After reportedly bleeding from the nose when last seen, finishing at the rear in the Ryanair Chase in March, Footpad got back on track this afternoon with a convincing win in the Boomerang.ie Chase at Thurles.
A point-to-point victor at Borris House in March 2018 on the same card as Andy Dufresne, Sinoria made a winning debut over racecourse fences in the Go Racing At Thurles Mares Beginners Chase today.
Bristol De Mai and Lostintranslation are two of just four runners declared for the Betfair Chase at Haydock.
Gypsy Island is out for the season but all may not be lost for Peter Fahey in the quest for big race honours in the 2019/2020 campaign. Second at The Showcase Meeting at Cheltenham in October, the Monasterevin handler’s Soviet Pimpernel is now Grade One BARONERACING.COM Royal Bond Novice Hurdle bound.