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Tipperary preview:

Updated: Wednesday, 01 May 2013 12:34 | Comments

Tipperary preview

Coach House was only just denied on his racecourse introduction and will be expected to go one better in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden, which kicks off Thursday's mixed card at Tipperary at 5.30.

Aidan O'Brien's son of Oasis Dream was sent off a shade of odds-on at the Curragh, only to find Fast In The Wind half a length too strong.

Jim Bolger provides most resistance this time, with Kevin Manning preferring the filly Heart Focus over fellow Intense Focus newcomer Rock Focus, although Tommy Stacks thinks enough of his Myboycharlie colt Treadstone to have given him a Phoenix Stakes entry.

Stack also takes the wraps off Great Minds, a son of Bahamian Bounty, in the Gathering At Tipperary August 22nd Maiden and he won't need to be any great shakes to make his presence felt because the standard is set by Johnny Lynch, who flopped on his final start as a juvenile and a visor now replaces the blinkers.

September Lily has made the frame on both her 2013 appearances and deserves to break through in the New Look Tipperary Racecourse Handicap, while Allegra Tak and Theyturnedmedown fought out a finish at Naas recently and renew rivalry in the Join The Tipperary Races Supporter's Club Handicap.

The jumping action begins with the Point To Point Evening 16th May Maiden Hurdle, in which Henry De Bromhead's Treacy Hotels Boy attempts to go one better than he did at Tramore last month.

His stable companion Alexander Leaving couldn't justify favouritism at Clonmel but steps out of the maiden ranks for the first time in the TipperaryRaces.com Handicap Hurdle.

Troll D'Oudairies couldn't make an impact in a handicap chase at the same venue and now reverts to timber for the Follow At TipperaryRaces On Twitter Maiden Hurdle, where Davy From Milan should be tough to beat.

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