Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Tullie Shocked by Kelso Win

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Tullie Shocked by Kelso Win

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Permit holder Ailie Tullie showed fortune can often favour the bold when More Likely powered to a rousing victory in the pounds 20,000 John Smith's No Nonsense Novices' Chase at Kelso.

Tullie travelled to her local course in hope rather than anticipation but was left "gobsmacked" after registering her biggest success to date.

L'Antartique trained by Ferdy Murphy (pictured) was odds-on to follow up his Bangor success last month and favourite backers were on good terms with themselves as he approached the sixth fence from home.

He appeared to jump the fence well enough but crumbled on landing which brought a huge groan from the grandstand.

Although the horse escaped serious injury, rider Graham Lee felt unwell and gave up his remaining rides.

More Likely had been at the head of affairs and kept on well for conditional Dougie Costello to defeat Original Fly by six lengths.

Tullie said: "I am so pleased. I am gobsmacked I can hardly speak. …

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