John Oxx will not look back on 2014 with any great relish, but he might provide the bet of the night at Dundalk with Kadayma in the concluding mile and a half maiden.
At Navan last month, she finished sixth behind Lettre De Cachet and has a bit to find with Enzani on that running.
Enzani was fourth, five lengths clear of the selection. But the ground was soft on that occasion and it is worrying that Enzani has since left the Dermot Weld yard and is now in the care of John McConnell.
In the meantime, Kadayma has run well on this surface, taking third to Michael Halford’s hot pot, Venzia, three weeks ago.
Charlie Swan’s modest Emiest Rose gets the vote in the moderate Crowne Plaza Hotel Race And Stay Fillies And Mares Maiden.
She was beaten a length and a quarter into second by Tommy Stack’s 1-2 shot Sirikoi here last week and that certainly entitles her to be competitive.
Pat Shanahan’s Spilt The Atom might be capable of defying top weight in the Opera At Dundalk Stadium Sunday 30th November Nursery Handicap.
He made 2-7 chance Corbata pull out all the stops, before going down by half a length, at Dundalk last time and the booking of claimer Luke Dempsey is a help.
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