Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Nail-Biting Victory for Seb Sanders

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Nail-Biting Victory for Seb Sanders

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Bird Over emerged victorious in a nail-biting finish to the Feltham Fillies' Handicap at Kempton.

Three horses were locked together inside the final furlong but Bird Over and Seb Sanders found most to win by half a length from the dead-heaters, Ashes and Sahara Silk.

Ralph Beckett's daughter of Bold Edge was winning the sixth race of her career for her owner-breeders Julia and Robert Langford, and the trainer said: "She's tough. There are not many who win half a dozen."

There was a sting in the tail for Sanders who picked up a three-day ban for his winning ride and will be out of action May 12, 13 and 15 for using his whip with excessive frequency and not allowing his mount time to respond.

Jamie Spencer experienced a day of mixed fortunes at Windsor when notching up a double but later receiving a one-day suspension, which rules him out of the final afternoon of the Chester May meeting.

The champion jockey registered his brace for trainer Mark Wallace on Espartano and Remember Ramon, but after partnering the unplaced Optimus in the attheraces. …

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