There are, however, many more eyeing up the same booty, not least Paul Nicholls, whose Ted Spread
is vying for favouritism and who has a very familiar Imperial Cup profile.
The expected better ground should also help Harry Derham Conditional jockey Ted Spread
3.15 Sandown I like his chances in the Imperial Cup.
Nicholls looks to Spread Paul Nicholls has never won the Imperial Cup despite numerous attempts and has managed just two third places in the last ten runnings, but the ante-post market likes the claims of the unexposed Ted Spread
, who was an impressive winner of a Taunton handicap hurdle on his third jumps start.
is another to consider, but at the prices Ile De Re is taken to score with those lower in the weights having a slightly better record.
Tompkins, 68, trained many other Group winners including Franklins Gardens (Group 2 Yorkshire Cup), Ted Spread
(Group 3 Chester Vase), Steenberg (Group 2 Duke of York) and the popular Group and Lincoln winner Smokey Oakey, who was owned by Dame Judi Dench.
###Yield spread, TED spread
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The second market-based measure is the spread between three-month eurodollar deposits and Treasury bills, or the TED spread
(Panel A, blue line).
SARABAND'S SELECTIONS TODAY KEMPTON: 1.45 Ted Spread
, 2.20 Ballybolley, 2.55 One For The Guv'nr, 3.30 Lamool, 4.05 Mister Fizz, 4.40 Representingceltic, 5.15 William Henry.
Taking all those stats into account, we have a shortlist of Suegioo, De Rigueur, Quick Jack, Ted Spread
, Big Easy, Moidore, Waterclock and Jonny Delta.
Paul Nicholls' trio of Prospect Wells, Ted Spread
and Dark Lover are in the field along with the likes of the Tom George-trained Olofi, Willie Mullins' Rattan and last year's Galway Hurdle winner Moon Dice.
I've followed the son of Sakhee since he hammered Ted Spread
on his hurdling debut at Taunton back in December and he is a class act.
Favourite Ted Spread
and the well-backed duo of Master Of Arts and Ile De Re were left toiling as Paintball sprinted up the hill to win by four and a half lengths.