The decision to run Current Exchange at Leicester instead of waiting for the CGA Foxhunter Chase at Cheltenham next week paid dividends with a last-gasp victory.
Shrewsbury trainer Sheila Crow revealed that her husband, Alistair, suggested they go for the Mallard Pawnbrokers Hunters' Chase, the feature race at the East Midlands track and worth £7,716 to the winner. It proved the right call, but only just.
David Pipe has issued a warning over the participation at next week's Cheltenham Festival of Un Temps Pour Tout.
Bought for £450,000 after finishing third in a Grade One in France, the five-year-old returned lame after his routine exercise on Friday morning.
Sandown’s EBF Final graces the Esher course’s competitive Saturday card, and this tight-knit contest is invariably won by a decent horse. Philip Hobbs has long had this valuable race in mind for Horizontal Speed and he should run really well.
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