Sonnyboyliston gained the Sky Wager Ebor Handicap after edging Quickthorn underneath Ben Coen for profitable coach Johnny Murtagh.
The son of Energy got here from off the tempo on his first handicap begin of the season to disclaim Hughie Morrison’s cost who put up a gallant effort in defeat.
Certainly, as Sonnyboyliston drifted in direction of the centre of the observe within the closing phases he opened the door for Quickthorn who lunged on the line underneath Jason Hart.
Nonetheless, Sonnyboyliston had simply performed sufficient to win the £300,000 first prize, with Murtagh profitable the race for a second time as a coach following Mutual Regard’s win in 2014.
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