At Ascot yesterday the progressive handicapper Crack On Crack On ( Pictured above by Michael Harris ) came from last to first to win the Porsche handicap under a strong ride from Adam Kirby, in the Paul and Clare Roooney colours. The Clive Cox trained colt had previously run in the Brittania at the Royal meeting finishing mid division, but made amends on this occasion. The son of Havena Gold was bought by KRB at Goresbridge
There were further success’s for KRB this week, firstly at Leopardstown, where Slippery Serpent won the qualified riders maiden under Conor Orr for Edward O’Grady and the Friends of Maria syndicate. Edward’s late wife Maria had set up the syndicate and it was great to see him win. Slippery Serpent was bought by KRB as a foal and he had previously won a bumper and a hurdle. On Friday in Downpatrick the Quatar Racing owned,
KRB have had a busy few weeks at the store sales in Goffs, Tattersalls Ire and Arqana, where they managed to buy some lovely horses for their clients. On the racing front, the promising two year old I’ll Have Another won on the last day of June for Paul and Clare Rooney and trainer Mark Johnston. I’ll Have Another was winning under a penalty at Doncaster and she looks to have a very bright future.