Kerry Jockey Victorious In QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes

Roaring Lion, trained by John Gosden and ridden by Kerry’s Oisin Murphy won a thrilling QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown.

Roaring Lion swooped late and fast to deny his old rival Saxon Warrior by a neck, with Deauville third.

It crowned a memorable day for Oisin Murphy, who earlier had recorded his first ever victory in his native Ireland