Eldar Eldarov got here in three-and-a-half-lengths in entrance of favorite Kyprios to earn victory within the Irish St Leger on the Curragh on Sunday.
Kyprios (4-6) was aiming for back-to-back Irish St Leger victories however David Egan’s mount moved clear to win with ease at 16-5.
Eldar Eldarov added the Irish equal to the Doncaster Basic he secured a yr in the past.
Daybreak Rising (7-2) accomplished the highest three.
Kyprios was unable to match the pace of Roger Varian’s cost on his first begin for 344 days.
“It is a large thrill to win a race just like the Irish St Leger and I am delighted to get Eldar Eldarov profitable once more,” Varian informed RTE Racing.
“He is run some nice races in defeat this yr and it is good to win two Legers. He is entered up in France on Arc weekend and there’s the two-mile race at Ascot. We’d contemplate Ascot.
“He appears to be actually finest at a mile and 6 furlongs, however there aren’t too lots of these races round. He deserves to run yet one more time this yr and it is almost certainly Ascot.”
Earlier, Kyrprios’ coach Aidan O’Brien secured his 4,000th winner worldwide when Henry Longfellow received the Nationwide Stakes.
Ryan Moore rode the winner after O’Brien withdrew stablemate Metropolis Of Troy following showers which softened the bottom.