By Andrew Atkinson
Nicky Henderson is out in force at Saturday’s Cheltenham meeting with a plethora of horses set to shine, with jockey Daryl Jacob set for a mouthwatering afternoon.
ADJALI (12.40) ridden by Jacob opens Henderson raiders in the Triumph Trial Junior Hurdle over 2 miles.
KILDISART (1.15) trained by Alan King is selected in the Timeform Novice Handicap Chase over 2 miles 4 furlongs, with Jacob in the saddle.
JANIKA (1.50) is tipped to land the Spectra Trophy Handicap Chase, the Henderson trained horse ridden by Jacob.
In the BetBright Trial Chase Henderson trained TERREFORT (2.25) with Jacob up is selected to win over a duelling 3 miles 1 furlong.
Henderson trained BIRCHDALE (3.00) ridden by Barry Geraghty is selected in the Ballymore Novices Hurdle over 2 miles 4 furlongs.
In form Sue Smith stable sees MIDNIGHT SHADOW (3.35) set to put a good account in the Gallard Homes Hurdle over 2 miles 7 furlongs, with Danny Cook up.
Willie Mullins hope NELSON’S TOUCH (4.10) is an each way selection in the Steele Plate Handicap Hurdle over 2 miles.
At DONCASTER Alan King trained MAHLERMADE (3.50) ridden by Wayne Hutchinson is tipped to win in the SkyBet Handicap Chase over 2 miles 7 furlongs.
Doncaster: ALWAYS RESOLUTE (12.55), DYNAMITE DOLLARS (1.30), TRUCKERS LODGE (2.05), LADY BUTTONS (2.40), MONBEG RIVER (3.15, EW), and HOTTER THAN HELL (4.25).
At UTTOXETER The Leader each way selections give value for money, with COLODI (1.05) 20-1; LITTLE RORY MAC (1.40) 10-1; RAVENSDALE (2.15) 12-1. Ballyandy (2.50), Black Tulip (3.25) and Carole’s Vigilante (4.00) are also tipped to win.
Alan Kirby is noted for his rides at LINGFIELD on PUSHKIN MUSEUM (2.30) and COME ON COME ON (3.05). Nananita (1.20), Moongazer (1.55), Al Jellaby (3.40) and Lethal Lover (4.15) are also tipped.
At CHELMSFORD’S evening meeting Ed Dunlop trained course winner GLOBAL ART (7.15) ridden by Robert Havlin is tipped to land the Double Delight Handicap over 1 mile 2 furlongs.
Chelmsford: Ambient (4.40), Classic Charm (5.15), Nubough (5.45), Stamford Rattles (6.15), Wiff Waff (6.45), White Turf (7.45) and Highway Man (8.15, ew).