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Trainer Jessica Harrington

Trainer Jessica Harrington

Trainer Jessica Harrington

Jessica Harrington is keeping her fingers crossed Roberto Goldback can gain a deserved first success of the campaign in the Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park.

The nine-year-old has only competed in Graded company this season but has yet to finish outside the first three, and could be counted slightly unlucky when narrowly beaten at Thurles last time.

Harrington enjoyed a Grade One double at Leopardstown last Saturday and said: "It would be nice to see him get back to winning ways and hopefully he has a good chance. He's been running well and has maybe been a bit unlucky, but he's in really good form."

She added: "The ground shouldn't be a problem for him. It would be nice to get some rain just to loosen it up. The horses are running well, which is great. Hopefully they continue to do so."

Roberto Goldback faces five rivals, including Thurles conqueror Follow The Plan.

Harrington also saddles Chasing Cars, while champion trainer Willie Mullins is represented by Scotsirish.

Rubi Light and Anothercoppercoast complete the line-up.

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