The former Irish point-to-pointer
looked likely to make a winning seasonal appearance when coming cruising to the last fence in Cheltenham's bonusprint.
Former Irish point-to-pointer
Wayward King opened his account in style over fences when taking the Mid Season Chase at Wincanton yesterday and had trainer Ron Hodges dreaming of Cheltenham Festival success.
The most recent was at Lower Machen where the eight-year-old chestnut gelding had another prolific point-to-pointer
, Rosies Peacock, trailing in his wake.
The bloodstock world is full of hype and exaggeration but one vendor who has shown refreshing honesty is Green Lane Farm, which is taking the unplaced point-to-pointer
Radharc Nahabhainn to today's Brightwells Derby Sale at Ascot.
Johnson should also strike with recent winning point-to-pointer
The Knoxs (4.
Originally a successful point-to-pointer
and hunter chaser, he won six races under rules all told, notably outsprinting top two-miler Waterloo Boy in the South Wales Showers Caradon Mira Silver Trophy back at Cheltenham in 1991.
The successful point-to-pointer
has been brought along steadily by Mick Easterby, who has rated him highly ever since buying the seven-year-old out of a field as a foal.
Meanwhile, did you know that former Welsh point-to-pointer
Clover Bud which won the 1960 Welsh Grand National at Chepstow covered more than 150 miles of National Hunt fences.
30 Fakenham SP forecast 8-11 Only run under rules yielded a victory in a 3m2f novices' hunter chase at Folkestone a year ago and has confirmed himself a smart point-to-pointer
this winter, registering form figures of F4111.
A former winning point-to-pointer
, he made the perfect start to his racecourse career when running out an easy winner of a Sligo maiden hurdle in May.
I remember being annoyed when I rode in a hunter chase at Chepstow and was beaten by a former Welsh point-to-pointer
, who turned out to be Norton's Coin
This veteran point-to-pointer
is a course winner and proved his well- being when defeating Coolafinka at Fairyhouse recently.