Betfair Chase: Eldorado Allen to test A Plus Tard’s fitness in Haydock clash says Joe Tizzard | Racing News

Betfair Chase: Eldorado Allen to test A Plus Tard’s fitness in Haydock clash says Joe Tizzard | Racing News

Race health may give Eldorado Allen a bonus over a few of his rivals when he traces up within the Betfair Chase at Haydock.

Whereas the likes of defending champion and A Plus Tard, Haydock specialist Bristol De Mai and Protektorat shall be making their first appearances of the season on Merseyside, Joe Tizzard’s eight-year-old could have match health on his facet having cleared the lungs within the Charlie Hall Chase final month.

The gelding ran a wonderful race in that Wetherby contest, staying on all the best way up the straight to complete second to the spectacular winner and subsequent King George VI Chase favorite Bravemansgame.

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That was simply his second begin over three miles having gained the Denman Chase on his solely different look on the distance, and Tizzard is now eager to see him have a crack on the journey in Grade One firm within the hope of inflicting an upset.

Tizzard stated: “I used to be delighted together with his run within the Charlie Hall as for the primary time he galloped by means of the road. We have been simply guessing a bit with that type of journey earlier than.

“He ran nicely within the Denman and that was on goodish floor and that was a special type of race. I used to be glad he galloped by means of the road because it proved to me that he will get the journey properly.

“On rankings we’re a bit behind the likes of A Plus Tard and Protektorat, however for many of them it’s their first run of the season.

“He appears to have come out of his race at Wetherby very well and there may be some good prize cash to choose up with him.

“If he can run nicely, and if there are chinks in any of the others, he may find yourself choosing up some good prize cash. We have had a run, so we can’t lack any match health.

“Haydock is his kind of observe, and he appears to run nicely on these flat tracks. For a variety of these horses, it’s their first goal with the view to a King George or Gold Cup in a while, so they aren’t totally gunned whereas we go in there with a run beneath our belt.”

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