Leopardstown: Alice Springs back to form in Matron
ALICE SPRINGS with R Moore
PICTURE: Martin Lynch (racingpost.com/photos) Alice Springs back to form in Matron Stakes
By Lewis Porteous 5:36PM 10 SEP 2016
Report: Leopardstown, Saturday
Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes (Group 1) 3yo+, 1m
ALICE SPRINGS bounced back to the form of her Falmouth victory to run out a convincing winner of the Matron Stakes.
In what had been a frustrating day for the Coolmore team, who had earlier watched favourite Idaho unseat his rider and stablemate Housesofparliament narrowly denied in the St Leger, Alice Springs gave them some Group 1 cheer under a perfect ride from Ryan Moore.
More to follow . . .