Minot Street has given his connections plenty of enjoyment on the polytrack since the middle of last month and he made it four from six at the Dowdallshill venue in that period when landing the concluding Fund Raising Made Easy At Dundalk Handicap.
Shane Kelly showed his talent as he bridged a gap going back to March to get on the score-sheet and credit trainer Michael Halford with a double in the Dundalk Stadium On Facebook Handicap.
Well-backed 4/1 shot Flannery had to come out at the start on veterinary advice and Twistsandturns was the one that made the most of his opportunity in the Christmas Party Nights At Dundalk Handicap.
Up to race four it's been a good session for fancied horses at Dundalk and Marble Statuette the 2/1 favourite struck in Floodlit Friday Nights Apprentice Handicap.
Dropping back from the Group 3 and Listed company she's been keeping on her last four starts, Avenue Montaigne, a 94 rated daughter of Showcasing gained a deserved success in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Median Auction Fillies Maiden at Dundalk.
Offers of as high as 9/4 quickly evaporated this morning, about 8/13 shot Dark Alliance, and he easily justified the confidence in the Crowne Plaza Hotel Race & Stay Maiden at Dundalk.
Strategic Heights landed a punt (7/2 in the morning into 7/4) under Fran Berry in the opening DKIT Students Union Race Night Handicap at Dundalk.
Well another week and another interesting tail of woe for Racing in the UK as the cuffs don't match the collars when it comes to flags. You have to wonder what the thought process is when making an unfortunate mistake easy fodder for negative front page news. Matters taken in hand by the powers at the track immediately after the race and a few hands held up would have buried the void race at Sedgefield into the "in other news" section next to the classifieds. But that requires common sense...
Zaidpour will take on super-sub duties in the Bar One Racing Hatton's Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse on Sunday after Annie Power was ruled out through lameness.
Kevin Prendergast is hopeful of a bold performance from Katie T in the Roy Evans/Barry Geraghty Golf Classic Handicap Hurdle at Fairyhouse on Saturday.
Allez Colombieres, early ante-post favourite for the Supreme Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival, makes his debut for Willie Mullins in the Bar One Racing Royal Bond Novice Hurdle at Fairyhouse on Sunday.
A cracking Saturday card at Fairyhouse gets under way at 11.55, with the maiden hurdle having been divided to form an eight-race card, and Fine Article holds strong claims in division two.
Irish interests in Sunday's Japan Cup are spiked by the presence of Trading Leather, trained in County Carlow by Jim Bolger.
Philip Fenton's appeal in relation to the severity of his three-year disqualification by the Turf Club will be heard on December 16.
Tony Carroll sent over Innoko and Serenity Spa to complete a 20-1 double at Dundalk last week, and he brings over an even bigger team to the Polytrack this Friday.
Robbie Hennessy is hoping Rubi Light can take advantage of his drop in the ratings when he lines up for the HB Dennis Land Rover Handicap Chase at Fairyhouse on Saturday.
Ruby Walsh thinks Djakadam has a "favourite's chance" of creating history by becoming the first five-year-old to win the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury.
Bryan Cooper is expected to make a quick return to the saddle for the big weekend meeting at Fairyhouse despite suffering a fall at Thurles on Thursday.
7.40 Red Laser
9.10 Cottesloe , Little Stampy
12.15 Jimmy Shan
1.20 A Tail Of Intrigue
1.55 The Winking Prawn
3.05 Exclusive Dancer
3.35 Charlie Cook
12.25 Sheer Poetry
12.55 Highway Code
1.30 Garde Fou
2.40 Rolling Aces
3.15 Port Melon
3.45 Simon Squirrel
3.55 Bahango , Torridonian , Most Tempting
While the Grade One fireworks at Fairyhouse are saved until Sunday, there's plenty for punters to get their teeth into on Saturday's card, including Rubi Light's return to the handicap ranks in the HB Dennis Land Rover Handicap Chase.
Tony Carroll was in sparkling form at Dundalk last week and has another team ready to head across the Irish Sea from his Worcestershire base.
Avenue Montaigne (6-4) showed her appreciation for having her sights lowered with a clear-cut triumph in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Median Auction Fillies Maiden at Dundalk.
Un De Sceaux's fencing debut didn't go to plan as he fell at the third-last when seemingly on his way to comfortable success in the Killinan Beginners Chase at Thurles.
Dolce N Karama finally got his head in front where it mattered in the Crowne Plaza Leading Jockey & Trainer Championship Rated Race at Dundalk.
Gordon Elliott added another big prize to his CV when the heavily backed lightweight Balbriggan led all the way under Kevin Sexton to take the Ladbrokes Troytown Handicap Chase at Navan.