Luisant is getting closer to his first success since 2010 though connections won't be happy with a 2lb rise for his run at Tipperary where he made Gordon Lord Byron pull out the stops. MY GIRL ANNA was just behind that day and is on the same mark. She was always in the firing-line and may have found the heavy ground too testing so gets the nod to gain just her second victory on Turf as though she finished behind An Saighdiur at Dundalk in March she has since reversed the form since and should do so again. Copper Dock is closely matched with An Saighdiur on Dundalk form and his last 13 starts have been at that all-weather venue. Chocolate Hills wasn't beaten far in a Listed contest in October and showed she had trained on with a good run at Cork though she meets older rivals this time.
Secret Millionaire (IRE) 9-2 (9-6) Tracked leaders, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace, no extra final 50 yards, 7th of 11, 3 1/2l behind Another Wise Kid (9-2) at Ripon 5f hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Sep.
Luisant 7-1 (9-4) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden and kept on well inside final furlong to go 2nd closing stages, 2nd of 11, 1/2l behind Gordon Lord Byron (9-10) at Tipperary 5f hcp hvy.
Chocolate Hills (FR) 8-1 (8-12) Tracked leaders, 4th 2f out, ridden and no impression over 1f out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 8, 3l behind Slade Power (9-7) at Cork 6f 3yo hcp gf in Apr.
Knock Stars (IRE) 11-2 (9-3) Chased leaders, 6th halfway, ridden and went 4th 1 1/2f out, switched left inside final furlong and checked final 50 yards, 5th of 11, 1 1/2l behind Gordon Lord Byron (9-10) at Tipperary 5f hcp hvy.
My Girl Anna (IRE) 11-2 (9-1) Tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, headway to dispute under 2f out, headed 1f out and no impression on winner inside final furlong, no extra and dropped to 3rd closing stages, 3rd of 11, 1 1/4l behind Gordon Lord Byron (9-10) at Tipperary 5f hcp hvy.
Calm Bay (IRE) 12-1 (9-9) Led, headed under 2f out, 3rd and no impression 1f out, no extra final furlong, 6th of 12, 6l behind Pencil Hill (8-12) at Dundalk 5f Apprentice Handicap (50-85) (3yo+) pol in Apr.
Patrickswell (IRE) 25-1 (8-5) Soon prominent, no extra from under 2f out, 9th of 11, 14l behind Maarek (10-0) at Naas 6f hcp gd in Apr.
Allegra Tak (ITY) 14-1 (8-11) Close up and disputed lead, no extra 1 1/2f out, last of 11, 20l behind Maarek (10-0) at Naas 6f hcp gd in Apr.
An Saighdiur (IRE) 5-1 (8-4) Soon prominent, 3rd over 1f out, no impression under pressure inside final furlong, kept on, 4th of 11, 3/4l behind Maarek (10-0) at Naas 6f hcp gd in Apr.
Copper Dock (IRE) 5-1 (10-1) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden into 2nd 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, kept on same pace, 3rd of 9, 3l behind Footprint (9-2) at Dundalk 6f hcp 50-75 pol in Apr.
Madeira Man (IRE) 25-1 (8-8) Checked early and in rear, some headway to go 7th 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong without reaching leaders, 4th of 11, 1 1/2l behind Gordon Lord Byron (9-10) at Tipperary 5f hcp hvy.
Bonnie Acclamation (IRE) 12-1 (9-12) Tracked leaders, headway to dispute briefly under 2f out, soon no extra and weakened final furlong, 10th of 19, 18l behind Ondeafears (9-7) at Curragh 7f hcp 50-80 gs.
Big Bad Lily (IRE) 12-1 (9-0) Chased leaders in mid-division, no impression and kept on one pace from over 1f out, 7th of 12, 8l behind Pencil Hill (8-12) at Dundalk 5f Apprentice Handicap (50-85) (3yo+) pol in Apr.
Srucahan (IRE) 9-2 (8-3) Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, ridden and no impression over 1f out, kept on one pace, 4th of 11, 3 1/2l behind Greek Canyon (8-10) at Naas 6f 3yo hcp.
Jembatt (IRE) 8-1 (9-12) Chased leaders on outer, 5th halfway, driven along from early straight, no extra from over 1f out, last of 14, 13l behind Mountain Coral (9-7) at Dundalk 6f Handicap (55-75) (3yo+) pol in Dec.