This lad could be Dashing to victory at Newton Abbot on Wednesday

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Dashing Oscar

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ITV is back in action at York and Newton Abbot on Wednesday and I’m hoping this blog will continue in great form after a magical four-timer at the weekend.

A lot of viewers’ attention will be on the big Oaks trial, the Group 3 Musidora over an extended 1m2f at 3.35pm.

Dashing Oscar

But ITV are also showing the 2.10pm at Newton Abbot, a handicap hurdle over an extended 2m2f, and that’s where I’m looking here.

Many of these are iffy at the distance, and I’ll take a chance with the Harry Fry-trained DASHING OSCAR, who, ridden by Sean Bowen on this occasion, stays strong and is down in the handicap a fraction.

It’s a tough task under 11st 12lb but he brings a bit of quality to the event.

Find the full card on the 2.10 at Newton Abbot over on paddypower.com

What do you think?