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We only have two runners this week as we are saving some of our guns for Aintree. However the two we are running are definitely not on a whim.

Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

Keeper Hill has been a huge flag bearer for us over the years. He has represented the stable at nearly all the big meetings and has staked his claim in Listed and Graded company. His best run this year coming second by one and a quarter lengths to Frodon in the Grade 2 Silviniaco Conti Chase at Kempton.

He is working and schooling well at home and we are very happy with him going into this week. Adrian Heskin who knows him inside and out will ride him on Thursday and fingers crossed for a good performance.

Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Chase
Another of our current stars is the legend BOB MAHLER. The apple of Taylor’s eye, he has won at many of the major tracks in England and Scotland and has even won over course and distance for this week. To add to that he was third in this very race last year and goes into Thursday in top form. He is a big hope for us all and we can’t wait to see what he can do this year. Hopefully he can move two places up!

Cheltenham Ready

Meet The Team

Elizabeth (Fred) Gandolfo

Age: Aged!

Nationality: British 

Role at WGR: Assistant Head Lass

Previous work before WGR: David Gandolfo and Brendan Powell

Hobbies outside of racing: Watching most sports

Favourite horse on the yard: MAHLERVOUS/KEEPER HILL

Favourite horse in training: ALTIOR

Greatest Racing moment: GALES CAVALIER winning at Cheltenham beating VIKING FLAGSHIP and MISSED APPROACH winning Kim Muir at Cheltenham!!

What would be your dream job outside of racing: Vet

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