GBI RACING

Nicky Henderson to enter Call Me Lord in Betfair Hurdle at Newbury

Call Me Lord Call Me Lord is being lined up for the Betfair Hurdle at Newbury on February 10.
The Nicky Henderson-trained five-year-old bounced back from defeat on his seasonal return at Huntingdon with a decisive success at Sandown on Saturday.
Anthony Bromley, racing manager to owners Simon Munir and Isaac Souede, said: "He will get an entry in the Betfair Hurdle.He will be nearly top weight for the race. We will have to see what the handicapper does and take our medicine."
Bromley went on:"We would prefer to go right-handed with him but Nico (de Boinville) felt he was pretty straightforward so the plan is to go to Newbury.
"If he acts well there he could go to Cheltenham. It was very pleasing to see him bounce back to form as we were a bit disappointed on his reappearance at Huntingdon.
"It was a nice run at Sandown on Saturday, though, and he looked like the horse we hoped we had at the end of last season."
David Pipe could saddle Moon Racer in the Betfair Hurdle.
The Cheltenham Festival-winning nine-year-old has made a full recovery from a bout of colic he suffered in the summer and is edging closer towards a comeback.
The Pond House handler told www.davidpipe.com:"We will be giving him an entry in the Betfair Hurdle at Newbury next month.
"We will see if he is ready in time for that, if not, we will be looking at the spring festivals."

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