Silviniaco Conti Chase: Step again in journey to swimsuit Mister Fisher in Kempton Grade Two, says James Bowen | Racing Information

    James Bowen has mentioned the step again in journey ought to swimsuit Mister Fisher as he bids to get his profession again on observe within the Grade Two Silviniaco Conti Chase at Kempton.

    The eight-year-old hasn’t been within the winner’s enclosure since December 2020 when touchdown the rearranged Peterborough Chase at Cheltenham, together with his sole completion since then coming in a neck defeat to Frodon final April.

    He was pulled up in his final run within the King George VI Chase, having at all times raced in the direction of the rear and made a mistake early on that put an finish to any likelihood the 33/1 shot had.

    James’ brother, Sean, rode him on that event and sorted him as soon as his likelihood was gone, one thing that James felt would assist his probabilities this weekend, in addition to the drop again to the intermediate journey of two miles and 4 furlongs.

    “He appears in good type,” he mentioned. “The journey ought to actually swimsuit him and there is solely 4 runners so that ought to assist him.

    “He ought to’ve come on for the final run. Sean [Bowen] sorted him final trip so hopefully, he’ll be prepared for tomorrow anyway.”

    Caribean Boy ridden by Daryl Jacob (right) on their way to winning The Ladbrokes Committed To Safer Gambling Novices' Chase at Newbury Racecourse.
    Caribean Boy ridden by Daryl Jacob on their strategy to successful The Ladbrokes Dedicated To Safer Playing Novices’ Chase at Newbury Racecourse

    Bowen additionally rides fellow Nicky Henderson horse Caribean Boy, who fell on the first fence within the Howden Silver Cup at Ascot final trip, with Daryl Jacob fracturing his hip within the course of.

    That damage means Bowen will as a substitute take the journey, with the jockey assured of a giant run from the eight-year-old in a three-mile handicap chase at Kempton.

    “They have been racing right down to it and he is simply fell out on his head a bit of bit and Daryl received a little bit of a nasty slap and he is not again but,” Bowen added.

    “Hopefully he ought to run a superb race.

    “He was very promising final season and I gained on him a few seasons in the past so hopefully he ought to get again on observe tomorrow.”

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