Thursday 8 December 2016

Sol camp hint at Aintree aim

Published 17/02/2013 | 19:26


Charles Byrnes has yet to make a final decision on whether Solwhit will line up in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at next month's Cheltenham Festival.

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Despite being sidelined for the best part of two years by injury, the nine-year-old built on a promising comeback run behind Bog Warrior at Punchestown with an impressive victory at Naas.

While Byrnes is not ruling out a tilt at the World Hurdle on March 14, he is more keen to wait for the Aintree Hurdle in April.

"We're not really any closer to making a decision about him," said the County Limerick trainer.

"He's back in work and cantering away.

"At the moment I would say I'm leaning towards running at Aintree, but I need to discuss things with the owner and see how the horse is."

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