KNOCKANARD

Gates Open: 11:00 am
First Race: 13:00 pm
Admission Prices: €8
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Track Biography:

The Avondhu foxhounds were formed in 1920, with point-to-point racing being held as part of the Cork Waterford circuit from the late 1930's until the present day. In the late 1950’s the meeting was held at Knockanard, Fermoy and racing was over banks.

In the 1960's the venue changed once again, this time to Lisnagar outside Rathcormac. The fixture remained here for a number of years before moving to Moorpark, located just outside Fermoy, where it stayed until 1994 where it return to the original venue at Knockanard, the current race venue.

Our fixture has attracted some good horses over the years including Keen Leader, For Bill, Missed That and Joacci. Missed That won on his only start between the flags as a five-year-old at Knockanard, he subsequently won the Champion Bumper at the Cheltenham Festival.

For Bill was a prolific race mare, clocking up eleven career wins including, two point-to-points, three national hunt flat races (bumpers), three hurdles and three chases, registering back type over hurdles and fences. The presenting mare has breed one runner thus far, Speak Easy, who won his maiden point-to-point at Kilworth in March of 2017 for the Donnnchadh Doyle yard and was subsequently sold to Joseph O'Brien for 220,000 pounds and now runs in the colours of J. P. McManus.

Nestled in the Irish countryside, a day out at Knockanard point-to-point is a perfect family occasion, get up close and personal with the future stars of the Irish National Hunt scene.

Knockanard Point-to-Point Races

Knockanard,

Fermoy,

Co. Cork

 

Contact Details

Dympna O'Meara - 0868049283

How To Get There

By Road

The course is on the boundary of Glenview Stud

From Dublin - From the M50, take exit 9 heading for the N7 heading towards Kildare. Continue onto the M* and then the M8 towards Cork. Stay on the M8, at junction15, take the R639 exit to Fermoy/Rathcormac. The course is on the boundary of Glenview Stud and will be signposted.

From Cork - Get on the M8 in Cork from N8. Stay on the M8, at junction15, take the R639 exit to Fermoy / Rathcormac. The course is on the boundary of Glenview Stud and will be signposted.

By Air

Our point-to-point is located half an hour from Cork airport.
 

Did You Know?

“Knockanard point-to-point is located next door to Glenview Stud farm”.

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We an unlimited amount of parking in the centre of the track which allows race goers to enjoy the comfort of their car while also getting to watch the thrill of the racing. We also shelter in our marquee should the weather turn a little wet.

We also have parking facilities for the disabled where they can view the action from their car if they wish.

The betting ring is located adjacent to the parade ring, some of the bookmakers also provide pictures and take bets on track racing in both Ireland and the UK.
 

Our lady committee members provide hospitality to the Sponsors and the winners as well as committee members.

The public are catered for with some delicious home produce made by Castlelyons GAA.

We also have a chip van on site where you can buy burgers, rolls and other hot food options.
 

In our marquee we have plenty of tea and coffee to keep you warm.

Our outside caterers have a big selection of refreshments also.
 

We have no dress code but as our meeting is in February we do recommend warm clothing.
Yes dogs are welcome but must be kept on a leash.
People are very welcome to bring their own food.
It is a great day out for all the family and for children to enjoy the great outdoors.
We have no ATM on course but Fermoy town is only a short ten minute drive away from the course if you would like to stop on your way to the races.

Set amongst the beautiful Cork countryside, our well-presented race track with its compact location of parade ring, bookies, finish line and services give a pleasant race day experience close to the action.

Our point-to-point is located only half an hour away from Cork city which makes it the ideal location to combine a weekend city break and a day out in the country.
 

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Entries

COOLAGOWAN STUD & AIB, FERMOY 4yo Maiden

Maiden Race For 4-Y-O
For Certified Hunters aged 4 years old only, maidens at starting, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland. Mares allowed 5lbs.
(Prize Money €800: 1st €560, 2nd €160, 3rd €80)
Weights: 11st 11lbs About 2½ Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 DIOL KER (FR) (4yo B G)
MARTALINE (GB) / STIREN BLEUE (FR) / PISTOLET BLEU (IRE)
11st 11lbs Gigginstown House Stud
P.M.J. Doyle
 
2 SWORDSMITH (IRE) (4yo B G)
ROBIN DES CHAMPS (FR) / VOLER LA VEDETTE (IRE) / KING'S THEATRE (IRE)
11st 11lbs Gigginstown House Stud
Edward U. Hales
 
3 BLACKSTAIRS LAD (IRE) (4yo B G)
FLEMENSFIRTH (USA) / BLARNEY KESTREL (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
11st 11lbs Milestone Racing Partnership Bree (F)
Colin Bowe
 
4 EASYRUN DE VASSY (FR) (4yo B G)
MUHTATHIR (GB) / ROYALE THE BEST (FR) / CADOUDAL (FR)
11st 11lbs Milestone Racing Partnership
Colin Bowe
 
5 HIGHWAY COMPANION (IRE) (4yo B G)
MILAN (GB) / NIFFYRANN (FR) / SHEYRANN (IRE)
11st 11lbs Milestone Racing Partnership
Colin Bowe
 
6 NEW AGE DAWNING (IRE) (4yo CH G)
STOWAWAY (GB) / CAPTAIN SUPREME (IRE) / CAPTAIN RIO (GB)
11st 11lbs Milestone Racing Partnership
Colin Bowe
 
7 FULL TIME SCORE (IRE) (4yo CH G)
FLEMENSFIRTH (USA) / IS IT HERE (IRE) / ARCTIC LORD (IRE)
11st 11lbs Monbeg Syndicate
Sean Thomas Doyle
 
8 MONKFISH (IRE) (4yo CH G)
STOWAWAY (GB) / MARTOVIC (IRE) / OLD VIC (IRE)
11st 11lbs Monbeg Syndicate
Cormac Doyle
 
9 NOT GOING OUT (IRE) (4yo CH G)
DOYEN (IRE) / ALANNICO (GB) / OVERBURY (IRE)
11st 11lbs Monbeg Syndicate
Sean Thomas Doyle
 
10 SEPTEMBER FIELDS (IRE) (4yo B G)
SALUTINO (GER) / CURRAGHARD ELLEN (IRE) / KING'S THEATRE (IRE)
11st 6lbs Monbeg Syndicate
Cormac Doyle
 
11 YOUNG BULL (IRE) (4yo B G)
DUBAI DESTINATION (USA) / JANE HALL (IRE) / SADDLERS' HALL (IRE)
11st 11lbs Monbeg Syndicate
Cormac Doyle
 
12 ONTHEROPES (IRE) (4yo B G)
PRESENTING (GB) / DUSHION (IRE) / DUSHYANTOR (USA)
11st 11lbs Denis Paul Murphy
Denis Paul Murphy
 
13 THE NEW KID (IRE) (4yo B G)
FLEMENSFIRTH (USA) / DONT ASK NOW (IRE) / KING'S THEATRE (IRE)
11st 11lbs Denis Paul Murphy
Denis Paul Murphy
 
14 SHADOW RIDER (FR) (4yo CH G)
MARTALINE (GB) / SAMANSONNIENNE (FR) / MANSONNIEN (FR)
11st 11lbs W.B. Connors
Colin Bowe
 
15 ASTERION FORLONGE (FR) (4yo GR G)
COASTAL PATH (GB) / BELLE DU BRIZAIS (FR) / TURGEON (USA)
11st 11lbs Mary Doyle
P.M.J. Doyle
 
16 THE MULCAIR (IRE) (4yo B G)
FLEMENSFIRTH (USA) / BLACK LASSIE (IRE) / DR MASSINI (IRE)
11st 11lbs P.G. Coffey
Denis Paul Murphy
 
17 ELEAZAR DES NEIGES (FR) (4yo B G)
BUCK'S BOUM (FR) / LUDIANA DES NEIGES (FR) / LUTE ANTIQUE (FR)
11st 11lbs Josh Ryan
Joseph Ryan
 

Preview

Denis Murphy and Pat Doyle, who saddled the first two home in this race 12 months ago, are well represented in this years renewal and their representatives are always worth a market check in a race which features a field full of newcomers.

RATHBARRY STUD & TATTERSALLS IRELAND 5yo Geldings Maiden

Maiden Race For 5-Y-O Geldings
For Certified Hunters aged 5 years old, Geldings only, maidens at starting, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland.
(Prize Money €800: 1st €560, 2nd €160, 3rd €80)
Weights: 12st 2lbs About 3 Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 DAMIER (FR) (5yo BR G)
NETWORK (GER) / KLASSIQUE (FR) / LUTE ANTIQUE (FR)
12st 2lbs W.B. Connors
W. J. Burke
 
2 DJEBEL ROME (FR) (5yo B G)
VOIX DU NORD (FR) / PRECIEUZE (FR) / VIDEO ROCK (FR)
12st 2lbs W.B. Connors
Robert Tyner
 
3 TIBETAN GOLD (IRE) (5yo B G)
STOWAWAY (GB) / INCHIQUIN CAILIN (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
12st 2lbs Erica P. O'Brien
W. J. Burke
 
4 DISMOI OUI (FR) (5yo GR G)
GREAT PRETENDER (IRE) / RATINA DE VAIGE (FR) / APRIL NIGHT (FR)
12st 2lbs Anne Marie Clarke
Robert Tyner
 
5 JAMESBROOK (IRE) (5yo B G)
MILAN (GB) / MOSCOW MADAME (IRE) / MOSCOW SOCIETY (USA)
12st 2lbs Michael N. O'Sullivan
Robert Tyner
 
6 ATLANTIC SHORE (IRE) (5yo B G)
MAHLER (GB) / GARRYMORRIS (IRE) / OLD VIC (IRE)
12st 2lbs Mark Cahill
Mark Cahill
 
7 BURGESS KING (IRE) (5yo B G)
ARCADIO (GER) / BONDI BABE (IRE) / MENEVAL (USA)
12st 2lbs Michael Kearney
Sean Aherne
 
8 CHAIN SMOKER (GB) (5yo CH G)
SHANTOU (USA) / HANDMEMY MONEYDOWN (IRE) / SADDLERS' HALL (IRE)
12st 2lbs Tom Keating
Tom Keating
 
9 CHAMPAGNE WELL (IRE) (5yo B G)
GOLD WELL (GB) / PERKANOD (IRE) / EXECUTIVE PERK (IRE)
12st 2lbs Roisin Hickey
Roisin Hickey
 
10 CROSSLEY TENDER (GB) (5yo B G)
SULAMANI (IRE) / SLOW STARTER (IRE) / DR MASSINI (IRE)
12st 2lbs Gerard Kelleher
Gerard Kelleher
 
11 DUC D'ALLIER (FR) (5yo B G)
LAURO (GER) / PEUR BLEUE (FR) / AGENT BLEU (FR)
12st 2lbs Milestone Racing Partnership
Colin Bowe
 
12 FIVE GOLD BARS (IRE) (5yo B G)
GOLD WELL (GB) / NATIVE EURO (IRE) / BE MY NATIVE (USA)
12st 2lbs Betty Walsh
Aidan Fitzgerald
 
13 GAYE BREEZE (IRE) (5yo B G)
GETAWAY (GER) / RAILWAY HOUSE (IRE) / ASHKALANI (IRE)
12st 2lbs Kay Griffin
Michael C. Griffin
 
14 GET A PRICE (IRE) (5yo B G)
GETAWAY (GER) / DANGAN JULIET (IRE) / BANDARI (IRE)
12st 2lbs Lisgoold Racing Syndicate
Terence O'Brien
 
15 GO YEATS (IRE) (5yo B G)
YEATS (IRE) / KAY TULLY (GB) / KAHYASI (IRE)
12st 2lbs M.O. Cullinane
M.O. Cullinane
 
16 HOTEL DU NORD (FR) (5yo B G)
VOIX DU NORD (FR) / IU MI NAO (IRE) / TURTLE ISLAND (IRE)
12st 2lbs Monbeg Syndicate
Sean Thomas Doyle
 
17 SPEEDY BUCK (IRE) (5yo B G)
BEAT HOLLOW (GB) / ATTYMON LILL (IRE) / MARJU (IRE)
12st 2lbs Catherine Cashman
P. Cashman
 
18 SPEEDY CARGO (IRE) (5yo B G)
STOWAWAY (GB) / VICS MILLER (IRE) / OLD VIC (IRE)
12st 2lbs Kieran Purcell
Kieran Purcell
 

Preview

The Colin Bowe-trained DUC DALLIER has the standout piece of form in this race, having finished a promising third on his debut at Portrush in the autumn. The runner-up in that same contest, Brace Yourself, has franked the form by winning his bumper at Down Royal by 24 lengths, before finishing third in a valuable Grade 2 contest at the Dublin Racing Festival last weekend. He could be closely matched with Speedy Cargo, if bouncing back from his Ballinaboola run. Crossley Tender, who posted a career best at Aghabullogue, is improving and is another for the place claims.

GAIN HORSE FEEDS & THE AVONDHU BAR 6yo+ Mares Maiden

Maiden Race For 6-Y-O & Upwards Mares
For Certified Hunters aged 6 years old and upwards, Mares only, maidens at starting, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland.
(Prize Money €1500: 1st €1050, 2nd €300, 3rd €150)
Weights: 11st 11lbs About 3 Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 BAILE BORU (IRE) (6yo B M)
BRIAN BORU (GB) / BAILE DUBH (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
11st 11lbs Sheila Ahern
Sean Aherne
 
2 BUCK'S BET (IRE) (7yo B M)
ZAGREB (USA) / LUCY WALTERS (IRE) / KING'S RIDE (IRE)
11st 11lbs Peter Buckner
Sean Aherne
 
3 CLONEEN ACE (IRE) (8yo BR M)
INDIAN RIVER (FR) / DAYAMEN (GB) / RUDIMENTARY (USA)
11st 11lbs Michael A. Browne
J. Beamish
 
4 GLORIOUS ZIVA (IRE) (6yo B F)
MOUNTAIN HIGH (IRE) / TICKET TO MARS (IRE) / SABREHILL (USA)
11st 6lbs Mrs A.J. Kennedy Tipperary (F)
A.J. Kennedy
 
5 GUNNER LADY (IRE) (6yo B M)
SCORPION (IRE) / GRANDY HALL (IRE) / SADDLERS' HALL (IRE)
11st 11lbs M.O. Cullinane
M.O. Cullinane
 
6 HONEST TO GOODNESS (IRE) (7yo B M)
PAPAL BULL (GB) / SHEE'S SPEED (IRE) / MONASHEE MOUNTAIN (USA)
11st 11lbs Christopher Buckley
Donncha Duggan
 
7 JOHNNYS GIRL (IRE) (6yo BR M)
FLEMENSFIRTH (USA) / GORGEOUS GEORGINA (IRE) / TIROL (IRE)
11st 11lbs John McDonnell
Norman Lee
 
8 KILBREE SHADOW (IRE) (7yo B F)
WITNESS BOX (USA) / KINSELLAS ROSE (IRE) / ROSELIER (FR)
11st 11lbs James Collender West Waterford (F)
James Collender
 
9 MAMIE BUGGLES (IRE) (11yo B M)
SULEIMAN (IRE) / RATHNAGEERA GIRL (IRE) / ASIR (GB)
11st 11lbs Patrick Gerard Ryan
Patrick Gerard Ryan
 
10 QU'ELLE BRILLE (IRE) (7yo B M)
LOCHBUIE (IRE) / QU'ELLE GAGNE (IRE) / MUJTAHID (USA)
11st 11lbs John C.F. Clifford
P.J. Healy
 
11 ROLLERCOSTER (IRE) (6yo BR M)
HELISSIO (FR) / FULL DECK (IRE) / ROSELIER (FR)
11st 11lbs Tom Keating
Tom Keating
 
12 ROSFOYLE (IRE) (6yo B M)
MILAN (GB) / CASTLEROSE (IRE) / FLEMENSFIRTH (USA)
11st 11lbs Declan O'Keeffe
Aidan Fitzgerald
 
13 STEAK AND SPUDS (IRE) (6yo B M)
FLEMENSFIRTH (USA) / PIP 'N POP (IRE) / OSCAR (IRE)
11st 11lbs Tutti Fruitti Syndicate
Thomas A. Keogh
 
14 WINDY BOTTOM (IRE) (7yo B M)
MILAN (GB) / SWINLEY BOTTOM (IRE) / WOODS OF WINDSOR (USA)
11st 11lbs Susan Archdeacon
John Joseph Hanlon
 

Preview

ROSFOYLE was not that far behind Madera Express, a winner at Ballinaboola last Sunday, when making her debut at Moira in the autumn, and with that piece of form having received a timely boost, she could be the one to side with here. Recent Bellharbour second Rollercoster put up a big display on her first start of the season and is sure to be a big danger, whilst Kilbree Shadow is a contender on her December effort in Boulta.

RIORDANS SUPERVALU & AUTO DISMANTLERS Mares Winner of One (4yo Mdns Excl)

Winners Of One - Mares
For Certified Hunters aged 4 years old and upwards, Mares Only, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland, which have not won a race under the Rules of Racing or Steeplechasing in any Country and not more than one Point to Point Steeplechase of any description. No Penalties. 4-y-o Maidens Excluded.
(Prize Money €1700: 1st €1190, 2nd €340, 3rd €170)
Weights: 4yo 11st 11lbs 5yo 12st 2lbs

About 3 Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 CEE JAY MCBRIDE (IRE) (8yo B M)
MR COMBUSTIBLE (IRE) / MOVE OVER LUCY (IRE) / GRAND PLAISIR (IRE)
11st 11lbs Danestown Racing Partnership
Gavin Cromwell
 
2 CLOUDY DAY (IRE) (7yo B M)
DUBAI DESTINATION (USA) / MAISY DAISY (IRE) / LUSO (GB)
12st 2lbs Miss Sarah Hogan
Norman Lee
 
3 GO GOONAGAIN WEST (IRE) (6yo B M)
WESTERNER (GB) / CAPPA OR (IRE) / OSCAR (IRE)
12st 2lbs Eileen O'Connor
Sean Joseph Allen
 
4 M'S PRINCESS (IRE) (9yo B M)
KADEED (IRE) / DEAD LEVEL (IRE) / ANSHAN (GB)
12st 2lbs Adrian Hickey
Adrian Hickey
 
5 OUR HENRIETTA (IRE) (8yo B M)
WINGED LOVE (IRE) / NUT EILE (IRE) / TORUS (GB)
11st 11lbs Joe Whelan
Liam Kenny
 
6 PROVE ME WRONG (IRE) (6yo B M)
ARCADIO (GER) / DROMROE DREAMER (IRE) / INSAN (USA)
12st 2lbs Patrick T. Leahy
Patrick T. Leahy
 
7 RUBY ON BROADWAY (IRE) (7yo B M)
BROADWAY FLYER (USA) / AIMEE'S PRESENT (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
12st 2lbs Shane Prendeville
Gerard Kelleher
 

Preview

Having beaten two subsequent winners when landing her maiden at Turtulla in November, it was no surprise to see Cloudy Day go close at Nenagh late last month when taking on geldings. Back against her own sex here, she can record a second career success. There may not be a lot separating Cee Jay McBride, Our Henrietta and Go Goonagain West who would all have place claims.

GLENVIEW STUD & MCCARTHY INSURANCE GROUP 5yo+ Adjacent Maiden

Maiden Race For 5-Y-O & Upwards Adjacent
For Certified Hunters aged 5 years old and upwards only, maidens at starting, the property of subscribers holding a valid Hunter Certificate to the following Hunts: Avondhu, Kilworth & Araglen, Coolnakilla and Galtee. Entries to be at discretion of Avondhu Committee. Mares Allowed 5lbs.
(Prize Money €1500: 1st €1050, 2nd €300, 3rd €150)
Weights: 12st 2lbs About 3 Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 ASK ROBIN (IRE) (6yo B G)
ROBIN DES CHAMPS (FR) / ASK JUNE (IRE) / SHERNAZAR (IRE)
12st 2lbs Catherine Cashman
P. Cashman
 
2 CALL ME ROBIN (IRE) (5yo CH M)
ROBIN DES CHAMPS (FR) / MY NATIVE GESTURE (IRE) / BE MY NATIVE (USA)
11st 11lbs P. Cashman
P. Cashman
 
3 ELLIE JACK (IRE) (5yo B M)
GOLAN (IRE) / FADA'S JEWEL (IRE) / WITNESS BOX (USA)
11st 11lbs Sean Joseph Allen
Sean Joseph Allen
 
4 FACT FINDER (IRE) (8yo B G)
FLEETWOOD (IRE) / MOON (GB) / SIMPLY GREAT (FR)
12st 2lbs Larry Bernard Murphy
Larry Bernard Murphy
 
5 POTTERS VISION (IRE) (5yo B M)
GETAWAY (GER) / PERIPHERAL VISION (IRE) / SADDLERS' HALL (IRE)
11st 11lbs Colman O'Flynn
Miss M. Harding
 
6 SHOVELERS PARADISE (IRE) (6yo CH G)
TRANS ISLAND (GB) / PRINCESS VIC (IRE) / OLD VIC (IRE)
12st 2lbs Mary O'Donoghue
S.M. O'Donoghue
 
7 THE TALTY MAN (IRE) (6yo CH G)
DANSANT (GB) / JETANEGA (IRE) / AAHSAYLAD (GB)
11st 11lbs Pat White
Ms Eleanor Broderick
 
8 VINCS VINNIE (IRE) (5yo B BR G)
VINNIE ROE (IRE) / YOU'RE A NATIVE (IRE) / SADDLERS' HALL (IRE)
12st 2lbs Mary M. Hayes
Michael Barry
 

Preview

ASK ROBIN had shaped like a smart sort when making his debut on this card 12 months ago, chasing home Dicey OReilly, a horse who has gone on to finish fifth in a Grade 1 at the Dublin Racing Festival last weekend. Although beaten at short odds on his reappearance at Templencarriga, this looks a very winnable race for Ask Robin here and it is hard to look past him for this.

GRANGE STUD, COOLMORE & SHINNICKS BAR 6yo+ Geldings Maiden (Nov Rdrs)

Maiden Race For 6-Y-O & Upwards Geldings Novice Riders
For Certified Hunters aged 6 years old and upwards, Geldings only, maidens at starting, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland. For Novice Riders who, at the start of the day, have not ridden more than ten winners under any Rules of Racing or Steeplechasing, including Point to Point Steeplechases.
(Prize Money €1500: 1st €1050, 2nd €300, 3rd €150)
Weights: 12st 2lbs About 3 Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 BALLYHOULIHAN (IRE) (10yo B G)
GOLAN (IRE) / DUN AR AILL (IRE) / SUPREME LEADER (GB)
12st 2lbs Declan O'Keeffe
Brian O'Keeffe
 
2 MAJOR MILAN (IRE) (9yo B G)
MILAN (GB) / DUN AR AILL (IRE) / SUPREME LEADER (GB)
12st 2lbs Declan O'Keeffe
Brian O'Keeffe
 
3 ARCH CHANCELOR (IRE) (8yo B G)
PRINCE ARCH (USA) / SWAN BRIDGE (IRE) / SUPREME LEADER (GB)
12st 2lbs P.T. Flavin
J.P. Flavin
 
4 BEAR THAT N MIND (IRE) (6yo B G)
MAHLER (GB) / GIBBOGHSTOWN (IRE) / SECOND EMPIRE (IRE)
12st 2lbs Mary Tyner
Robert Tyner
 
5 BLACK DEED (IRE) (10yo B G)
KADEED (IRE) / TART (FR) / WARNING (GB)
12st 2lbs Nicola McCarthy & Jayne Barrett
Patrick J. McCarthy
 
6 DALUS KING (IRE) (10yo B G)
BUSTER KING (IRE) / LITTLEMISSDALUS (IRE) / MANDALUS (IRE)
12st 2lbs Adrian Hickey
Adrian Hickey
 
7 GLORIOUS BORU (IRE) (7yo B G)
BRIAN BORU (GB) / SEA OFF THE GALES (IRE) / LUSO (GB)
12st 2lbs Norah Ahern
Denis Ahern
 
8 SABREJAY (IRE) (9yo B BR G)
CELTIC SWING (GB) / JAYESS ELLE (GB) / SABREHILL (USA)
12st 2lbs Charles P. Keegan
Charles P. Keegan
 
9 SHALLAMAR (IRE) (7yo B G)
BRIAN BORU (GB) / LETITTOME (IRE) / MOSCOW SOCIETY (USA)
12st 2lbs Pat Ahern
M. Keane
 
10 SHOVELERS PARADISE (IRE) (6yo CH G)
TRANS ISLAND (GB) / PRINCESS VIC (IRE) / OLD VIC (IRE)
12st 2lbs Mary O'Donoghue
S.M. O'Donoghue
 
11 SPIKE ALEN (IRE) (7yo B G)
MARIENBARD (IRE) / GABRONA (IRE) / OSCAR (IRE)
12st 2lbs Raymond M. Cody
Patrick Cody
 
12 VETONCALL (IRE) (6yo B G)
WELL CHOSEN (GB) / MISS AUDACIOUS (IRE) / SUPREME LEADER (GB)
12st 2lbs Mary McGrath
D.J. McGrath
 

Preview

It could be worth siding with WETONCALL for this, as he had finished second behind the recent Leicester novice hurdle winner, Rosmuc Relay, on his latest outing at Boulta in December. Arch Chancelor could well prove to be the main danger, as he is likely better than his fourth at Tallow last Sunday, having made a bad mistake with two to jump, an error which cost him all chance. Ballyhoulihan and Sabrejay are others with place claims.
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