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Big Bucks - Liverpool Hurdle - Aintree 8.4.2010Big Buck's eases past Possol (far) on his way to a second Liverpool Hurdle   PICTURE: Mark Cranham  

Second Liverpool Hurdle win for Big Buck's

AINTREE: Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1) 3m 1/2f

BIG BUCK'S 7 g Cadoudal - Buck's by Le Glorieux

Bred byHenri Poulat in France

IT WASN'T as spectacular as his Ladbrokes World Hurdle win but Big Buck's once again proved he's a class apart over hurdles with a second successive Liverpool Hurdle victory.

In a steadily run contest, Ruby Walsh was content to sit in midfield on the Paul Nicholls-trained Big Buck's before making his challenge turning for home.

Walsh brought him to challenge at the second last before moving through to lead. The favourite's mind had to be kept on the job on the run to the line but he was well in command at the finish.

Souffler stayed on well to grab second at the finish with Possol a place back in third. 

Bred by Henri Poulat in France, Big Buck's is a son of the brilliant French jumps sire Cadoudal, also the sire of Long Run, Faldalko and Lacdoudal. The son of Green Dancer is also represented by several exciting sons at stud including Indian River, Robin Des Pres and Saint Des Saints.

Big Buck's is abrother to Buck's Boum, who ran third in a prestigious three-year-old hurdle at Auteuil last year, and out of a sister to the smart French jumpers Buck's Dream and Buck's Glory.






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