A trip to the Punchestown Festival beckons for Saturday's easy Newbury winner O Maonlai.
The seven-year-old finally delivered on the promise he had shown last season over hurdles in Ireland when scoring by nine lengths on the bridle.
The New One's Stan James Champion Hurdle preparations neared completion on Wednesday with a satisfactory schooling session.
Jockey Sam Twiston-Davies was delighted with the jumping practice and will be hoping for more luck than last year.
Spellbound provided our first winner for the month yesterday at Exeter and we look to follow up this afternoon with two selections from Downpatrick.
A very high or very low draw is hard to overcome in big-field 6f handicaps at Kempton and it should pay to concentrate on those drawn between stalls 3 and 9 in the concluding 32RedSport.com Handicap tonight (8.45). Since mid-August last year, 14 of the 15 course and distance handicaps to feature 12 or more runners have fallen to one of these seven draw positions.
The 2015 Cheltenham Festival is just a week away now and all roads lead to Prestbury Park. March is a pivotal month in the National Hunt season and we have loads going on throughout the next few weeks to keep any horse racing fan satisfied!!