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Review galway 10th Oct

Noel Meade and Sean Flanagan completed a double at Galway when A Genie In Abottle boxed on bravely from the front to land the Ryans Cleaning Chase.

The 6-4 chance was always on top and though he still had Call The Taxie and Mala Beach snapping at his heels over the last, he kept up a remorseless gallop to beat the last-named by two and a half lengths, with favourite Arbre De Vie well beaten.

Meade and Flanagan's double began when The Rory Story lowered the colours of odds-on favourite Poli Roi to land the Mervue Maiden Hurdle.

Gordon Elliott's 4-7 market leader was expected to build on an excellent third in the Irish Champion Bumper and recovered from an awkward jump two out to challenge the 8-1 winner on the turn for home.

However, The Rory Story found plenty for pressure and was four lengths up at the line.< Shanning made light work of her rivals with an accomplished display to land the Galway City and Salthill Publicans Rated Novice Hurdle.

Moving sweetly for Ruby Walsh throughout the contest, the Willie Mullins-trained 3-1 chance swept into the lead before the last and ran on well to beat Mischievous Max by three lengths.< Persistent lived up to his name in the Galway City And Salthill Publicans Charity Handicap Hurdle, as Joseph O'Brien's 9-4 favourite wore down his rivals and beat St Lawrence Gap by two and a half lengths under Barry Geraghty.

O'Brien bagged a double of his own when The Gunner Murphy (9-2) took the Jamie Kyne Memorial Flat Race under Derek O'Connor.< Presenting Mahler (9-1) showed no ill-effects from his run at Limerick on Sunday when making all the running to land the Guinness Handicap Chase for trainer John Ryan and jockey Danny Mullins, while Henry De Bromhead's mastery with chasers was evident as his Calino D'Airy (14-1) made all under Bryan Cooper to land the GalwayRaces.com Beginners Chase.