SAOIRSE DUN began his winning run on a mark of 84 and is now on 110 but he won so easily at Wexford last time that a four-timer beckons. El Fontan is a class act as he showed when beating Mikael D'Haguenet last time though that was his first success over fences on this twelfth start. Mr Goodenough is an obvious threat to all as the former hunter battled on strongly to beat Kylebeg Krystle at Punchestown. For A Finish won over hurdles last time and isn't as well handicapped over fences while Ballinahow Lady put in a very poor effort at Thurles after scoring at Wexford.
El Fontan (FR) 11-1 (11-12) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden before 3 out, stayed on into 2nd entering straight, no impression leader, left in front after leader's blunder last, kept on, won at Punchestown 2m 4f beg chs hvy in Nov beating Mikael D'Haguenet (11-12) by 2 3/4l, 12 ran.
Plan A (IRE) 8-1 (11-12) Mid-division on inner, 9th halfway, no threat from 4 out, kept on one pace, 9th of 16, well behind Marito (11-12) at Thurles 2m 2f beg chs hvy in Nov.
Sole Witness (IRE) 9-1 (11-6) Chased leaders, closer order 4 out, no extra and kept on same pace from 2 out, 8th of 20, 13l behind Latin Connection (11-5) at Down Royal 2m 6f hcp hdl 80-102 gs in Nov.
For A Finish 13-2 (11-5) Soon led, clear approaching 4th, advantage a little reduced and slight mistake 4 out, went on again straight, stayed on well run-in, won at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-109 sft in Nov beating Knockmehill Lady (11-2) by 4 1/2l, 11 ran.
Mr Goodenough (IRE) 9-2 (11-9) Tracked leaders, 4th 3 out, ridden next, led before last, stayed on well run-in, won at Punchestown 2m 4f hcp chs 0-116 sft in Oct beating Kylebeg Krystle (11-5) by 1 3/4l, 10 ran.
Kakagh (IRE) 5-1 (11-8) Chased leaders, bad mistake 6th and dropped towards rear, no impression from 3 out, 7th of 11, 20l behind Code Of The West (10-13) at Clonmel 2m 3f hcp chs sft in Nov.
Wicklow Lad 20-1 (10-12) Mid-division best, no impression 3 out, 13th of 18, 48l behind Bog Warrior (11-12) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hcp hdl 8Evens23 sft.
Ballinahow Lady (IRE) 10-1 (10-11) Raced last of the 5, slow jump 5th and soon behind, never a factor, left a couple of places better after the 4th and 3rd last fences, 3rd of 5, well behind Roi Du Mee (11-10) at Thurles 2m 6f lst chs (1) in Nov.
Rubert (IRE) 11-1 (11-2) Led, ridden and headed 2 out, no extra before last, 3rd run-in and kept on same pace, 3rd of 11, 6l behind Code Of The West (10-13) at Clonmel 2m 3f hcp chs sft in Nov.
Moville (IRE) 14-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders in moderate 3rd, ridden 3 out, moderate 4th 2 out, no extra, 4th of 5, 13l behind Cause Of Causes (11-9) at Fairyhouse 2m hdl sft in Nov.
Pontiac (FR) 33-1 (11-12) Prominent, weakened from 4 out, behind when pulled up before last, in a race won by Misca Musca (10-11) at Navan 2m hcp hdl 80-109 hvy in Nov, 19 ran.
Saoirse Dun (IRE) Evensfav (11-9) Waited with early, closed up to be prominent from before 7th, went clear with eventual 3rd from 4 out, in front next, soon went on going well, in control when idled a bit before last, stayed on well, very easily, won at Wexford 2m 6f hcp chs 0-102 beating Flamingos Gold (10-2) by 11l, 7 ran.
Jolily (IRE) 8-1 (11-3) Mid-division, 10th halfway, some headway into 7th when brought down 3 out, in a race won by Saoirse Dun (10-12) at Thurles 2m 6f hcp chs 0-109 hvy in Nov, 16 ran.
Hidden Present (IRE) 8-1 (11-3) Prominent, ridden in 3rd before straight, soon dropped to 4th and no impression, kept on same pace, 4th of 16, 18l behind Victrix Gale (10-11) at Limerick 3m hcp chs 0-109 gd in May.
Clashnabrook (IRE) 4-1 (11-12) Settled in mid-division, 9th halfway, headway into 4th 4 out, soon ridden along and no impression in 5th when hit 2 out, no extra, 5th of 17, well behind Whiskey And Red (10-8) at Thurles 2m 6f hcp chs 0-109 hvy in Nov.
Hold Em Cowboy (IRE) 16-1 (11-1) Soon chased leaders, improved to be on terms from 4 out, headed into straight, no extra from 2 out, 7th of 14, 36l behind Doc Hollywood (11-9) at Fairyhouse 2m hcp hdl 80-95 sft in Nov.