Fusil Raffles eyes Listed Sky Bet Handicap Chase glory

By Andrew Atkinson

Dan Skelton trained Third Time Lucki (1.35) ridden by Harry Skelton is tipped to win the Grade 2 Class 1 Novices Chase over 2 miles at Doncaster.

Arkle hopes Third Time Lucki, For Pleasure and Do Your Job go head-to-head in the three-runner field won by Shishkin in 2021.

The Lightning is one of three Grade 2 events on the Town Moor seven racecard meeting that gets underway with the 16 runners Sky Sports Handicap Hurdle over 2m 3f.

David Pipe trained Grangeclare Glory (12.25) priced at 14-1 is tipped each-way by fromthehorsesmouth.info with Phil Kirby trained Black Ebony worthy of each-way support at 12-1.

The Listed Sky Bet Handicap Chase over 2m 7f sees 17 runners go to post, including ante-post favourite Fusil Raffles and Ladbrokes Trophy winner Cloudy Glen.

Nicky Henderson trained Fusil Raffles (3.20) under James Bowen is tipped to win and Paul Nicholls trained Kapcorse under Lorcan Williams is worthy of each-way support.

Paul Nicholls saddles Miranda (2.10) and Kapcorse (3.20) Doncaster.

Miranda (2.10) trained by Paul Nicholls and ridden by Bryony Frost is tipped to land the Sky Bet Yorkshire Roses Mares Grade 2 Hurdle over 2 miles.

Unanswered Prayers (2.45) trained by Chris Gordon is selected to win the Grade 2 Albert Bartlett Novice Hurdle over 3m.

Tom Midgley claiming 5lbs rides Gillian Boanas trained Karapiro Doug (3.55) tipped each-way priced at 33-1 in the Open National Hunt Flat Race over 2 miles.

DONCASTER fromthehorsesmouth.info selections: 12.25 Grangclare Glory (ew); Black Ebony (ew). 1.00 Speak Of The Devil (ew). 1.35 Third Time Lucki. 2.10 Miranda. 2.45 Unanswered Prayers. 3.20 Fusil Raffles; Kapcorse (ew). 3.55 Karapiro Doug (ew).

Caption: James Bowen rides Fusil Raffles (3.20) Doncaster.