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Prediction: 1st Houseparty, 2nd Glencree, 3rd Chain Of Events
Glencree (IRE) 27
b g Presenting-Hidden Ability (Alphabatim)
11 - 12 p
He has won two hurdle races and a chase from 2m 3f to 2m 4f on good to firm and good to soft ground, but last win was over two years ago. Beaten 11l by Gonow when second of 8 at 4-1jt-fav on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Hexham over 2m 4f (good) last month.
Tracking Time (GB) 49
b g Central Park-E Minor (Blushing Flame)
11 - 11
Placed in a NH flat race from seven starts. Unseated rider when 7-2 at Towcester over 2m (soft) in a hurdle race won by Thinger Licht in March on his latest outing.
Houseparty (GB) 25
b g Invincible Spirit-Amusing Time (Sadlers Wells)
11 - 11 p
A winner of a NH flat race at 2m on good to soft ground. Third of 11 behind Trend Is My Friend beaten 4l at 5-2 on his latest outing in a maiden hurdle race at Sedgefield over 2m 1f (good to firm) last month.
Chain Of Events (GB) 35 (26f)
ch g Nayef-Ermine (Cadeaux Genereux)
11 - 8 t
Placed in a hurdle race from three NH starts. Third of 10 behind Watered Silk beaten 15l at 4-1 on his latest NH outing in a hurdle race over this course and distance (good) last month. He is wearing a tongue-tie for the first time.
Lindsays Dream (GB) 28
b m Montjeu-Lady Lindsay (Danehill Dancer)
11 - 5 p
She has won three hurdle races from 2m to 2m 2f on soft ground. Third of 8 behind Bow To No One beaten 2 3/4l at 14-1 on her latest outing in a hurdle race at Stratford over 2m 3f (good) last month.
Arkaim (GB) 21 (161f)
b g Oasis Dream-Habariya (Perugino)
11 - 5
A winner of a hurdle race at 2m on good ground. Well beaten at 9-4fav behind Catawollow when eighth of 11 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Wetherby over 2m (good) last month.
Wheelavit (IRE) 299 (1867f)
b g Elnadim-Storm River (Riverman)
11 - 3 t
Winner of five hurdle races from 2m to 2m 1f on good to firm and good ground, but last win was over two years ago. Well beaten at 33-1 behind Tarkari when last of 11 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Southwell over 2m (good) in July last year.
Theres No Rules (GB) 7 (44f)
br g Authorized-Excellent (Grand Lodge)
10 - 5 e/s h
Unplaced in all five starts over hurdles. Finished 11l behind Princesse Fleur when fifth of 12 at 33-1 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Worcester over 2m 4f (good) earlier this month.
Fitandproperjob (GB) 6
b g Helissio-Talkasha (Doyoun)
10 - 0 t
A winner of a hurdle race at 2m 1f on soft ground. Well beaten at 14-1 behind Castlemorris King when 10th of 14 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Towcester over 2m (good) earlier this month.
Galley Slave (IRE) 82 (27f)
b g Spartacus-Cimeterre (Arazi)
10 - 0 v 1
He has won three hurdle races from 2m 1f to 2m 5f on good to firm and good ground. Finished 6l behind Cara Court when fifth of 15 at 14-1 on his latest NH outing in a hurdle race at Catterick over 2m 3f (good to soft) in February.
Forecast Prices: Houseparty 11/4, Chain Of Events 6/1, Glencree 9/2, Arkaim 13/2, Lindsays Dream 11/2, Tracking Time 7/1, Fitandproperjob 14/1, Wheelavit 33/1, Galley Slave 20/1, Theres No Rules 16/1
Last Year's Race: Carlitos Spirit, 8, 11 12, F Keniry, 16/1, I W McInnes, 12 ran