A New Day has been having problems with the fences and needs a confidence booster and though In The Haven jumps well enough he's still a maiden over fences after 17 starts. Rockshandy needs quicker going than he'll face on his first start since September so this can go to CHASING SHADOWS. He didn't jump with any confidence at Clonmel last time but an earlier narrow defeat by Carrig Millie at Thurles is the best form on view here, especially as Lisrose finished a long way behind. Chasing newcomer Dominetta Vitali looks best of the remainder.
A New Day (IRE) 10-1 (9-8) Always towards rear, ridden and no impression 5 out, 8th of 9, well behind Darenjan (10-13) at Thurles 2m hcp chs gd.
Ballyspellan Lad (IRE) 50-1 (11-12) Mid-division, dropped to rear 5 out, weakened before next, tailed off, 7th of 9, well behind Lord Ben (11-12) at Thurles 2m 2f beg chase gs.
Couleur De La Loi (IRE) 20-1 (11-9) Prominent, 2nd when fell 3 out, in a race won by He's Our Man (11-12) at Limerick 2m 1f beg chase hvy in Mar, 9 ran.
Dick Dundee 7-2 (11-4) Led, mistake 3rd, mistake 4 out, headed next, soon ridden and no extra, weakened, 8th of 16, 48l behind Ancient Days (11-4) at Clonmel 2m 4f mdn hdl sft in Mar.
In The Haven (IRE) 12-1 (11-4) Led, slight mistake and headed 3 out, soon weakened, 4th of 10, 17l behind Twin Plan (10-9) at Downpatrick 2m 5f hcp chs 0-102 gd.
Passing Through 33-1 (11-12) Towards rear, moderate 10th 5 out, soon no impression, 8th of 13, 50l behind A Fine Young Man (11-9) at Cork 2m beg chs in Mar.
Raheenwood (IRE) 7-1 (11-2) Chased leaders, 6th halfway, ridden and weakened before 4 out, pulled up after 3 out, in a race won by Backinthere (11-11) at Clonmel 3m hcp hdl 80-109 hvy in Mar, 14 ran.
Rockshandy (IRE) 9-1 (11-0) Led, headed 5 out, ridden entering straight, dropped to moderate 3rd 2 out, no impression, 3rd of 8, 20l behind Sea Of Thunder (11-0) at Clonmel 3m nov chs gf in Sep.
Sacre Malta (FR) 4-1 (11-1) Waited with towards rear, closer in 7th approaching straight, no extra and kept on same pace from 2 out, 8th of 14, well behind Wing It Lady (10-8) at Gowran Park 2m hcp hdl 80-109 hvy in Mar.
Back Off Mate (IRE) 5-1 (11-2) Soon chased leaders, 6th and ridden after 3 out, no impression and kept on same pace from next, 4th of 15, 18l behind Waydownsouth (11-12) at Tramore 2m mdn hdl hvy in Jan.
Chasing Shadows (IRE) 6-4fav (11-7) Led, tended to jump a bit left, a bit slow 5th and headed, soon niggled along, no extra in 4th straight, kept on same pace, 4th of 6, 17l behind Castle Genie (11-7) at Clonmel 2m mrs beg chs in Mar.
Dominetta Vitali (IRE) 6-1 (10-6) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, 2nd 5 out, ridden to challenge after 2 out, no extra in 3rd approaching last, left in lead but badly hampered last, soon headed and no extra, 2nd of 13, 4l behind Another Charm (11-5) at Wexford 2m mdn hdl hvy in Mar.
Lisrose (IRE) 8-1 (11-7) Tracked leaders, 5th 3 out, no extra and kept on same pace from next, 6th of 11, 23l behind Carrig Millie (11-7) at Thurles 2m 2f mrs beg chs sft in Feb.
Millieann (IRE) 14-1 (11-6) Tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden and no extra in 5th after 4 out, 5th of 8, 47l behind White Feathers (11-2) at Kilbeggan 2m 3f hdl gf in Jun.
Rossa Parks (IRE) 20-1 (10-6) Towards rear, 10th 3 out, soon no impression, 12th of 15, well behind Galianna (11-5) at Listowel 2m 4f mare hcp hdl 8Evens16 sft in Sep.
Bruach Na Mara (IRE) 20-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, 5th on inner halfway, 6th 4 out, soon no extra, 7th of 17, well behind Whiskey And Red (10-8) at Thurles 2m 6f hcp chs 0-109 hvy in Nov.