Hamariyna one of the stars in smart renewal of Oaks Trial at Naas

Tuesday, Jun 25 2019

The progressive Hamariyna will seek to bring up her hat-trick in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Naas Oaks Trial on Wednesday.

The Sea The Moon filly beat one of her main rivals, Dean Street Doll, by a length and a quarter in a Group Three at Leopardstown last month and has every chance of upholding that form despite a 5lb penalty.

That race was over a mile and she won her fillies’ maiden over nine furlongs in Tipperary, so this mile and a quarter should hold no fears, particularly as trainer Mick Halford has said she wants and will get further.

Richard O’Brien’s Dean Street Doll is highest-rated on 103 and is a threat alongside Dermot Weld’s unexposed Fairyhouse winner Search For A Song.

Weld and Aidan O’Brien have split the last eight renewals of this contest and the latter sends three into action – Gowran Park victor Flowering Peach, Chablis and Goddess who has a bit to prove after a couple of underwhelming performances.

American Pharoah filly Holy Roman Empress makes her debut for Ballydoyle in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Fillies Maiden and is likely to be popular.

Powersville surged home in Sligo last week and has prospects of following up off 3lb higher in the ultra-competitive Naas Town Goes Racing 6th July Handicap.

Sun Sign outran her 33-1 odds when fourth on debut at Fairyhouse and has an each-way chance in the EMS Copiers Supporting Kildare Chamber Maiden.

Raphael just gets into the Denis Byrne Memorial Apprentice Handicap with a mark of 80 and it looks a good opportunity on seasonal bow.

Insane Bolt ought to show plenty of dash in the Keywest Performing Live After Racing Handicap, while Simply Beautiful can make the breakthrough in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Fillies Maiden.

The form of her runner-up finish to Camphor in Navan was emphatically franked at Down Royal on Saturday.



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