Paul Ferguson has one horse racing selection for us on Tuesday; Nobunaga in the 4.00 at Folkestone.
Despite being sent off at 66/1, there appeared no fluke about the success of Nobunaga (4:00) at Huntingdon last month and the six-year-old is taken to follow up at Folkestone on Tuesday.
Venetia Williams’ Beat Hollow gelding, who was useful on the Flat in Ireland in 2009, had one try over hurdles a year ago when pulled-up at Chepstow (incidentally, he was sent off just 4/1 on that occasion).
At Huntingdon, he was always front rank and had some decent prospects in behind, including narrow second Araldur, who ran well again at Exeter on Sunday.
A winner on heavy ground on the level, a reproduction of his last run should be good enough here, despite the 7lb penalty.
4:00 Folkestone Nobunaga
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Last year’s selections included:
Hurricane Fly: 3/1 winner of the G1 Rabobank Champion Hurdle
Copper Bleu: 12/1 winner of the Jewson at Cheltenham
Great Endeavour: 18/1 winner of the Festival Plate
Tranguil Sea: 11/2 winner of the Paddy Power Gold Cup
Sizing Europe: 6/1 winner of the Arkle
Weapon’s Amnesty: 10/1 winner of the RSA Chase