Colin Tizzard hoping Finian’s Oscar will be fit for the Cheltenham Festival after a wind operation

COLIN TIZZARD is assured Finian's Oscar will be prepared for the Cheltenham Festival.

Tizzard's Grade 1-profitable hurdler has had a wind operation since being pulled up in the Cleeve Hurdle.

 Finian's Oscar has disappointed on his last few starts

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Finian's Oscar has dissatisfied on his previous couple of begins

He has a variety of choices over fences and hurdles at Prestbury Park together with the Stayers' Hurdle.

Tizzard stated: "He has had his palate cauterised and is again cantering.

"With a minor operation like that, you’ll be able to have them again operating in a month. He ought to be high quality for Cheltenham."

Nevertheless, Tizzard was unable to offer a constructive update on Pingshou.

Tizzard added: " He isn’t fairly proper. He missed two years earlier than we had him and he isn’t straightforward to maintain sound."

COLIN TIZZARD is assured Finian's Oscar will be prepared for the Cheltenham Festival.

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