Grand National contender Seeyouatmidnight could make comeback at Kelso

GRAND NATIONAL contender Seeyouatmidnight could, climate allowing, make his lengthy-awaited comeback at Kelso on Saturday.

Sandy Thomson reviews his 10-yr-previous to be prepared for a return to motion after an eleven-month absence from the monitor.

 Thomson went close with Seeyouatmidnight

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Thomson went shut with Seeyouatmidnight

Thomson's sensible stayer had a racecourse gallop final weekend and could line up in Saturday's totepool.com Premier Chase, offering the Siberian climate entrance at present hitting Britain – dubbed 'The Beast from the East' – doesn't trigger Kelso to cancel the assembly.

"The climate appears fairly terrible, but when it's off I've heard they're hoping to reschedule, so that might give me an choice," stated the Berwickshire handler. "I'm actually happy with him. He labored after racing at Newcastle and I used to be very proud of him."

Stablemate Seldom Inn can be unlikely to take up the engagement

"I simply caught him in, however it seems a really aggressive race this yr," stated Thomson. "I'll attempt to hold them aside. He may watch for the veterans' chase at Carlisle."

Bristol De Mai, educated by Nigel Twiston-Davies, heads the thirteen entries.

The seven-yr-previous is on one thing of a redemption mission after struggling at Kempton and Cheltenham on his two begins since bolting up in bottomless floor within the Betfair Chase at Haydock on November.

 Bristol De Mai will head to Kelso for his next start

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Bristol De Mai will head to Kelso for his subsequent begin

American, who completed one place forward of Bristol De Mai when runner-as much as Definitly Pink within the Cotswold Chase, has been given the choice by coach Harry Fry.

Paul Nicholls could run Vicente and Warriors Story, whereas Pat Griffin's thirteen-yr-previous Maggio could cross the Irish Sea for the race.

Jamie Snowden could area Double Treasure, though he additionally has an entry within the Ultima Handicap Chase on the opening day of the Pageant on March thirteen.

Snowden stated: "He gained three races within the autumn, culminating in a pleasant win at Cheltenham. The BetVictor (Gold Cup) was too delicate for him because it rained all day and he didn't run a nasty race contemplating.

"I’m fairly eager to step him up in journey now. He has had a pleasant winter break. We’d look at the Listed chase at Kelso or the Ultima at the Pageant.

"He could be a pleasant one to go to Aintree with for the Topham as he jumps so nicely and that may go well with him. He may nicely be a Grand National horse subsequent season."

GRAND NATIONAL contender Seeyouatmidnight could, climate allowing, make his lengthy-awaited comeback at Kelso on Saturday.

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