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Mantles Prince is expected to line-up along with stable mate Quinze for Saturday's Ladbroke Hurdle at Leopardstown after a bloodless victory at Fairyhouse this afternoon.

Quinze missed the Fairyhouse Handicap Hurdle because of a skin allergy, leaving Mantles Prince to beat just two opponents comfortably at odds of 1-5.

After his two-and-a-half length victory over Bob Cullen, Mantles Prince was found to be also suffering from the same skin allergy but their trainer Pat Hughes was not unduly worried.

'Quinze has suffered with skin allergies all along, but it is perfectly treatable with dexamethasone and he should be alright in two days,' he explained.

Mantles Prince was reported by jockey Fran Berry as having 'heaved' in the closing stages of the race, and that it possibly attributed to the on-coming allergy.

Paul Carberry, who has been riding Quinze over fences this season, will retain the mount in the Ladbroke promotion with Berry staying with Mantles Prince.

Local trainer Tony Martin, who was at Cheltenham to see Linden's Lotto finish second in the Sporting Index Select Chase, had better luck at Fairyhouse when Banreme took the First Crack Handicap Hurdle in the hands of teenage claiming rider Joey Elliott.

The 11-2 chance, a point-to-point winner, was running for the first time since joining the in-form Martin stable and just held on by a neck from Roselier Bell for trainer Sean Tracey who was also among the winners.

Rose of Inchiquin made most of the running and jumped quickly and accurately to take the opening Hangover Maiden Hurdle for the Tracey stable.