Aaron Lad and Global Fame Double at Wetherby could be the right combination.
Aaron Lad has been given a golden opportunity to return to form in the Watch Racing TV In Stunning HD Novices’ Chase at Wetherby.
Trainer Dr Richard Newland has put the nine-year-old back into novice company after taking on talented and experienced performers in the Grimthorpe Chase at Doncaster.
He could not live with the bold front-running Captain Chaos, who ran his rivals ragged, and was starting to struggle when he came down at the 14th fence.
But he had opened his account over fences at the third attempt on his previous start at Exeter in January and looks a good bet to regain winning ways.
Global Fame was unlucky enough to come across the smart Harry Senior on his latest outing, but will have no such opposition in the Watch Racing In Stunning HD Novices’ Hurdle.
The six-year-old put in a creditable effort to get within five lengths of the subsequent Grade Two scorer at Chepstow, on what was only his second race since moving from Ireland to Fergal O’Brien’s yard.
Global Fame had made a winning debut for new connections with a cosy success at Southwell on his first racecourse appearance for 303 days.
He can get his head back in front here.
Lady Master can register a second course victory in the Watch Irish Racing on Racing TV Handicap Chase.
Caroline Bailey’s seven-year-old landed a novice handicap chase over a similar trip at the West Yorkshire track on her debut over fences.
The mare just found an extended two miles and five furlongs too far at Market Rasen last time, after winning over two furlongs shorter there on her previous start.
Going back to this distance can prove decisive.
Putdecashonthedash relished the stamina test over three miles and a furlong at Wincanton when last seen and looks good to follow up in the S Roberts & Son Handicap Chase at Taunton.
It was a first career win for Keiran Burke’s seven-year-old and he should give connections more good days.
The handicapper put him up 10lb for his five-length verdict over Hit The Highway, but he could have won by further.
A mistake at the last failed to stop his momentum and he is surely the one to beat.
Vinnie’s Getaway can benefit from a step up in trip to win the Farmers Arms Combe Florey Novices’ Hurdle.
Olly Murphy’s six-year-old has won one and finished second in both his other races over two miles, all at Stratford.
He was odds-on the couple of times he got beat, but was not even favourite when making all to beat market rival Durouyn by 12 lengths.
He may not need to set the pace this time, as the longer trip could see him in a better light.
Blazing Saddles can get off the mark over jumps in the Jackson-Stops Handicap Hurdle following an encouraging display on his first run for 74 days following wind surgery.
Jeremy Scott’s charge looked like he might win at Huntingdon earlier this month, but errors at the final two flights were costly and he had to settle for second place, beaten 10 lengths by Tegerek.
Nevertheless it was a promising effort by Blazing Saddles, who will hopefully have come of for it.
DOWN ROYAL: 1.
50 Captain Mc, 2.
25 Plentiful, 3.
00 Farceur Du Large, 3.
35 Edene D’arc, 4.
10 Ten Ten, 4.
45 Winged Leader, 5.
15 Finisher, 2.
50 Vinnie’s Getaway, 3.
25 Seeanythingyoulike, 4.
00 Blazing Saddles, 4.
35 Putdecashonthedash, 5.
10 Darkest Day.
00 First Of Never, 2.
35 Global Fame, 3.
10 Lady Master, 3.
45 Cedar Hill, 4.
20 AARON LAD (NAP) 4.
55 Incertaine, 5.
25 High Moon.
05 Flying Risk, 2.
40 Golden Apples, 3.
15 The Chapel Field, 3.
50 Wolfofallstreets, 4.
25 Kitten Rock, 5.
00 Shakeytry, 5.
35 Quite Incredible.
DOUBLE: Aaron Lad and Global Fame.
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