Mark Nunan

Mark Nunan

Bucky Larson completes 135/1 treble for Lyons & Keane

Wed 21st Jul 2021, 20:32

Colin Keane completes his treble on Bucky Larson (noseband)
© Photo Healy Racing

Bucky Larson’s half length win in the concluding Naas Racecourse Handicap made it a treble, at odds of a little over 135/1, for Ger Lyons and champion jockey Colin Keane.

It was another fine ride from the latter, sparing with the whip as usual until it was really called for, as the 6-year-old Footstepsinthesand gelding was produced to challenge in the final furlong and driven past 15/8 favourite Deam Tale in the final 50 yards to notch up a sixth win from 21 starts.

Shane Lyons, assistant to the winning trainer, said: “He's an oul star. He's a stalwart at home, a good lead horse, and he pulls one out of the bag every so often.

“As Colin said to me when he has top weight in those races he has a bit of class and he can get himself out of jail. Colin was very very good on him.

“It was a very good night's work and it's grand to get him back on the winning trail.”

Quotes from Gary Carson

1st
7/1
Tote €10.00 €2.10
2nd
0.5L
15/8Fav
€1.20
3rd
0.5L
16/1
€5.00
4th
nk
6/1

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