TWO days before his appeal into a six-month suspension of his licence was due to be heard, Viking Hoard’s former trainer Charles Byrnes plundered another major handicap prize as Off You Go rediscovered his best form to land the Gaelic Plant Hire Handicap Chase.

A dual winner of the Ladbroke Hurdle at this meeting and without a win since the second of those successes in 2019, Off You Go (10/1) recaptured his best form to emerge best of an eight-strong challenge from owner J.P. McManus.