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Bright New Dawn bids to add a second Graded win over fences to his name in the Naas Directors Plate Novice Chase on Sunday where the the Gigginstown House Stud-owned runner faces five opponents.
The Woodlands Park 100 Club Leinster National Handicap Chase at Naas on Sunday has the makings of another competitive renewal with few of the 14 runners without a chance.
On His Own is expected to be supplemented for Friday's Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup at a cost of £27,500.
Tony McCoy will take Sunday and Monday off before the Cheltenham Festival to be in hospital with seven-month-old son Archie, who underwent cardiac surgery on Friday.
It is 20 years since Danoli famously won the SunAlliance Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival and just eight days short of that anniversary his owner Dan O'Neill sends out Golanbrook in the feature Aidan Fogarty & Ashgrove Stables Handicap Chase at Gowran.
David Marnane is hoping Elleval can book his ticket to the Dubai World Cup with a big run in the Group One Al Maktoum Challenge at Meydan.
Aughnacurraveel was a bit slow into his stride, when brought out of the parade ring to go to post, but he came home full of vigour to land the concluding www.valuecentre.ie (Q.R.) Handicap at Dundalk under Declan Lavery.
There were 6/1 co favourites for the Market Bar Drogheda Handicap and that competitiveness in the market was reflected out on the track as all fourteen held chances as they approached the business end (seven and a quarter lengths separated the entirety at the finish). Twelve to one shot Gold Falcon benefited from an excellent Shane Kelly ride to prevail.
David Pipe has issued a warning over the participation at next week's Cheltenham Festival of Un Temps Pour Tout.
Plenty attracted interest in the betting for the Cassidys XL Carrickmacross Handicap at Dundalk, including the favourite Equation Of Time (9/2 into 11/4 fav). However the bookmakers came out on the right side of this one as Dancing Cosmos (15/2 out to 8s) upstaged the market-leader by a length.
The withdrawal of the well-backed newcomer Keyboard Melody (refused to load) necessitated a 25 cent Rule 4 but that'll have mattered little to owner Jaber Abdullah, trainer Paul Deegan and rider Chris Hayes after Prince Of All (5/6 favourite) landed the McCrystals XL Jenkinstown Maiden at Dundalk.
Johnny Murtagh registered his first winner in the training ranks since hanging up his boots when Fix It hung on under Niall McCullagh in the BWG Foods Handicap at Dundalk.
Former pony racer, Sean Corby, successful in the specially staged event for the youngsters up the Curragh last September, secured his first 'proper' racecourse winner when Boughtforasong scored in and then survived a steward's enquiry for the XL Handicap at Dundalk.
Four to seven shot Rummaging was first off the bridle in the opening three runner Your Local Value Centre Race at Dundalk. However the suspicion was that once he got the other two of them 'off it,' he might prevail and so it proved as the 'jolly' triumphed by neck under Conor Hoban.
This year's Investec Coronation Cup at Epsom will be run in commemoration of three-time winner St Nicholas Abbey.
Henry de Bromhead expects drying ground to bring out the best in Special Tiara in the BetVictor Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham next week.
Leading Stan James Champion Hurdle hope Our Conor is reported to have settled in well after arriving at Cheltenham on Thursday evening.
Willie Mullins has left all his big guns in the JLT Novices' Chase at the confirmation stage.
Annie Power and Big Buck's are among 16 confirmations for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival on Thursday.
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Quel Esprit is not eligible for the Foxhunters at Cheltenham next week and the 2012 Hennessy hero bids to strike at a lower level in the Derek Lyng & Sports Injury Surgery Tetratema Cup Hunters Chase at Gowran Park.
Rummaging recorded his sixth victory at Dundalk as he came out best in a terrific finish to the feature Your Local Value Centre Race under the all-weather track's lights.
It was a day to remember for Robert Tyner and Philip Enright who landed a hat-trick at Clonmel.
Pass The Hat got the better of Kylecrue in a thrilling finish to the Carrickmines Handicap Chase at Leopardstown.