It’s an enormous day for Betfair Ambassador Paul Nicholls who will likely be hoping to land the weekend’s large prize, the rescheduled Welsh National at Chepstow, with certainly one of his two runners.
He says: “Yala Enki stays all day, has gone close in the race for the last two years and is again a big player despite carrying top weight.”
Next Paul Nicholls discusses his runners at Kempton and Wincanton and explains why he thinks McFabulous has an awesome probability on the former.
He says: “McFabulous ran very well when third to Thyme Hill and Paisley Park at Newbury and this trip looks perfect for him.”
Tony Calvin is crossing his fingers for Saturday morning course inspections as he is discovered 4 bets throughout the afternoon’s conferences at Wincanton and Kempton.
He says: “At Kempton, first up on the box is the 2m4f110yd handicap chase at 13:10 and I very much like The Bay Birch and A Toi Phil against the field at big prices.”
Timeform deliver you their complete runner-by-runner information to the Welsh Grand National at Chepstow on Saturday and pick their 1-2-3.
They say: “Secret Reprieve had plenty in hand when seeing off a couple of these rivals over three miles here last month and looks well-in under just a 4 lb penalty (new mark 8 lb higher).”
Betfair Ambassador Olly Murphy saddles runners at Kempton, Chepstow and Wincanton on Saturday afternoon, so learn his ideas on all of them in his unique column.
He says: “I’m looking forward to running him and the step up in trip will suit him well, and hopefully he is another with an each-way chance under Aidan Coleman.”