AS expected, the admirable Peregrine Run took centre stage with an assured success in the He’llberemembered Hurdle which made it six victories from eight starts this season for Peter Fahey’s admirable charge who will now tackle one of the first major prizes of the English season.

The nine-year-old faced a most straightforward assignment against four overmatched rivals and had little difficulty justifying 4/7 favouritism under Kevin Sexton. The Vincent Byrne-owned and bred son of King’s Theatre cruised to the front with two to jump and went on to record a leisurely five-and-a-half-length triumph over Westland Row.