gowran park 6th May
Tannery stepped up on her previous form to spring a surprise of sorts in the feature Irish Stallion Farms EBF Victor McCalmont Memorial Stakes at Gowran Park.
Wachman repeated the trick in the Follow Gowran Park On Facebook Handicap when he saddled disappointing favourite Queenscliff but won the race with Oh Happy Days (14-1), who got up in the shadow of the post under Billy Lee to score by half a length.
Wonderful was sent off at odds-on for the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Fillies Maiden minutes after her stablemate Homecoming Queen landed the 1000 Guineas, but there was to be no extra celebration.
The favourite tried to lead all the way, but Dermot Weld's newcomer Caponata (5-1) brushed her aside in the final quarter-mile and stretched clear under Pat Smullen to beat Something Graceful by five and a half lengths.
The meeting began with two jumps race and the first of them, the gowranpark.ie Maiden Hurdle, went to Forty Foot Tom (11-4), who asserted on the run to the last under Adrian Heskin to land his first victory since his bumper debut two and a half years ago.
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