22 May 2022

Local winners abound at Gowran as 'Kells Priory' romps home

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Trainer Willie Mullins, centre, speaks with jockeys Paul Townend and Danny Mullins before the John Mulhern Galmoy Hurdle at Gowran Park in Kilkenny. Photo by Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

There have been two local winners at Gowran Park today already, with the main event, the Thyestes Chase, due to go to post shortly.

The Louise Lyons-trained Kells Priory took the Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Hurdle under the tutelage of Richie Condon at odds of 33-1 in the 2.35pm.

Earlier, at there were jubilant scenes in the parade ring as the Peter Fahey-trained Royal Kahala (9-2) turned over odds on favourite Klassical Dream in the Grade 2 Galmoy Hurdle.

Kilkenny trainer Willie Mullins also got off the mark in the 1.35pm after Glengouley and Jody Townend claimed victory in the Connollys Red Mills Irish EBF Ladies Auction Maiden Hurdle.

Before that, Uncle Gerhard landed the opening Langton's Kilkenny Handicap Hurdle at odds of 10-1 for the father and son duo of Charlie and Conor O'Dwyer.

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