DADOOZDART pushed his earnings into six figures when he won the valuable Ulster Derby. This was his third win in seven outings, both of his previous victories being gained at Naas.

Originally pointed at a Royal Ascot challenge, uncertainty over his ability to get into his chosen race resulted in a detour to Down Royal and the change of plan paid off. What has also paid off is the €14,000 investment made by Noel Meade in the three-year-old colt.