THERE were a couple of firsts during the week, starting on Monday at Naas where Liam Lennon saddled his first winner on the flat.

Ridden by Seamie Heffernan, Haqeeba was having her ninth start for the Newry trainer, having been previously in the care of Dermot Weld. The now three-year-old Haatef filly was knocked down to Contract Flood Coverings for just €2,000 at Goresbridge last October.