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Racing news Vino breaks chasing duck

Vino breaks chasing duck26th January 2013

Consistent chaser Vino Griego finally secured a deserved first victory over fences with a fine display in the Timeform Novices' Handicap Chase at Cheltenham.

Gary Moore's eight-year-old has been placed on eight occasions over the larger obstacles and was 25-1 to end a long barren spell in this wide-open contest.

The visored runner moved well throughout in the hands of Jamie Moore and cruised up on to the heels of Renard D'Irlande and Sew On Target rounding the home turn before sprinting clear and safely negotiating the last two fences to score by 19 lengths.

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