Today we have two runners, one at Doncaster and one at Huntingdon.  First Lord Du Cuet travels to Doncaster to run in the conditional jockeys veterans handicap chase at 3.15pm and Gearoid Harney rides.  He has run well the last twice finishing second at Market Rasen and then fourth in a slightly better race at Kempton last time.  It is a valuable race for the grade and it is a competitive ten runner field, but he is in good form at home and I don’t see why he can’t be involved in the finish.  He is about 8/1 in the betting, will prefer the slightly better going today and with Gearoid taking six pounds off he has a good chance.

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