Aspen Grove broke her maiden in style on Saturday at the Curragh winning the Gr.3 Newtownanner Stud Irish EBF Stakes for owner/breeder Craig Bernick.

Held up in rear by jockey Mark Enright, Aspen Grove swept past her rivals in the final furlong and won by a length and quarter providing Enright with his first Group success.

“She ran well here Guineas weekend and we always knew she wanted further.

“The ground was then lightening fast here on the Friday of Derby weekend and she just didn’t let herself down on it.” Fozzy Stack