Ask The Tycoon has a super attitude and although the trip was too short for him he hurdled brilliantly and tried to quicken in the home straight. His third placing was credit to his raw talent and he should be a good prospect for Mark and Susie Russell
Well Above Par did not travel as he can and was a bit careful at his fences. It could be that his fall at Ayr has knocked his confidence a bit. However he jumped round to be sixth and we know that he is better than this.
Meanwhile at Bangor Newtown Lad jumped like a buck until a mile from home where he faded, he will improve on this. Chasseur De Tetes found the sharp pace a bit of a shock but he galloped to the line and is getting the hang of things.
On to the Northern Lights finals meeting at Carlisle where Catchthemoonlight has a stiff task on ground that will be softer than she usually runs on. It is a good prize though and she takes her chance on a track that she likes.
Forest Des Aigles has been aimed at his race and we are hoping that he can run well at this stiff track.Voyage A New York has looked well at home and is on a realistic mark if he can return to his from of a couple of seasons ago.