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He’s taken to fences rather well. His solely defeat in 5 chase begins got here when runner-up behind prime prospect Santini on floor softer than superb at Newbury’s huge assembly early final month.
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Since then he’s bolted up from the entrance at Doncaster.
These are his circumstances and his wonderful leaping ought to be an excessive amount of for the remaining. He does have to offer 5lbs to his rivals however I reckon he’s as much as the duty.
White Moon additionally made all of the operating when simply profitable at Exeter on New Yr’s Day.
Whether or not he need to take on a robust stayer like Rocky’s Treasure over the longest journey he’s tried is one other matter.
Secret Investor could possibly be the most important menace.
He wasn’t sharp sufficient to bother Luggage Groove at Wincanton on his chase debut and the return to 3m will assist. There’s good races to be gained with him.
Okay Corral beat Basic Chase hope Impulsive Star on his first attempt over fences at Plumpton.
His second behind Kilbricken Storm in final season’s Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle on the Cheltenham Pageant exhibits he’s obtained loads of class however softer floor in all probability fits him higher.
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Champion jockey Richard Johnson groups up together with his boss Philip Hobbs with this handy novice.
I favored the best way he noticed off highly-rated Downtown Getaway in an excellent race at Newbury final month. His earlier Kempton win got here on good floor so he shouldn’t have any drawback with in the present day’s circumstances.
Birchdale made a pleasant hurdles debut over in the present day’s course and distance.
The race has labored out properly however I assumed runner-up Clarendon Road was a bit of unlucky.
Nicky Henderson had the favorite for the Tolworth Hurdle final weekend with Rathhill. He was one other to step into Graded races after profitable on his hurdles debut however his lack of expertise let him down.
That needs to be the fear once more right now with Birchdale.
Rockpoint and Beakstown are more likely to be higher over additional and Stoney Mountain’s type doesn’t look notably strong.
Finawn Bawn is extra fascinating. He gained his bumper on respectable floor and was removed from disgraced behind sensible prospect Eldorado Allen at Sandown on his hurdles debut.
There was rather a lot to love the best way he gained at Bangor final month and the longer journey can solely assist.
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STEP BACK has been excessive on my listing of staying chasers to comply with this season after demolishing his rivals within the Guess365 Gold Cup at Sandown on the ultimate day of final time period.
He was sporting cheekpieces for the primary time that day and they’re again on once more after coach Mark Bradstock left them off for his comeback run at Chepstow.
This place takes some leaping and that may go well with him right down to the bottom. He put in a powerful spherical at Sandown and he’s additionally unexposed over such a distance.
The very fact he hasn’t run since October doesn’t fear me because the Bradstocks are greater than able to getting him prepared.
Final yr’s winner Milansbar may discover the bottom a bit fast.
They didn’t see which method he went 12 months in the past when his slick leaping stored him within the clear. He’ll do properly to get to the entrance so simply this time.
Nigel Twiston-Davies has a robust hand. Son Sam rides final yr’s runner-up Cogry after his all-the-way Cheltenham victory final month.
He stays nicely and likes good floor however he’ll want a career-best effort to take this.
The identical applies to stablemate Calett Mad. He was simply outstayed over 4m at Kelso final outing. He travelled like one of the best horse however simply did not see it out in addition to Harry The Viking.
This might simply be his good journey however his life has been made somewhat tough by the handicapper nudging him up 5lbs.
Ibis Du Rheu landed a superb novices’ chase at Cheltenham in November.
That type was rotated in some order when he was left trailing by The Worlds Finish final month. The step up in journey isn’t sure to go well with and these fences may come somewhat thick and quick for him.
It’s not far more than a few years since Carole’s Destrier ran Native River shut. He bounced again from some poor efforts to swoop at Newbury over Christmas however a lot fell his method that day.
There’s little question he’s properly handled on his greatest type however I’m not satisfied he’s nearly as good as he was.
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KEEPER HILL was a very sensible novice hurdler a few years in the past when he gained the Listed Sidney Banks Novices’ Hurdle.
After a promising begin to his chasing profession final season he misplaced his confidence so it was good to see him run so properly when runner-up over hurdles at Cheltenham final month.
He ought to step ahead once more and reap the benefits of a pleasant weight.
Notwhatiam is the one I worry most.
He gained on the first time of asking after becoming a member of Dan Skelton and may nicely have performed a hand on the end had he not fallen two from house at Cheltenham.
He bounced again to win at Uttoxeter and the drop in journey to 2m4f was in all probability towards him at Aintree.
That race was gained by subsequent Relkeel Hurdle hero Midnight Shadow so to complete third was definitely not dangerous.
First Task is one other to think about.
He twice gained at Cheltenham earlier than ending an in depth third behind subsequent Grade 1 winner Paisley Park at Haydock. He’s larger within the weights once more however is clearly a sensible younger stayer.
Blaklion is best generally known as a staying chaser.
He completed fourth within the Grand Nationwide a few years in the past and it’s arduous to think about this distance on respectable floor will play to his strengths.
KIM BAILEY has been banging within the winners and his CHARBEL seems to have an ideal probability of retaining the recent streak going within the 32Pink On line casino Chase.
He’s all the time had loads of class and he’s now placing all of it collectively. His Chepstow handicap defeat of Baron Alco labored out properly and he then ran top-class Politologue shut at Ascot.
The best way he got here away from the likes of God’s Personal and Tea For Two to win a Huntingdon Grade 2 was most spectacular. If he’s in that type of type he’ll be arduous to beat.
Prime Notch has solely been crushed in Grade 1 races since his chase debut – when third behind Charbel – a few years in the past. He’s robust and constant however the floor might be a bit softer for him.
I’m positive he’ll enhance for his respectable comeback run when third within the Lengthy Stroll Hurdle at Ascot and it’s not exhausting to assume he’s the primary hazard.
Black Corton did extremely properly final season however he hasn’t actually fired this time period. It’s arduous to assume the drop to 2m4f on good floor goes to spark a revival.
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WELSH coach Peter Bowen ought to be the Lord of Lanzarote.
I fancy his LORD NAPIER – ridden by his jockey son Sean – to land the Unibet Lanzarote Hurdle.
He’s achieved his profitable on softer floor however he’s run nicely on a faster floor twice this season.
It was the 2m journey that discovered him out when sixth behind Mohaayed in a helpful Ascot handicap simply earlier than Christmas so at the moment’s longer distance ought to assist.
Kloud Gate has apparent claims however he’s too brief within the betting for me. He was actually helpful on the Flat and it’s all clicked for him over hurdles this season. His straightforward wins at Leicester and Doncaster got here in a a lot lesser grade and he shot up 12lbs for his newest success so that is his hardest activity but.
Darling Maltaix obtained off the mark in Britain with a clean Ascot success final month. The testing floor might nicely have made the distinction however he couldn’t be completely dominated out.
Cotswold Means and Star Of Lanka are each promising novices and Solomon Gray is certain to enhance for final month’s comeback run.
Doux Pretender should bounce an terrible lot higher than he did in a Grade 2 novices’ hurdle at Cheltenham final month on this aggressive handicap.
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BARNEY DWAN gained a few novice races final season earlier than ending a superb fourth behind Mister Whitaker on the Cheltenham Pageant.
The 2m4f journey was too sharp for him at Chepstow on his return and his Bangor third behind Yala Enki was a strong effort. He’s promised greater than he’s delivered up to now however I’m hoping the cheek-pieces he wears for the primary time will make a distinction.
Glen Rocco got here residence properly to complete second in a superb novices’ handicap at this monitor on Boxing Day. He ought to like right now’s longer distance.
Ballykan tends to save lots of his greatest for this course and he likes respectable floor.
He was runner-up within the useful Betdaq Chase right here final season and he’s properly handled on the height of his type. It’s exhausting to see how he gained’t go nicely however his win document shouldn’t be nice.
I’ve by no means been satisfied by Josses Hill.
His fourth at Huntingdon final month following a respiration operation was an honest effort however he nonetheless must show he stays this far.
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