Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Sunday 21 April

Fairyhouse Racecourse
Sunday's card at Fairyhouse includes two Grade 1 contests

Timeform pick out their three best bets from a stellar card at Fairyhouse on Sunday...

"...considering she sets the standard in this, she gets the vote to improve again to take this."

Timeform on Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle - Fairyhouse 14:50

Honeysuckle was denied the opportunity to take her chance at this year's Cheltenham Festival due to a setback, and while the likes of Eglantine du Seuil and Annie Mc went on to land notable prizes during March at Cheltenham and Newbury respectively, she's still a fine prospect in her own right, something she showed when taking her career record to 3-3 when winning a Grade 3 contest here in January. She left the impression that there's even more to come from her when the situation requires it on that occasion, and considering she sets the standard in this, she gets the vote to improve again to take this. Along with the aforementioned pair, Salsaretta is another to consider in opposition.

Aint Dunne Yet - Fairyhouse 15:20

Aint Dunne Yet is on a roll at the moment, and bounced back from a soft unseat at the last here in February when readily accounting for three rivals at Leopardstown last month. With further progress a distinct possibility, he can continue the good work by winning again. R'evelyn Pleasure and Damut can fight it out for minor honours.

Winter Escape - Fairyhouse 16:25

Another excellent Grade 1 contest on what's a stellar card at Fairyhouse this afternoon. Winter Escape had his winning run ended in Grade 1 company here in February, but he wasn't disgraced on the balance of his form, and has been off since. Indeed, Aidan Anthony Howard swerved the Cheltenham Festival, meaning he arrives here a fresh horse and may be worth another chance considering how he had been shaping previously. Real Steel's stumble cost him all of his chance in the JLT and he could well bounce back, while Voix du Reve is another to consider.

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