Lancaster House maintained his unbeaten record intact with an display from Josie Whelan Memorial Listowel Stakes & the Edmund.
Aidan O’Brien’s colt was an eight-length winner in his debut in the Galway Festival in early August – and also having followed in a situation event under a fortnight ago, he was the 7-4 favourite because he stepped up to Listed class in County Kerry on Monday.
Drawn widest of in stall 17, Lancaster House managed to tack around and was soon in the position in behind the pair of Warnaq and Wagrave.
Given the boy of Galileo, Donnacha O’Brien to his head by the coach’s son set distance between himself and his competitors – three-quarter lengths clear from Wargrave and passing the article two , with Winiata best of the remainder in third.
“That is the ideal feel he’s given me so much,” explained the rider.
“Out Of (stall) 17, to have the pace to get as much as some position similar to that ancient, he’s done really well. He travelled around straightforward.
“He impressed me today – I think he is quite a decent horse.
“I believed a mile and a quarter has been going to be his excursion, but he travelled so simple and revealed a lot of speed now – a mile or a mile and a quarter will be his excursions .”
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