One Trainer Is Sending A Single Runner On A 566 Mile Round Trip To Newcastle

Newcastle (AW) - January 06 2022
Newcastle (AW) 15:40
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Marco Ghiani

Cephalus

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Marco Ghiani
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Charles Hills
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 64
Days: 8

A trainer on Thursday is looking to have a winner at Newcastle on the all weather, sending just one runner to the northern based track on the day, which sees the handler make a 566 mile round trip.

When we see trainers coming such a long way to just run the one horse we like to highlight it, as we believe they would not be coming all that way if it did not have a real chance.

Trainer Charlie Hills loves bringing his horses this far currently running at a strike rate of 19% during his career having had 54 winners from 291 runners.

The horse he brings today is the talented Cephalus who comes here seeking a hat-trick having landed events at Chelmsford and Southwell in December.

Up 6lb for his latest win he runs off a mark of 70 but still looks to be a better horse than that mark and should go close.

DateCourseDistanceTypeWeightPosition
09/06/24GOO7Gd9-116
13/04/24CFD7St9-74
29/03/24LIN8St9-01
22/03/24LIN8St9-111
10/03/24STH8St9-81

James Mackie | @JMackieRacing