Newbury Coral Gold Cup choice for high novices Corach Rambler and Ahoy Senor

Lucinda Russell and Peter Scudamore will goal the Coral Gold Cup at Newbury with one or each of final season’s thrilling novice chasers, Corach Rambler and Ahoy Senor.

The previous received twice at Cheltenham final season, signing off with victory within the Ultima Handicap Chase on the Pageant assembly.

Ahoy Senor was imperious in romping to a five-length success within the Grade One Mildmay Novices’ Chase at Aintree, having beforehand chased dwelling L’Homme Presse within the Brown Advisory at Cheltenham.

Scudamore, Russell’s companion and assistant at their yard simply south of Perth in Kinross, feels the three and 1 / 4 miles of the £250,000 Grade Three characteristic at Newbury on November 26 will go well with both or each horses.

“We’re in a really fortunate place to have two beautiful novices from final season,” mentioned Scudamore.

“Ahoy could be very effectively and again in coaching, and he’s simply doing regular work.

“We’ve got him and Corach Rambler pencilled in for the Coral Gold Cup,” he added of the race sponsored beforehand by Hennessy and Ladbrokes.

“I learn that Paul Nicholls’ horse, Clan Des Obeaux, might go for the Coral and I haven’t appeared actually – it’s a good distance off.

“Each of them had been novices final 12 months and historical past tells us that novices have file in that race.

“There’s a chance Ahoy will go there, but when he doesn’t there’s a Listed race at Aintree and a Wetherby race he may go for. He has received at each these tracks.”

Seven-year-old Ahoy Senor appeared a distinct proposition at Aintree, the place he emphatically circled type with Bravemansgame and L’Homme Presse, having performed second fiddle to these two within the Kauto Star and Brown Advisory respectively.

“It makes some sense to maintain him at these flatter tracks, however he has additionally had a observe spherical at Cheltenham,” added Scudamore.

“So there’s tons to contemplate, together with Sandown. Likewise, the place will Venetia go together with hers (L’Homme Presse)?

“One in every of them I’d like to get to the Coral – that’s our first big-season goal. With all due respect to the opposite horses, if Paul sends his good horses there, it must be a scorching race.”

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