Run ends as 66-1 chance beats Buck's; Round-up Round-up.
The champion staying hurdler had been off the track for 420 days with injury but the 11-year-old was still the 6-5 favourite to beat a classy field in the Grade Two contest.
Trainer Paul Nicholls said: "That will improve him enormously. I'm thrilled, I would obviously have liked to have won, but that will put him bang on for his next run."
FINALLY BEATEN: hurdler Big Buck's