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Gr 1 winner Jango Baie goes for the Gr 2 bet365 Premier Novice’s Hurdle (Picture: Sporting Life)

R1 15H42 SA Time – bet365 Handicap Hurdle (GBB Race)
THE KALOOKI KID was not disgraced in a competitive Grade 2 novice hurdle at Doncaster last time and that form suggests that a mark of 124 may underestimate him on his handicap bow. Itso Fury is an obvious threat to the selection following his Wincanton victory on his most recent outing in November, while Rafferty’s Return and Pentland Hills are others who make the shortlist.
Watch out for: ITSO FURY (3)

R2 16H17 SA Time – bet365 Premier Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 2) (GBB Race)
JANGO BAIE won a Grade 1 at Aintree on Boxing Day and was not disgraced when chasing home a talented rival under a penalty at Huntingdon last time. A reproduction of either of those efforts may well be good enough to see him home in front here. That said, the progressive Brucio should not be discounted following her success in a valuable handicap at Leopardstown last month. Others to note are Personal Ambition and Cannock Park.
Top Tip: JANGO BAIE (1)
Watch out for: BRUCIO (12)

R3 16H50 SA Time – bet365 Morebattle Hurdle (Handicap Hurdle) (GBB Race)
UNDER CONTROL bumped into a high-class rival when filling second place in a Grade 2 at Doncaster last time and that performance suggests that a mark of 138 should be workable on her return to handicap company. Last year’s winner Benson has to be of interest once again, despite arriving here off a 5lb higher mark. Rewired edges out The Churchill Lad and Bingoo to be best of the rest.
Watch out for: BENSON (1)

R4 15H25 SA Time – bet365 Premier Chase (Listed) (GBB Race)
A respectable third in the Coral Gold Cup in December, MONBEG GENIUS looks the one with most upside and can take this en route to a tilt at the Grand National next month. The eight-year-old has dominated in smaller fields before and he should have too much class for admirable veteran Aye Right, who went down on his sword at Warwick last time out. Course specialist Elvis Mail is another to consider, as well as Thunder Rock.
Watch out for: AYE RIGHT (3)

R5 18H00 SA Time – bet365 Cyril Alexander Memorial Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase (GBB Race)
Course form can count for plenty around here, which bodes well for SPECIAL RATE, who has won his last two at the track. A winner of four of his five starts over fences, Philip Kirby’s charge can do little wrong at present and gets the vote ahead of Imperial Bede, who did it well himself when scoring easily on his chase debut at Southwell. General Officer should be much more at home going left-handed and is capable of being in the mix as well.
Watch out for: IMPERIAL BEDE (4)

R6 18H35 PM – bet365 Juvenile Hurdle (GBB Race)
Doncaster scorer Mojo Ego sets the standard in this juvenile hurdle, but he was disappointing at Taunton last time and conceding weight to a couple of interesting Flat recruits won’t be easy. GOVERNOR OF INDIA only had the five starts on the level but did win over 1m2f at Newcastle and is expected to know his job on hurdles debut for the powerful Nicky Henderson yard. The ex-French Djerbanni must also be taken seriously.
Watch out for: DJERBANNI (3)

R7 19H10 SA Time – bet365 Handicap Chase
Netywell rounded off his hat-trick in style at Newcastle last week and is respected, likewise Sacre Coeur, who is a model of consistency representing a top stable. Preference, though, is for the course form which ESCAPEANDEVADE brings to the table. He is on a three-timer and could hardly have done it any easier over C&D last time. Brian Hughes keeps the partnership intact and another bold showing looks assured.
Watch out for: NETYWELL (1)