Paul Ferguson has one selection for us on Tuesday; Call The Cops in the Ludlow 13:55. Compare odds and bet.
Fresh from his Irish Grand National success aboard Shutthefrontdoor, Barry Geraghty travels over to Ludlow for three rides for Nicky Henderson, the first of the trio being the useful novice hurdler Call The Cops (1:55) in the opener.
The five-year-old looked a decent recruit when winning a maiden hurdle at Towcester in December, after which he failed to handle the ground behind Champagne West at Ascot the following month.
The son of Presenting returned to action at Chepstow last month, going down to another improving sort by a short-head, and he should relish today’s sounder surface. He looks to have recent course-and-distance winner Magic Money to beat, but Call The Cops is given the verdict, with Geraghty in the saddle for the first time.
1:55 Ludlow: Call The Cops; 4/7 Betfred
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