A competitive field of 15 will line up for the Download The Free Racing Post Mobile App Handicap Hurdle at 7.45pm on Friday evening at Killarney and Noel Meade will be hoping he can land another competitive handicap hurdle with Maxim Gorky who looked to have a fine chance of winning the €100,000 that features the Download The Free Racing Post Mobile App Handicap Hurdle” A winner at the Galway festival, Maxim Gorky could continue his upward curve in the feature event in the hands of Paul Townend. Fellow Gigginstown House Stud-owned The Game Changer will have to shoulder top-weight, but Johnny Burke takes five pounds off his back for inexperience. The Charlie Swan-trained inmate was third in the Galway Hurdle and completes a very strong hand for Gigginstown in the race. Jonathan Mullin of the Racing Post feels this is a competitive affair [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/27208/medium/”] The Jim Bolger-trained Fiscal Focus has strong claims of landing the €15,500 Easy Clean Limited Rated Race under Kevin Manning. A return to his early season form would suffice here, and this could be a good opportunity for Fiscal Focus to get his season back on track. The action at Killarney gets going at 5. Horse Racing Ireland today announced the appointment of Charles O’Neill to the position of Chief Executive of Irish Thoroughbred Marketing (ITM). Charles is from a well-known Kildare equine family and joins ITM from the financial services sector, most recently a senior position at Ulster Bank.
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