Fozzy and Tommy Stack
(Healy Racing Photos) With all the action in full swing in Rio de Janeiro, Olympic Legend appears an aptly-named contender in the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Claiming Maiden on a mixed card at Tipperary today.
Tommy Stack's charge appears to have been up against it so far having taken on Caravaggio and Psychedelic Funk in two starts, unsurprisingly cutting little ice against those Pattern performers.Olympic Legend is one of nine to line up in this seven-furlong heat with Moyglass Ranger and Runkerry the only two runners yet to have an outing.
Eight-year-old Big Bad Blonde heads the weights in the Book Online At TipperaryRaces.ie Maiden, although the likes of Dermot Weld's Almanaara and John Murphy's Military Hill look more viable winners.
Lady Ranger will try to defy top weight and improve on a couple of recent placed efforts in the Follow @TipperaryRaces On Twitter Handicap.
Elusive Cowboy goes for Ger Lyons in the Fundraising Events At Tipperary Races Handicap while Denis Hogan's My Painter leads the weights in the Follow TipperaryRaces On Facebook Handicap.
The Tipperary Racecourse Centenary Year 3-Y-O Maiden Hurdle opens the jumps portion of the card and Trespassed is likely to be in the mix for Gordon Elliott after finishing second on his first attempt at Roscommon recently.
Danali is one of four last-time-out winners in the TipperaryRaces.ie Handicap Hurdle while Aurora's Dream will try to build on her recent Downpatrick verdict in the Racing Again At Tipperary On August 25th Handicap Hurdle.