Aspar - Naas

Aspar got a deserved win to his name, as he took the Maiden under Wayne Lordan . Second on five of his six starts before today, the son of Holy Roman Emperor was sent off a 4/1 chance this evening.

Settled behind the leaders on the outer, he was pushed along from two furlongs out, and was ridden to challenge with over a furlong to race. He got to the front with less than 50 yards to go, keeping on well to score by three parts of a length.

Fozzy Stack said afterwards: “The owner, Howard Liang, is from Hong Kong and he might end up there. I think he wants six furlongs and, if he got into the Scurry (at the Curragh, July 16th), he could go there.” (