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  • Orange Enjoys Big Win

Win 10,000,000 On Betdaq Colossus Chester Stakes (Listed Handicap) 1m 5f 89y

  • (3yo+, 1m 5f 89y, Class 1, 7 runners)
  • Winner £20,983 2nd £7,955 3rd £3,981 4th £1,983 5th £995 6th £500
  • Going: Good to Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 2m 57.31s
  • Off time: 15:31:07
  • Last Updated: August 30 2014, 16:00 BST

Tom Queally gave Big Orange a superb front-running ride to take the Win £10,000,000 on Betdaq Colossus Chester Stakes on the Roodee.

Tom Queally gave Big Orange a fine ride
Tom Queally gave Big Orange a fine ride

Michael Bell's gelding was the only three-year-old in the race, but off bottom weight he was allowed to bowl along in front and given a soft lead.

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Whiplash Willie, who was giving the winner 18lb, came with a threatening-looking run in the short straight but Big Orange (5-1) showed no signs of stopping and was still a length and a quarter ahead at the line to lift this Listed Handicap.

De Rigueur was a further five lengths away in third.