Irish Daily Mirror - - SPORT - BY PE­TER O’HE­HIR

DAVY RUS­SELL edged closer to his cen­tury of win­ners for the sea­son and a third Jock­eys Cham­pi­onship ti­tle thanks to a dou­ble in Fairy­house yes­ter­day.

The Cork rider (left) moved on to the 97-win­ner mark for the cam­paign when scor­ing on Pat’s Os­car, for Gor­don El­liott, and course spe­cial­ist Ni­coles Mi­lan.

Pat’s Os­car de­fied top weight and reg­is­tered her sec­ond suc­cess for Pi­o­neer Rac­ing in the Fairy­house Easter fes­ti­val Novice Hand­i­cap Hur­dle, forg­ing clear to beat favourite Bee A Ben­ef­fi­ciary by 11 lengths.

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