The feature event at Dundalk tonight produced a thrilling finish with Postulation emerging on top after a three-way battle for the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Race.
He won by six lengths over two miles in Dundalk last-time out and tonight Asian Wing bagged a mile and a half apprentice handicap on the polytrack by three and a half lengths.
Fresh By Nature put in a good display of jumping on her way to victory in the two and a half mile beginners' chase in Kilbeggan.
Chiclet put in another polished performance at Dundalk when taking the opening five furlong handicap for Tracey Collins and Pat Smullen.
Frances Slevin saddled her first winner as Luckynumberslevin made most to land the Greville Arms Hotel Handicap Hurdle at Kilbeggan.
The money came for Hunt during the day and the gamble was landed in Dundalk after a photo finish involving Ortiga.
Kilkishen served up a shock in the bumper as he strode home at 14/1 for Shark Hanlon and Patrick Mullins.
Kilimanjaro, on seasonal debut with a hood fitted for the first time, took the extended mile and a quarter maiden for Aidan and Joseph O'Brien.
Six Silver Lane ground out victory in the mile handicap at Dundalk under a strong drive from Fran Berry.
Ravished (11/4) dictated matters from the front in Kilbeggan's three mile one handicap chase and took the spoils for Mouse Morris and Ger Fox.
Cloughjordan trainer/rider Denis Hogan was on the mark in the Follow Kilbeggan On Twitter Maiden Hurdle where Fiosrach recorded a convincing success.
Iron Major came from last to first to win the seven furlong handicap in Dundalk for Eddie Lynam and 10lb claimer Oisin Orr.
Gold Tantrum (8/1) has hit a rich vein of form as she followed up on her recent Tramore success with a clear-cut victory in the two mile handicap hurdle in Kilbeggan.
Illtakeitfromhere was too strong for his rivals in the extended two mile three maiden hurdle that got Kilbeggan's card under way.
The perennial champion jump jockey's trophy will become Tony McCoy's personal property after he is crowned number one for the 20th and final time when he retires from the saddle at Sandown on Saturday.
Connections of Roheryn are hoping the rain stays away from Limerick ahead of her seasonal reappearance in Saturday's Martin Molony Stakes.
Cape Clear Island just failed to peg back Master Apprentice in the Classic Trial at Sandown.
Dermot McLoughlin reports Vics Canvas to be fit and well ahead of his tilt at Saturday's Gold Cup at Sandown.
Tomorrow's Irish Injured Jockeys Fund Charity race at Limerick has attracted a star line up of racing personalities.
5.15 Presenting Julio
6.15 Who's Cross
6.45 Solunar , Roving Lad , Ballybay Hodson
7.15 Bennys Girl
7.45 Playtime Ben
8.15 Raise A Toast , Shouband
8.35 House Limit , Uncharted Waters
9.05 Grey Sky Blue
5.05 Mister Fizz , Picodean
2.50 Little Palaver
3.25 Ella's Delight , Honeymoon Express , Sakhee's Rose
4.35 Lamsa , Magical Daze , Midnight Mojito , Quite Smart , Raseel
2.40 Witness In Court
3.10 Northern Acres
4.20 Gunna Be A Devil
4.55 Blue Bear , Dadsintrouble
5.55 Simple Assignment
2.30 Breton Rock , Master Carpenter
3.00 Grey Lion
4.45 Steady Major
The Listed Martin Molony Stakes is the pick of the action at Limerick, and sees the return to racing of a pair of smart sorts in Roheryn and Answered.
Tony Martin has taken the bold step of giving Twenty Four Years her debut under Rules over fences in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares Beginners Chase at Kilbeggan.
Fresh By Nature banished a Wexford fall to the memory with success in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares Beginners Chase at Kilbeggan.
It was a good night for the punters at Tipperary with all seven favourites obliging, including Bitsandpieces for the returning Mark Walsh in the closing Follow TipperaryRaces On Twitter Maiden Hurdle.
Racegoers at Wexford got their first taste of left-handed racing at the course as the one-day trial got underway with the Loch Garman Maiden Hurdle.
Ohh Lala showed excellent resolution to claim the spoils in the Friday BBQ Evenings Handicap at Cork.