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"...and can remain unbeaten over hurdles with a second listed win of her short career..."

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Torpillo - 12:50 Haydock

This should develop into a fascinating clash between Torpillo and Quel Destin, who are both prominent in the betting for the Triumph Hurdle and may take each other on from an early stage. Little separates them, but Torpillo might just have that bit more improvement in the locker and is preferred to his more experienced rival.

Laskadine - 13:25 Haydock

Laskadine overcame a couple of mistakes when making a successful start for Nicky Henderson at Warwick last month, winning cosily in the end. The fact she was sent off at prohibitive odds that day tells you something about the regard in which she is held and can remain unbeaten over hurdles with a second listed win of her short career. The admirable Jester Jet looks the danger, though improvement from Wetherby-winner Mega Yeats could see her in the picture.

Ramses de Teillee - 15:35 Haydock

Ramses de Teillee acquitted himself really well faced with a stiffer stamina test in the Welsh National, recovering from a jolting error to finish a fine second to Elegant Escape. This has been the likely target since and he makes plenty of appeal. In what looks a strong renewal there are plenty of dangers, however, with Robinsfirth, Chef d'oeuvre and Impulsive Star particularly respected.

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