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Shishkin to go chasing at Kempton on Monday | Racing News

first_imgShishkin is in line to make his eagerly-anticipated debut over fences at Kempton on Monday.The six-year-old has won four of his five starts since joining Nicky Henderson from the Irish point-to-point field, his only defeat coming when suffering an early fall on his first appearance over hurdles at Newbury 12 months ago.- Advertisement – Shishkin went on to win his next three races, including a thrilling victory over Abacadabras in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival in March, and is a best priced 3-1 favourite for next year’s Arkle Trophy.Speaking at the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival Gallops Morning at Newbury on Tuesday, Henderson said: “I’m thinking of running Shishkin at Kempton on Monday – it is the race we used for Altior.“He has a piece of work to do tomorrow morning, and then a school. The race is just falling at the right time, and Kempton is a good course to start them off at.- Advertisement – The latter already has a chase rating of 150 after finishing second on his first start over fences in Britain at Market Rasen last month. “He is a great, big horse and a great jumper, touch wood.“If he was a serious Champion Hurdle horse you would go there, but I think he is better off down the two-mile chase route.”Shishkin is one of seven entries for the two-mile-two-furlong Racing TV Beginners’ Chase, with the Paul Nicholls-trained Pic D’Orhy among his potential rivals.- Advertisement – – Advertisement –last_img read more

November 20, 2020 0

Wolves boss targets further improvements despite win over Southampton

first_imgWolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo insists Wolves must remain grounded as their fine start continued following victory over Southampton.Ivan Cavaleiro scored with his first touch in the Premier League before Jonny Otto added a late second to hand Wolves a clinical 2-0 victory in an even game at Molineux. Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo applauds the Molineux faithful. 1center_img Cavaleiro, who missed the start of the season with a back injury, was on the pitch for just 94 seconds to help Wolves rise to eighth in the table and they have lost just once this season.He said: “We are happy knowing it’s only the start. There’s a long way to go and we have to improve.“Southampton really put us against the ropes, it’s not easy and tough moments will arrive and we have to be ready for it.“Whether we deserved it or not, you never know. We know we are ready and able to adapt to any scenario, even when you are not having the ball.“If you asked if we deserved to win I would say yes, probably Mark Hughes would say no. That’s the game and that’s football.”last_img read more

December 26, 2019 0