Monday 18th November - Sky Sports Racing November Raceday
Exciting Champagne Court created another good impression as he ran out the winner of the Download The Free At The Races App Chase, the first race in Plumpton's Cheltenham Festival bonus series. A splendid winner on his first go over fences at Sandown, Jeremy Scott's charge defied a penalty to land the odds without much fuss, coming clear under Nick Scholfield. He looks ready for a crack at one of the big novice chases.
On a great afternoon for favourite backers Go Whatever got the ball rolling when landing plenty of bets in the Sky Sports Racing On Sky 415 Novices' Hurdle. The Irish point winner was taking another leap forward for Chris Gordon and had plenty left in the tank under Tom Cannon. Handicaps over three miles will be right up his street.
Cheque En Blanc made it back-to-back wins in the long-distance Sky Sports Racing Handicap Chase. The seven-year-old overcame a troubled passage to prevail and looks tailor made for the Sky Sports Racing Sussex National back here on Sunday 5th January.
Archie Watson has had a tremendous 2019, saddling 126 winners on the Flat, a remarkable 64 of them two-year-olds, and the young Lambourn trainer can now add a Plumpton victory to his tally as Juge Et Parti made it two from two for his new owners under Brodie Hampson in the Jumps Stable Tours Available On attheraces.com/jumps Amateur Riders' Handicap Hurdle.
Duhallow Lad got the better of Le Coeur Net for a second time at Plumpton in the Follow At The Races On Twitter Handicap Chase, making all under Tom O'Brien for Somerset trainer Alan Jones.
Flanagans Field got off the mark for the season as selling races returned to Plumpton in the shape of the Sky Sports Racing On Virgin 535 Selling Handicap Hurdle. Bernard Llewellyn's veteran was well supported as he posted his best effort for some time under conditional Charlie Price.
Timely Gift built on a good second at Fontwell to resume winning ways for Tim Vaughan in the Visit attheraces.com Handicap Hurdle, well ridden by Alan Johns.