 1f, ridden and headed 2f out, no extra in 4th 1f out, kept on one pace, 5th of 8, 6l behind Aurifodina (9-9) at Cork 1m app hcp 50-70 sft in Mar.
Mazarak (IRE) 25-1 (9-5) Prominent, weakened straight, 13th of 15, 31l behind Battle Of Saratoga (9-5) at Limerick 1m mdn stks sft in Jun.
Cookie Crumbles (IRE) 7-1 (8-12) Tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden and no impression from 1f out, kept on one pace, 4th of 14, 2 1/4l behind Bangalore Diamond (9-13) at Dundalk 6f hcp 47-65 pol in Feb.
Lady Renata (IRE) 33-1 (8-10) Never a factor, in rear entering straight and no extra, weakened, last of 13, 30l behind Alvar (9-2) at Dundalk 1m hcp 47-65 pol in Jan.