Seven-year-old Oscar Rock should have the capability to take the John Smith’s Novices Chase for trainer Malcolm Jefferson.
Winning last time out at Newcastle, defeating And The Man by a length, his form has steadily improved since returning to the racing circuit.
Ridden by Brian Hughes, he is priced at 2/1.
O’Neill Looks to Spook Rivals
Jonjo O’Neill will look to continue his winning streak this weekend at Kelso and turns to SpookyDooky in the Thakeham Handicap Hurdle.
Wining his last two outings in the hands of A P McCoy at Southwell and Doncaster, he is in very good form.
Priced at 5/2 he is our top tip.
Tip of the Day
Kelso 4:00 Grey Life
Trainer Malcolm Jefferson goes into the Ashleybank Investment Reg & Betty Tweedie Handicap chase looking for a double and his choice of challenger is Grey Life.
Winning last time out at Carlisle, the nine-year-old has started to regain some of his winning form from 2014.
Ridden by Brian Cooper, he is priced at 7/2.