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Dreal Deal is declared to run under a mandatory penalty at Cork on Sunday where Ronan McNally's gelding contests the appropriately titled WhatOddsPaddy Handicap Hurdle and for which he is officially 23lbs 'well-in'.
Dreal Deal is chasing a five-timer, against nine brave souls, on Sunday and having landed a gamble rated 84 at Navan in September, the five year old again won impressively from 106 at Punchestown on Wednesday.
Dreal Deal carries a mandatory 5lbs penalty on Sunday but will contest his subsequent race with a 134 rating.
Combined with that 3st 8lbs (50lbs) ratings hike over hurdles, Dreal Deal has also incurred a separate 2st 5lbs (33lbs) penalty on the flat as the national hunt-bred, ex-point to pointer won two low-grade flat handicaps in jaw-dropping fashion in October.