The Kilkenny Rose is this year’s hot favourite to become the next Rose of Tralee.
Sarah Kearns was initially quoted at 12-to-1 by the bookies but she has now been backed into 6-to-4.
The 25-year-old school teacher was among the roses to take to the stage on last night’s television show.
The Chicago Rose Maggie-Rose McEldowney is second favourite at 4-to-1 followed by London Rose Emma Murphy-O’Connor at 9-to-2.
Kerry Rose, Danielle O’Sullivan is at 80-to-1.