THE two Harrys look an ideal marriage within the Ladbrokes Lengthy Distance Hurdle (three.00) at Newbury.
Prime staying hurdler UNOWHATIMEANHARRY – educated by Harry Fry – ought to put his health to good use towards Thistlecrack.
1.50: The place there’s a Will there’s a pay.
WILLOUGHBY COURT didn’t impress along with his leaping on his chase debut at Huntingdon.
His downfall was most likely the right-handed monitor so it was some effort to nonetheless handle to return dwelling in entrance.
The shape has additionally labored out properly and Ben Pauling’s ace can solely enhance for that first expertise of fences.
His Cheltenham Pageant victory within the Neptune Novices’ Hurdle reveals what an engine he’s bought and as we speak’s floor must be ideally suited.
Willoughby Courtroom’s hurdles kind doesn’t match Yanworth’s brace of open Grade 1s final season however it’s value remembering he was solely runner-up within the 2016 Neptune.
His fall at Exeter final time doesn’t hassle me as his leaping is usually good however he’s value taking over on the costs.
Adrien Du Pont must take an enormous step ahead however that’s not inconceivable.
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2.25: Go for the Odd one out.
SPACE ODDITY ran into good prospect Benatar at Ascot final time. That was a high quality effort towards some unexposed novices and he seems to be properly handled after going up simply a few kilos.
With coach Harry Fry banging within the winners he seems to be a great guess.
Ridgeway Flyer solely beat one horse at Taunton final time however that was his fourth win on the spin. If the bottom isn’t too delicate he ought to run properly.
Jameson and Willie Boy have each taken properly to fences however O O Seven is likely to be weak off prime weight having proven his hand final time.
Vibrato Valtat is dropping within the weights however it stays to be seen if as we speak’s floor is what he needs.
three.00: UNOWHATIMEANHARRY is a knock-out guess within the Ladbrokes Lengthy Distance Hurdle.
He’s undoubtedly the highest British staying hurdler. His development since becoming a member of Harry Fry has been fairly astonishing.
His solely defeat for his present coach got here when third within the Solar Bets Stayers’ Hurdle final season and his comeback Aintree success over an insufficient 2m4f was a pleasant efficiency.
He has to provide 6lbs to top-class Thistlecrack. He was the very best staying hurdler of his day earlier than switching to fences final season with nice success.
Harm dominated him out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup and this must be a sighter forward of a defence of his King George crown.
I’m positive the burden Unowhatimeanharry has to provide Thistlecrack is greater than made up for as he’s race-fit.
Colin’s Sister beat Wholestone at Wetherby 4 weeks in the past. Each have to step as much as bother my fancy.
three.35: Go the place BENEAGLES dares.
I’ve little question he has the power to take a race like this and hopefully the visor he wears for the primary time will do the trick.
My fancy got here dwelling properly when third in the same race over as we speak’s course and distance final month and appears the sort to understand a little bit of headgear.
Whataknight was simply forward of Beneagles final time. He’s fairly constant however he appears to lack the tempo to get his head in entrance the place it issues.
Boyhood positively has a shiny future however he must show he genuinely stays this far.
Oscarteea will just like the returns to hurdles and Good day George is one other in with a shout.
Templegate’s TV suggestions
1.50 Newbury – Willoughby Courtroom: ‘Type of chase win has labored out properly and he can enhance for that have’ (add to your betslip)
2.25 Newbury – Area Oddity: ‘Ran into good prospect Benatar final time and nonetheless seems to be properly handled’ (add to your betslip)
three.00 Newbury – Unowhatimeanharry: ‘Undoubtedly the highest British staying hurdler and has the health edge over Thistlecrack’ (add to your betslip)
three.35 Newbury – Beneagles: ‘Has the power to take a race like this and the visor he wears for the primary time can do the trick’ (add to your betslip)
6.15 Dance Emperor (treble)
6.45 Any Little Rhyme
7.15 Alba Del Sole
eight.45 Ship Up
9.15 Harmful Ends
12.30 No Ceiling
1.00 Rio Bravo
1.30 Gibbes Bay
2.00 Drumlee Sundown
three.10 Invisible Couds
12.20 Lostintranslation (nb)
1.20 Chef Des Obeaux
1.50 Willoughby Courtroom
2.25 Area Oddity (nap)
12.10 Swift Cedar
1.40 Pearl Nation
2.45 First Excel