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Haydock winner Sydney Paget heads Coral Welsh National betting

The recent Haydock winner Sydney Paget heads the sponsor’s betting for next month’s Coral Welsh National at 10-1, after the weights were released for the Chepstow showpiece today. Highland Lodge and the Irish-trained Goonyella (from 16-1) are the 12-1 joint second favourites, with Merry King and Nuts N Bolts among the group quoted at 14-1.

“Sydney Paget was a 20-1 shot prior to his win at Haydock at the weekend, but went to the head of the betting as a result of that success, and even a 13lb hike in the ratings might not prevent him following up at Chepstow given the high regard trainer Donald McCain has for his charge,” said Coral’s David Stevens.

“Goonyella has been the main market mover today, his trainer Jim Dreaper became the first Irish based handler to win the Coral Welsh National with Notre Pere five years ago, and Goonyella is another who should relish the stamina test this race provides,” added Stevens.

**Coral Welsh National
10 Sydney Paget, 12 (from 16) Goonyella, Highland Lodge, 14 Alfie Sherrin, Boyfromnowhere, Goulanes, Hawkes Point, Merry King, Nuts N Bolts, Vesper Bell, Panther Claw, Rocky Creek, Super Duty, 16 Godsmejudge, Mountainous, On His Own, Silver By Nature, Tidal Bay, Teaforthree, Vintage Star, Victors Serenade, Wyck Hill, Well Refreshed, 20 Bar

**Hennessy Gold Cup
7 Invictus, Rocky Creek, 8 Lord Windermere, Our Father, 10 Hadrian’s Approach, Highland Lodge, Merry King, 12 Katenko, 14 Houblons Des Obeaux, Imperial Commander, On His Own, 16 Bar

**Fighting Fifth Hurdle
8-11 My Tent Or Yours, 9-4 Melodic Rendezvous, 10 Cockney Sparrow, Grumeti, 14 Duke Of Navan, 16 Cotton Mill, 20 Puffin Billy, 40 Bar

**King George VI Chase
2 Cue Card, 4 Dynaste, 7 Al Ferof, Silviniaco Conti, 12 Flemenstar, Sir Des Champs, 14 Long Run, 16 Captain Chris, Katenko, Lord Windermere, Mount Benbulben, 20 Menorah, 25 Captain Conan, Invictus, Riverside Theatre, Tidal Bay, 33 Bar

**Hong Kong Mile
6-4 Moonlight Cloud, 9-2 Gold-Fun, 5 Sky Lantern, 10 Glorious Days, 12 Gordon Lord Byron, Packing Whiz, 14 Helene Spirit, 20 Dan Excel, Linton, 25 Real Specialist, 33 Shamalgan, Xtension, 50 Pure Champion,

**Hong Kong Cup
3 Military Attack, 7-2 Cirrus Des Aigles, 4 Akeed Mofeed, 5 Endowing, 7 Tokei Halo, 12 Little Mike, 20 Side Glance, 25 Blazing Speed, Grandeur, Neatico, 40 Rainbow Chic, 50 Same World

**Hong Kong Vase
6-4 The Fugue, 7 Dandino, Galileo Rock, Red Cadeaux, 8 Dunaden, 10 Mouth Athos, 11 Ebiyza, 16 Asuka Kurichan, Seismos, 25 Dominant, Feuerblitz, Nymphea, Simenon, 40 Liberator,

**Hong Kong Sprint
13-8 Lord Kanaloa, 6 Charles The Great, 9 Sterling City, 10 Sole Power, 12 Slade Power, 14 Eagle Regiment, Jwala, 6 Lucky Nine, 20 Cerise Cherry, Time After Time, Joy And Fun, 25 Frederick Engles, 40 Go Baby Go, 50 Rich Tapestry,

ENDS

Further Information Contact
David Stevens 07720 400438