Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Wednesday 20 February

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"...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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