We stay at Newbury for the second day of the meeting. The going is Good to Soft (Good in places) and another bright spring day is forecast.
Wide open race in which the veteran Ericht has his ideal conditions.
The 11y.o. looked the winner going to the last at Doncaster on latest start, before weakening on the run-in and just being caught.
That was over 3 miles and this 4f drop in trip will suit him. Currently a general 10/1 which looks about right.
Just the five remain for this 2m novice hurdle.
Top weighted Sir Antony Browne may find conditions on the sharp side.
Most Celebrated found little for pressure on latest start over today’s c&d.
Adrrastos form is suspect.
Beach Bar is a useful flat horses making hurdles debut.
Whin Park needs to improve.
At the prices Most Celebrated is the marginal value at the 2/1 on offer. I go:
Sir Antony Browne 13/8
Most Celebrated 13/8
Beach Bar 12/1
Whin Park 33/1
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