“He Knows No Fear” Beats 30 Years Records At Leopardstown

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He Knows No Fear makes everyone stunned in Ireland and Britain by scoring a record of over 300-1 at Leopardstown. It was indeed a proud feeling for his owners’ jockey Chris Hayes and Luke Comer on August 13, 2020, in a mile maiden race. He made an unbeatable record after Equinoctial, who won 250-1 at Kelso in 1990.

According to the Coral’s PR manager John Hill, He Knows No Fear has proved what its name suggests at Leopardstown. He has shocked everyone and made his name in the history of Irish and British racing. The previous record of Irish-British had taken place with various 200-1 shots.

The prevailing one includes Intercessor at Newbury which was held in June this year. Results like these make races and sports great events and they are equally enjoyed by the fans.

Unexpected Victory

He also surprised all the bookmakers by winning the record-breaking odds. He Knows No Fear, the name itself implies that any bettor can have a chance on him. For Luke Comer, horse racing is like a sideline as compared to the renowned business that makes him be the richest man of Ireland.

According to Luke’s brother, Comer did not pay much attention to him. This is a proof that the horses trained by Luke have now become a byword for hopelessness. Luckily, He Knows No Fear was his first win after nine years.

Several punters also believed that Luke’s horses could not make their place at the top and keeping this in mind, they made Agitare their favourite on August 13. However, He Knows No Fear created a relentless surge amidst the track and made them stunned with his performance.

A bookmaker, Paddy Power before beginning the race at Leopardstown said that most of his customers had already backed the winner. The horse proved that the spirit of their hope dies very soon. Also, a spokesman said that these types of horses are either shrewd form judges or win by divine inspiration. He made the statement by expressing his jealousy for the hero.

A British betting and gambling company, Ladbrokes Coral observed over 63 winning bets that were taken via their website with the biggest stake of around £2.50. However, a smarter punter, Dublin said that they are staking €100 for a payout of €36,000.

One of the Comer’s assistants named Jim Gorman disclosed that the staff of the yard has different thoughts about He Knows No Fear. They believed him to have few pounds sterling when he made his disappointing debut before.

He also added that all horses are trained well and had good performances in all race tracks that were held last week. Now, it was the high time to get a winner. In 1990, Equinoctial who achieved the second biggest record of winning of 250-1 at Kelso received £2,000 as a reward. Another horse in Ireland was set by Killahara Castle for 200-1 in 2017.

Comer Found To Violate Stable Rules

Three years ago, Comer’s yard was recorded last in the headlines as he was frequently and continuously fined by the authorities of Ireland. He was repeatedly fined by them because of the failure to follow the rules on how his stable must run. His law violation was in terms of his inadequate care and supervision on his horses. He was also found to refuse authorities to have access to his training premises.

He was also warned for the suspension of his six months license. Later, he ended with paying a fine of €50,000. He has now made racing his side business.

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