15:00 Newbury Fri 29 November 2019
Rapid progression last season and became the best staying hurdler with fantastic victory in Grade 1 Stayers' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival (3m, good to soft) in March. 2-2 on seasonal reappearances and should be tough to beat.
Grade 1 winner in the past. Twice a winner over fences last season but lost his way before bouncing back in fine style in Grade 2 West Yorkshire Hurdle (3m) at Wetherby earlier this month. This is tougher but respected.
Grand servant for this yard with last winning coming in Grade 1 Champion Stayers' Hurdle at the Punchestown Festival (3m). Put in his place by The Worlds End last time however so will need to reverse that form.
Winner of this in 2017 when providing a front-running 40/1 emotional shock. Only seen once since when fifth in the 2018 Cleeve Hurdle (3m) and plagued by injury since. Best watched on mammoth comeback effort.
Top-class performer who has been plagued by injuries in recent seasons. Second in last season's King George but last seen pulling up in the Gold Cup (3m2f, good to soft). Likely this is a stepping stone to King George once again.
Last Year's Winner
|T: H FryJ: B J Geraghty|
Paisley Park (8/15), Thistlecrack (9/2), The Worlds End (7/1), Unowhatimeanharry (17/2), Beer Goggles (16/1)
- Paisley Park
- The Worlds End
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