Cowboy grabs glory late on
Naked Cowboy a cosy winner in the end
(Healy Racing Photos)
Well-backed favourite Legendary Times (5/1 in morning into 2/1) looked set for victory when hitting the front a furlong-and-a-half out.
Naked Cowboy came with a powerful surge inside the final furlong, however, to get to the front where it mattered.
Foley could even afford to ease down in the shadow of the post as his mount recorded a cosy length-and-a-quarter success.
The 9/2 winner had already been busy this year at Dundalk, the best of those efforts a runner-up spot back in January.
"Johnny Murtagh said the last day to ride him like you don't care!" revealed trainer Tony Mullins afterwards.
"He gets a bit uptight and the main thing is to relax him. He works like a lot better horse than he runs.
"Hopefully he's coming to himself now and he'll go for a similar race. I don't think he minds firm ground so the ground shouldn't be an issue for him."
(GC & AM)
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