Song Of Earth (Mahler) wins bumper at Wexford

Son Of Mahler Hits Right Notes For Mullins

Song Of Earth (5g Mahler – Lady Lenson, by Bob’s Return) confirmed the regard trainer Mags Mullins holds in her charge when winning Tuesday’s bumper at Wexford.

Market support suggested a promising debut in December, but connections were disappointed after the bay failed to relish the testing conditions at Limerick. His second start saw him make all under Richie Deegan, who asked him to quicken from two furlongs out, his mount obliging under hands and heels to win by a length and three quarters.

Mullins, who also owns the winner in partnership with K Leavy, MP Hackett and A Hanway, said after the race, “I’m delighted. I was so disappointed after Limerick but he just got so stuck in the ground. I’m glad that we are back on course as I think he’s a lovely horse. He’ll be a jumper down the line and he has a lovely pedigree.”

Bred by Morgan Kavanagh, the son of Mahler becomes the second winner out bumper winner Lady Lenson, herself a half-sister to the dam of Grade 1 winner Backspin (Flemensfirth).