1-2-3 IN GRADE 1 LEXUS CHASE FOR TATTERSALLS IRELAND
Connections of the eleven-year-old gelding by Flemensfirth are now considering the 2013 Cheltenham Gold Cup as a future goal but will also hold entries in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle.
TIDAL BAY was sold as a foal at the 2001 November National Hunt Sale by Deerpark Stables for 5,800gns to GA Charlton.
Earlier in the day, the Noel Meade trained MONKSLAND stormed home to victory to win the Grade 2 Christmas Hurdle under a patient ride by Paul Carberry.
MONKSLAND was sold as a foal at the 2007 November National Hunt by Hill View Stud for €5,200 to Peter Quinlan and returned to the 2010 August National Hunt Sale by Castletown House selling to William Slattery for €8,000.