Paul Ferguson has one selection for us on Thursday; As De Mee in the Worcester 16:30. Compare odds and bet.
Though he could finish only fourth on his British debut, in an all-weather bumper in February, As De Mee (4:30) showed enough promise to suggest he has a future, and can make a winning hurdles debut at Worcester on Thursday.
Paul Nicholls’ four-year-old was too keen for his own good and was the only horse to look like threatening the smart winner, Zulu Oscar, up the home straight. He eventually faded into fourth, but remains a useful prospect assuming he learns to settle.
Prior to joining current connections, the Kapgarde gelding won an AQPS (French bumper) at Argentan, before finishing runner-up to Allez Colombieres, a highly-regarded youngster who is now with Willie Mullins and Rich Ricci – currently favourite for the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle.
The sharp track at Worcester ought to be right up his street and he is taken to score, at the main expense of impressive Ludlow bumper winner Gaelic Myth. Kim Bailey’s charge defied greenness to make a winning racecourse debut in April and is another to note in what looks a fairly strong event.
4:30 Worcester: As De Mee; 15/8 bet365
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