'Out Sam' moves into favourite spot for Thyestes at Gowran later today

Racing at Gowran gets under way at 12.50pm

Sam Matthews


Sam Matthews




Jockey Danny Mullins speaking at the launch at Gowran

The Gordon Elliot-trained 'Out Sam' has moved into the 4/1 favourite spot for the main event at today's racing in Gowran.

The Willie-Mullins trained Pleasant Company is at 10/1.

Meanwhile, former Thyestes-winning trainer of 'My Murphy' Liam Burke will run 12/1 Sumos Novios in the colours of Gowran Park Racing Club for the Goffs Thyestes Chase. The Cork trainer acknowledged that Sumos Novios is a somewhat ‘fragile’ horse, but said he ‘definitely has a chance’.

“Sumos would ideally like heavy ground and will come to the race in great form and we think he has a squeak,” he said.

“Winning the race in 2016 was an unbelievable feeling and we would love to do it again. Running the horse in the Gowran colours will add a bit of pressure and excitement in equal measures.”

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