WITH 700 metres remaining of the 5,500 metre Grand Annual Steeplechase in Warnnambool, the Patrick-Payne trained Zed Em looked like he’d have the last say.

Clayton Douglas on Gold Medals had other ideas, working up to get within a length of the leader at the second last of 33 fences. The pair, hard ridden and lengths clear of their eight other rivals, jumped the last together.