Say can open her account

The Aidan O’Brien-trained Say should open her account in tonight’s finale in Cork, the Irish Stallion Farms Fillies Maiden.

Say can open her account

A daughter of Galileo, Say has shown definite promise in her two starts and holds a series of big entries, including the Irish 1,000 Guineas, Investec Oaks and Darley Irish Oaks.

An eye-catcher on her debut behind Dubaya in Navan last October, the Ballydoyle filly went within a short-head of making a successful seasonal debut at Leopardstown last month, failing to catch Kerisa.

Say is potentially a high-class filly and, likely to be suited by the step-up to a mile and a half tonight, is a confident choice to get off the mark and earn her graduation into stakes company.

Bint Nayef, runner-up to Knowing at Dundalk last time, might give Joseph O’Brien’s mount most to do.

The Dermot Weld-trained Ghaamer is an even more confident choice to land the odds in the one-mile Follow Us On Facebook Maiden.

This Hard Spun colt chased home Zand on his debut at Leopardstown back in October and, last month, was narrowly beaten by Safe Home at Gowran Park.

Ghaamer did little wrong in the Gowran race and looked an assured winner until collared close home and beaten a neck.

Dropping in trip, Ghaamer appears to face a straight-forward task against five rivals.

The opening corkracecourse.ie Race looks a tricky four-runner affair and, although Dermot Weld’s Bracing Breeze, winner of a Dundalk maiden last September, is an interesting runner, the Aidan O’Brien-trained 111-rated, Parliament Square sets the standard.

Successful as a two-year-old at Fairyhouse and Tipperary, he also acquitted himself well in Group 1 company, finishing third to Reckless Abandon in the Prix Morny and fifth to the same colt in the Middle Park.

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