limerick 5th May
Shark Hanlon's prolific bumper winner Clondaw Warrior shrugged off a lengthy absence to strike at the first time of asking over hurdles at Limerick.
The 8-13 favourite was always to the fore in the www.limerickraces.ie Maiden Hurdle, but appeared to have plenty of challengers breathing down his neck turning for home.
A fantastic leap at the last soon put the race to bed, however, and he came home three lengths ahead of Jim Jim Maccool under Brian Hayes.
Tommy Treacy was at pains not to hit the front too soon on the 5-1 chance, who looked to be travelling best in third over the last.
Tough Talkin Man proved impossible to pass when making every yard to land the GAA Supporters Day 20th May Handicap Hurdle.
John Clifford's Kilcross (25-1) Boy finished fast under Paddy Kennedy to land the first division of the Kelloggs Cul Camps Handicap Hurdle, while the second division went the way of 5-2 favourite See Double You under an exultant Ronan McNally.
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