IDYLLIC Plumpton has upped it’s game this season and the track is rewarded with a stellar Novice Chase on Sunday.
The Cheltenham bonus has attracted runners from Ireland and France as well as some home grown big guns.
GLENLOE (Plumpton, 1.10) makes the trip across the Irish sea for Gordon Elliot.
Master Dino will get all the headlines after winning a Grade 1 in France and hoping to follow up on his impressive chase debut here having been bought by Simon Munir and Isaac Souede.
Cheltenham is the aim for him, but it’s hard to get to grips with his form and Plumpton is far from what horses in France are used to.
My fancy has some strong hurdles form to his name and gets plenty of weight from his rivals.
Connections have thrown him in deep for his chasing bow, but he’s always shaped as if the bigger obstacles will improve him.
He comes here fresh – not a bad thing – and his narrow second to Delta Work is quality form.
He’d prefer a bit more rain around, but the ground should be testing enough at this time of the year given the temperatures.
He could be overlooked in the market and looks a decent bet on an intriguing Sunday afternoon.
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