THE admirable Ballyoisin produced a handicap display of the highest quality as he dominated the BoyleSports Handicap Chase from start to finish on his first outing since Christmas.

The burden of top weight and a rating of 162, which meant that Enda Bolger’s charge was 12lbs higher than when he last ran in a handicap, left this J.P. McManus-owned gelding facing no easy task but he duly turned up in all his glory. The season’s leading conditional rider Darragh O’Keeffe was on board the 11/4 favourite, whom he partnered to victory in a €100,000 handicap hurdle at Listowel last year, and the pair were untroubled at all stages.