Eve upstaged by Nicholls newcomer

  • Last Updated: February 6 2013, 15:10 GMT

French import Ptit Zig upset hot-pot New Year's Eve on his British debut in the Bromfield "National Hunt" Maiden Hurdle at Ludlow.

Ptit Zig made a winning debut for Paul Nicholls
Ptit Zig made a winning debut for Paul Nicholls

The Paul Nicholls-trained four-year-old had too many guns for last year's Cheltenham Bumper runner-up.

Ptit Zig (11/2) pulled away from the 2/7 shot on the run-in under Daryl Jacob to open his account by six lengths.

Cloud Creeper was another two and a quarter lengths away in third.


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