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Taquin Du Seuil Hands AP McCoy First Winner In Eventful JLT Novices' Chase

Thursday 13th March 2014

AP McCoy has hit the crossbar on a couple of occasions during this year's Cheltenham Festival, but the champion jockey produced a peach of ride on board the Jonjo O'Neill-trained Taquin Du Seuil to reel in the front-running outsider Uxizandre to land the JLT Novices' Chase in an eventful renewal of the Grade One opener.

Oscar Whisky and Mozoltov failed to get over the first fence and tasted turf in the early exchanges, whilst Djakadam was another to come to grief and whilst the likes of the well-backed Felix Yonger and Sizing Gold may have been hampered by the falling horses, Robert Thornton was leading a merry dance out front on the 33/1 shot Uxizandre.

However, the perennial champion McCoy had cajoled Taquin Du Seuil into contention turning for home and launched his onslaught after the last fence and the Jackdaws Castle inmate stormed up the hill to hand McCoy his first winner of the meeting to land the spoils by three-quarters-of-a-length.

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