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24 May 2022

Longford's ‘Team Flynn’ achieve impressive horse racing wins on successive days at Dundalk and Gowran

Longford's ‘Team Flynn’ achieve impressive horse racing wins on successive days at Dundalk and Gowran

All too easy for the Paul Flynn-trained Plunkett and Billy Lee at Gowran Park on Wednesday Picture: Patrick McCann/Racing Post

Longford jockey Ciara Flynn rode another winner for her dad Paul when making all the running on Little Queenie to land the concluding six-furlong handicap at Dundalk on Tuesday evening.

A fourth winner for the Colehill apprentice, the 17/2 chance in the colours of owner Michael Connolly blazed the trail from stall one and wasn’t for catching this time as she beat the Richard O'Brien-trained Pandemic Princess by four lengths.

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The winning jockey commented, “At Naas she just leaned left late on and lost her momentum. We stepped her up in trip today and we thought that she would stay the distance. We weren’t too sure about the surface but she seemed to like it.”

Paul Flynn saddled a second winner less than 24 hours later as the Billy Lee-ridden Plunkett scored a cosy success in the second of the eight-furlong handicaps at Gowran Park on Wednesday.

The 9/2 chance travelled sweetly under Lee and went clear inside the final furlong to win by two and three-parts of a length from the Michael Mulvany-trained Take My Hand.

It was one of four winners for the jockey on the night.

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Bellewstown – Wednesday, April 20 (First Race 3.30pm)
Tipperary – Thursday, April 21 (First Race 4.25pm)
Kilbeggan – Thursday, April 21 (First Race 4.45pm)
Kilbeggan – Friday, April 22 (First Race 4.25pm)
Limerick – Saturday, April 23 (First Race 2.10pm)
Navan – Saturday, April 23 (First Race 2.35pm)

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