Paul Ferguson has two selections for us on Sunday; Galway Disko in the Galway 1.20 and Work In Progress in the 3.00 at Aintree. Compare odds and bet.
Aintree stages a decent card on Sunday, with a competitive renewal of the Old Roan Chase the highlight. There are several nice types on show throughout, however, including La Bague Au Roi in the concluding mares’ bumper.
Warren Greatrex’s four-year-old looked a useful prospect once the penny dropped on debut at Newton Abbot, but she has to concede a 7lb penalty to some nicely bred mares, so the race is best watched.
Earlier on the card Work In Progress (3:00) is fancied to land the 2m4f Molson Coors Handicap Hurdle for Dan and Harry Skelton.
The son of Westerner bolted up in a novice event at Kempton a week ago and looks sure to run a big race under a 6lb penalty. The five-year-old looked rather aptly named last term, shaping with promise on a couple of occasions, and it could be that he needed another summer to come into himself.
Plenty more is required here, but he arrives at Aintree at the top of his game and he can make the most of the fitness advantage he holds over many of his main market rivals this afternoon.
Over in Ireland Disko (1:30) can make a winning debut over hurdles at Galway, at the expense of another smart prospect, Jetstream Jack. The selection looked hugely exciting on debut in February and he improved on that when runner-up in the Grade 1 bumper at the Punchestown Festival.
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