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Mark Nunan

Mark Nunan

Navy Waves turns over odds-on jolly

Evan Dwan after winning on Navy Waves Evan Dwan after winning on Navy Waves
© Photo Healy Racing

There was a turn up for the books in the mares' maiden hurdle when 33/1 chance Navy Waves scored under 7lb claimer Evan Dwan.

The winner, beaten 24 lengths in a similar contest here last month on her first completed start over hurdles, stayed on well to head always-prominent 10/11 favourite Mollys Glory on the line.

For the second race in a row, the winning margin was a nose.

The winner is trained by Julie Cashin, whose husband Johnny remarked: "She was working well at home, everything was going well and we were happy with her work. Evan comes in to me, he is a grand rider and they all deserve their chance.

"We're based in Killenaule, only have about two or three in training so don't have many runners and we mainly breed horses."

Quotes from Tom Weekes