11yo CH G GERMANY – DUN DUN (SADDLERS' HALL)
Hunt: Westmeath (F)
|Owner:||Gigginstown House Stud|
Shishkin, Envoi Allen, Monkfish, Samcro and Honeysuckle are among the former pointers to top their categories.
The son of Germany dug deep in the closing stages to prevail by a nose over Melon.
Thursday saw the release of entries for the Arkle Chase, RSA Chase, National Hunt Chase, and the Marsh Novice Chase.
The Willie Mullins trained Faugheen landed the Grade 1 Matchbook Novices Chase at Limerick in impressive fashion.
The Monksgrange winner enjoyed his first success since winning at the 2018 Cheltenham Festival.
Almost a quarter of the entries for the Sun Racing Stayers’ Hurdle at Cheltenham are former Irish point-to-pointers.
The entries for the Grade 1 Unibet Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival have increased this year with a total of 27 entered.
Two of the best Irish point-to-point graduates have been declared for the Grade 1 feature at Punchestown on Sunday.
It has been revealed that Samcro is to stay hurdling this season. Read more here..