The Irish Mail on Sunday



KEVIN RYAN hailed Hot Streak as ‘the best I’ve trained’ after he came of age with an exhilarati­ng display in the Betfred Temple Stakes at Haydock in the hands of teenage sensation Oisin Murphy.

The three-year-old showed dash to take the field along for much of the five-furlong journey and produced devastatin­g accelerati­on to leave some talented speedballs toiling in the Merseyside mud.

It was also further evidence of 18-year-old Murphy’s rising reputation, given the apprentice was booked for the plum ride, despite the fact he was unable to use his 3lb claim.

Ryan said: “He’s an awesome horse. He’s the best I’ve trained, without a shadow of a doubt.

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