Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Saturday 13 April

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"...he is fancied to make a bold bid on his return for the Aidan O'Brien yard that has won three of the last four renewals of this race..."

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MOGWLI - 14:20 Naas

MOGWLI was gelded before ever stepping foot on a racecourse, but he still makes plenty of appeal on paper, a brother to a five-furlong winner at two. With an impressive 70% of the yard's horses running to form at present, he could be worth backing to open his account at the first time of asking. Capel At Dawn showed promise when fifth on his debut over C&D three weeks ago and ought to step forward, whilst Liar Liar rates another interesting newcomer for the blossoming Shane Foley/Jessica Harrington combination.

MAGICAL - 16:35 Naas

MAGICAL stands out on form after her fine end to 2018, when winning the Fillies' And Mares' Stakes at Ascot and stepping forward again to chase home Enable in the Breeders' Cup Turf. She may well become the older middle-distance flagbearer for Ballydoyle this year and can make a successful return even if not fully wound up. Mustajeer and Still Standing could be the ones for the places in a race likely to produce plenty of classy winners this season.

BARBADOS - 17:10 Naas

BARBADOS showed plenty to work on when sixth in a big-field Curragh maiden over seven furlongs last summer, catching the eye with some late headway as the penny began to drop. Open to significant improvement, he is fancied to make a bold bid on his return for the Aidan O'Brien yard that has won three of the last four renewals of this race, including with the subsequent Derby runner-up US Army Ranger in 2016. Stablemate South Pacific sets the standard on his form as a juvenile and is feared most, ahead of the newcomers Halimi and Marfa Lights.

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