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Carberry two from two since riding return


Nina Carberry

Nina Carberry

Nina Carberry

Nina Carberry rode her second winner from as many mounts since returning to the saddle with a stirring victory on Roseriver Has in the Black Horse Flat Race at Downpatrick.

The leading amateur gave birth to daughter Rosie earlier in the year and struck on her comeback at Ballinrobe on Thursday, coasting home on the Noel Meade-trained Cask Mate.

She had to work much harder on the same trainer's Roseriver Has (5-2), who was headed by Jamie Codd on odds-on favourite Stooshie in the final furlong but fought gamely under the Carberry drive to get back up by a head.

Meade said: "I t's fantastic, she's unreal and going out, had her mind made up she was going round the inside.

"She said he (Roseriver Has) found more when she put the whip down: I'll have to see it again but she said he was curling up a little bit when she hit him.

"The lad (Cask Mate) won very easily yesterday and I thought this was near enough the same sort of horse, although I was a shade worried about the ground.

"He's not too big but he jumps well and will go jumping now."

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