Local horse trainer wins for a second time in a week

(Above) Ciaran Murphy.

Local horse trainer Ciaran Murphy celebrated his second winner in a week yesterday.

Bridge Native won the Guiness Handicap at a meeting in Ballybrit, Galway yesterday afternoon.

With Jordan Gainford in the saddle, Bridge Native powered to victory with eight and a half lengths to spare over Espion Du Chenet in second place.

Yesterday's win in Galway follows hot on the heels of Takana's victory in Bellewstown last Wednesday, September 29.