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Irish Mirror
Robert Hynes

Irish Grand National meeting day 1 full race card and tips - list of runners at Fairyhouse on Saturday

Fairyhouse's Easter meeting kicks off with an ultra competitive card this afternoon.

Two valuable handicaps are among the seven races taking place at the Meath venue ahead of Sunday's card and the Irish Grand National itself on Monday.

Here's a full list of the runners and riders, as well as a tip for each race, for Saturday's action:

2.10pm: 2m4f Tom Quinlan Electrical Maiden Hurdle (4yo+)

1 Canal End (IRE) Mark Walsh

2 Fellowshall P M O'Brien (7)

3 Gold Bullion (FR) Rachael Blackmore

4 Hunt Museum (IRE) Simon Torrens

5 I'm For Home (IRE) P T Smithers (7)

6 Kilballyowen (IRE) Peter Carberry

7 Lucky Two (IRE) Shane FitzGerald (3)

8 Make No Plans (IRE) Conor McNamara

9 Manwal (IRE) D Maxwell (7)

10 Meranti (IRE) Danny Mullins

11 Mint Boy (IRE) Keith Donoghue

12 Park Of Kings (IRE) Jody McGarvey

13 Pass No Remarks (IRE) Kevin Sexton

14 Portnacoo (IRE) L A McKenna (5)

15 Rainbow Chaser (IRE) Luke Dempsey

16 Rightfolksplease (IRE) Donagh Meyler

17 Zaidi (FR) M J M O'Sullivan (5)

18 Zettabyte (IRE) K E Buckley (3)

19 Aultown Keppols (IRE) Non Runner

20 Parkrunner (IRE) Richard Deegan

21 Petit Dejeuner (IRE) Sean Flanagan

22 Shesdoenwell (IRE) E Walsh (5)

23 Flamborough Darragh O'Keeffe

24 Splendid Choice (IRE) P J O'Hanlon (5)

25 Weseekherthere (IRE) Denis O'Regan

26 Our Zebo (IRE) Reserve 1

27 Nancy Miles (IRE) Reserve 2

28 Jay Jay Zee (IRE) Reserve 3

Tip: Gold Bullion

2.45pm: 3m1f (3m1f40y) Best For Mortgage Protection & Life Insurance Hunters Chase (5yo+)

1 Annamix (FR) Mr Charlie Mullins (7)

2 Billaway (IRE) Mr Patrick Mullins

3 Er Dancer (FR) Mr A Harney (7)

4 Ferns Lock Mr B O'Neill

5 Vis Ta Loi (FR) Mr A Harvey (7)

Tip: Ferns Lock

3.20pm: 2m5½f (2m5f150y) BoyleSports Mares Novice Chase (Listed Race) (5yo+)

1 Allegorie De Vassy (FR) Paul Townend

2 Broomfield Hall (IRE) Luke Dempsey

3 Instit (FR) Danny Mullins

4 Limerick Lace (IRE) Mark Walsh

5 Motown Maggie (IRE) Denis O'Regan

6 Sit Down Lucy (IRE) Sean Flanagan

7 Time To Rocco (IRE) M J M O'Sullivan

Tip: Limerick Lace

3.55pm: 2m5½f (2m5f150y) Fred Kenny Lifetime Services To Racing Ladies National Handicap Chase (5yo+)

1 Mars Harper Miss Georgie Benson (7)

2 Fighting Fit Miss A B O'Connor (3)

3 Bold Emperor (IRE) Miss S Ahern (7)

4 Charlie Stout (IRE) Miss J Townend

5 Routine Excellence (IRE) Miss C O O'Brien (7)

6 Stansfield (IRE) Miss A McGuinness (7)

7 Gain De Cause (FR) Miss P Elvin (7)

8 Halsafari (IRE) Sarah Kavanagh (7)

9 An Fraoch Mor (IRE) Miss Maxine O'Sullivan (5)

10 Robin De Roost (IRE) Aileen O'Sullivan (7)

Tip: Routine Excellence

4.30pm: 3m½f (3m110y) I.N.H. Stallion Owners EBF Novice Handicap Hurdle Series Final (Grade B) (5yo+)

1 Favori De Champdou (FR) C McGivern (7)

2 Landrake D J Gilligan (7)

3 Harry Des Ongrais (FR) Rachael Blackmore

4 Seabank Bistro (IRE) Paul Townend

5 Hardy Bloke (FR) Conor Clarke (7)

6 Sam's Choice (IRE) Luke Dempsey

7 The Gradual Slope (IRE) Mark McDonagh (5)

8 Desertmore House (IRE) Ricky Doyle

9 Shannon Glory (IRE) Danny Mullins

10 Verdant Place (IRE) Aidan Kelly (7)

11 Western Walk (IRE) M J M O'Sullivan (5)

12 Mr Saxobeat (IRE) Darragh O'Keeffe

13 Story Rory (IRE) K Callaghan (7)

14 Rebellious Gale (IRE) Peter Carberry

Tip: Seabank Bistro.

5.05pm: 2m½f (2m90y) RYBO Handicap Hurdle (Grade A) (4yo+)

1 Shanroe Donagh Meyler

2 Da Capo Glory (IRE) Mr D Allen (7)

3 Magnor Glory (IRE) Mike O'Connor (5)

4 Tax For Max (GER) Paul Townend

5 Monbeg Park (IRE) Mr B Lawless (7)

6 Power Of Pause (IRE) Jack Foley

7 Horantzau D'airy (FR) Danny Mullins

8 The Big Doyen (IRE) Kevin Sexton

9 Wajaaha (IRE) L A McKenna (5)

10 Hey Johnny (IRE) Rachael Blackmore

11 Captains Nephew (IRE) Darragh O'Keeffe

12 Jazzy Matty (FR) M J M O'Sullivan (5)

13 Little Mixup (IRE) Mark McDonagh (5)

14 Risk Belle (FR) Mark Walsh

15 Vultan (IRE) Peter Carberry

16 Ballybawn Belter (IRE) Aidan Kelly (7)

Tip: Hey Johnny

5.40pm: 2m½f (2m90y) Irish Stallion Farms EBF Total Enjoyment Mares INH Flat Race (Listed Race) (4-7yo)

1 Arctic Fly (IRE) Mr Patrick Mullins

2 Brianna Lily (IRE) Mr J L Gleeson

3 Cuta Des As (FR) Mr Pat Taaffe

4 Marie Philippe (IRE) Mr B O'Neill

5 West End Victory (IRE) Miss J Townend

6 Ascending Lark Mr A P Ryan

7 Miss Agusta (IRE) Mr H C Swan

8 Theatre Native (IRE) Mr D Roche

9 Tiger Bay Queen (IRE) Mr Jamie Codd

Tip: Arctic Fly


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