O'Sullivan Homes in on second winner
All The Way Home and Paul Townend ping the last
(Healy Racing Photos)
Paul Townend brought the seven-year-old grey mare from off the pace to strike the front at the penultimate flight, and the 13/2 chance flew the final hurdle before going on to beat Supreme Bob (16/1) by two and a quarter lengths.
Special Token (13/2) completed the placings a further two lengths back in third.
Paul Moloney, representing Ms O’Sullivan, said, “That is Sinead’s second winner on the track as Shotavodka won before for her at Tramore and amazingly both are by Alderbrook.
“She was unlucky in Tramore (mistake at the last) and should have won. Paul said she hated the ground but not too many go on that ground anyway. She’ll try and win another handicap.”
Additional reporting by Thomas Weekes
St Stephens Day in Leopardstown is one of the iconic racing days of the year and 2014 looks set to deliver on this long established standard. The most appealing bet for a Tote Punter on this day looks set to be the Jackpot which has been guaranteed at an incredibly generous €20,000. I say generous because as we go through the card you will see that the jackpot puzzle looks a relatively easy one to solve with two small field short priced favourites courtesy of the all-conquering Willie Mullins stable. In addition to the guarantee Tote are also offering a €10,000 bonus to any punter who happens to be the only winner of the jackpot on any particular day.