Pipers Cross (Soldier Of Fortune) Wins The Bumper At Kelso

Soldier Of Fortune Mare Powers Home At Kelso

Pipers Cross (5m Soldier Of Fortune - Oatfield Lady, by Flemensfirth) kept on strongly to get off the mark at the third time of asking in Wednesday’s bumper at Kelso.

The Sandy Forster-trained bay was the sole mare in the field, with the market led by the Gordon Elliott-trained raider Gun Runner Cash. Racing prominently under Miss Joanna Walton, she was ridden from three furlongs out and ran on strongly inside the final furlong to beat Timetotalk (Milan) by a length on the line.

Pipers Cross is owned by MH Walton and is the first foal bred by Grove View Stud out of the Flemensfirth mare Oatfield Lady.