Caoilin Quinn loved the most important day of his fledgling driving profession aboard Botox Has within the Betfair Alternate Stayers’ Handicap Hurdle at Haydock.
The Northern Eire-born rider joined coach Gary Moore earlier this yr, having beforehand been primarily based with Warren Greatrex, and was given a chance on the large stage on this £125,000 contest.
Botox Has, winner of the Grade Two Nationwide Spirit Hurdle in February, was a 17-2 likelihood off the again of ending second on his seasonal reappearance at Cheltenham final month.
At all times near the fore, the six-year-old discovered loads for stress after the ultimate flight to attain by two and 1 / 4 lengths from Get A Tonic, with Cesarewitch hero Run For Oscar better of the remaining in third.
Quinn, aged 21, mentioned: “I’m speechless to be sincere. He’s a tricky horse, I simply tried to maintain on the bridle and fortunately sufficient I used to be in the fitting place the entire means.
“Once they’ve come to him, he’s winged the final and actually put his head down and battled for me.
“He’s very courageous – the extra you ask him the extra he provides you. He’s a beautiful horse.
“He’s nonetheless unexposed and there’s nonetheless loads of enchancment in him I feel, so the longer term is thrilling for him.
“I can’t thank Mr Moore sufficient. Since I’ve moved there he’s trusted me with some excellent rides and hopefully I can preserve delivering for him.”
The Moore crew have been additionally on the goal at Ascot, with the favored Goshen touchdown the Coral Hurdle.
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