Dream victory for O'Brien

Dream Alliance stayed on strongly for Tom O’Brien to land the Coral Welsh National at Chepstow for Philip Hobbs.

Dream Alliance stayed on strongly for Tom O’Brien to land the Coral Welsh National at Chepstow for Philip Hobbs.

The 20-1 chance jumped boldly throughout the three-mile-five-furlong contest and held a clear lead turning for home.

There was a slight scare for his supporters when he dived at the final fence, but it did not stop his momentum and although he was tiring on the run-in, he had enough in the tank to score by three-quarters of a length from Silver By Nature.

Favourite Le Beau Bai was third and 2007 winner Miko De Beauchene was fourth.

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