Wayward Prince defied his advancing years to spring a 25-1 surprise in the BetBright Grimthorpe Chase at Doncaster.
The 11-year-old was good enough to win a Grade One hurdle back in 2010 and has been highly tried in chase company, but he had lost his way in recent seasons.
Paul Nicholls gained a seventh win in the last 10 renewals of the StanJames.com Supporting Greatwood Gold Cup at Newbury as Sound Investment justified favouritism in the Grade Three event.
The Ditcheat handler has made a habit of plundering the biggest Saturday prizes this season, but Sound Investment looked to be up against it with four to jump.
David Pipe had a productive time of it last weekend and RATHEALY (Newbury, nap, 4.00) can keep the yard ticking over nicely as the Cheltenham Festival looms.
Sunday’s racing is desperately disappointing, so I’ve turned my attention to the Cheltenham festival and the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Chase.
There is nothing better as a racing fan than sitting down to Channel 4 racing on a Saturday afternoon and relaxing with a few bets on the GGs. We’ve gone through tomorrow’s 8 Live C4 races and picked out the horses we think could be the likeliest winners and the dark horses - have a look!