No Barters Hill at Bangor
Barters Hill will not make his chasing debut at Bangor on Tuesday, announced trainer Ben Pauling.
Barters Hill will wait a little longer for his chase bow
The Grade One-winning hurdler, fourth in the Albert Bartlett at the Cheltenham Festival in March, had been earmarked to run in the Download The Timeform App Novices' Chase over two and a half miles.
But with conditions deemed a shade too fast by his trainer, Barters Hill will not travel to the Wrexham circuit.
Pauling tweeted: "Barters Hill will not run @BangorRaces tomorrow I'm afraid. Ground going to be slightly on the quick side to start the season off. #patience."