Newinn Expert continued to show her liking for Harolds Cross when justifying favoritism in the market to take her heat in the second round of the Head For Fame @ Stud Puppy Oaks. Overcoming bumping at trap rise she showed good pace to get through on the inside at the opening turn. Under pressure off the final turn she stayed on well to score by half a length.
Over at Dundalk, Vans Viking and Ballymartin Ric both progressed to the semi finals of the Bar One Sprint Cup after finishing in the places in their respective quarter finals. Ballymartin Ric went down by 6 lengths, in second place, after running wide at the opening turn whilst Vans Viking was slow into stride and finished 3rd in his heat.