Paul Ferguson has one selection for us on Tuesday; Katie Too in the Fontwell 12:40. Compare odds and bet.
Some really interesting stuff from Uttoxeter on Tuesday, where Aubusson should be tough to beat if jumping soundly in the staying novices’ chase.
The classy hurdler looks all over a chaser and it will be disappointing if he fails to see off Milansbar.
The novices’ handicap chase looks more competitive, in which the pair I like are April Dusk and Grove Silver.
The former heads the market and is another that has the physique of a chaser. He won easily here last time and is a worthy market leader, with the Warren Greatrex yard in fine form.
In contrast, Grove Silver is the rank outsider and looks potentially over-priced. Sadly, however, only seven go to post, so the race lacks each-way appeal, with the favourite looking solid. The grey did run better than the bare result on his recent chase debut and, if this doesn’t come too soon, he could surprise a few here on his favoured testing ground.
For the day’s selection, it is off down to Fontwell where KATIE TOO (12:40) can land the opening mares’ novices’ hurdle for Alan King.
A soft ground bumper winner at Newbury (runner-up gives that form a solid look), the four-year-old went on to finish seventh at Aintree.
That Listed contest has already thrown up several hurdles winners and the King’s Theatre filly can make the most of the 7lbs she receives from market leader, the penalised Drumvirdey.
The selection was trading at 2/1 overnight, though I suspect she might well head the betting by post time.
12:40 Fontwell – Katie Too; 7/4 Betfred
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