Squeeze Me in shock win at Worcester Races

HEADING FOR HOME: Quel Bruere, ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies, jumps the final fence to finish second in the Martin Nix Memorial Hanidcap Chase at Worcester racecourse.

HEADING FOR HOME: Quel Bruere, ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies, jumps the final fence to finish second in the Martin Nix Memorial Hanidcap Chase at Worcester racecourse.

First published in Sport

SQUEEZE Me, a 40-1 shot, was the surprise package at an eventful meeting at Pitchcroft.

Trained by Frank Lloyd and ridden by Brendan Powell, Squeeze Me won the 32 Bunus at 32red.com flat race by three quarters of a length from Most Eligible.

The triumph was in keeping with a sequence that had seen the favourites beaten in the first three races.

Results —14.20: Adrenalin Flight (A Thornton, 15/2); Calypso Bay (AP McCoy, 7/2 joint-fav); Glen Countess(Mr B J Powell, 6/1). 10 ran. Distances: 2 lengths, 2 lengths, 1½ lengths.

14.50: Baily Storm (D Bass, 12/1); Three Chords(A Thornton, 9/2 2nd-fav); Petroupetrov (Mr M Byrne, 9/1). Eight ran. Distances: 3¾ lengths, 4 lengths, 15 lengths.

15.20: Chilbury Hill (Mr M Byrne, 7/1); Quel Bruere (S Twiston-Davies, 6/1 joint-2nd-fav); Rudigreen (Mr J M Quinlan, 10/1). 10 ran. Distances: 1½ lengths, Short Head, 6 lengths.

15.50: Squeeze Me (Mr B J Powell, 40/1); Most Eligible (T Scudamore, Evens fav); Grape Tree Flame (T J O'Brien, 50/1). 11 ran. Distances: ¾ length, 1¼ lengths, 2 lengths.

16.20: Belle De Fontenay (T E Whelan, 9/2); Osric(A P McCoy, 3/1 2nd-fav); Mighty Whitey (Mr D R Fox, 5/1). Nine ran. Distances: Neck, 14 lengths, 3 1/4 lengths.

16.50: Divine Folly (Mr B J Powell, 11/1); Cruising Bye (Peter Carberry, 25/1); Shaddaii (James Best, 8/1). 12 ran. Distances: ¾ length, Head, 2¾ lengths.

17.20: On The Bridge (Nick Scholfield, 5/2 fav); One Lucky Lady (Mr N De Boinville, 16/1); Cardigan Island (R T Dunne, 20/1). 13 ran. Distances: 8 lengths, ½ length.

17.50: My Lucky Flame (Mr M Hamill, 5/1); Letbeso (J E Moore, 4/1); Garryleigh (T Scudamore, 7/2 2nd-fav). 12 ran. Distances: 1 length, 17 lengths.

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