Tuesday 13th December 2016
TON UP O’MEARA SOARS TO THE TOP OF THE CHARTS

Yorkshire trainer David O’Meara had two reasons to celebrate at Wolverhampton on Saturday night. The Irishman achieved his 100th success of the year in completing a treble that took him to the top of the Trainers’ Championship.

O’Meara begins the new week level-pegging with Saeed Bin Suroor on 13 winners following stable jockey Danny Tudhope’s wins under the Dunstall Park floodlights on Coquine, New Signal and Mythical Madness.

Snapped up for a bargain price

The latter was the most impressive winner of the night, taking the valuable feature handicap to announce himself as a potential contender for the Middle Distance Championship. Not bad for a horse snapped up for a bargain price of £10,000 after winning a low grade race at the track in November.

Despite his treble, Tudhope doesn’t consider himself a Jockeys’ Championship contender. He plans to take a few weeks’ holiday over Christmas, while title race leaders Graham Gibbons and Adam Kirby will be hard at work.

Broken collarbone

Gibbons has been a surprise name at the top of the leaderboard with 20 winners but showed what a capable rider he is by winning two of last season’s valuable Finals. Kirby, runner-up in the last two seasons, is breathing down his neck but reigning Champion Luke Morris continues to play catch-up after missing the first three weeks of the season with a broken collarbone.

Reported by Simon Mapletoft

Danny Tudhope returns to the winner’s enclosure on New Signal after completing a treble for trainer David O’Meara at Wolverhampton on Saturday.

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