MAKE hay while the sun shines - an old adage to be followed by Rachel Cook and her father John Bridger with Lahina Bay who notched her second success at Salisbury last night.

Cook acted as the long-time assistant to her dad, who has been training for more than 50 years at his Hampshire base, before they took out a joint licence this season, and will always have a special place in her heart for the filly, her first winner at the track in June.

The combination returned to Salisbury to land the six furlong handicap under a determined ride from Rhys Clutterbuck. Always up with the pace, she was brought to challenge a furlong out and stayed on well to thwart the sustained challenge of Muy Muy Guapo and Done Decision.

Being by the prolific sire Cracksman, you would suspect Lahina Bay to be laden with stamina. Not a bit of it. She would only see out a mile in a horsebox.

"She's just a sprinter," said Cook of the diminutive filly who is just 15 hands high but stands her races well.

Cook has no firm plans for Lahina Bay who has won three of her 12 starts this season, but once the weather breaks, that will be it for the year. "She must have fast ground. This will be a nice tonic for the owner who is not very well."

Punters got off to a profitable start when the appropriately named Under The Sun comfortably landed the one-mile maiden in the balmy conditions.

James Doyle put his experience to good use to dictate throughout and the juvenile only had to be pushed out to score by a comfortable two lengths. The well regarded Golden Horn colt disappointed on his previous outing at York but Doyle thought the six furlong test was too sharp for him. "He was up in trip here, travelled sweetly throughout and when I gave him a squeeze, he quickened."

Doyle had an even easier ride when Trawlerman cantered to an all the way win in the Persian Punch Stakes. Doyle quickened the tempo three out and effortlessly drew clear, nonchalantly looking over his left shoulder for dangers which were non-existent. It was only a question of how far he would win by and that transpired to be 13 lengths. It was the five-year-old's first outing on grass this season after an abortive trip to Meydan during the winter and Doyle is looking to the future.

"It was no more than an exercise gallop and he relaxed well. He's a high quality horse and I am sure there are higher quality races ahead of him."

Gina Mangan rode a winner when she should have been 200 plus miles away! Her intended mounts at Doncaster were withdrawn and she was re-routed to the track to partner On Edge who she had guided to a last gasp victory at Chepstow last week.