Abacadabras outclassed his rivals in the Grade Three For Auction Novice Hurdle at Navan.

Six lined-up for this two-mile contest which remembers the 1982 Champion Hurdle winner.

As the race got underway, it was Pakens Rock who led from Uisce Solas and Fast Buck to the inside.

With a circuit to run, Pakens Rock led from Fast Buck, with Uisce Solas to the outside of Foreign Secretary, whose white face showed prominently.

The leader moved into a two-length lead down the far side, with Uisce Solas moving second, ahead of Foreign Secretary.

There was little change in the order as they took the fourth last, with Pakens Rock still enjoying a clear lead, but his rivals posed to challenge.

Turning for home, Pakens Rock led Uisce Solas and Foreign Secretary, with Fast Buck and Abacadabras closing and Latest Exhibition patiently ridden.

Two out and five lengths covered the field, with Abacadabras and Latest Exhibition moving on and quickly drawing clear.

The two jumped the last flight together and it was Abacadabras and Robbie Power who took the last better and powered away to an impressive three length win, with his head in his chest.

Latest Exhibition ran well to finish second, with the pair well clear of Foreign Secretary.

The Gordon Elliott-trained five year-old, Abacadabras, is now unbeaten in two starts over timber.