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Becky the Thatcher ready for action again

Becky the Thatcher ready for action again

Becky the Thatcher ready for action again

Here we go again then with our very promising hurdler Becky the Thatcher, and after a 216 day break from her last race, Becky is fit and raring to go at Catterick on Tuesday 10th October in a 1ml 7f Class 6 handicap

Micky Hammond was keen to start her 2017 / 18 season with a couple of warm up races on the flat.

Its 371 days since her last run on the flat, and whilst she ran some decent races, she didn`t quite get her nose in front, so she remains a maiden.

However, she was a revelation when sent hurdling and achieved a rating of 122, so racing off a flat mark of 58 for this Catterick race, she is a very well handicapped maiden….thats the theory anyway.

I know Becky has been working well, and Gemma, Mickys right hand “man” was telling me how pleased she is with her work.

Looks like we`ll have eleven opponents, and we`ll run off top weight of 9st 10lbs, but with PJ McDonald in the saddle, confidence in success is high.

Richard

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