A first-time victory for Ashn
Thunder looked on the cards when he swept into the lead in an extended mile maiden at the Scottish track.
And while Ashn
Thunder may not prove up to that standard, the ever-diligent Johnston appears to have found a winning opportunity for him at here.
The Mark Johnston-trained Ashn
Thunder looked all over the winner two furlongs from home and was subsequently matched at 1.01 for pounds 1,800.
Clarricien, partnered by champion jockey-elect Ryan Moore, missed the break and his chance looked far from bright as he was last with two and a half furlongs to race as Ashn
Hamilton: 2.30 Maison Dieu, 3.00 Ashn
Thunder, 4.45 Sierra Vista.