New Bidder takes valuable Curragh Sprint prize for David Barron

New Bidder takes valuable Curragh Sprint prize for David Barron
New Bidder (centre) ridden by Graham Gibbons wins The Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund `Bold Lad` Sprint Handicap. Picture: PA

New Bidder struck for North Yorkshire trainer David Barron to pick up a valuable prize at the Curragh in the shape of the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund "Bold Lad" Sprint Handicap.

Third in the Bronze Cup at Ayr last season, the five-year-old had been without a win in six tries this term but put that right with a half-length success from Intisaab in the hands of Graham Gibbons.

The 22-1 winner could turn out quickly for this year's Ayr meeting.

Barron said: "He was touched off in a few good ones this year, and it's nice to get one. He (Gibbons) was cool and you need a bit of luck in these races now and again.

"If he comes home all right he could go to Ayr next week. I don't think he will get into the Gold Cup, so he may go for the Silver."

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