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David Pipe's raider Thanksforthehelp is very solid in the opening Adare Manor Opportunity Final Handicap Hurdle at Punchestown (3.40).
The five-year-old trades at 4/1 favourite from 6/1 in this massive field.
He has been runner-up in his last two hurdle races and steps up to an extended 2m3f for the first time. This is his handicap debut and Shane Fitzgerald takes the ride. Allaho is 11/8f from 7/4 for the Grade 1 Punchestown Gold Cup (5.55).
This dual Ryanair winner reverts to three miles for the first time since Christmas 2020 when fourth in the Savills Steeplechase at Leopardstown.