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25 May 2022

Letterkenny jockey claims first win under rules

Brandon Wilkie took his maiden victory at Catterick on Monday afternoon

Letterkenny jockey claims first win under rules

Brandon Wilkie (left) with fellow Letterkenny jockey Dylan Browne-McMonagle

A young Letterkenny jockey won his first race under rules on Monday afternoon.

Brandon Wilkie won the Racing To School Apprentice Handicap at Catterick.

On Parys Mountain, a 3/1 chance trained by Tim Easterby, Wilkie had three-quarter of a length to spare.

Wilkie and Parys Mountain held off Chookie Dunedin, the pre-race 15/8 favourite under Ryan Sexton.

Wilkie has been riding as an apprentice at Tim Easterby Racing in York since January when debuting at Newcastle.

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