Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Rivals Dun for at Musselburgh

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Rivals Dun for at Musselburgh

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DUN To Perfection should be respected in the Bet With Your Racing UK App Handicap Hurdle at Musselburgh.

Trained in Northumberland by the capable Susan Corbett, the seven-year-old chestnut looked good at Hexham in May when he trounced a fair field by 13 lengths.

The home-bred gelding was punished by the assessor, but he proved a new rating in the 90s was not beyond him at Kelso in September when a close second behind Foot The Bill, who ran really well at Wetherby last weekend.

Dun To Perfection has gone up another couple of pounds for this, but he gets this trip well and is pretty versatile in terms of what the ground may be like.

Hannah Just Hannah gets the nod in the Weatherbys Mares' "National Hunt" Maiden Hurdle at Towcester.

Trainer Jo Hughes must have been chuffed with the five-year-old grey on her hurdling bow at Wincanton a week and a half ago when she got to within seven lengths of Honey Pound, who had already had seven prior spins over timber. A dual bumper winner for Alastair Lidderdale, Hughes is clearly keen to kick on with the fast-ground-loving mare before the going gets too tough. …

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