3rd October – Bangor

A first victory under rules for Val Mome as he wins the 2m½f Novices’ Hurdle in game fashion to win by a shoulder under Brian Hughes for M Four Properties Ltd.

Chased leader, headway to lead after 3 out, 1 length lead 2 out, ridden last, challenged run-in, ran on well under pressure, just held on (tchd 13/8)