Talking Horses: Vinndication to stake Gold Cup claim in Charlie Hall Chase

By: Greg Wood Saturday 31 October 2020

Kim Bailey’s chaser can take a big step towards the Cheltenham Festival in March with a defeat of Cyrname at Wetherby

If Cyrname can run to within 10lb of his best Ascot form on his first start at Wetherby on Saturday, he will make a mockery of odds of around 2-1 for the Charlie Hall Chase.

He looks vulnerable on his first start since February, however, has yet to win left-handed and has not reproduced the huge effort that beat Altior last November in two runs since.

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