Exosphere (17/2) ran out an impressive winner of the Jockey Club Stakes as favourite Jack Hobbs was pulled up and dismounted.
We had a brilliant duel from some way out for the opener on day five of the Punchestown Festival, the CME Auctioneers Cross Country Chase. In the end the Mrs Breda Beattie-owned and Peter Maher-trained Mtada Supreme over-turned 2/5 chance Quantitativeeasing by a length and three parts.
Covert Love will not make her seasonal reappearance in the upcoming Betfred Middleton Stakes at York after suffering a setback.
Conditional jockey Tommy Dowling, a County Wicklow native, is set to spend several months on the sidelines after suffering multiple injuries in a heavy fall at Fontwell on Friday.
- €43,000 raised in The Kube Fundraiser for Robbie McNamara
Sole Power is reported in great form as he bids to win the Pearl Bloodstock Palace House Stakes for a third time at Newmarket this afternoon.
Today is the final day of the five-day Punchestown Festival and racing begins at the earlier time of 2:35pm.
After bypassing Sandown last Saturday, and substituting here in place of Annie Power, Vroum Vroum Mag, the heavily backed 4/6 favourite, landed the Grade 1 BETDAQ Punchestown Champion Hurdle to remain unbeaten after ten starts for Willie Mullins.
He won it first in 2010 (under John Thomas McNamara) and today On The Fringe (4/5) landed his fifth Racing Post Champion Hunters Chase at Punchestown, as he completed the treble at the big spring Festivals for the second year in succession.
Jer's Girl added to her Grade 1 Fairyhouse gains when again scoring impressively at the top level in the Tattersalls Ireland Champion Novice Hurdle at Punchestown.
Koshari might have got the last wrong but he was still good enough to bring up a treble on Ladies Day at Punchestown for Willie Mullins, in the Star Best For Racing Coverage Novice Hurdle. For owners Rich and Susannah Ricci it was two on the day, and it was the same for successful rider Paul Townend.
David Wachman hailed Legatissimo "the best I've trained" after confirming the top-class filly has been retired.
Following on from Jer's Girl earlier, there was another J P McManus winner on day four of the Punchestown Festival when No Comment (7/2) won the Racing FX Flat Race for Philip Hobbs and Jamie Codd.
Definite Ruby's (12s into 8s on track) win in the Grade C Hanlon Concrete European Breeders Fund Glencarraig Lady Mares Handicap Chase saw Gordon Elliott and Jack Kennedy combine for success for the second time at the Punchestown Festival 2016.
Well-backed favorite Marlbroook made a bad mistake at the first and was soon pulled up injured. The Grade A EMS Copiers Novice Handicap Chase soon became all the more open but Avant Tout ran out a convincing winner in any case under Paul Townend in Punchestown’s second event.
Trainer Denis Cullen and rider John Barry can take a bow after well-backed favourite Shin A Vee (2/1), on his first outing since last year's win in the KFM Hunters Chase for the Bishopscourt Cup, repeated the dose in the Punchestown opener.
Air Force Blue faces the "acid test" of his Classic credentials in the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday.
Apple's Jade bids to prove there was no fluke about her bloodless Aintree victory in Saturday's AES Champion Four Year Old Hurdle.
Cheltenham Festival heroine Limini goes back against her own sex in a bid to regain winning ways in Saturday's Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Mares Champion Hurdle.
2.45 So French
2.35 Prosperity Square , Cantlow
3.10 Kansas City Chief
3.50 Jennies Jewel , Legacy Gold
4.25 Jer's Girl
5.00 My Murphy , Toon River , The Mooch
5.35 Cogryhill , Not For Burning , Eshtiaal
6.10 Mind Boggler
6.40 Rock Lobster , By The Banks , Gusty Rocky
5.15 Big Amigo , Shypen , Epeius , Tripartite
5.45 Muir Lodge , Steelriver
6.15 Mutarajjil , Papa Luigi
6.45 Jester Spirit , Ey Up
7.15 Quality Time , Atlantic Sun
2.50 Lexington Times
5.25 Poetic Lord , City Dreams
5.55 Wicklow Gold
6.25 So Satisfied , Clan Legend
6.55 Little Glenshee
2.00 Truth Or Dare , Laurence
2.30 Sir Maximilian
3.05 Agent Murphy
2.10 He's A Toff
2.45 Jack Luey , Gabrial The Tiger
3.55 He's No Saint , Swift Emperor , Santefisio
4.30 Tumblewind , Silk Bow
5.05 Happy Hollow
1.50 Get Rhythm
3.00 City Supreme
4.10 St Johns Point
4.45 American World
5.50 Strictly The One
Limini bids to follow in some illustrious hoofprints when she goes to post for the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares Champion Hurdle on the final day of the Punchestown Festival.
Vroum Vroum Mag proved that she has the speed for two miles at the very highest level by beating the boys in the Betdaq Punchestown Champion Hurdle.
Warren Greatrex has another star stayer on his hands after One Track Mind landed the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown.
Carlingford Lough (12-1) sprung yet another surprise in the Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup.
God's Own (9-1) landed his second Punchestown Festival success by beating Vautour in the BoyleSports Champion Chase.