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Tom Taaffe won this race with Cane Brake in 2006 and was an unlucky second with Treacle last year, so clearly targets it and Ninetieth Minute has more than enough class to make his morning price a mockery.
THE FULL LIST OF IRISH ENTRIES, WITH WEIGHTS: Tranquil Sea 11-7, Vic Venturi 11-6, Majestic Concorde 11-5, Dooneys Gate 11-4, Scotsirish 11-2, The Midnight Club 10-13, Backstage 10-12, Notre Pere 10-11, Killyglen 10-10, Oscar Time 10-9, Snowy Morning 10-9, Ballytrim 10-8, Becauseicouldntsee 10-8, Nedzer's Return 10-8, Northern Alliance 10-8, Apt Approach 10-6, In Compliance 10-5, Quiscover Fontaine 10-5, Bluesea Cracker 10-4, Arbor Supreme 10-3, One Cool Cookie 10-3, Our Monty 10-3, Golden Kite 10-2, Askthemaster 10-0, Dev 10-0, Saddler's Storm 10-0, Ambobo 9-13, Duers 9-13, Cane Brake 9-12, Pomme Tiepy 9-9, Tinakellylad 9-7, Noble Concorde 9-4, Treacle 4.
Mullins also saddles J'y Vole while a strong home contingent completed by Notre Pere, Aran Concerto, Cane Brake, In Compliance, Joncol and Schindlers Hunt.
There were no surprises among the 10 withdrawals - An Accordion, Cane Brake, Finger Onthe Pulse, Gungadu, Joe Lively, Mister Top Notch, Or Noir De Somoza, Slim Pickings, Tidal Bay and Trabolgan.
Last season the nine-year-old went down by only half a length to Cane Brake in the Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown.
In describing streams of Montgomery County, he said: "The principal of these are the Catoma, Pinkahna, Pophlahla and Big Swamp creek, all of which afford extensive bottoms of rich cane brake and beech swamp.
Tom Taaffe's Cane Brake heads the field, meaning around half his rivals are set to run from out of the handicap.
The Irish contingent has been weakened by the absence of 2006 winner War Of Attrition and In Compliance but they still have three fair chances in last year's third Forget The Past, Beef Or Salmon, who is making his fifth successive appearance in the race, and Cane Brake, trained by Tom Taaffe, who won with Kicking King in 2005.
CANE BRAKE gave Barry Geraghty back-to-back wins in the williamhill.
There the Africans were hidden in a cane brake on the Bigbee River and left to be taken care of by a few trusted men, including James Dennison the African slave.
Conor O'Dwyer hopes to be doubly-represented, by last year's runner-up Hangover and veteran Cane Brake while Siegemaster, third last year and currently on the 11-2 mark, will carry top-weight, with the weights set to rise at least 4lb.
The 4-1 chance kept on strongly and had 20 lengths in hand of 2006 Gold Cup winner War Of Attrition at the line, with Cane Brake a further 10 lengths adrift in third.