Saturday 22 October 2016

Boher bids to double up at Limerick

Published 14/04/2015 | 18:26

Boher Call
Boher Call

Recent Navan scorer Boher Call bids for a swift double as he lines up in the Follow Limerick Racecourse On Facebook Handicap Chase at Limerick on Wednesday.

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Paul Flynn's charge bagged a first win under Rules when making all for a narrow success last month, adding to his previous point to point win at Lisronagh last November.

He is sure to have his supporters despite racing from out of the handicap here, but the likes of top weight Crown Theatre and Michael Butler's Akinspirit will not make his task too easy.

The Charles Byrnes-trained Crystal Pearl appears the likely favourite in the opening National Student Raceday Mares Maiden Hurdle after missing out by just three-quarters of a length at Cork last time.

Jessica Harrington's Duckweed is an interesting rival though, as she makes her debut under Rules after previously scoring at point to point level.

Casual Approach is worth nothing as he has his first attempt over obstacles in the I.N.H. Stallion Owners European Breeders Fund Maiden Hurdle following a handful of sound bumper efforts.

One Cool Princes tries to follow up her recent Cork verdict in the Book Online At Mares Handicap Hurdle.

Rodger Sweeney's Corporate Box and the John Cullen-trained Vole Au Vent also appear to be likely types in the two-mile-six-furlong heat.

Willie Austin saddles Emcon in the Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Hurdle and his confidence should be riding high after winning at Cork on Easter Sunday.

Morney Wing tries to make it third-time lucky over fences for trainer Sandra Hughes and owner Barry Connell in the Greenmount Park Beginners Chase.

Aidan O'Brien's Kalopsia is bound to be a popular choice in the closing Racing Again Tomorrow At Limerick INH Flat Race as she carries the colours of JP McManus.

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