Verdana Blue Takes Buveur D’Air’s Scalp in Christmas Hurdle (Grade 1)

Verdana Blue (Nico de Boinville) beats Buveur D’Air (Barry Geraghty)

Ending the long unbeaten run of dual champion hurdler Buveur D’Air,
stablemate trained by Nicky Henderson

Buveur D’Air, ridden by Barry Geraghty, who went off as the 1/4 hot favorite, he looked to have recovered from a bad mistake at the third last. finishing the last two well

But Verdana Blue never gave up showing a great turn of foot in the last 100m diven hands and heels to win by a short head to give Crimbourne Stud their first win in the race.

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