Un De Sceaux set to attempt historic Clarence House Chase hat-trick at Ascot

HISTORY in search of Un De Sceaux seems set to flip up for his Clarence House Chase hat-trick bid at Ascot on Saturday.

Willie Mullins' flamboyant entrance-operating chaser has gained the prize in every of the final two seasons and is hoping to turn into the primary three-time winner of the Grade One contest.

 Un De Sceaux is seeking a third win in the Clarence House Chase

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Un De Sceaux is looking for a 3rd win within the Clarence House Chase

The fashionable ten-yr-previous was a well-liked winner of the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Pageant final March however drops again to simply over two miles for the race at the Berkshire monitor.

He has solely been seen run as soon as this marketing campaign to date, when profitable as simply as he favored in bottomless circumstances within the Hilly Approach Chase at Cork.

 

Half-proprietor Colm O'Connell informed Press Affiliation Sport: "The whole lot has gone to plan. He's acquired only a small piece of labor on Tuesday or Wednesday and that can be it – he often travels over on the Thursday.

"There is perhaps a little bit of rain on Tuesday and a few extra on Saturday, which might be welcome.

"If the bottom is mushy, our lad goes such a tempo the others can't cope. I've all the time stated the right floor for Un De Sceaux is simply the fitting aspect of raceable.

"The final week is all the time a fear. If something occurs now, a stone bruise or one thing, you haven't time to get well.

"Step one is getting him on the boat."

HISTORY in search of Un De Sceaux seems set to flip up for his Clarence House Chase hat-trick bid at Ascot on Saturday.

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