Soon second, the Raven's Pass gelding was driven into the lead under a furlong out and, despite wandering off a true line, stayed on well to thwart the well-backed 5/4 favourite Stoke The Fire
Letterkenny native Browne McMonagle had earlier partnered Miramis to win the Listed race for fillies and mares.
Winning trainer Ciaran Murphy said: "He was bought to be a Galway festival horse and it's not too often you come to Galway and a plan comes together. He had a lovely run at Ballinrobe on his first run back and we train our horses for here - it is relief more than anything!
"He is owned by a great 10-member syndicate (Street Wise Syndicate) from all over Ireland and our syndicates are supporting us well so this is a lovely place to be.
"He is in again on Saturday so we'll see how he is but he will be a hurdler in time as well - that's the route he'll go."
(Quotes Tom Weekes)