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Fine chance for Romeoto deliver

Romeo Is Bleeding can land the nap in the Giltspur Scientific Maiden Hurdle at Downpatrick this afternoon.

He has hit the bar on a couple of occasions and this certainly represents a good opportunity to finally get off the mark.

The selection ran reasonably well at Tramore last time, beaten half a length into second by Fairy Court.

The form is undoubtedly ordinary, but still entitles Romeo Is Bleeding to be put forward as the bet of the day.

Dr Schultz and Rossvoss look the two to concentrate on in the opening Ladies' Day At Downpatrick Maiden Hurdle.

Rossvoss has a massive edge in experience, ran well behind Edeymi on the flat at Galway and has the benefit of Ruby Walsh in the plate.

But, overall, there is no disputing that he has been disappointing and, perhaps, Dr Schultz will be too good for him.

He was beaten in two bumpers, but looked far better when meeting a fast surface for the first time at Kilbeggan last month, taking a modest contest with any amount in hand.

Ted Walsh, who trains Rossvoss, can supply the answer to the Meagan Green Miss Northern Ireland Ladies' Bumper with Old Castletown. He was beaten six lengths into second by Gordon Elliott's promising newcomer, Time For A Pint, on this track last time and the fact it was another seven lengths to the third was encouraging.

Sam Da Vinci, fifth behind Golden Wonder at Bellewstown, gets the nod in a dreadful Fran Murrin Memorial Maiden Hurdle.