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Fury Street strikes Grade One gold at Leopardstown | Racing Information

Fury Street led residence stablemate Run Wild Fred to offer Gordon Elliott with a one-two within the Neville Lodges Novice Chase at Leopardstown.

The Cullentra handler had saddled 4 of the final six winners of the Grade One contest, with No Extra Heroes, Shattered Love, Delta Work and Battleoverdoyen all profitable within the colors of Gigginstown Home Stud.

Troytown Chase winner Run Wild Fred (9-4 favorite) appeared this yr’s chief hope for the Elliott-Gigginstown axis, however he was finally no match for his stablemate Fury Street.

Jack Kennedy’s mount was a 7-1 shot off the again of ending third within the Drinmore Novice Chase at Fairyhouse and the applying of cheek items for the primary time appeared to have the specified impact.

Run Wild Fred gave chase from the house flip, however Fury Street was properly on prime as he handed the publish with eight lengths in hand.

Elliott stated: “Fury Street disillusioned me the final day. I believed he had a terrific probability within the Drinmore and he sort of pulled up when he received to the entrance, so I put cheek items on him at present and it appeared to work properly.

“Jack was candy on him and I might say a bit drier floor at present most likely suited him.

“His novice hurdle type was excellent. If you happen to return to that run in opposition to Monkfish and Newest Exhibition, that was excellent type.”

Of Run Wild Fred, he added: “I might say he may do with 10 extra jumps the best way he jumped – he jumped sensible.

“He’d have been an excellent winner in the event you took Fury Street out of it. He’ll be OK.”



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