The usual mix of jumpers and moderate Flat performers contest this Charity event including the once-brilliant champion chaser Newmill, who is now 15. Director's Forum, Drumlister and ROCKYABOYA have all been in form over jumps and for those who wish to get involved it's the latter who gets the vote.
Drumlister (IRE) 11-10fav (10-6) Made all and clear at stages, reduced lead approaching straight, asserted from before last and appeared in control when bad mistake, recovered and stayed on well run-in, won at Clonmel 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-95 gd in Sep beating Definite Knockoff (11-2) by 3/4l, 18 ran.
Rockyaboya (IRE) 9-2fav (11-5) Tracked leaders, improved travelling well to lead briefly before 2 out, soon headed, kept on same pace from last, 4th of 24, 4 1/2l behind Followmeuptocarlow (10-2) at Fairyhouse 3m hcp hdl 8Evens23 sft.
Golan Guy (IRE) 9-1 (11-3) Soon tracked leaders, dropped to moderate 6th before straight, soon no impression, kept on same pace, 5th of 10, 32l behind Fiery Oscar (11-9) at Clonmel 2m hcp hdl 80-102 in Mar.
Newmill (IRE) 15-8 (11-5) Tracked leader in 2nd, improved to challenge after 3 out, led 2 out, ridden and headed last, no extra in 3rd run-in, kept on same pace, 3rd of 5, 16l behind Fosters Cross (11-5) at Downpatrick 2m 2f hdl gd in Mar '11.
Acclaimed Piper (IRE) 20-1 (11-10) Mid-division, 11th halfway, tracking leaders in close 7th when mistake and unseated rider 3 out, in a race won by Cool Oscar (11-9) at Thurles 2m 6f am hcp hdle 80-95 in Oct, 18 ran.
Blimey O'Riley (IRE) 40-1 (11-5) Mid-division best, weakened after 3 out, tailed off, 11th of 13, well behind Mumbo Jumbo (11-12) at Leopardstown 2m mdn hdl sft in Dec.
Boxer Beat (IRE) 6-1 (11-11) Mid-division, 8th 3 out and went moderate 5th next, ridden and kept on same pace in straight without troubling leaders, 4th of 13, 7l behind Big Generator (11-7) at Wexford 2m 1f beg chs gd in Oct.
Carpet Elegance (IRE) 33-1 (11-5) Mid-division, 7th halfway, lost touch after 3 out, no extra next, 7th of 14, 42l behind Pride Ofthe Parish (11-12) at Punchestown 2m 4f mdn hdl hvy in Dec.
Carthalawn (IRE) 3-1 (11-4) Never better than mid-div, pu 2out, in a race won by Nodouraboura (12-0) at Horse And Jockey 3m ire ptp sft in Mar, 11 ran.
Clear Hills (IRE) 12-1 (11-12) Chased leaders, 9th halfway, ridden and no extra approaching 3 out, weakened, 11th of 12, well behind Paddy O Dee (11-2) at Downpatrick 2m 2f hcp hdl 80-95 gd in Mar.
Collingwood (IRE) 7-4fav (11-12) Held up in mid-division, progress from before 3 out, soon moderate 2nd, dropped to 4th before next, closed under pressure in 3rd last, no impression and kept on same pace run-in, 4th of 15, 6l behind Beliar (11-5) at Tramore 2m mdn hdl gf in Aug '09.
Dear Boss (IRE) 40-1 (11-12) Mid-division, moderate 8th halfway, no impression 4 out, 6th of 12, well behind El Fontan (11-12) at Punchestown 2m 4f beg chs hvy in Nov.
Director's Forum (IRE) 9-1 (11-3) Soon raced 4th of the 6, mistake 3 out, soon no impression, 4th of 6, 23l behind Legal Exit (11-12) at Limerick 2m 4f nh nov hdl gd.
Engage The Dance (IRE) 20-1 (8-3) Held up towards rear, ridden in last 2f out, no impression, 9th of 10, 11l behind Indiana Charmer (8-12) at Dundalk 1m hcp 47-65 pol (flat).
In The Haven (IRE) 20-1 (11-5) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden in 6th 5 out, soon no extra, 8th of 15, 50l behind Dick Dundee (11-7) at Wexford 2m 3f beg chase sft.
Karabak (FR) 25-1 (11-2) Always behind, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Roi Du Mee (9-13) at Navan 2m 7f hcp hdl hvy in Dec, 19 ran.
Onzo Mor (IRE) 12-1 (11-1) Soon chased leaders, 5th 2 out, soon no impression under pressure, kept on same pace, 4th of 16, 10l behind Rolling Rocket (10-12) at Navan 2m hcp hdl 80-109.
Paramount (FR) 8-1 (11-12) Held up towards rear, fell 10th, in a race won by Faltering Fullback (11-12) at Listowel 2m 6f beg chs in Sep '09, 14 ran.
Raven's Feather (IRE) 14-1 (11-1) Towards rear, no extra from before straight, pulled up before last, in a race won by Edmundo (9-9) at Navan 2m cond hcp hdl (80-109) hvy in Feb, 17 ran.
Rudigreen (IRE) 10-1 (11-7) Chased leaders, slow 6th and 7th, weakened 3 out, last of 6, 30l behind Waltzing Tornado (10-11) at Ffos Las 2m 5f hcp chs 0-100 (5) sft in Mar.
Sebadee (IRE) 20-1 (11-4) Soon mid-division, kept on same pace from after 3 out, 11th of 16, 41l behind Coole Avenue (11-2) at Galway 2m 6f hcp hdl 8Evens30 sft in Oct.
Toca Deed (IRE) 25-1 (11-10) Tracked leaders, ridden and lost place halfway, weakened, 12th of 14, well behind Fiery Oscar (12-1) at Clonmel 2m Amateur Handicap Hurdle (80-95) (5yo+) in Feb.
Why But Why (USA) 25-1 (11-2) Always in rear, ridden and no impression last, weakened and tailed off, last of 7, well behind Rupert Lamb (11-12) at Leopardstown 2m 1f beg chase hvy in Jan.
Ocean Bright (USA) 16-1 (11-6) Led and disputed, ridden 3 out, under pressure in 2nd before 2 out, no extra entering straight, 9th of 16, 22l behind Ballyreesode (10-9) at Wexford 3m hcp hdl 80-102 sft.
Derrinlanna (IRE) 20-1 (10-8) Chased leaders, 6th halfway, 4th 3 out, ridden and no extra before 2 out where brought down, in a race won by Followmeuptocarlow (10-10) at Punchestown 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-109 hvy in Nov, 13 ran.
Claragh Native (IRE) 7-1 (9-10) Soon tracked leaders, challenged and slight mistake 3 out, soon no impression and kept on same pace, 5th of 7, 22l behind Instant Impacked (10-1) at Cork 2m hcp chs 0-140 hvy in Nov.
Wakhan (IRE) 6-1 (11-4) Mid div, prog to cl 6th 5out, rdn & up 3out, not qckn with ldrs app 2out, ko, 6th of 17, 13l behind Blakemount (12-0) at Stradbally 3m ire ptp.
Boleybawn Cat (IRE) 8-1 (9-9) Niggled along early, soon mid-division, no impression and kept on from 3 out, 6th of 16, 13l behind Rolling Rocket (10-12) at Navan 2m hcp hdl 80-109.