300/1 winner at Punchtown turns into joint longest operating race in racing historical past


sobak Earned a small piece of racing historical past by turning into the joint-longest-running winner in Irish or British horse racing, as he scored 300/1 at Punchtown.

Having crushed a mixed 185 lengths in his seven profession to date, it’s no shock that he proved unpopular within the betting markets and returned at a most worth of 999/1 on the Betfair alternate.

Though Zoffany’s son traveled easily all through the race and it was nonetheless going properly as soon as he knocked Poker Evening out of the house flip, it turned clear {that a} main setback was on the playing cards. .

No fuss about it? See how the Soubak wins comfortably at a hefty price ticket

With jockey Charlie O’Dwyer sitting immobile on his mount, using for his father Conor, the four-year-old gelding got here into the lead after the second ultimate.

Regardless of a slipshod leap within the final, Saubuck once more took a speedy victory on the properly run-in and created a small piece of racing historical past within the course of.

speaking to Racing TVO’Dwyer mentioned: “I’m fully stunned by him (Sobuck). He’s in nice kind at dwelling but when he runs properly right now I might be very proud of him. He’s within the tank and travels in every single place. And he has given his finest efficiency down the road.”

Whereas victories have been laborious to come back by on the formbook, there have been some prospects on the pedigree with Saubuck from a robust Ballymacall stud household, his dam New Morning taking the Brigadier Gerard Stakes in 2005 and spawning 4 earlier winners for the Godolphins.

Previous to this win, Luke Comer’s No Worry held the report because the longest-running winner in Eire, successful 300-1 at Leopardstown in August 2020, however Soubak now shares that honour.

Beforehand the highest-priced winner in Eire was Killahara Fort at 200–1 in 2017 – the report worth in the UK is Equinoctial who received 250–1 at Kelso in 1990.

Coral reported {that a} punter had positioned £2 every manner on a four-year-old who had been crushed by a complete of 98 lengths within the earlier two makes an attempt on the odds.

John Hill of the Corral mentioned, “Not many punters look twice at a horse, however we give our hat to the shopper who put £2 every manner on the winner. He clearly noticed that some others missed Had gone.”





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