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On His Own set for Sligo outing on Wednesday

Updated: Tuesday, 21 May 2013 14:25 | Comments

On His Own will be part of the field for the All Sports Betting Tubbercurry Hurdle
On His Own will be part of the field for the All Sports Betting Tubbercurry Hurdle

On His Own reverts to the smaller obstacles for the All Sports Betting Tubbercurry Hurdle at Sligo on Wednesday.

Willie Mullins' nine-year-old was a leading fancy for the Grand National after returning with victory in the Boyne Hurdle, but he came down for the second year running at Aintree and then struggled under a big weight at the Punchestown Festival.

He again has a welter burden to contend with, whereas his stablemate Twigline lurks at the other end of the weights and she only failed by half a length to collect a Grade Three prize at Limerick on her penultimate appearance.

Tin Town Boy won the Ellen's Pub Maugherow Handicap Hurdle two years ago but time isn't on his side and he is eight years older than Tony Martin's pair of Lancing and Gentle Aussie, with Ruby Walsh on the former.

Walsh has also been booked by Colin Bowe for Mimi And Bow, who produced a career-best effort to finish third at Tipperary and bids to confirm that promise in the opening June 18th At Sligo Mares Maiden Hurdle at 5.40.

Zabana occupied the same position on his first crack at timber and natural progression from that outing would put him right in contention for the Brendan Morris Memorial Maiden Hurdle spoils.

Troll D'Oudairies was a place ahead of the aforementioned Mimi And Bow at Tipperary and strives to go one better in the Martinstown Opportunity (C & G) Maiden Hurdle, in which Kylecrue and Milan Flyer are interesting recruits from between the flags.

Minella Friend and Definite Row have point-to-point form which recommends them for the www.countysligoraces.com (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race, while Givemeabuzz couldn't quite justify favouritism at Limerick on Sunday and makes a quick return to action in the Ladies Day 8th August At Sligo Handicap Hurdle, with recent course winner The Two Jays standing in her way.

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