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Fairyhouse racing tip (1620): Cadatharla to deny Mullins more success

The Fairyhouse Easter festival brings us some top class jumps racing this weekend and the Tipstrr camp have been attracted to this handicap chase that sees Irish racing's giants contest for glory.

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From Willie to Rachael, via Gordon and Henry, all the big names are involved in what promises to be an Easter Sunday treat.

Rachael Blackmore teams up with Henry De Bromhead's Hurricane Cliff, who impressed last time out, claiming his first win over the larger obstacles when he romped home at Limerick, winning by 13 lengths. 

That was just his fourth outing since moving to chasing and if he improves as expected he definitely has a chance here. 

However, the man of the moment Willie Mullins brings Figaroc to post for this one, who looks to continue his upward trajectory of form since he moved from hurdling to chasing last year.

Stable jockey Paul Townend is back in the saddle for this one, following the huge success they had at Cheltenham, with the Mullins-Townend partnership winning the Champion Hurdle and the Gold Cup. 

Figaroc is definitely not up to the standard of the horses who won those races, but third-placed finishes in his last two outings suggests he should be in the mix here.

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Our pick may not have the star names attached to it, but Cadatharla is certainly attracting attention amongst the punters and the Tipstrr camp. 

Colm Murphy's six-year-old has hardly set the world alight in his three chasing outings so far, but he has been up against high calibre horses, including Cheltenham Festival winner Corbetts Cross. 

However, there was plenty of improvement from Cadatharla last time out at Leopardstown, when finishing fourth out of 10 and he certainly has that winning knack which we saw at Naas last year when he won comfortably over hurdles, so he could definitely be in contention here if he improves as expected.

Jockey Brian Hayes is a solid booking, given that he has a 13% career strike rate in chases, while trainer Murphy has a 21% strike rate in chases over the past five years, so the team certainly have the experience to beat the big names.

Suggested best bet: Cadatharla in the 16:20 at Fairyhouse

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