Today on Sky Sports Racing: Callow Hurdle contender looks to get back on track at Fontwell | Race News
It would be a bit of a shock if Kilbeg King couldn’t find his way back to winning ways at Fontwell after running behind Ballymore favorite Hermes Allen last time out.
2.30 Fontwell – Callow sixth returns to calmer waters
King of Kilbeg was in the deep end when he was sixth in the Callow Hurdle last time behind Hermes Allen and returns to a much easier level in this Cazoo Novice Obstacle (2:30).
The eight-year-old Anthony Honeyball lost his unbeaten record at Newbury, having won a bumper then a Ffos Las maiden with ease earlier this season.
Among their rivals, Red Windsor deserves credit for winning a novice event at this track last time out, while the experienced Red Happy is rated at 120 but needs to regain that form after a shocking few races.
1.55 Fontwell – Sixtyfour unit to go back?
THE At The Races App Form Study Handicap Chase (1:55) may well be at the mercy of unit sixty fourwho is chasing a hat-trick and has been in fine form for the Owners Group.
Ben Pauling’s team are in great shape and they will have Beau Morgan on board to take off a precious 7lbs and that helps offset the penalty picked up for the win last time out.
A former Pauling-trained horse at Pawpaw is thriving for David Bridgewater – he looks the likeliest rival after a solid second at Plumpton last time out.
8.00 Wolverhampton – Glen Buck tries to win again
Glen Buck looked very smart going from last to first to win on his Newcastle debut and could challenge for a penalty in the Huge daily boosts only BetUK Novice Stakes (8:00).
Top-level opposition is hard to come by in this round, so gelding Lope De Vega should go two out of two under Jack Mitchell.
Marayel is the highest rated of the rest at 68, but perhaps Screaming Leeagale can improve from a decent sixth on his Kempton debut.
Watch Fontwell and Wolverhampton live on Sky Sports Racing on Monday 6th February.