Timeform pick out their three best bets from Galway on Sunday...
"...shaped with plenty of promise when third on debut at Fairyhouse recently..."
Timeform on Silk And Sand
DONT KICK NOR BITE - Galway 13:40
DONT KICK NOR BITE earns top marks for consistency and pulled well clear of the rest when runner-up at Punchestown recently. A 3 lb rise for that looks fair and she is taken to resume winning ways. Tout Est Permis makes his debut for Noel Meade off a workable mark and looks dangerous, while Surf Instructor acquitted himself well in a competitive race here last time and also enters calculations.
HIGH SPARROW - Galway 15:25
The drop back to 20f counted against HIGH SPARROW at Listowel last time and, back up in trip here with the possibility of better to come (still only a five-year-old), he gets the nod. The Enda Bolger-trained duo Auvergnat and Josies Orders are more synonymous with the Cross-Country scence nowadays, but they both command plenty of respect, while Crosshue Boy is also potentially well-handicapped back in this sphere.
SILK AND SAND - Galway 16:35
SILK AND SAND shaped with plenty of promise when third on debut at Fairyhouse recently and, with improvement on the cards, she could be the answer. Cotton End also made an encouraging start to her career when placed at Listowel and is feared most ahead of likely-looking newcomer Kalanisi Og. Miss Aloud and The Caddy Rose are others to consider.