Though the 78-rated Sea Soldier sets a fair standard Kawssaj (2:20) shaped with a great deal of promise on his debut at Haydock and can get off the mark at Warwick this afternoon.
The son of Dubawi was well-touted beforehand and, after hitting the front still travelling powerfully, he looked all over the winner. He was outstayed by the well bred Voodoo Prince in the end and the drop back to 7f should be in his favour here.
At Ffos Las Siberian Tiger is likely to be a warm order in the novice chase but, as with last time when he was beaten by That’ll Do, I’m prepared to take him on.
This time Mad Moose (4:20) could be the one to make the most of the 7lbs he receives and Nigel Twiston-Davies’ seven-year-old begins his chasing career under his optimum conditions.
A winner off 120 at Haydock on his penultimate start over hurdles, the son of Presenting has always given the impression that he will make a chaser and strike first time if jumping proficiently.