Win No 73 for Dalgleish

11 Oct 2016

Win No 73 for Dalgleish

The final Flat meeting of the 2016 season at Ayr saw Keith Dalgleish saddle his 73rd winner of the year when Saint Equiano trounced his rivals in the opening six furlong maiden.

Saint Equiano

When jockey Phillip Makin asked the colt to lengthen about two furlongs out he shot clear and won eased down by two and three quarter lengths from Midaawi.

Keith said afterwards : “I’ll step him back up to seven furlongs next year – he’s a nice horse.”

Jim Goldie was another Scottish based trainer in form sending out two winners – Goninodaethat (7-1) in the six furlong handicap landing his seventh win at Ayr and Rioja Day who won the final race a seven furlong handicap.

The feature race, the £12,000 Crabbie’s Handicap over seven furlongs was won by Moonlightnavigator who was three times a runner up at the track in the summer but went one better yesterday for trainer John Quinn and jockey Dougie Costello.

Afterwards Costello said : “He’s been frustrating but it was good to get the win as he had something to aim at here with the strong pace.”

There were presentations to the leading jockey, owner and trainer at Ayr for the season going to Paul Mulrennan, Keith Dalgleish and Johnnie Delta Racing respectively.

Issued by Iain Ferguson on behalf of Ayr Racecourse. For further information please contact Iain Ferguson on 01292-294972 or 07795-565691.

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