Hanlon Hoping For Ardglen

Thu 22nd Nov 2012, 14:56

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Trainer Shark Hanlon is praying Ardglen makes the final field for the Ladbrokes Troytown Chase at Navan on Sunday.

The eight-year-old is currently 28th on the list and with a maximum field of 20 assured, there is no guarantee he will make the cut.

Ardglen is a confirmed stayer, having finished third in the Cork Grand National on his penultimate start.

Hanlon said: "He will definitely run if he gets in and I hope he does because he will absolutely love the ground.

"He ran a blinder in the Cork Grand National and then again at Punchestown.

"He's in really good form."

Cyclone for Gowran on Saturday

Trainer Shark Hanlon hopes a trip to Gowran Park on Saturday will leave stable star Hidden Cyclone ready to shoot at some of the major staying prizes this season.