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Mick Fitzgerald’s Punchestown Saturday Picks

Tips from Mick Fitzgerald for Saturdays in Punchestown

2:30 p.m. – Foxy Jack’s
15:05 – Never boring moment (Every way)
15:42 – Lossiemouth and Gala Marceau (no favorite)
16:15 – Magic of Blackjack
16:50 – The bottler’s secret
17:25 – Waterford Whispers
18:00 – Top of lists

*All prices are updated with our stylish widgets, while the odds in the copy are accurate at the time of publishing but are subject to change.

It’s the last day of the Festival, we begin with another three-mile cross-country run. Morris Mouse FOXY JACK’S He is highly rated and, although he was a bit disappointing in the Aintree Grand National, he loves this discipline and can win again.

Slightly better terrain might bring out the best in NEVERADULLMOMENT (in each sense) who has been well liked in several important races but has failed to take the lead this season. His run in January, when fourth behind the next Irish Grand National winner, Intense Raffles (now ranked 140), reads well now, particularly as he gave weight to winner and runner-up Where It All Began (now ranked 135). that day. .

Several experts wanted to see the winner of the mares’ obstacle course LOST MOUTH she ran in the Champion Hurdle, but Willie Mullins was content to let her take the grand prize at Cheltenham, which she did with ease. There’s no way to oppose her now in this five-runner field, but maybe MARCEAU GALA It is a value option in the ‘betting without favorite’ market.

A tricky three-mile race in which trainer Anthony Honeyball rides the versatile BLACKJACK MAGIC who beat Threeunderthrufive on his seasonal debut at Wincanton and is just 3lb higher in handicap despite some good runs since then. He looks like a player in this for a team that is aiming for this meeting and has had success in recent seasons.

Champion Four-Year-Old Hurdle Sees Undefeated THE BOTTLER’S SECRET Take on some standout juniors this season. He comfortably won both of his starts for trainer Gavin Cromwell and missed the festivals at Cheltenham and Aintree. He comes here fresh and he’s no fool.

WATERFORD WHISTERS He was second in the Martin Pipe Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham and with third that day, Quai De Bourbon running out an easy winner at Ayr a couple of weeks ago, Waterford Whispers can express his form. There is a great race in this one. Henry de Bromhead has been in the winners’ enclosure twice this week and his strings are working well.

The well-bred, unraced bumper horse trained by Willie Mullins TOP OF THE GRAPH can close out the card and the Irish jumping season in style. Several of his brothers have won championships and this could be a real family affair as Willie’s son Patrick rides the five-year-old gelding while his wife, Jackie, bred him.

Tips from Mick Fitzgerald for Saturdays in Punchestown

2:30 p.m. – Foxy Jack’s
15:05 – Never boring moment (Every way)
15:42 – Lossiemouth and Gala Marceau (no favorite)
16:15 – Magic of Blackjack
16:50 – The bottler’s secret
17:25 – Waterford Whispers
18:00 – Top of lists

*All prices are updated with our stylish widgets, while the odds in the copy are accurate at the time of publishing but are subject to change.

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