Paul Ferguson has one selection for us on Tuesday; Que Pasa in the Galway 5.25. Compare odds and bet.
The novice hurdle at Galway on Tuesday is a decent event, in which Indevan will be a fairly warm order to make it three from three over hurdles for Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh.
The former winning pointer looked good last time, but that was an average contest and he took a while to pick up before eventually winning a shade snuggly on his hurdles debut in May.
With that in mind, he is taken on with smart dual-purpose mare Que Pasa (5:25) who has herself won twice from three starts over hurdles, most recently in a warm event here at the Festival.
She travelled really powerfully that day and has since run reasonably well behind Ted Veale on the Flat at Bellewstown. The extra couple of furlongs shouldn’t inconvenience her this evening and Barry Geraghty ought to suit her style of racing. As long as the ground remains decent or quicker, she looks to hold sound claims of taking the unbeaten record of the market leader.
5:25 Galway: Que Pasa; 9/4 Boylesports
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