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Timely update yields £65,000 return at DBS

DONCASTER'S smallest modern-day January Sale, squeezed into just six hours yesterday, featured a five-year-old whose value rocketed massively in 24 hours along with a collection of jump-bred youngsters for whom there was mixed demand.

A Bridge Too Far, winner of a Wetherby novices' hurdle on Monday for trainer Paul Webber, topped trade when selling for £65,000 to Ginger McCain who, acting for son Donald, saw off Bobby O'Ryan.

"He can only improve on what he did yesterday," said McCain senior. "He never missed a hurdle and A P (McCoy) said afterwards that he was a touch on the small side but did everything right. But he's bigger than Amberleigh House and I think he'll jump a fence and get three miles."

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