Having been a beaten favourite on his last three starts, NAKED COWBOY is proving expensive to follow and it won't help that he's been raised 2lb for finishing runner-up to No Trimmings at Naas last time. However, this looks a good opportunity for him and he can finally lose that maiden tag. Hollymount King was receiving lumps of weight from No Timmings when beating her at Gowran and then ran out at Galway. Cinnin Oir doesn't have a particularly good strike-rate but she's dropped to a fair mark and looked on the way back to form at Dundalk last time. Acushladear has been making very good progress and landed a C&D handicap in fine style a month ago. A massive 10lb rise is steep but she should make a bold bid to defy the extra and is the main threat.
You Win I Lose (IRE) 66-1 (10-1) Soon mid-division, no impression from under 2f out, 6th of 12, 9l behind Rose Bonheur (9-0) at Tipperary 5f mdn stks gf in Apr.
Hyden (IRE) 22-1 (9-9) Chased leaders, 9th halfway, ridden and no impression in 6th over 1f out, no extra final furlong, 9th of 18, 8l behind Prince Of Fashion (9-9) at Fairyhouse 1m 2f hcp 47-65 gd in Jul.
Tres Froide (FR) 12-1 (9-1) Chased leaders, 6th halfway, no extra from early straight, 11th of 14, 9l behind The Educator (9-1) at Bellewstown 1m hcp 47-70 gd in Jul.
Acushladear (IRE) 11-4fav (8-10) Soon mid-division, progress from before straight where raced widest of all, ridden in 3rd over 1f out, led and stayed on well inside final furlong, won at Tipperary 7f hcp 47-65 in Jul beating Alpha And Omega (8-3) by 1 3/4l, 16 ran.
Cinnin Oir (IRE) 6-1 (9-5) Mid-division, 8th halfway, went 4th early straight, ridden and headway to dispute over 1f out, headed well inside final furlong, 3rd of 14, 1l behind Cool Athlete (9-3) at Dundalk 1m hcp pol in Jul.
Night Breeze (IRE) 20-1 (9-3) Prominent, weakened quickly before straight, last of 17, well behind East Of Tara (8-12) at Gowran Park 1m 1f app hcp 47-60 gd in May.
Homebrew (IRE) 10-1 (9-12) Led, strongly pressed entering straight, headed 2f out, kept on same pace, 4th of 14, 3l behind Sally Bawn (8-9) at Dundalk 1m 3f hcp 47-65 pol in Oct '09.
Bangalore Prince (IRE) 6-1 (9-5) Soon mid-division, no impression from over 2f out, last of 13, 22l behind Grace And Beauty (8-12) at Killarney 1m 3yo hcp 47-70 gd in Jul.
Dinah Doll (IRE) 20-1 (9-6) Tracked leaders, 8th halfway, no impression and kept on same pace from under 2f out, 11th of 16, 18l behind Acushladear (8-10) at Tipperary 7f hcp 47-65 in Jul.
Naked Cowboy (IRE) 9-4fav (9-4) Chased leaders early, mid-division in 9th halfway, ridden into 6th 1f out, kept on well final furlong, pressed winner close home, 2nd of 18, 1/2l behind No Trimmings (9-8) at Naas 1m app hcp 47-60 gd in Jul.
Pagan Steps (IRE) 33-1 (9-6) Mid-division, 10th halfway, ridden and no impression 2f out, kept on one pace, 11th of 18, 13l behind No Trimmings (9-8) at Naas 1m app hcp 47-60 gd in Jul.
Strut In Style (IRE) 8-1 (8-3) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, no impression in 6th on outer 2f out, kept on one pace under pressure, 5th of 15, 1 1/2l behind Black N Brew (10-0) at Bellewstown 1m hcp 47-70 gd in Jul.
Lombrici (IRE) 66-1 (8-13) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, no extra from 1 1/2f out, 8th of 12, 7l behind Iron Major (9-9) at Dundalk 7f clm stks pol in Jul.
Hollymount King (IRE) 20-1 (8-4) Soon led, joined over 3f out, headed over 2f out, soon ran out through rail, in a race won by Cash Or Casualty (9-1) at Galway 1m 3yo hcp 50-70 gd in Jul, 17 ran.
Topadee (IRE) 10-1 (9-1) Soon tracked leaders, 6th halfway, no impression under pressure and kept on same pace inside final furlong, 5th of 13, 3 1/2l behind Elusive Moon (9-3) at Wexford 1m hcp 47-60 gd in Jul.
Coach Bombay (IRE) 66-1 (8-9) Mid-division halfway, no threat from over 2f out, 15th of 19, 25l behind Sapphire (9-0) at Curragh 1m 3yo mdn sft in Mar.