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Storm Legend Wins at Naas

Storm Legend ran out an impressive winner of the Naas Nursery Of Champions Race at Naas on Saturday for owner Boniface Ho Ka Kui.

The son of Night Of Thunder won on debut here last November when trained by John Oxx and was sent off an easy to back 9/2 chance in this seven furlongs event.

Ridden by jockey Chris Hayes, the son of Night Of Thunder was produced with a well-timed challenge inside the final furlong, leading in the closing stages to win by a head.

“A mile would probably suit him better as he just grinds away. The plan is for him to go to Hong Kong in August and he might run in the Group 3 at Goodwood (Bonhams Thoroughbred Stakes) on the way there to quarantine. It ties in as he has to be in Newmarket around the start of August.

“It’s nice to have a winner for that man (Boniface Ho Ka Kui). It was very kind of him to send me the horse after he was in Oxx’s last year.

“I hope he’s lucky for him in Hong Kong and he could make into a Hong Kong Derby horse. He’ll definitely get a mile and he could get a mile and a quarter as there is plenty of stamina in his pedigree.” Fozzy Stack.

 

Castle Stars in Gr.3 Marble Hill Stakes

Castle Star recorded his second stakes success at the Curragh on Saturday, this time in the Gr.3 GAIN Marble Hill Stakes.

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Can’thelpfallin Gets Off The Mark At Cork

Can’thelpfallin got off the mark in fine style winning the Fermoy Maiden at Cork on Wednesday for owner Mrs Paul Shanahan.

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