New Dad Melham Scores Victory At Sandown

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has celebrated the birth of his third child by guiding to victory at .

Daughter Piper was born on and Melham reported he's taking of a few good night's sleep before starting a holiday courtesy of a suspension in on Sunday.

“I've been getting a bit of sleep, but things are about to get a little bit hectic, especially as I start a holiday tonight,” McEvoy said.

Ghodeleine's victory in Wednesday's Le Pine Funerals Handicap was the mare's first after spending 18 months on the sidelines with a serious injury.

Formerly prepared by Tony McEvoy in , Ghodeleine was having her fourth start on Wednesday for trainer .

“She had a bad accident and had actually been retired,” Noblet said.

“She came good and went into pre-training at Woodside with Mat Upton and came to me in good order and I haven't had an issue with her.

“She's a lovely mare to work with.”

Noblet said Ghodeleine was ring rusty following her time on the sidelines but showed signs of a coming victory with a fourth placing at Sandown on July 10.

“Well done to all the guys in her. They've been very patient,” Noblet said.

“We'll probably go and find a race a bit longer for her now.”

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