's jumping is sometimes very deliberate but he benefited from a vintage Carberry ride to triumph last time.
was best in for this race on the ratings, " said Meade.
While the favourite appeared to be in control when sent to the front around the last bend, Carberry was biding his time on 7-2 chance Fnan
(3.00) found the tacky ground against him when he was unplaced in the Coral Handicap Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival last month.
Monty's Pass was not suited by the long run-in of the Galway Plate but he ran well at Tralee last time when Glacial Sygnet was beaten three lengths by Fnan
Mark Pitman rates the four-year-old highly and he is fancied to complete the hat trick mainly at the expense of Irish raider Fnan
, who will have the assistance of champion Tony McCoy in the saddle.
Some progressive stayers line up for the David Headland Associates And Tudor Gate Hotel Handicap over two miles at Newmarket and it could pay to side with Fnan
Tawqeet 3yo colt (John Dunlop), 1st of 15, Newbury, 1m4f handicap John Dunlop has always done well with staying three-year-old handicappers - Almutasader, Fnan
, In Disguise, Loop The Loup, Taffrail and Mawared all ran up sequences after starting from lowly marks.
is napped to open his jumping account in the first division of the maiden hurdle.
(4.25) will also take all the stopping in the other maiden over a mile an a half.
The Transpennine Express Handicap tends to throw up a handful of good sorts and Fnan
looks of greatest interest.
She rode the former Noel Meadetrained Fnan
to win the open on his pointing debut, and the journey was not wasted when she survived a mistake at the fourth-last to take fourth on Lobbingalong in the Fairyhouse race won by Cheltenham hopeful General Montcalm.