LEOPARDSTOWN DAY 1

Kicking off the DRF is STELLAR STORY who has first time cheekpieces here. He is a bit behind some on ratings but can hopefully slip into a place. Jack Kennedy has been booked to ride.

For the next Grade 1 we have KALA CONTI. This filly got the better of them the last day in Leopardstown but now goes off level weights. This is wide open and its hard to know what will happen. Jack Kennedy is booked to ride.

More Grade 1 action and FOUND A FIFTY takes a real step forward against some super horses. He showed he has an engine by winning a Grade 1 last time out but they all come into it on similar terms this time with Jack Kennedy booked to ride.

The first in the handicaps we have MAXXUM, SEARCH FOR GLORY, YEATS STAR and WILL DO. Maxxum likes it around Leopardstown and has been wide margin winner in the past. He probably needs his mark to fall further and we have Carl claiming 7lbs off him. Search For Glory is a NR. Yeats Star has run a big races in the past and could turn up here with Danny Gilligan claiming 5lbs. Will Do has a bit of class about him and is Jack’s pick of the bunch.

For the big race of the day we have CONFLATED who won this back in 2022 at a big price. He loves it around here and could be in with a squeak. Jack Kennedy rides.

Another big handicap follows where we have EMBITTERED, GREY DIAMOND and PATS CHOICE. Embittered is a NR. Grey Diamond needs to fall a bit further in the handicap to land a blow but we claim with Danny Gilligan to help him out. Finally we have PATS CHOICE who did things the hard way the last day in Naas but came home on top he could be in a similar position here with Jack Kennedy booked to ride.

Finally in the bumper we have THE ENABLER and THE YELLOW CLAY. Both are very talented horses who have won at Listed level. The future is the plan with both but are well able for this with Harry booked on The Enabler and Barry on The Yellow Clay.