HEREFORDSHIRE charge Next Sensation has finished fourth in the Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase Challenge Cup Handicap at the Cheltenham Festival.
The seven-year-old, owned by Mark Blandford, trained by Michael Scudamore and ridden by Richard Johnson, led for almost the whole race.
Next Sensation, who had been bought through Brightwells, opened up a massive lead early on.
However, he was caught in the run-in to the line and eventually finished a respectable fourth, in another exciting finale, which rounded off the festival.
Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase Challenge Cup Handicap result:
1. Savello (D N Russell) 16-1
2. Ned Buntline (P Carberry) 6-1 Jt Fav
3. Claret Cloak (N Fehily 6-1) Jt Fav
4. Next Sensation (Richard Johnson) 7-1