Nigel Twiston-Davies feels three-time Betfair Chase winner Bristol De Mai misplaced nothing in defeat by the hands of the spectacular A Plus Tard at Haydock on Saturday.
Going into the race, the favored gray had received 5 of his six races on the Merseyside observe in a stellar profession, and was bidding to emulate Kauto Star’s 4 victories within the Grade One occasion.
Nevertheless, in a powerful renewal, the 10-year-old was pulled up earlier than two out, with Daryl Jacob taking care of the secure star.
Twiston-Davies want to see extra ease within the floor at this stage of his profession. He stated: “He is high-quality. He’s clearly not as quick as he was, in a top quality race and on that floor. So, he’ll be all proper.
“It was a really sturdy race and he ran nicely for a approach, and you’ll’t fault him for what he has achieved. Daryl taken care of him and that was good to see.
“I do not know the place we are going to go subsequent – it’s again to the drafting board.
“He clearly does want softer floor as of late, however he’s match and nicely this morning.”