POINT-to-point trainers can ill afford to rest on their laurels, and so at the beginning of the month, as the rest of the racing world watched on in awe and marvelled at the ease at which Samcro landed his first Grade 1 success at Leopardstown, Colin Bowe, the man responsible for producing him to win his point-to-point, was back at the day job.

Fifty minutes before Samcro had set the Dublin Racing Festival alight, the five-time champion handler had unleashed his next potential superstar.