McKEAN, Dave (illus.) David Almond (text) Mouse Bird
Snake Wolf Walker, 2013 unpaged $19.95 ISBN 9781406322897 SCIS 1610428
(3.45) has a good chance in a race that often throws up a future National winner and he also showed an aptitude for heavy going when digging deep to score at Warwick last month.
Gallagher had earlier initiated a double aboard David Gandolfo's Mouse Bird
who followed up his recent Plumpton victory with a win from northern raider Grey Abbey in the River Racing Sports Betting Specialist Handicap Chase.
Gallagher enjoyed an armchair ride on Jolly Green Giant, but his victory on David Gandolfo's Mouse Bird
in the extended two-and-a-half-mile handicap chase was a very different affair.
Wednesday: Supply and Demand (Lingfield 2.0), Mouse Bird
(Lingfield 2.30); My Legal Eagle (Wolv 2.10), Chahaya Timor (Wolv 2.40); Reeds (Musselburgh 2.20) Secret Bay (Musselburgh 4.20);
Alan King's Rowington and Mouse Bird
are the two main threats.
The High Estate gelding proved very easy to back on his first run since leaving Jonjo O'Neill, but his drift in the ring could hardly have been a less accurate guide as he toyed with his five rivals (Niki Dee was withdrawn) to come home well clear of Mouse Bird
Tim Whitley's journey from Newton Abbot to see his quirky chaser Mouse Bird
contest the handicap chase over two and a half miles also ended in frustration on the M6.
In the opening TV race, Lobster Cottage (3.10) can complete the hat-trick at the expense of Mouse Bird
His battle won, Quixall Crossett passed the post with ears pricked, almost 30 seconds-or the equivalent of over 100 lengths-behind the winner Mouse Bird
Take advantage by backing the consistent Mouse Bird
each-way at 8-1.
Though Griffiths put up 4lb overweight, the combination jumped too well for veteran Mister Oddy and the reluctant Mouse Bird