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Uttoxeter: DOM’S NAP | Saturday’s Best Bet

Can Fergal O’Brien secure a Uttoxeter success on Saturday evening?



Jarveys Plate ridden by Paddy Brennan on their way to victory in the Ballymore Novices' Hurdle during the New Year Meeting at Cheltenham Racecourse.
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The weekend’s jump action takes place at Bangor-on-Dee and Uttoxeter, but we’ve shifted our attention to the Staffordshire track for today’s NAP.

Uttoxeter’s Saturday card kickstarts at 5:15pm on Saturday

Fergal O’Brien remains in solid form, carrying on from last campaign’s century, and Jarveys Plate is taken to make it a second win over hurdles in his last three outings.


Still burdened in the weights by his Listed success at Cheltenham on New Year’s Day in 2019, the son of Getaway is now only 4lbs higher than his victory at Newbury in March and the step up to three miles has clearly worked the oracle.

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He gave a well-handicapped rival 20lbs at Exeter last time out and conditional Liam Harrison takes 5lbs off his back at Uttoxeter this weekend.

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Fergal O’Brien is operating at a 24% win-rate ahead of his Uttoxeter exploits

The presence of Skandiburg means that he may not be deterred off a mark of 140 here and he has ran right back to form since the turn of 2021.

Dominic Chapman is senior content writer at Low6 with a passion for horse racing. He provides a NAP and NB every day throughout the week on selected National Hunt and Flat cards in both Britain and Ireland. Additionally, he hosts the Paddock Picks Podcast with former Welsh Grand National-winning pilot, Charlie Poste - the pair interviewing and discussing current racing topics with a special guest every week.