Nicky Richards has always been a man of note at Carlisle so it was no surprise to see the Graystoke manager among the winners, even by his standards Better Getalong would have been a shock at 14/1. The stable doubled up in the next with Houston Texas surviving a two-man error as well-supported Rightplacerighttime was a bitter disappointment for favored backers.
Masked Crusader is emerging as a name to watch in the future and the former Point-to-Pointer has been unleashed in the novice obstacle and he could be even better when he steps up his journey. It was the first leg of a brace for Donald McCain as Tim Pat needed to seal the final on the card.
Minella Hub was the best backed horse of the day at Plumpton and the backers who got 2/1 as the birds sang in the bushes never had a moment’s trepidation as Pat Murphy’s inmate won as he liked it with odds of 5/6. .
Gary Moore had another winner to add to his tally. Saligo Bay was expected to be the opener but could only muster the second as Ruby Yeats had to come back to a juicy 9/1 on the day – securing the second leg a 409/1 double for his son, Joshua. Moore.
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