Horse Racing

Quevega’s daughter “Princess Vega” makes winning debut in Tramore

The Willie Mullins trained horse came home in first place in her first race

The legendary Quevega, who won at six successive Cheltenham Festivals, bred her first winner at Tramore on Tuesday as her daughter, Princess Vega, made a winning racecourse debut in the BetVictor Bet €5 Get €30 Offer Maiden Hurdle.

Just like Quevega, Princess Vega is owned by the Hammer & Trowel Syndicate and trained by Willie Mullins and the 5-4 favourite stayed on strongly under champion jockey Paul Townend to beat So Enjoy by seven and a half lengths.

Mullins also confirmed after the race that Princess Vega would be kept on the go through the summer.

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