Probably (2c Danehill Dancer-Wedding Morn, by Sadler’s Wells) proved himself one of the best two-year-olds seen out this year when landing the G2 Railway Stakes at the Curragh on Saturday night.
David Wachman’s charge had been an easy maiden winner at Limerick on his previous run and battled well to beat Cristoforo Colombo (2c Henrythenavigator-La Traviata, by Johannesburg) by a length and three-quarters.
The winner, a 160,000gns yearling bred by Michael Lowry from the family of Generous and Imagine, was giving jockey Billy Lee his biggest success to date.
“He’s always shown plenty at home. He’s a very good-looking horse with plenty of size and scope,” Wachman told www.irishracing.com. “He stays well and Billy gave him a very good ride, he’s a very under-rated rider.
“Seven furlongs or a mile will be right up his street later in the year. He’s a good, tough, solid, honest sort. He’ll be a better three-year-old, he’s a big horse. He’s a good-actioned horse and he’d prefer better ground. He’ll have a Group 2 penalty now and we’ll aim at the stars I’d suppose. He’ll run in some of the better races in the autumn.”