Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Wednesday 20 February

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Laurina will warm up for the Cheltenham Festival at Punchestown today

Timeform pick out their three best bets from Punchestown on Wednesday...

"...she makes plenty of appeal now making her Rules debut..."

Timeform on Mount Ida

Its All Guesswork - 15:15 Punchestown

Its All Guesswork would likely have finished placed but for a late fall in the Munster National when last seen in October and he lurks on a very dangerous mark on his first run since now reverting back to hurdles. This is a tricky puzzle to solve though, with stablemate Moratorium progressing fast and Tin Soldier also requires a market check on reappearance.

Mount Ida - 15:50 Punchestown

Mount Ida cost connections £70,000 after winning a point on her second attempt in December and, having joined a leading yard, she makes plenty of appeal now making her Rules debut. This trip looks ideal and she won't have to be a world beater to overcome the standard-setter Whatucallher, who has shown only a fair level of form in both bumpers and hurdles events to date.

Tungsten Kid - 16:25 Punchestown

Tungsten Kid remains low mileage for a seven-year-old, and looked ahead of his mark when a staying-on fifth from a poor position at Fairyhouse last time, so it's worth taking the chance that everything will click this time. Ask David is a big danger if in the same form as last time and Mollyella is comfortably the most appealing of the handicap debutants.

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