Black Type success for Store Sale graduates
Midnight Run was the impressive winner of Saturday's feature race at Punchestown in the Grade 2 Craddockstown Novice Chase for trainer Joseph O’Brien & Gigginstown House Stud.
The son of Well Chosen was sold at the August National Hunt Sale by Joseph Lalor to Bobby O’Ryan & the trainer in 2017.
Queens Brook winning the Listed Grabel Mares Hurdle
Queens Brook bounced back to form with a smooth performance to land Listed honours at Punchestown, completing a treble for Gordon Elliott and Jack Kennedy.
The Bective Stud owned mare was sold at the November National Hunt Sale for €16,500 by Ramhill Stud to Derek Pugh before selling at the Derby Sale for €25,000 to Cobajay Stables. Also sold at the Cheltenham November Sale for £160,000 to Aidan O’Ryan & Gordon Elliott.
Tahmuras winning the Listed Newton Novices' Hurdle
Tahmuras looked smart when winning the Listed Novices' hurdle at Haydock for Paul Nicholls & the Noel Fehily Racing Syndicate.
The five-year-old was sold at the Derby Sale for €10,000 by Rathturtin Stud to Monbeg Stables before selling at the Cheltenham May Sale to Hagg Hill Farm for £68,000.