SECRET INVESTOR (1.50) can maintain Paul Nicholls' recent domination of the Pendil
Cyrname then overcame a blunder four out to defy a Grade 2 penalty by 11 lengths in Kempton's Pendil
It is also where Ten Plus and Lanzarote lost their lives and where Pendil
was brought down.
Watch for late Festival clues in the Adonis Hurdle, Pendil
Novices' Chase and Dovecote Hurdle.
JEREMY Scott has identified the Bet-Bright Mobile Pendil
Novices' Chase at Kempton on February 21 as a likely target for Melodic Rendezvous.
Tom George wants to take his Haldon Gold Cup winner back to Kempton for the Pendil
Novices' Chase on February 21 over an extended two and a half miles - a race in which he was second to Balder Succes last winter.
Next Wednesday's Grade Two feature has attracted a 28-strong entry that includes three Paul Nicholls-trained horses, headed by Pendil
Novices' Chase winner Oslot.
Yet another big Saturday winner for the Ditcheat maestro with Gungadu in the Racing Post Chase, supplemented by Oslot's victory in the Pendil
The Irishman was left wincing as Pur De Sivola's trailing leg caught him when falling at the third-last of the preceding Pendil
Novices' Chase, although he still managed to steer Oslot home to victory.
Three late Festival trials are also on the bill with the Pendil
Novices' Chase, the Anglo Irish Bank Novices Hurdle and Adonis Juvenile Novices' Hurdle offering an opportunity for Cheltenham possibles to strut their stuff.
Winter's stable was never short of stars in the seventies, as horses like Bula, Pendil
, Lanzarote and Midnight Court carried all before them.
Henderson was again in the winners enclosure after the Pendil
Novice Chase with Calling Brave, who ran out an impressive scorer and is now a 12-1 chance for the SunAlliance Novice Chase at Cheltenham.