A good card on offer at Thurles last Saturday night saw the fastest time of the night in the first race when the Gil Liddle trained Next Chapter made it two on the trot when clocking 29.27.Owned by Inge Trolle Iddon the winner came from behind to win.
Here Knight Rider made the early running and led to the home stretch where the winner came though to score by three quarters from the early leader with Kishlawn Bullet another two lengths back in third place. The winner is initiating a double for his trainer.
Race two: The second ace on the card was won by Zip Rocket [Royal Impact –Zip Fastener] owned by the Best Mates syndicate. This was the first heat of the Thurles track Supporters Club novice Stake.
Running from trap three the winner got a flier and made every post a winning one holding of the late challenge of Michaels Gift by a half length in a time of 29.58 with Harbour Lights another two lengths back in third place.
Race three: The third race on the card the second semi final of the novice stake was won by recent Thurles sales purchase Rackethall Gift [Ballymac Ruso – Rackethall Holly] owned by Ann Scully.
Here Millbank Martin made the early running and led to the last bend where the winner came through and got up to win by a short head in a time of 29.50 with Bricken Maley another half length back in third place.
Race four: The fourth race on the card was won by the novice Shoemakers Glory [Hondo Black – Echo Lady]owned by the Best Man Syndicate. Running from trap one the winner was led in the early staged but slipped through on the rails at the bend and went on to defeat his litter sister Picky Sue by three lengths in a time of 29.63 with Say Good Morning another four and a half lengths back in third place.
Full story in this week’s Tipperary Star.