Positive Tactics Prove Just The Trick For Son Of Getaway
A change in tactics saw the Lucinda Russell-trained Bollingerandkrug (5g Getaway - Out Performer, by Persian Bold) gain his first win over hurdles at Kelso on Tuesday afternoon.
Last seen staying on well in another two mile novice hurdle at Newcastle, the Deborah Thomson-owned bay led from the third flight and was travelling well with two hurdles left to jump. Ridden approaching the last, he kept on well on the run-in to deny the short-priced favourite Elysian Flame by half a length.
Bollingerandkrug was bred by Clare Kehoe out of a half-sister to dual Grade 1 winner Bacchanal and useful chaser The Amarillo Kid (Milan).