Sport Horse Racing

Wednesday 18 October 2017

Lord reigns at Limerick

THERE was a popular winner of yesterday's Irish Independent Hurdle at Limerick as the Willie Mullins-trained Sweet My Lord took the spoils in style.

The 4/9 favourite -- part owned by RTE presenter Colm Murray -- set out to make all, and when jockey Emmet Mullins asked his mount to quicken approaching the last, the response was immediate as the partnership eased two and a half lengths clear of Wilde Wit Pleasure.

At Down Royal, the Gordon Elliott-trained Tharawaat got his chasing career back on track with a comfortable victory in the beginners chase.

The 8/11 favourite suffered a second-fence fall at Clonmel last time, but showed no ill-effects under Jason Maguire as he galloped to a five-length victory from Paradis De Thaix.

Irish Independent Comments Facility

INM has taken the decision to remove the commenting facility on its online platform to minimise the legal risk to our business that arises from Ireland's draconian libel awards system.

We continue to look forward to receiving comments through direct email contact or via social media, some of which may still be featured on the website

Editor's Choice

Also in Sport