Third Wind edges out Alaphilippe by a neck to claim thrilling victory in Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham Festival
- Winter Fog entered the Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle as favourite
- Irish had won the last six editions of this race at the Cheltenham Festival
- Third Wind just about held on to beat Alaphilippe by a neck at the finish
Third Wind edged out Alaphilippe by a neck to win a thrilling Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle.
There was a stewards enquiry after some interference towards the end of the race but it was decided that there were no alterations to positions.
Winter Fog was joint favourite with Alaphilippe but finished in fourth after moving up with a couple of hurdles to go.
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Third Wind (right) claimed victory at 25-1 to win the Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle
TJ O’Brien celebrates a great ride on Third Wind for a brilliant victory at Cheltenham
There was a stewards enquiry after the race but no alterations were made to the standings