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REIGNING SUPREME gained twice from three begins over hurdles final season along with his solely defeat approaching heavy floor.
Nicky Henderson has wasted no time sending him over fences and he appears properly weighted.
Henderson might have the largest hazard in Wenyerreadyfreddie. He had some good novice hurdles type final season however he was all the time prone to do higher when despatched chasing.
The journey was most likely too sharp when fourth on his comeback over hurdles at Sandown so he’ll love stepping as much as 2m4f for his chase debut.
Contact Kick gained at Sandown final time however this appears a a lot more durable race. There’s a good likelihood could have improved for that win however he might want to.
Hell’s Kitchen has all the time had stacks of potential however he wants to start out displaying it on the monitor.
TUNE into the good Escape.
ELEGANT ESCAPE was respectable sufficient over hurdles however there’s little question he’s improved since switching to fences.
He chased dwelling Mia’s Storm at Chepstow earlier than filling the identical place behind Ballyoptic at Exeter.
I’ve a sense he is progressing quicker than that pair and he put in a superb spherical of leaping to see off Black Corton at Newbury final time.
Black Corton has executed fantastically properly to win six chases already this season. Solely a slower soar on the final value him defeat in opposition to Elegant Escape final time however he’s not open to as a lot development as Colin Tizzard’s hope.
A blunder on the final value Ballyoptic when overwhelmed by Black Corton at Cheltenham final month. His errors are a priority and I’m unsure this monitor is right.
Some Invitation didn’t beat a lot on his chasing debut. He’s solely had 5 races and that inexperience counts in opposition to him.
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Champion Hurdler BUVEUR D’AIR ought to have little hassle rattling off his eighth straight win.
His solely defeat since switching from bumpers got here when third within the 2016 Supreme Novices’ Hurdle behind top-class stablemate Altior.
After two chase wins final season he returned to hurdling with devastating impact. He adopted his Champion Hurdle victory by including one other Grade 1 within the Aintree Hurdle.
Nicky Henderson’s ace cruised dwelling within the Combating Fifth on is return and appears laborious to beat.
The New One ran one other screamer when narrowly failing to present My Tent Or Yours 6lbs when trying to win a fourth Worldwide Hurdle at Cheltenham ten days in the past.
He chased dwelling Yanworth on this race 12 months in the past and Faugheen in 2016.
It appears seemingly Nigel Twiston-Davies’ grand outdated hurdler will fill the identical place for a 3rd time.
Previous Guard might be his essential rival for that slot.
LONG dwell the King.
THISTLECRACK was superior when profitable the 32Crimson King George final yr.
He had the race gained turning for dwelling and was far sufficient clear on the run-in to permit Tom Scudamore to wave to the group for a lot of the run-in.
He was off injured after struggling his solely defeat over fences when narrowly denied in a titanic battle with ill-fated Many Clouds at Cheltenham in January.
His comeback run over hurdles at Newbury might have been significantly better. Little question. However he moved along with his ordinary class and I reckon it was simply lack of health that instructed.
If he’s again to the type of 12 months in the past he would be the one to beat.
This yr’s race does look stronger. Would possibly Chew was unimaginable as a novice. He would have gained the Kauto Star Chase by a rustic mile on this present day final season however for a shuddering fall on the final.
His RSA Chase win – the place he dropped anchor midway up the run-in earlier than storming dwelling to nail
Whisper – was full of sophistication. A non-nonsense Sandown win on his return ought to have set him up for right this moment.
Bristol De Mai sliced by way of mud to win the Betfair Chase by a whopping 57 lengths. It could be harmful to presume he has to have it heavy.
Ladbrokes Trophy runner-up Whisper has each-way claims and Double Shuffle might run properly at a monster value.
Templegate’s TV ideas
1.20 Kempton – REIGNING SUPREME: ‘Received twice from three begins over hurdles final season and he appears properly weighted’ (add to your betslip)
1.55 Kempton – ELEGANT ESCAPE: ‘I’ve a sense he is progressing quicker than his rivals and he put in a superb spherical of leaping final time’ (add to your betslip)
2.10 Wetherby – BAYWING: ‘Loves testing floor and his chase win final February over right this moment’s course and distance is nice type’ (add to your betslip)
2.30 Kempton – BUVEUR D’AIR: ‘Ought to have little hassle rattling off his eighth straight win’ (add to your betslip)
three.05 Kempton – THISTLECRACK: ‘If he’s again to the type of 12 months in the past he would be the one to beat’ (add to your betslip)
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He loves testing floor and his chase win final February came visiting right this moment’s course and distance in novice contest.
My fancy got here down on the first within the race gained by Welsh Nationwide hope Chase The Spud at Haydock final time however not less than he didn’t have a tough race.
Aloomomo could be a giant participant in greatest type and he has dropped to a pleasant weight. A few hurdles spins ought to have put him spot on for right this moment however he does have to show he actually stays this far.
Wakanda is one other given an opportunity by the handicapper. He didn’t run too properly at Newcastle final time however it might be harmful to write down him off.
Get On The Yager got here good on heavy floor at Fontwell however there’s a suspicion that race fell aside.
Nicky Henderson’s Would possibly Chew lands the 32Crimson King George VI Chase at Kempton
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