Winning weekend for Tattersalls Ireland graduates
Banbridge remains unbeaten in two starts over fences with a stylish victory in the Grade 2 Arkle Trial for Joseph O’Brien and Ronnie Bartlett. The six-year-old by Doyen was sold at the November National Hunt Sale for €36,000 by Springhill Stud to Ian Ferguson.
Gentle Slopes bolted up in the Listed Bumper at Cheltenham under Harry Cobden for trainer Milton Harris. The five-year-old by Gentlewave was sold at the Derby Sale for €70,000 by Lakefield Farm to Monbeg Stables. Also sold at the Cheltenham Festival Sale for £90,000 to Avon Racing.
Watch House Cross battled home to win the Grade B Brown Lad Handicap Hurdle at Naas in thrilling style for Rachael Blackmore and Henry De Bromhead. The five-year-old by Libertarian was sold at the May Store Sale for €30,000 by Liss House to Rob James.