Cheltenham Festival: Back In Focus wins the National Hunt Chase
The eight-year-old, who has stamina in abundance, wore down Tofino Bay
Wednesday 13 March 2013
Back In Focus put up a determined staying performance to give Irish trainer Willie Mullins his fourth winner of this year's Cheltenham Festival in the John Oaksey National Hunt Chase.
The eight-year-old, who has stamina in abundance, wore down Tofino Bay up the hill to snatch the spoils from Nina Carberry in the four-mile contest for amateur riders.
Rival d'Estruval fell at the second last when separating the two principals and it was Back In Focus (9-4 favourite) who scored for owner Graham Wylie by half a length from Tofino Bay.
Godsmejudge was 19 lengths back in third.
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