Paul Ferguson has one selection for us on Thursday; Gwafa in the Huntingdon 13:45. Compare odds and bet.
Conceding a 7lb penalty to Blue Rambler won’t be easy, but GWAFA (1:45) looked a useful novice when bolting up at Fakenham last month and today’s quicker conditions should suit.
Sixth to Altior in a warm Kempton novice on Boxing Day the time before, Paul Webber’s five-year-old scored by 15 lengths on his second start over timber.
John Ferguson’s charge was rated higher than the selection on the level and didn’t do much wrong last time but, with the emphasis on speed, preference is for Gwafa, who was a classy middle-distance three-year-old handicapper for Marco Botti.
If he wins here, connections are likely to start thinking about a trip to Aintree.
1:45 Huntingdon – Gwafa; 9/4 Ladbrokes
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