Mr Jones claimed that some devil's bit
scabious, the caterpillar food-plant of the marsh fritillary butterfly, had also been pulled out of the ground.
Also visiting the winner's enclosure at Tramore were the Devil's Bit
syndicate, who saw their six-year-old Rock County record his first win in the Saltan Properties Handicap Hurdle for trainer Sabrina Harty.
They now have to restore the land to its original state, so the Marsh Fritillary butterfly and the blue-flowered Devil's Bit
(scabious), on which it survives, can thrive.
And Aidan O'Brien registered his 18th win of the National Hunt season when Lone Star (6/4 favourite) won the Devil's Bit
3-Y-0 Maiden Hurdle Meanwhile, Sir Maximilian, beaten once in three visits to Ireland this season, might swoop late to land the listed Mercury Stakes in Dundalk tonight.
Other flowers include heath spotted orchids in June, greater bird's foot trefoil and black knapweed in July and fleabane, great burnet and devil's bit
scabious in August.
Culloty and Lord Windermere's rider Davy Russell were successful yesterday with even-money favourite Prince Of Lombardy in the Devil's Bit
But trainer Culloty, who has entered his other Festival winner Spring Heeled for the Topham at Aintree, will focus on today's Devil's Bit
Maiden Hurdle with Prince Of Lombardy, which has shown plenty of promise in his two outings over hurdles.
Runner-up in his two previous outings, Clarcam justified 6/5 favouritism in the Devil's Bit
3-Y-0 Maiden Hurdle at the expense of market rival Indian Icon, prompting his trainer Gordon Elliott to state: "He's had three quick runs and will have a break before he runs in a few graded races.
Ruby Walsh, who got off the mark for the new year in Exeter on Tuesday, will partner Call The Police and should follow-up on another Mullins (right) runner, Cadspeed in the Devil's Bit
He was sold Devil's Bit
and Bulmers cider, West Coast Cooler and Dutch Gold lager in Dundalk, Co Louth.
Last year, we went to Templemore and ran up the Devil's Bit
ie Maiden Hurdle while 145-rated hurdler BERTIES DREAM should prove tough to beat in the three-mile Devil's Bit