has appeared to lack resolution in the past but he did not shirk the issue in the Tete-A-Tete Selling Hurdle pulling clear of some moderate rivals to score by six lengths.
The William Muir-trained Alsahib, ridden by Martin Dwyer, was a game winner of the mile-and-a-half claimer, having looked beaten when Kieren Fallon sent Oversman
on early in the home straight.
Seamus Durack enhanced his fine Musselburgh strike-rate by scoring on Oversman
. But there was a sting in the tail for the jockey, who was handed a one-day ban for careless riding.
After riding 28 consecutive losers in this country, Richard Dunwoodybroke the sequence with a double on the odds-on Oversman
in the seller,and Ginger Fox in the handicap hurdle, writes Colin Russell.
Seamus Durack coaxed the best out of Jimmy FitzGerald's Oversman
to take the seller, but there was a sting in the tail as he picked up a one-day suspension (Jan 15) for careless riding on the six-year-old following an incident on the home turn.
Brian Rothwell was also in relieved mood after Jack Flush and Adie Smith had outbattled the frustrating Oversman
in a tight finish to the selling hurdle.
CATTERICK: 1.00 Bold Action, 1.30 Crabbie's Pride, 2.00 Owens Quest, 2.30 Oversman
, 3.00 Silly Money, 3.30 Shannon Shoon.