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Lancaster House kept his unbeaten record intact with a authoritative screen in Josie Whelan Memorial Listowel Stakes & the Edmund.
Aidan O’Brien’s colt was an eight-length winner on his debut in the Galway Festival in early August – and also having followed in a situation event less than a fortnight ago, he had been the 7-4 favourite as he stepped up to Listed course in County Kerry on Monday.
Drawn widest of in stall 17 managed to tack across and was soon in the perfect position in supporting the pair of Wagrave along with Warnaq.
Once given his head by the trainer’s son Donnacha O’Brien, the boy of Galileo swiftly set distance between himself and his opponents – three-quarter lengths clear from Wargrave and passing the article two best of the rest in third.
“That’s the ideal feel he’s given me so far,” stated the winning rider.
“From (stall) 17, to have the pace for as much as a position such as that early, he has done really well. He travelled around straightforward.
“He impressed me now – I think 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 lot of speed now – so a mile or a mile and a quarter will be his excursions ”

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