AN apparently gilt-edged late-season opportunity proved to be just that for Sunset Shiraz as the best horse on show at this fixture by some distance secured a deserved victory in the Irish EBF Median Sires Series Fillies Maiden.

Following on from a distinguished autumn campaign which yielded placings in the Debutante, Moyglare Stud, Weld and Silken Glider Stakes, the Gavin Cromwell-trained daughter of Time Test was returned the 1/7 favourite.