Cheltenham clerk of the course Simon Claisse has refused to the rule out the prospect of watering for the final two days of the Festival.
Following one of the wettest winters on record, it seems remarkable the taps may be turned on at Prestbury Park, but that is a possibility as the ground is drying up and there is no rain forecast for the coming days.
Trainer Philip Fenton has confirmed Last Instalment is heading to England today, with a decision on his participation in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup unlikely to be made until the middle of next week.
ROB CONTI (Warwick, nap, 4.50) made a pleasing return to action at Ludlow in a hunters’ chase after a four-month break and lines up on Sunday with a major shout.
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