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Le Milos and Harry Skelton take last in the Coral Gold Cup from stablemates Remastered (left) and Gericault Roque
7:00, NOVEMBER 29, 2022
The gasp that greeted Constitution Hill’s emphatic victory over Epatante and his in the Fighting Fifth Hurdle was partly astonishment, but mainly a collective sigh of relief that this wonderful talent is as good as everyone hoped in racing .
Nicky Henderson’s camp will of course have led that chorus of sobs, but there were plenty of Tote Ten to Follow punters who were also relieved to be the second most popular horse in the competition after A Plus Late, he returned unscathed and bursting with the promise of future glory.
By winning the Fighting Fifth, Constitution Hill secured 27.35 points for 71.9% of the Ten to Follow stables, who in retrospect will be pleased with the decision to withdraw him from Ascot the previous weekend, as the Coral Hurdle is a grade 2 race, while Fighting Fifth is a grade 1 and that means 25 points in the bag instead of 20.
His was certainly the most popular Ten To Follow win of the weekend, but for the 1.2% of stables that included Le Milos, the Coral Gold Cup was more important as the winner won 47.80 of points, including an extra 25 for a bonus. race.
It was certainly vital for the top three teams in the competition: Deldode16, 2XLCityHunter1 and Racing Wrexham, all clearly fans of the Dan Skelton stable, as they include the Protektorat-Le Milos combination who swept the big chases on the last two Saturdays.
John Grossick Racing
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L’Homme Presse and Charlie Deutsch on their way to victory in the Newcastle Rehearsal Chase
John Grossick Racing
Neither of the top two teams have Constitution Hill on board, but the top three includes another impressive winner whose return to Newcastle was highly anticipated in L’Homme Presse. He won 18.70 points for 22.2% of stables and advanced his claims as a serious Cheltenham Gold Cup hope.
Other scorers in the last few days were Champ who won a battle with Paisley Park to earn 23.78 points while McFabulous earned 23 points.
Big Dog landed Ireland’s biggest haul: 26.70 points Troytown Chase at Navan. He could be eyeing the Grand National on the final day of the Ten To Follow campaign.
The latest rankings
1 Protectorate 60.70 points
2 Home By The Lee 52.50
3 Le Milos 47.80
4 McFabulous 35.00
5 Bass Rock 28.10
6 Botox Has 27.50
7 Constitution Hill 27.35
8 I like to move it 27.30
9 The big dog 26.70
10 Statesman 26.40
LEADING THE TEAMS
1 Deldode16 189.60 points
2 2XLCityHunter1 177.92
3 Wrexham Races 165.95
4 Iansera1 163.25
5 Milesahead Stables 162.25
6 Daijac69 159.63
7 Bl34 158.05
8 Cloudy Rose 3 157.05
9 Colinsnags9 156.95
10 Paul Beadle 156.95
THE LEADER’S TEAM
Protectorate 60.70 points
Le Milos 47.80
Law Ga 23.30
L’Homme Presse 18.70
Delta work 12.70
Ferny Hollow 0.00
Gentleman De Mee 0.00
Sir Gerhard 0.00
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FIRST PUBLISHED AT 7:00 AM, NOVEMBER 29, 2022