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Footpad shall be a sizzling favorite for this race however he has a significant handicap to beat on the tendencies — falling final trip.
Not one of the previous 10 winners took a tumble on their most up-to-date begin, with 9 ending within the first 4.
So, with a thin worth on provide, we’ll look past the Willie Mulluns runner.
On condition that successful final time is fairly vital, we’ll additionally cross out Physician Phoenix, Extraordinary World and Merely Ned. Nice Area is one other who hit the deck final time.
So we’re left with a shootout between Ballyoisin and Castlegrace Paddy.
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The latter did well to win at Cork last time but is taking a fair step up in class and likes plenty of give in the ground.
Outsiders have a good record in this so an each-way bet could pay off.
But BALLYOISIN is proven over the distance and this sound surface should be ideal. He wouldn’t have to improve much to life this nice prize.