A double at Ascot on Sunday took our rating for the season to 126 at a strike charge of 23%.
Optimistic ways by Hardy Cobden paid off within the maiden hurdle on Chavez, a pleasant prospect who will almost definitely be leaping fences subsequent season. His leaping was fluent and he was nonetheless galloping strongly on the finish of just about two and a half miles.
Danny Kirwan’s leaping was excellent, too, on his approach to a snug success within the Class 3 Soil Science Handicap Chase.
We ought to be busy once more later within the week with runners on Friday and Saturday at Newbury and Ayr though I’ll be monitoring climate forecasts earlier than firming up plans. There’s some rain due at Newbury in midweek however Ayr is wanting fairly dry.
If situations are appropriate I’m contemplating sending Enrilo to run within the Scottish Grand Nationwide.
Earlier than then my daughter Olive makes her debut below guidelines on Get The Attraction within the handicap hurdle for beginner jockeys at Wincanton on Wednesday. She could be very eager, is studying on a regular basis and rode her fourth Level-to-Level winner on Sunday.
For all of the updated information on my Saturday runners please make sure you try my Betfair column which matches dwell late on Friday afternoon.