No Cheltenham for Topper

  • Last Updated: November 30 2012, 10:24 GMT

Trainer Kim Bailey has ruled out sending Harry Topper to the Cheltenham Festival this season.

Harry Topper on his way to victory
Harry Topper on his way to victory

Bailey will adopt a cautious approach with the promising five-year-old, who was a deeply impressive Grade Two winner at Newbury on Thursday.

The Gloucestershire handler told his website, "Harry will have a good break now and run just once or twice more this season, but not at Cheltenham.

"He is not ready for that yet."

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