O'Connor gets tactics right on Arvico Bleu
The latter came home well on the run-in and closed to within half a length at the line but Mike O'Connor had got his tactics right on the winner.
Henry de Bromhead said: "Arvico has shown so much over the years but obviously has been a bit disappointing but hopefully that might rejuvenate him. His experience told, Mikey kept it simple, he jumped really well and was brilliant on him.
"Mikey is doing really well, is a good worker, a good rider and a nice fellow to work with, so I'm delighted for him."