Saturday December 8
Wetherby 12.45 WIN
Stowaway, a former high-class middle-distance horse on the flat, is building quite a reputation as a sire of top-class jumps prospects. And he has another in Tim Vaughan’s six-year-old who produced as polished a chasing debut at Newcastle last month as it is possible to see. It wasn’t a bad race and they went a respectable gallop, but he travelled and jumped with aplomb before surging clear at the business end. Given that it was also only the fifth outing of his career, no wonder Vaughan and owner JP McManus are getting dizzy about his potential. Today he must defy a 5lb penalty against a handful of promising opponents in a tricky race. But it will be a surprise if he is not up to the task on a track sure to suit.
FRIDAY: TANERKO EMERY WON (2/1)
THURSDAY: SOFTSONG MEETING ABANDONED
WEDNESDAY: JESSICA VALENTINE 3RD
TUESDAY: UTOPIAN 2ND
MONDAY: PENDRA WON
SUNDAY: OUR CONOR WON
SATURDAY: STAYING ARTICLE 2ND
FRIDAY: DYNASTE WON
TIP OF THE DAY SUPPLIED BY SCOOP RACING (RICHARD SILVERWOOD).