Back In Front wins Bula Hurdle

Back In Front staked his Champion Hurdle claims with victory in the totesport Bula Hurdle at Cheltenham this afternoon.

Back In Front staked his Champion Hurdle claims with victory in the totesport Bula Hurdle at Cheltenham this afternoon.

The Irish raider, trained by Edward O’Grady and sent off the 5-2 favourite, took the lead at the final flight and ran on strongly to beat Inglis Drever (7-2) by four lengths.

Martin Pipe’s Westender stayed on for third, three-quarters of a length away, while Rooster Booster lead for the majority of the £75,000 contest but weakened to finish fourth.

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