Paul Ferguson has one selection for us on Sunday; Rock The World in the Leopardstown 13.00. Compare odds and bet.
It’s Irish Champion Hurdle day at Leopardstown on Sunday and Rock The World (1:00) is taken to get things off to a winning start for Jezki’s trainer, Jessie Harrington.
The six-year-old has shaped with promise on all three starts over timber to date, finishing runner-up to a smart prospect on each occasion, and the Orpen gelding sets a fair standard for the newcomers.
Smart ex-Flat performer Little Rocky is very much respected on his second to Clondaw Court (won well since) while Powder Hound is reportedly well-regarded by Noel Meade and improvement is expected from his debut second.
1:00 Leopardstown: Rock The World 4/1 Bet365
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