Alan Magee

Alan Magee

O'Sullivan's winning run continues with Universal Focus

Wed 16th Sep 2020, 17:51

Universal Focus (yellow colours) just beats Auma in the finale
© Photo Healy Racing

Universal Focus recorded his fifth career win when just getting the better of a thrilling finish to division two of the 45-65 rated mile and a half handicap at Cork.

The well-supported 3/1 joint favourite was continuing a good week for dual purpose trainer Ross O’Sullivan whose form figures in the past 48 hours read 12131.

Billy Lee had the seven-year-old up with the pace throughout alongside Auma, and the pair fought out a tremendous tussle in the final furlong.

Universal Focus got the verdict on the nod by a head, while Miss Louise made up plenty of ground in the closing stages to be just a further head away in third.

O’Sullivan was on the mark with Benefit Run over fences at Sligo on Monday, while Longbourn won a Flat maiden yesterday at Tipperary.

1st
3/1JFav
Tote €4.80 €2.00
2nd
hd
14/1
€3.80
3rd
hd
22/1
€8.10
4th
0.75L
18/1
bf
0.5L
3/1JFav

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