Paul Ferguson has one selection for us on Sunday; Howlongisafoot in the Kempton 5.30. Compare odds and bet.
Paul Nicholls and Daryl Jacob enjoyed a fine couple of days at Cheltenham and can continue their good form by taking the concluding novices’ hurdle at Kempton on Sunday, with the unbeaten Howlongisafoot (5:30).
The four-year-old Irish points winner was fairly impressive when making a winning British rules debut in a Newton Abbot bumper in April, having been snapped up for £75,000 a month earlier.
Mick Channon’s Warden Hill has shown enough to suggest he can land a race of this nature, but his future lies in handicaps and, eventually, over fences. Given that Howlongisafoot remains open to considerable improvement, he gets the nod to maintain his 100% record.
Paul Ferguson’s Jumpers To Follow 2013-14
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Grade 1 winning jockeys Nick Scholfield and Jane Mangan provide readers with their horses to follow
Last years results included:
* Leading Prospects, Arvika Ligeonniere (x3), Boston Bob, Captain Conan (x3), Champagne Fever (x2 inc Supreme Novices’ Hurdle), Glens Melody, Melodic Rendezvous, Simonsig (Arkle) & Un Atout won 13 Grade 1 novice contests between them
* My Tent Or Yours won 4 times including the Betfair Hurdle and the Top Novices’ at Aintree
* Stable Round-Up included Neptune winner The New One, Scottish Champion Hurdle winner Court Minstrel and David Pipe’s Dynaste of whom it read “could follow the Grands Crus path of last year, starting in the Steel Plate And Sections before he is readied for the Feltham” – he won both races and also scored at Aintree in April
* Across The Sea – Mount Benbulben 14/1 winner of the Grade 1 novice chase at the Punchestown Festival
* Under The Hammer – horses featured in this section included Champion Bumper winner Briar Hill (25/1) and The Liquidator, who won the equivalent Grade 1 at Punchestown – this section has been greatly increased for 2013-14