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Anthony McCoy returned to ride a winner Quizical in the Pat Smullen Champions Hurry For Cancer Infection Ireland at the Curragh.
McCoy finished on Aussie Valentine, ahead of rival Ruby Walsh and friend.
From the Irish St Leger, Search For A Song, ridden by Chris Hayes and trained by Dermot Weld completed ahead of Kew Gardens party.
Victory about the three-year-old indicated another triumph at the race for Hayes.
The 32-year-old previously triumphed on Voleuse De Cours.
Smullen, the nine-time Irish champion flat jockey who is being treated for pancreatic cancer, also persuaded McCoy and eight other former leading jockeys, including Walsh and Kieren Fallon, to come out of retirement to take part in the apartment race which has increased over 2m Euro for cancer research. He could not match plans to ride himself.
Britain’s 20-time champion jump jockey who had been powerful in a record 4,357 races, mcCoy, had previously said he would not race-ride again.
On the same card, the unbeaten colt Pinatubo, a part of Sheikh Mohammed’s Godolphin horse racing and racing empire, publicly advertised his Classic credentials for 2020 having a remarkable success under jockey William Buick in the Vincent O’Brien National Stakes on Irish flat racing’s Champions Weekend.
Following a nine-length romp the colt, trained by Charlie Appleby and currently with five wins out of five starts, is an even stronger favorite for the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket in May.
The result was important for Buick who missed the first four wins because of what’s described as’article head-injury syndrome’ .
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