Talking Horses: Remastered ready to make most of Newbury softening up

By: Greg Wood Saturday 27 November 202

Heavier ground could finally make an appearance in Saturday’s action, which would be good news for the eight-year-old

Storm Arwen is expected to deposit the most significant rainfall for several weeks on Newbury racecourse before the Ladbrokes Trophy Chase on Saturday, which adds an extra layer of uncertainty to the task of sifting a value bet from a long list of possibilities.

Second-season chasers have a strong recent record in this historic handicap, though, and it seems likely to go to an up-and-comer again this year with at least half a dozen plausible candidates towards the top of the betting.

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