Today we head up North for Down Royal’s card as the yard back home regains power after storm Isha.

STAFFORDSHIRE KNOT is our only representative in the maiden hurdle as Pay The Tab is a non-runner. Staffy was a winner last time out and looks like he should improve for an obstacle. It looks a very open race where anything could happen and conditions will be very testing. Jack Kennedy takes the ride.

For the rated Novices hurdle we have WESTERN FOLD. He was a faller the last day and hasn’t been able to follow up his maiden hurdle win just yet. This looks rather competitive and Jack Kennedy has been booked to ride.

TIMELESS PIECE goes in the mares handicap hurdle over 2m1f. She has put up some nice form figures and gets a weight for age allowance. Jack Kennedy has been booked to ride and can hopefully go well.

Our final runner of the afternoon is DEPLOYED in the rated novices chase. He can be a bit hit and miss at times and might find a number of these too good but we claim off him with Danny Gilligan.