Mikael D'haguenet (FR) 1-3fav (11-7) Tracked leaders in 3rd, improved to challenge before last where led, ridden clear run-in, easily, won at Naas 2m 4f nov hdl Grd 2 sft in Jan beating Western Charmer (11-3) by 3 1/2l, 6 ran.
Darby's Turn (IRE) 33-1 (11-7) Chased leaders, 2nd halfway, improved to challenge 2 out, led last, strongly pressed and disputed run-in, led on line, won at Cork 2m mdn hdl gs in Jan beating Sports Line (11-12) by a shd, 24 ran.
Fosters Cross (IRE) 5-2 (10-13) Chased leader, led 3rd, challenged entering straight, ridden and strongly pressed approaching last, headed run-in and no extra, kept on same pace, 2nd of 18, 1 1/2l behind Baffin Island (11-4) at Thurles 2m 2f mdn hdl sft in Jan.
Kimberlite King (IRE) 9-4fav (11-7) Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, improved to challenge entering straight and led 3 out, slight mistake 2 out, clear before last where mistake, kept on well, comfortably, won at Navan 2m mdn hdl hvy in Dec beating Fier Destrier (11-12) by 4.
Donnas Palm (IRE) 5-2 (11-7) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, challenged 2 out, ridden in 6th early straight, no extra when bad mistake last, tailed off, last of 7, 45l behind Hurricane Fly (11-7) at Leopardstown 2m nov hdl Grd 1 sft in Dec.