Gordon Elliott savours winning feeling again after returning from suspensionThursday 16 September 20
- Favourite Fancy Foundations wins for Elliott at Sligo
- Trainer was suspended in March over photo with dead horse
For the first time since early March, a Gordon Elliott runner walked into a winner’s enclosure at Sligo on Wednesday as the Grand National-winning trainer recorded his first success after being banned from the sport for six months when a photograph emerged showing him posing astride a dead horse on his gallops.
Elliott saddled two favourites on the Sligo card and while The Sliding Rock (8-13) finished third of four earlier in the afternoon, Fancy Foundations, at even money, was a comfortable four-length winner of the Templehouse Lake Chase and returned to warm applause from the crowd.Continue reading...