Toulon looks poised to pounce

DELGANY TOULON, nicely perched towards the bottom of the weights, could provide the solution to the Richard Power Bookmakers’ Handicap Hurdle at Tramore tonight.

Philip Rothwell’s seven-year-old, successful over flights at Leopardstown last Christmas, made a highly encouraging return at the recent Galway Festival.

Going off a largely unconsidered 16-1 shot, the selection ran a smashing race to finish three lengths second behind Orpington in a 12 furlongs maiden.

That Dermot Weld trained three-year-old gave the form a timely boost when easily landing a handicap at Gowran Park on Wednesday evening.

The once-raced So Musical gets the nod in the Tramore Amusement Park and Leisure Centre Mares Bumper.

This daughter of Old Vic was in much better company when finishing a creditable sixth behind the smart Drumavish Lass in a winners’ event at Cork last month.

The opening AIB Handicap Hurdle may be best left to Bowling Green, who erred two out when third to Dego Dante and Scarteen Court at Cork 13 days ago.

Brian Nolan’s Time On Your Side, even though edging a fair bit up the weights, should run a big race in the Irish Stallion Farms’ Fillies Handicap.

She has performed well in all four outings this campaign and was far from disgraced at Killarney last time when third to Pine Valley and Tipper Road.

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