Racing’s up-and-coming star Structure Hill makes his eagerly-awaited return within the Coral Hurdle at Ascot this afternoon, dwell on Sky Sports activities Racing.
2.40 Ascot – Structure Hill assessments Champion Hurdle credentials
Nicky Henderson’s star hurdler Structure Hill will look to boost his Champion Hurdle hopes with victory within the Grade Two Coral Ascot Hurdle (2:40).
The five-year-old takes on 5 rivals in his first step exterior of novice firm, and is already as brief as 5/4 for the Cheltenham Competition hurdling showpiece subsequent March.
The most definitely challenger is Brewin’upastorm for Olly Murphy, who has some elegant type within the e-book though he blundered when favorite at Aintree two weeks in the past.
Gary Moore’s enigmatic dual-purpose horse Goshen additionally traces up after a poor run over fences final day trip at this observe.
2.05 Ascot – L’Homme Presse on first step to Gold Cup
Venetia Williams’ Group One winner L’Homme Presse will make his first step in the direction of the Cheltenham Gold Cup in his seasonal comeback within the Grade Two Chanelle Pharma 1965 Chase (2:05).
L’Homme Presse was spectacular final season with a file of six wins in seven begins, together with victory within the Brown Advisory’ Novices Chase on the Cheltenham Competition.
The street again to that assembly begins right here, though proprietor Andy Edwards has warned that his gelding won’t be 100 per cent for the outing.
The contenders in opposition embody Paul Nicholls’ Saint Calvados, who’s now owned and ridden by David Maxwell.
3.15 Ascot – Arkle hero concedes weight all-round
Final yr’s Arkle winner Edwardstone will bid to hold a lofty weight to victory within the Jim Barry Wines Hurst Park Handicap Chase (3:15), in what will probably be his first attempt exterior of novice firm over fences for Alan King.
It might be a superb efficiency from the eight-year-old to defy a mark of 161, who was pulled out of the Shloer Chase final weekend at Cheltenham because of the floor.
Boothill is one to notice from the Harry Fry yard and appears to be on the enhance, while Thyme White received over the course and distance final month for Paul Nicholls.
You’ll be able to’t low cost Frero Banbou with doubtless tender floor for Venetia Williams in addition to Third Time Lucki out of the Dan Skelton yard.
Watch each race from Ascot, Lingfield and Wolverhampton dwell on Sky Sports activities Racing on Saturday, November 19.
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