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GALWAY | Several Cheltenham Festival attendees could feature in Wednesday’s Galway Plate

A few of the Prestbury Park contenders hold entries in the Galway Plate on Wednesday



A racehorse at Exeter Racecourse's Super Sunday meeting in 2018
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Several runners that featured at the Cheltenham Festival could return to action next week, with seven of them holding entries in the Galway Plate on Wednesday.

Paddy Power Plate winner The Shunter could return to the action in the Galway Plate, who is now owned by National Hunt powerhouse JP McManus.


The gelding, who switched regularly between hurdles and fences, aims to bounce back to winning ways for Emmet Mullins after finishing second in the Manifesto Novices’ Chase at Aintree and third in a Grade B Handicap Hurdle at Punchestown in May.

Coral Cup runner Koshari won the latter on that occasion and he aims to translate that form over fences for Willie Mullins.

Trainer Willie Mullins after Turban won the Underwriting Exchange Dan Moore Memorial Handicap Steeplechase at Fairyhouse Racecourse, Ratoath, Ireland.
Willie Mullins could send Koshari to Galway on Wednesday

Joseph O’Brien’s Assemble and A Wave Of The Sea, who both ran in the Paddy Power Plate, holds entries to the 2m6½f Handicap Chase while stablemate Embittered could run in either the Plate or the Galway Hurdle.

Plan Of Attack will need to put his tumble in the Grand Annual behind him for Henry De Bromhead, while Denise Foster’s Samcro could feature after running in the Ryanair Chase.

Denis Gerard Hogan’s Macgiloney completes the list of seven runners after the eight-year-old ran in the National Hunt Chase at the large odds of 100/1.

Reece Charlton is a Content Writer at Low6 that specializes in horse racing. He is an avid hunter of value in the racing world, picking out longshots six days a week across the National Hunt and Flat cards on offer across the UK and Ireland. He keeps punters and race fans in the know with his racing expertise with previews and value picks for all the big cards and meetings.