Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Wednesday 12 September

Aidan O'Brien
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Timeform pick out their three best bets from Listowel on Wednesday...

"The step back up in trip will hold no fears and she is fancied to make a bold bid again."

Timeform on Idalia

Idalia - Listowel 14:40

Idalia showed improved form to open her account at the Curragh at the eighth attempt 17 days ago, responding well to pressure and going on a furlong out. The step back up in trip will hold no fears and she is fancied to make a bold bid again. Nailed On Nina is a live threat though after scoring at Tipperary last time, as is Art Of America.

Aztec Eagle - Listowel 15:50

Aztec Eagle and Ace Combat look the pair to focus on, both unexposed handicap debutants from top yards. Ready preference is for Dermot Weld's charge, however who showed fairly useful form to get off the mark on the level at Cork back in May, looking open to improvement that day, and has the assistance of an in-form 7 lb claimer. Vocal Music could also have a say after finishing second at Naas last week.

Debuchet - Listowel 17:30

Debuchet didn't find much off the bridle when third on his Galway return last month but is perhaps worth one more chance as likely main danger Quick Grabim hasn't been seen since a fall at Leopardstown last Christmas. Point runner-up Spyglass Hill is also respected having joined Henry de Bromhead.

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