The inclement weather has claimed three Flat races on the final day of the Listowel Festival, but there is still plenty for punters to get stuck into.
Bob Lingo is in the form of his life and after lifting the Galway Plate he capitalised on a lenient timber figure by scoring at Killarney.
He is 10lb higher for the M.J. Carroll ARRO Handicap Hurdle, but is still significantly well treated compared to his chase rating, and takes on Galway Hurdle faller Drive Time and the talented Tornedo Shay in a trappy affair.
The Allman Contracts Limited Beginners Chase has been split to make up a six-race card, and Benefficient catches the eye in the second division.
Tony Martin's six-year-old sprung a 50/1 surprise in the Grade One Deloitte Novice Hurdle earlier in the year and has a hurdles rating similar to Benash, who hasn’t fired in four previous attempts at the larger obstacles.
The first instalment isn't as blessed with quality but the Willie Mullins-trained Twinlight has competed at the top level both here and in France and is entitled to strip fitter for his recent reappearance at Ballybrit.
There’s a handful of familiar names in the Listowel Races Supporters Club Slan Abhaile (QR) Race, with Shinrock Paddy making his debut in this sphere and Dancing Tornado still a force to be reckoned with at the right NH level.
But he was a long way behind Mullins' Tarla at Roscommon last time and will struggle to make up any ground over this distance, while Missunited is going from strength to strength and Harrison's Cave will have his supporters for Aidan O'Brien as well.
Mullin's bumper winner Reine Angevine goes jumping for the first time in the opening Lynch's Bakery Maiden Hurdle at 2.30pm, while Fair Dilemma, who was successful on the first day of this meeting, makes a swift reappearance in the Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Hurdle.