• Cloth Cap and Vintage Clouds Cheltenham and Kelso tilts

By Andrew Atkinson

It would be marvellous if Cloth Cap (2.20) Cheltenham and Vintage Clouds (3.19) Kelso returned to the winner’s enclosure on Saturday in honour to Trevor Hemmings who died this month, aged 86.

The duo, now owned by Exors of the late Mr Hemmings, go to post at Cheltenham in the 888sport Handicap Chase over 3m 1f, and the Kelso Edinburgh Gin Chase over 3m 2f, respectively.

Nine-year-old Cloth Cap, tipped each-way by fromthehorsesmouth.info, trained by Jonjo O’Neill snr, carries 11st 12lbs, with Tom Scudamore in the saddle.

Veteran 11-years-old Vintage Clouds, trained by Sue Smith and ridden by Henry Brooke, is tipped to win the Edinburgh Gin Chase.

O’Neill trained Sky Pirate (3.30) is tipped to land the Cheltenham 888sport Handicap Chase over 1m 7f with Nick Schofield up, under 11st 12lbs.

Gordon Elliott saddles Tullybeg (4.05) selected each-way in the Pertempts Network Handicap Hurdle over 2m 7f.

At KELSO Donald McCain jnr saddles Away At Dawn (4.29) with Brian Hughes up, tipped to win. Nicky Richards duo Parisencore (1.34) and Nells Son (2.09) are tipped to win.

Conditional jockey Tom Midgley is up on Liffeydale Dreamer (5.35) trained by Sam England, tipped each-way.

Midgley claims 6lbs on Liffeydale Dreamer, who has been in Class 1 company, having won at Cartmel in June; with creditable runs at Bangor, Worcester, Cartmel and Huntingdon to note.

CHELTENHAM fromthehorsesmouth.info selections: 1.45 Samarrive. 2.20 Cloth Cap (ew). 2.55 Tritonic. 3.30 Sky Pirate. 4.05 Tullybeg (ew). 4.40 Oscar Elite. 5.15 Top Dog.

KELSO fromthehorsesmouth.info selections: 1.34 Parisencore. 2.09 Nells Son. 2.44 Gipsy Lee (ew). 3.19 Vintage Clouds. 3.54 Curramore (ew). 4.29 Away At Dawn. 5.04 Six One Nine (ew). 5.35 Liffeydale Dreamer (ew).

Tom Midgley rides Liffeydale Dreamer (5.35) Kelso.
Tom Midgley rides Liffeydale Dreamer (5.35) Kelso.