Patrick Chamings and owner Kevin Tyrrell secured a bargain when they picked up Commanche
for 6,500gns at the horses in training sale, as he was making it two from two since they switched him to Polytrack.
Noel Meade's Kings Valley and Sigma Dotcomm complete the line-up but it would come as a major shock if Commanche
Though Best Mate surged ahead at the last fence, I was still convinced Commanche
would scalp him on the run-in.
Considering the horse had won a Group 1 over 1m6f, it was no surprise Piggott put Commanche
Run's stamina to good use over the half-mile shorter trip and elected to make all the running on the Luca Cumani-trained colt.
Another horse with proven form on a rain-softened surface, it would be a huge surprise if Commanche
were not to run with great purpose.
Court will be blinkered in an effort to rekindle his enthusiasm.
Following a promising comeback outing last weekend, Commanche
Court is firmly on course to cross swords again with Best Mate in the March 13 showpiece.
COURT, winner of the Powers Gold Label Irish Grand National two years ago, can complete a memorable double in the Fairyhouse marathon tomorrow.
Court heads a field of 19 for the Powers Gold Label Irish Grand National as he bids to win the Fairyhouse feature for the second time on Monday.
IN THE FRAME: Commanche
Court was today declared a probable runner in the Powers Gold Label Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday.
Court carries top weight of 12st in his bid to repeat last year's win for the trainer-jockey combination of Ted and Ruby Walsh.
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It was Lester Piggott on Commanche
Run holding off Steve Cauthen on Baynoun in the 1984 St Leger.
THE clash of Irish National winners Davids Lad and Commanche
Court is the highlight at Killarney today and it is a crying shame that the race has been relegated to the last on the card.
Among Marlborough's opponents in today's feature will be two Irish challengers, the Ted Walsh-trained Commanche
Court and Arthur Moore's More Than A Stroll.