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STRATFORD 2.00 Pure Faith 2.30 Oscar Royal 3.00 Aohna (nap) 3.30 Passato 4.00 Beyond 4.30 My Pal Val 5.00 Vintage Fabric Fulford's Flyer STRATFORD: 3.30 Passato
TOMORROW'S TIPS FFOS LAS: 2.10 Aohna, 2.45 Mister Watzisname, 3.20 Uffa Fox, 3.55 Manorson, 4.30 Spanish Conquest, 5.05 Kavi, 5.40 Knar Mardy.
The Jenny & Mark Pitman Racing Club, which is sponsored by Birminghambased gold buyer and jewellery retailer Rex Johnson & Sons, saw its horse Aohna win the Forest Row Intermediate Open Flat Race at Lingfield last Thursday in the run-up to its Cheltenham Festival debut this week.
Apart from Danetime Panther with Williams, they have Aohna with Alan King and for the flat Machinist, with Dandy Nicholls.
Lambourn Rodney Masters Aohna (3.00 Stratford, nap) Alan King's mare has posted two decent efforts since returning from a break and she would have won over course and distance last month but for stumbling after the final flight.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.10 Aohna, 2.45 Mister Watzisname, 3.20 Uffa Fox, 3.55 Manorson, 4.30 Spanish Conquest, 5.05 Kavi, 5.40 Knar Mardy.
The prize went to Philip Hobbs's Alazan, who was lucky not be brought down in the incident and then had to survive a blunder at the final hurdle before holding off Aohna by half a length.
Jenny Pitman and her enthusiastic racing club members were present to see Aohna win the maiden hurdle for Robert Thornton and top track trainer Alan King, who has now saddled 36 winners at the Cambridgeshire venue in the last five years.
Aohna 4f Astarabad - Touques Jenny and Mark Pitman Racing Club 4671-23 RPR 95h Wouldn't want desperate ground, which is why we have kicked on with her early.
The Gwilym Morris-owned Mumbles Pier just edged out Aohna under a typical Tony McCoy drive in the opener.
Having set out to make all, McCoy and Mumbles Pier looked sitting ducks for Aohna and Robert Thornton in the straight, but Peter Bowen's gelding dug deep on the run-in under a forceful ride to hold on by a neck.
Robert Thornton took the novice hurdle on odds-on Enfant De Lune and the bumper on Aohna.
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