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FIVE RUNNERS AT SEDGEFIELD ON TUESDAY.

The going at Sedgefield on Tuesday at the time of writing is good, good to soft in places, and we have five runners contesting four events.

Max Cennetig fell for the first time in his career when coming down at the fifth at Musselburgh 20 days ago. It was in the summer of last year that he hit form, winning at Market Rasen, and being placed third on four occasions, making the handicapper raise him by 14lb. He still remains 8lb above that last winning mark, but the trip, and going are fine. The race is at 12.46.pm, and Billy Garritty will be in the saddle.

Late Date is no stranger to Sedgefield having won over this extended three miles and two furlongs on three previous occasions. He had a rare bad run at the track 19 days ago when weakening quickly from two out, and being pulled up, previous to that he had made a highly satisfactory seasonal debut at Perth when finishing fourth.He can now race off a 2lb lower mark than when he last won at Sedgefield just over a year ago. The race is a qualifier for the Northern Lights series of races, and is at 1.16.pm, with Billy Garritty retaining the ride.

Cockney Beau has his third run in novice hurdle company at 1.46.pm, with regular rider Becky Smith in the saddle.He had some very decent bumper form last season, being placed on three of his four starts, and put an inauspicious start over hurdles behind him when on second start at Wetherby 26 days ago he finished a very promising fourth,that form looks good, but this race looks slightly above average for the track,

We also run Hey Blondie in the same race at 1.46.pm. This will be his third start, and also his third appearance at Sedgefield. He was far too keen on debut back in September in a bumper, and failed to complete, and on his hurdles debut 12 days ago he only beat one home. He is a horse who will need time, and we hope to see further progress again, Joe Colliver will be on board, as he has been for his previous starts.

Sincerely Resdev makes his stable debut at 2.46.pm in the extended two miles 0-100 handicap hurdle for conditional, and amateur jockeys, with Aiden Macdonald taking the ride.He was a course winner over two and a half miles for his previous yard back in February on soft ground when making virtually all, but has done very little in five attempts since, both on the flat, and over jumps.He is still fairly lightly raced over hurdles with this being his 10th start, and he races off 3lb higher than that last win.

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Good luck to the connections, Mrs B M Lofthouse, County St Six & Partner, Cheerlaeader Racing, Newroc & Co, and Resdev.

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