One Trainer Sends A Single Runner On A 454 Mile Round Trip Down To Kempton

Kempton (AW) - November 10 2021
Kempton (AW) 20:00
Jonny Peate


Jonny Peate
Mark Walford
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
OR: 65
Days: 47

A trainer on Wednesday is looking to have a winner at Kempton on the all weather, sending just one runner to the southern based track on the day, which sees the handler make a 454 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.

The trainer in question is Mark Walford who doesn't send many to Kempton, boasting a record of 3 placed efforts in 8 runs, winning once.

He recently acquired runner, Ghadbbaan from Brian Ellison whom he boasts some fair form running under, winning a 14f contest at Thirsk in May off a 5lb lower mark, before performing to a consistent level since, finishing outside the first 4 in just 2 of his last 8 runs.

The switch to a new stable can often eek out a fair bit of further improvement and the application of useful 7lb claimer, Jonny Peate, for todays affair, makes him appear a now more than well handicapped type.

The son of Intello should have no issues with track or trip and has been off the track for a month and a half now to rejuvenate ahead of todays run out.