Warwick’s NAP: SAN FERMIN | 1:30pm Agetur UK Maiden Hurdle | Dom’s Pick
A quiet spell for the yard across the summer but Olly Murphy’s five-year-old recruit recorded a facile debut for the stable in a bumper at Market Rasen before a fine third on his first effort over timber next time out.
He’s a half-brother to Billaway so is bred to be a useful sort in this sphere and should come on for that run at Stratford back in June.
The step-up in trip looks to suit based on his breeding and he’s taken to obtain a local success here.
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The form of Nigel Twiston-Davies’s charge’s effort at Worcester earlier this month was given a boost when the horse who denied him by a neck won a hurdle contest with ease on his subsequent outing.
A small but select number of declarations from the Gloucestershire yard have fared with relative success of late, operating at a 29% win-rate.
Getting plenty of weight from market rival Ted’s Friend, as well as having race fitness on his side, gives him the edge here.