A Spooky Good Ride
Richard Johnson has spent the last couple of decades chasing AP McCoy in the jockeys championship and on occasion not receiving the plaudits he has deserved. This season he is blazing the trail in the jockeys championship and based on the ride SpookyDooky received on the opening day of the Hennessy Festival he is not going to be caught let alone passed.
Warriors Tale was cruising out in front and Sam Twiston Davies looked home and hosed, but with brute force and determination Johnson simply lifted his mount to the front in the dying strides to claim the spoils !
Opening the card Modus had shoen himself an improving individual to give weight and a beating to Charmix. Charmix had an easy time of it on the front end and heading between the last two flights he looked like he had stolen it, Modus however just need to be woken up before drawing alongside in the closing stages. A furlong out and Barry Geraghty raised his whip and Modus responded to win cosily in the end