14:40 Fairyhouse Sun 1 December 2019
Won for the fourth time over hurdles when landing the Grade 2 Lismullen hurdle over 2m4f on soft to heavy ground beating Apple's Jade over 9L. Another bold bid likely.
Winner of five of his 15 starts over hurdles including a 12L demolition of a six-runner field in a Grade 3 contest over 2m in October. Plenty to prove stepping up in grade and trip.
Running with credit in defeat both over hurdles and the larger obstacles last season in graded company. Not seen since finishing behind Unowhatimeanharry in the Grade 1 Stayers hurdle at Punchestown in May. Looks a tall order.
Top class stayer, came back from an absence to land the Stayers Hurdle at Cheltenham before a gallant second in the Grade 1 Stayers hurdle at Punchestown when last seen in action in the spring of 2018. Not to be underestimated.
Below-par effort when finishing over 9L behind Bacardys in the Grade 2 Lismullen hurdle at Navan in a race she had won the previous two years. Needs to bounce back to land this contest for the fourth year running.
Won a Thurles Listed contest in December last year, going on to win at Grade 3 level before a facile victory in the Grade 1 Mares' novice hurdle over C&D in the spring. Won easily on seasonal debut here. Leading player.
Last Year's Winner
|T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy|
Honeysuckle (9/10), Apple's Jade (5/2), Bacardys (5/1), Penhill (11/1), Davids Charm (12/1), Killultagh Vic (33/1)
- Apple's Jade
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