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POINT-TO-POINT: Tasty Lunch is the fancy at Littlewindsor
5:10am Friday 4th April 2014 in Sport
LITTLEWINDSOR stages the Seavington Hunt’s meet tomorrow.
The Grand National will be shown on a big screen mid-afternoon, along with the seven scheduled point-to-point races from 1.30pm.
Gone To Lunch is fancied to follow up his recent Treborough Hill success in the Ladies’ Open.
The former top-class chaser stayed on strongly to lead close home in the four-mile contest.
Opponents include Civil Servant and Lion On The Prowl – first and second at the Wilton – and Joker Choker, the winner of four races under Rules for the Nicky Henderson stable.
Dashing Fred and John Daniell are two more for the shortlist.
Course winner Bellsinni Ron is selected to make it eight wins from 13 outings in the Men’s contest.
The seven-year-old stayed on strongly to win Charlton Horethorne and Ston Easton Men’s Opens since chasing up Theatre Queen, with prolific winner Rumbavu back in third, in Larkhill’s classic Coronation Gold Cup.
There are nine entries for the Novice Riders’ race, including Power Pack Jack, who got Stan Sheppard off the mark at Bangor-on-Dee in March.
Champagne Rosie is one of six entries for a competitive looking Hunt Members and will be supported to follow up her 2013 win.
Cothelstone winner Third Chance and Parham runner-up Marlpit Oak are among the 12 entries for the Restricted.
Two Maiden races also feature on the card.
Dizzy Delights and Setters Gift can fight out the 2m4f contest. The Cat’s Away and Wivannie are two for the longer event.
n The course is on the Dorset/Somerset border, three miles south of Crewkerne off the A3066 (DT8 3QU).
Admission: £20 per car with up to four adults; £5 per additional adult; £10 single occupancy; £5 pedestrians.
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