Local trainer, Brian Hamilton has enjoyed a very successful season on the course and in point to points and can continue to add to his tally this term with BIG KERN in the opener at Downpatrick today writes Joe Kavanagh.[caption id="attachment_50149" align="alignleft" width="390"] Tipped: A happy local connection… Downpatrick trainer Brian Hamilton and rider Lisa O’Neill with connections pictured after Big Kern’s victory in a bumper with Philippa Baird at the horse’s head.[/caption]
Presswell Lad has become a course specialist at the track winning three times and can score again in the long distance handicap hurdle sponsored by Rea Jewellers of Downpatrick.
Wandering Angus can collect the St Patricks Country Hurdle and likewise Tom’s Article can pick up the prize in the finale with punter’s pal Nina Carberry booked by trainer, Gordon Elliott for the mount on the likely favourite. DOWN NEWS TIPS TO BEAT BOOKIES:
2.50 Big Kern 3.20 Smiler 3.50 House Limit 4.20 Indian Fairy 4.50 Wandering Angus 5.20 Presswell Lad 5.55 Tom’s Article.]]>