It was mission accomplished for connections of Balmusette after she earned some precious Listed black type by taking the BetBright Cheltenham Festival Fund Mares' Novices' Hurdle at Doncaster.
The six-year-old (4-1), trained by Keith Reveley and ridden by his son James, came through to lead two out in this extended three-mile event and sprinted 10 lengths clear of A Doll In Milan.
Glingerburn looks a horse firmly on the upgrade after he pocketed the totescoop6 Premier Kelso Hurdle at the Borders circuit.
Winner of the Morebattle Hurdle over course and distance on his last start, Nicky Richards' seven-year-old took his game to another level in the Grade Two over two and a quarter miles.
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.
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!