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Sunday 21st March

Sunday 21st March

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Thom Malone previews Sunday's race card.

Sunday 21st March is the first race day of the 2021 flat season in Ireland.

The Paddy Power Irish Lincolnshire (Premier Handicap) is the first big handicap of the flat season in Ireland open to horses aged four years or older. It is run over a distance of 1 mile (1,609 metres). The prize money for  the race is €90,000. 2021 marks the 80th running of the Paddy Power Irish Lincolnshire.

The Paddy Power Madrid Handicap goes to post at 3.05pm. The Madrid Handicap was first run in 1813 when Luxima landed one of the most historic races in the Irish racing calendar.  Previous winners include subsequent Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner Star Appeal in 1973 and Awtaad who landed the race for Curragh based trainer Kevin Prendergast in 1916.

1.30 IEBF Maiden -  MISSING MATRON  - R P Cleary, J S Bolger

2.00 Paddy Power ‘From The Horse’s Mouth’ Podcast Handicap - DOWNFORCEN M Crosse, W McCreery 

2.30 Big Picture Communications Maiden - JOAN OF ARC - R L Moore, A P O'Brien

3.05 Paddy Power Madrid Handicap -  AMAZED BY GRACE - D E Sheehy, John Patrick Murtagh

3.35 Royal Lytham at Irish Emerald Stud Maiden - HOROSCOPE - R L Moore, A P O'Brien

4.10 Paddy Power Irish Lincolnshire -  LAYFAYETTE - C D Hayes, N Meade

 

4.40 The WhatOddsPaddy? Handicap - STARTING MONDAY - W J Lee, Gillian Scott

5.10 The Paddy's rewards club Handicap - CYRUS DALLIN - J M Sheridan, Denis Hogan

Rob Catterson & Gavin Lynch tip their favourites for Sunday 21st March

DECLARATIONS

Paddy Power Irish Lincolnshire Prices from Paddy Power:

Paddy Power: 5 Teed Up, 7 Maker Of Kings, 8 Layfayette, 10 Casanova, Lobo Rojo, 12 Mirann, Party Moon 14 In From The Cold, Protagonist, 16 Agitare, Breaking Story, Godhead, Laughifuwant, 20 Gee Rex, Takeachancejimmy, 25 Comfort Line, Deidra, Fame And Acclaim, Insignia Of Rank, Quizical, Sasta, Star Of Cashel, Trading Point, 33 Fil The Power, Stately Home, 66 He Knows No Fear, Sheer Bravado

Each-way 6 places 1/5 odds

2020 Winner - Bowerman, Adrian McGuinness, R.P. Whelan, Total Recall Racing Club

 

The Paddy Power Irish Lincolnshire (Premier Handicap)

Year

Horse

Trainer

Jockey

Owner

Age

SP

2021 Lafayette N. Meade C.D. Hayes Patricia Hunt 4 8/1

2020

Bowerman

Adrian McGuinness

R.P. Whelan

Total Recall Racing Club

6

5/1

2019

Karawaan

G.M. Lyons

C.T. Keane

David Spratt

5

9/1

2018

On the Go Again

M. Mulvany

G.F. Carroll

L. Mulvany

5

6/1

2017

Brendan Brackan

G.M. Lyons

G.F. Carroll

David Spratt & Sean Jones

8

16/1

2016

Sruthan

P.D. Deegan

C.D. Hayes

Robert Ng

6

12/1

Where to watch

TG4 - Sunday 21st March 1.45pm to 5.30pm.

RACING TV show every race live which you can watch on your TV, tablet or mobile. For more information and to create an account, visit the Racing TV website.

RACING REPLAYS If you missed any of the action, you can watch all the replays here and on The Curragh Twitter and Facebook.

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