Timeform select the three best bets at Ascot on Friday…
“…he gets the vote to land this race before potentially moving on to bigger and better things.”
Timeform on Fiddlerontheroof
A winner of a novice hurdle at Hereford final yr, Steal A March formed encouragingly on solely his second begin in a handicap at Cheltenham final month, overcoming an eight-month absence and doubtless unfortunate to not have completed nearer than he did, hampered 4 out however rallying properly after delivering solely eighth, taking third late on and ending with working left. He stays able to higher nonetheless and, granted a smoother race, might properly reverse the shape with the reopposing Castle Robin.
Flegmatik appeared a tough experience over hurdles final time period however has appeared a unique prospect since being despatched chasing, making the proper begin to life over fences with victory in one of many go-to novice chases at Carlisle in October, quickening to steer quickly after the ultimate flight and ridden out to land the percentages in a vastly aggressive affair. He failed to copy that kind at Sandown final time, however he bumped into all the difficulty occurring that event, in order that run is best neglected, and he appears to be like properly value one other probability to construct on his chasing debut success.
Fiddlerontheroof could not complement his Tolworth victory with success within the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle on the Cheltenham Festival in March, however he has progressed properly since being despatched over fences, and this appears to be like alternative for him to realize his first graded victory on this sphere. Colin Tizzard’s cost opened his chasing account with victory at Exeter final month, constructing on his debut promise to edge forward late on. There was a lot to love about that efficiency, regardless that he solely squeaked dwelling, and with enchancment doubtless, he will get the vote to land this race earlier than doubtlessly transferring on to greater and higher issues.