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Aramax (15/2) delivered a 1019/1 four-timer for The Cheltenham Festival’s winning-most owner JP McManus when powering home to win the Grade 3 Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle.
Wins for Champ (Grade 1 RSA Insurance Novices’ Chase), Dame De Compagnie (Grade 3 Coral Cup) and Easysland (Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase) were the other successful legs of the McManus four-timer.
Mark Walsh drove the juvenile home a length clear of Night Edition (16/1, David Pipe/Tom Scudamore), with another Gordon Elliott runner, Saint D’oroux (14/1), a further three lengths back in third.
The County Meath handler said:
“Mark gave the winner a great ride, giving him a lovely bit of room the whole way around and he jumped well. We always thought this was the right race to go for.”
4.50pm Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)
1 Aramax (J P McManus) Gordon Elliott 4-11-08 Mark Walsh 15/2
2 Night Edition (Stuart & Simon Mercer & John Gent) David Pipe 4-11-03 Tom Scudamore 16/1
3 Saint D’oroux (Simon Munir & Isaac Souede) Gordon Elliott 4-11-03 Daryl Jacob 14/1
4 Recent Revelations (Half Married Syndicate) Gordon Elliott 4-11-02 Davy Russell 14/1
22 ran 5/1jfavs Blacko, Palladium (both PU)
Distances: 1, 3, nse