THE Clarence Space Chase at Ascot (3.35) seems like a re-match of final month’s Tingle Creek at Sandown the place Defi Du Seuil simply pipped Un De Sceaux.
The runner-up has gained this two times and it is going to most likely be shut between the 2 once more however, as a making a bet medium, the race makes little enchantment.
However PAPAGANA holds stand-out claims within the Grade 2 Mares Hurdle (1.50).
She confirmed a lot progressed shape on her reappearance, over this shuttle, at Kempton in November the place she stormed house nicely transparent of Tradition De Sivola.
And he or she proved that was once no fluke when 3rd right here within the Grade 1 Lengthy Stroll Hurdle towards the lads final month.
Magic Of Gentle gained this 12 months in the past and went directly to chase house Tiger Roll within the Grand Nationwide.
That race is her goal once more and her two runs to this point this season were much less spectacular, the Newbury win being facilitated by way of the falls of 2 of her 3 warring parties.
If Sensulano can translate her helpful amateur chase shape again to hurdles she may turn out the largest threat.
Within the 2.25 BALLYMOY can repeat final yr’s luck off only a 2lb upper mark.
He inspired that day and has no longer been working badly over fences, in spite of no longer taking a look like a herbal over the bigger hindrances. He seems to be to were under-estimated by way of the bookies.
This is partially because of the dignity they’ve for ex-French Percent D’Orhy, who is difficult to weigh up on simply his 2d run in Britain.
The primary got here when he was once nicely crushed within the Triumph Hurdle. He returned to Auteuil for his reappearance the place he fell. He’s obviously nicely appeared however there are too many doubts for a 3-1 shot.
Daring Plan was once spectacular at Haydock final time however the handicapper concept so too and has hit him with a hefty 10lb upward thrust.
Jolly’s Cracked It has a really perfect report at Ascot however he’s 11 now and most likely at risk of more youthful legs.
The Graded races at Haydock have – like the bottom – reduce up badly however there’s a aggressive area for the massive handicap, the Peter Marsh Chase (2.40).
This route, particularly on heavy going, turns out to provide actual monitor experts and confirmed shape here’s a main asset. Step ahead, VINTAGE CLOUDS, whose Haydock chase figures learn 2F3213.
His newest run here’s respectable shape, at the back of a next winner, and got here when Sue Smith’s horses have been suffering.
The backyard is in higher form now and Antique Clouds is obviously nicely handicapped, being 1lb not up to when 2d of 24 on the Cheltenham Competition in March.
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ELDORADO ALLEN was once the massive eyecatcher at Sandown final Saturday when narrowly crushed seeking to give 11lb to a well-handicapped Nicky Henderson runner within the 2m handicap hurdle.
It was once the six-year-old’s first run for 13 months and he pulled greater than 8 lengths transparent of a aggressive area. He inspired on his first get started for Colin Tizzard when profitable a amateur hurdle that has labored out nicely ahead of unseating on the first, after being badly hampered, on his 2d get started for the backyard.
So, with simply 4 races – one in France – beneath his belt there might be baggage of growth to return. Eldorado Allen can be a truthful wager for the Betfair Hurdle at Newbury subsequent month.
Appearing Lass has re-found his shape – he’s a gelding in spite of the title! – this season and is a huge threat. The 3lb upward thrust for his Ascot 2d is truthful and, if he’s taking to the monitor, he should cross shut.
Champers On Ice has no longer raced over fences for just about 3 years and was once no longer the best jumper again then so he has questions to respond to.
Geronimo is hiking the handicap and Middle of the night Song’s contemporary wins were in small-field mares’ amateur chases. She is going to in finding this a lot more aggressive.
Definitly Purple is easily in on previous shape, in spite of most sensible weight, however is also at the downgrade now.
Taunton degree a £50.000 chase, the Portman Cup (2.50) over a longer 3m4f.
Nearly inevitably it is going to be run on heavy flooring and that may be a giant plus for YALA ENKI.
He was once 3rd within the Welsh Nationwide – for the second one yr working – and was once no longer crushed some distance within the Chepstow race that all the time supplies an actual take a look at of stamina.
He is going nicely for Bryony Frost – as do such a lot of chasers – and can be giving a couple of kilos away to his primary competitors if this have been a handicap.
Two of the ones, Rock The Kasbah and final yr’s winner Royal Holiday, have forged shape claims however each have proven their highest on higher flooring.
Valtor can be a risk at his highest however he has been hurdling this season and has but to check the shape he confirmed on his British debut at Ascot greater than a yr in the past.
FURZIG can observe up final month’s course-and-distance win within the Lingfield function 1m4f handicap at 1.00.
He quickened impressively that day to overcome Authentic Selection a coloration cosily and will verify the shape on marginally worse phrases.That was once his first strive on the shuttle and there might be extra to return.
Pactolus is constant however the handicapper can have his measure and he’s unproven on the shuttle.
Creationist is suffering to seek out his proper distance however is reasonably weighted.
Different contemporary monitor winners Kyllachy Gala and Combat Of Marathon are up at school and racing off upper marks which makes their duties tough.
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