Kirby trained Little Bruce wins North Yorkshire Grand National


By Andrew Atkinson

Philip Kirby trained Little Bruce was successful in the North Yorkshire Grand National at Catterick on Thursday under jockey Tommy Dowson.

“Little Bruce was a brave winner of the Watt Fences North Yorkshire Grand National for his proud owners, the GPS Partnership,” said trainer Philip.

“It will go down as a memorable day, for Tommy and all our team,” said Philip, based a Green Oaks Farm stables, Richmond, North Yorkshire.

Little Bruce (15-8 favourite) backed from 2-1, bagged the winner’s purse of almost £15,000 in the 3m 5f race.

Little Bruce pushed along before three out, to lead at the last, and stayed on to gain a 3 lengths win, ahead of Sumkindofking, with Chase The Wind a further 6 lengths behind, third.

Stablemate, Gordalan, finished third under Dowson, at 28-1, in Catterick’s Juvenille Hurdle over 1m 7f, cut from 33-1.

L’attendue, under Dowson, finished fourth in the Novice Handicap Chase over 3 miles 1 furlong.

Philip also saddled Mr Carbonator to finish third at Newcastle, under jockey Ben Curtis, in the Betway Handicap over 1 mile 2 furlongs.

Caption: Little Bruce: North Yorkshire Grand National win at Catterick, under Tommy Dowson.

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