Gordon Lord Byron: three-time Group 1 winner shows old sparkle
PICTURE: John Grossick (racingpost.com/photos)
By Keith Melrose 3:10PM 17 JUL 2016
Report: The Currgh, Sunday
Friarstown Stud Minstrel Stakes (Group 2), 7f, 4yo+
THREE-TIME Group 1 winner Gordon Lord Byron got the better of Sovereign Debt and Toscanini to land the Group 2 Minstrel Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday.
The eight-year-old travelled well through the race under Billy Lee and showed determination under pressure to lead late on after a protracted battle with long-time leader Toscanini.
More to follow. . .