The gelding was heavily backed when winning by 25 lengths at the same track on Boxing Day, at odds of 7-2, and his supporters came back for more on Saturday morning when some off-course bookmakers offered an early price of 10-1. By noon the odds were down to as low as 4-1. At the "off'', he was 5-1 and proceeded to win comfortably by six lengths.
The first prize of more than £7,000 gave Hawick owner Donald Whillans, who is in only his second season with a training permit, his most important success.
Barney Rubble's rider, Brian Harding, achieved a 53-1 double when riding Aragon Ayr to victory in the next race.
Mo's Main Man continued Simon Dow's good run in France when getting up by a nose to land the 10-furlong Prix de Bastia at Cagnes-sur-Mer yesterday.Reuse content