TEMPLEGATE takes on Sunday’s card confident of a few winners.
Read on for our man’s top tips over the jumps at Kempton and Sedgefield.
ZUCKERBERG (2.55 Sedgefield, nap)
He would have finished closer than third at Southwell last time but for a final fence blunder. This race looks easier and trainer Jennie Candlish is in decent form.
NAIZAGAI (1.30 Kempton, nb)
He caught the eye with a close-up second on his first spin over fences at Sedgefield. He looks on a fair weight and doesn’t need much more to get off the mark.
MERCIAN PRINCE (2.40 Kempton)
He won on his last run over this course and distance. He went close at Worcester latest and can go close again.
1.00 Impulsive One
Two good wins so far and has plenty more to come.
1.30 Naizagai (nb)
Stepped up to finish a good second at Sedgefield latest.
Looks better than these rivals for Paul Nicholls.
2.40 Mercian Prince (treble)
Went close at Worcester last time and will be there again.
3.15 Silver Streak
Has won this for the past two years and hard to beat.
3.50 Mister Tickle
Made it three wins in a row at Fontwell last time out.
4.25 Gala De Corton
Fair form in bumpers and do better now hurdling.
1.45 Minella Trump
Made it four wins on the spin at Perth last time out.
Good second on hurdles debut at Ludlow latest.
2.55 Zuckerberg (NAP)
Consistent and another good effort at Southwell last time.
Solid form in Ireland and should stay this marathon trip.
4.05 Minella Plus
Been going well in bumpers and can improve for hurdling.
4.40 Gordon’s Jet
Solid third over course and distance last time out.
5.15 A Different Kind
Impressive bumper winner here 19 days ago.
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