Bruree trainer Endan Bolger saddled Ballyoisin to win the Grade 2 Fortria Chase at Navan on Sunday
LIMERICK trainer Enda Bolger scored big race success at Navan on Sunday when stable star Ballyoisin outclassed his rivals to win the €45,000 thetote.com Fortria Chase.
Ballyoisin scored his fourth successive win when the 8-13 favourite landed the odds impressive in the Grade Two contest for Bruree-based handler Bolger.
Afterwards Paddy Power gave Ballyoisin a first show of 33/1 for the Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham next March
Barry Geraghty sent seven-year-old, owned by leading Limerick owner JP McManus, straight to the front from flag fall and set a fierce pace.
The winner the race in safe-keeping round the home turn and safely negotiated the remaining fences to seal an impressive 23-length success.
Ordinary World was second in the four runner race.
Afterwards winning trainer Bolger said: "We're delighted with him and he's doing everything we're asking of him.
"His jumping is slick and the one question mark we would have is the real heavy winter ground.
"He seems to be in good form all the time at home. We'll follow the ground and follow the money."
"Leopardstown could be his track with all the fences as he loves the jumping. He's a dream of a horse."