Derek O’Connor Among the Winners in Gowran park

Clare’s Derek O’Connor has ridden a winner in Gowran Park.

Ex Patriot was first past the post as the 9/4 favourite in the 3.40 Holden Plant Rentals Handicap Chase.

He didn’t manage a double though as Carrigmoorna Pine lost out to Minella Melody in the 5.25.