Take a Camping tip
Nick Grant says Camping Ground should be followed with interest at Newbury on Wednesday – he has a tip in every race.
Camping Ground is worth following at Newbury on Wednesday
KEMPTON: 4.05 Fivetwoeight, 4.40 Desert Grey, 5.10 Daschas, 5.40 Let Rip, 6.10 Niceofyoutotellme, 6.40 Tegara, 7.10 Hackney Road, 7.40 Tarakkom.
LINGFIELD: 11.40 Golden Nectar, 12.10 CERCLE D'OR (NAP), 12.45 Ettu, 1.20 Voice Control, 1.50 Yul Finegold, 2.25 Desert Strike, 3.00 Adalene, 3.30 Courtsider.
MUSSELBURGH: 12.00 Atomix, 12.35 So Satisfied, 1.10 Rev Up Ruby, 1.40 Bright Prospect, 2.15 Forth Bridge, 2.50 Captain Brown, 3.20 Proud Gamble.
NEWBURY: 12.20 Cosmeapolitan, 12.55 Golden Birthday, 1.30 Aurillac, 2.00 Camping Ground, 2.35 Smoking Jacket, 3.10 Bags Groove, 3.40 Cap Soleil.
DOUBLE: Cercle D'Or and Camping Ground.
There is fine sport at Newbury on Wednesday where Camping Ground should be followed with interest in the Stan Conway Memorial Graduation Chase.
Trainer Robert Walford thinks the world of this six-year-old, who won the Relkeel Hurdle at Cheltenham in January and ended up competing at the highest level in the spring.
He was, though, specifically bought with the intention to go chasing, so it will be quite interesting to see how he progresses this winter.
Walford will have been satisfied with Camping Ground when he went back over fences at Kempton last month in a two-runner graduation chase won by subsequent Peterborough Chase scorer Josses Hill.
Whether he will get this longer trip remains to be seen, but connections seem fairly confident he can stay the distance.
Any further rainfall in Berkshire will also be a significant boon.
Aurillac is worth a look in the CSP Chase.
Rebecca Curtis' inmate has looked decent since thoughts turned to chasing, with placed efforts at Chepstow and Ascot testament to his worth.
As one might expect, Aurillac does not yet look the finished article, but he looks an archetypal improver with the scope to win a nice race this season.
Rev Up Ruby is respected in the Racing UK Now In HD Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle at Musselburgh.
The eight-year-old mare showed a little hint of promise upon her return from injury at Hexham in October, but she was an entirely different proposition over this course and distance last month.
George Bewley's representative stayed on stoutly in a three-mile handicap hurdle to coolly account for Shantou Tiger by two lengths, with the rest of them in another parish.
Rev Up Ruby is up 6lb for this latest assignment, but she is clearly in rattling good form, with her trainer keen to make up for lost time after she was sidelined for 15 months with a leg problem.
Cercle D'Or can get off the mark at the third time of asking in the 32Red Casino EBF Maiden Fillies' Stakes at Lingfield.
A win at some point will prove invaluable for this John Gosden-trained daughter of Acclamation, who is a half-sister to none other than Derby and Arc hero Golden Horn.
There was not much wrong with her fifth first time up in what might have been a decent race at Kempton, when he did reasonable work late on in a race won by Roger Varian's Prosper, who will figure in one or two notebooks for 2017.
Gosden's runner built on that to find only one too good next time out, again staying on with some promise, and with those two runs under her belt she should know what the game is really about this time.
Golden Nectar looks a promising one for the winter months for the St Leger-winning yard of Laura Mongan.
The two-year-old filly will be a staying type next year and showed her stamina when winning at Kempton last month, when she demonstrated a willing attitude when pressed by favourite Sea Tide.
That effort in the mile affair confirmed the promise of her second at the same track over seven furlongs and she should be followed as she takes the first step outside of maidens in the 32Red.com Nursery Handicap.
The Mongan yard also has claims in the Betway Stayers Handicap with Voice Control, while Desert Strike should not be far away under a penalty in the Betway Sprint Handicap.
Conor Dore's 10-year-old loves it around here, with 10 wins from 43 tries, and his latest triumph came with a bit of authority.
Tegara is given another chance at Kempton in the 100 Per Cent Profit Boost At 32Redsport.com Fillies' Handicap.
James Fanshawe's filly has twice been turned over at cramped odds, but in between won well over this course and distance.
She obviously shows a fair bit at home and while she was not disgraced at Newcastle, the suspicion is she must be better than that.
Dropped 3lb and back at a place she likes on a surface that suits, those losses will hopefully be recouped.