Shesonlyahorse wins for Enright & McDonagh
Shesonlyahorse (maroon & white) leads Crocus Bay (eventual third) close home
(Healy Racing Photos)
Trained by Kevin McDonagh, the 7yo daughter of Catcher In The Rye has been a consistent performer this season and she won her maiden hurdle at Galway in October.
Sent off at 8/1 (was 12/1 this morning with Paddy Powers) she made virtually all and despite being pressed from the second last, she stayed on well on the run-in to hold on and win by three parts of a length.
Kevin McDonagh said afterwards: "She won handy enough there. We will probably run her in one more hurdle race and then go back over fences."
(Additional reporting by Alan Magee)
After combining to record three winners at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival, Mag and Danny Mullins added another success this afternoon as they took the opening race at Fairyhouse, the New Year Maiden Hurdle, with King Of Firth.