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Lancaster House maintained his unbeaten record intact with an authoritative screen from the Edmund & Josie Whelan Memorial Listowel Stakes.
Aidan O’Brien’s colt has been a eight-length winner in his debut at the Galway Festival in early August – and having followed in a situation event under a fortnight ago, he was the 7-4 favourite since he awakened to Listed class in County Kerry on Monday.
Drawn widest of in stall 17 was able to tack over and was soon in the position in supporting the set of Warnaq along with Wagrave.
Given his mind by the coach’s son Donnacha O’Brien swiftly put distance between himself and his opponents – passing that the post two and three-quarter lengths clear of Wargravegreatest of the remainder in third.
“That is the ideal feel he has given me so far,” stated the rider.
“Out Of (stall) 17, to have the pace to get as much as some position like that early, he’s done really well. He travelled around easy.
“He impressed me today – I believe he is quite a good horse.
“I believed a mile and a quarter has been going to be his excursion, but he travelled so simple and showed a great deal of speed today – a mile or a mile and a quarter will be his trips”

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