ROCK THE WORLD
, winner of the Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase at the Cheltenham Festival in March, tops the weights for this eight-runner handicap which carries a first prize of €29,500.
She said: "Rock The World
begins whan panic hits the Olympic Committee when the Olympic Rings disappear.
"He is now at home resting and will be back on his feet just as soon as he can to rock the world
Rock The World
, who finished one place in front of Ballycasey when fourth in the Grade 1 distance to BoyleSports Champion Chase at the Punchestown festival last month, will be racing in JP McManus's colours for the first time.
With the late, great Rory Gallagher and Belfast firebrand Moore's still active, fellow Thin Lizzy axeman Eric Bell, 60s Ireland produced guitar greats to rock the world
. Gary (who died, aged 58, in 2011) had already done stints with Celtic rock kings Lizzy and jazz rock heavyweights Colosseum by the time he returned with a typically molten and impassioned fervour to his first love, the blues.
Today's bets Western Boy 4.55 Punchestown 1pt win at 16-1 generally Rock The World
5.30 Punchestown 1pt win at 16-1 generally Anibale Fly 6.40 Punchestown 1pt win at 11-2 generally NOT that long ago there was money to be made backing horses who had avoided Aintree and were coming into the Punchestown festival fresh.
But she will have a more active involvement today when she rides Rock The World
for Jessica Harrington in the Corinthian Challenge Charity Race, writes Tony O'Hehir.
ROCK THE WORLD
has his sights lowered significantly in the finale, having competed with distinction at both Cheltenham and Punchestown in recent weeks.
VVA last-time-out win hasn't changed the fact Rock The World
is a weak finisher and for the fourth time in eight starts he traded at long odds-on (1.2) on his way to finishing second behind Rightdownthemiddle in the novice chase at Listowel.
5.30: Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Chase Bright New Dawn, Velvet Maker, Rock The World
, Sizing Codelco, Dandridge.
LISTOWEL ROCK THE WORLD
will bid for a third success over fences in the John F McGuire Novice Chase (2.15) on the final day of the Listowel festival, with trainer Jessica Harrington hoping ground conditions, which were officially described as "yielding to soft" yesterday, continue to dry out, writes Tony O'Hehir.
A CHINESE revolution is about to rock the world