Rely on Devotion

Aidan O’Brien runs three in the Listed Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Hurry Harriet Stakes at Gowran Park this afternoon and one of them, Devotion, can provide the solution.

The daughter of Dylan Thomas has her sights considerably lowered, having contested the Irish Oaks at the Curragh last time. She emerged with credit from that classic, finishing a creditable fifth behind the impressive John Gosden-trained Great Heavens, and going back two and a half furlongs in trip should work in her favour.

The McEnery Cup Handicap can fall to David Wachman’s Amira’s Prince, who indicated that staying was his game over a mile and five at Down Royal on his latest appearance. The selection was beaten half a length into second by Chicago and is fancied to reverse the placings on 5lbs better terms.

The nap falls on Vedani in the Follow Gowran Park On Facebook Handicap. The three-year-old may be best travelling right-handed - his best efforts having come at the Curragh - while he disappointed at Dundalk and Killarney.


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