Smullen Stars On Supernovae, For His Double

Fri 16th Nov 2012, 21:45

Supernovae (red cap) and Pat Smullen
©Healy Racing Photos
By Thomas Weekes
The previously frustrating Supernovae (6/1) gained her maiden win at the seventh attempt when providing jockey Pat Smullen with a double at Dundalk this evening, in the concluding www.dundalkstadium.com Maiden.

Rated just 66 and previously beaten twice at odds-on, the winner received a well timed ride from Smullen to edge ahead in the closing stages, under a strong drive, to defeat 9/4f Urban Ball by half a length.

Weld was not present for the win while the win was Smullen's second of the evening having won an earlier handicap on Balmont Flyer in the Stewards Room.

Further reporting by Alan Magee

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