November 20th, 2018

November Rain at Southwell: Brian Hughes Top Picks

1.20 – Victory for the Valley 

Valleyofmilan, a winner of six chases, returns after a 445-day break in the five-runner event. He has a history of winning after long absences, and it would be great if he could maintain the sequence today.

Likely Threats

There are issues around most of the runners, but perhaps the well-handicapped thirteen-year-old Vino Griego, from a stable in form, may be the main threat.
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1.50 – Pulling the Trigger

The Trigger travels over from the Armagh yard of Ronan McNally. He won, on my first time in the saddle, at Perth in June and it would be nice to maintain our hundred per cent success rate.  trip and the expected good ground should be in his favour.

Likely Threats

In an open looking contest I feel he has an e.w chance with most to fear from fellow raider Toosey, just touched off at Thurles following a win at Ayr.
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