Paul Carberry: was ninth in race last year aboard Hello TomPICTURE: Martin Lynch (racingpost.com/photos)
Carberry confirmed on Oscar for Ayr test
PAUL CARBERRY was on Thursday confirmed as the man to ride ante-post favourite Gallant Oscar in Saturday's Coral Scottish Grand National, as the declarations were revealed.
Tony McCoy takes the ride on the Paul Nicholls-trained Benvolio, with Sam Winner off top weight of 11st 12lb. Drop Out Joe was the
last runner guaranteed a place in the 30-strong field, with Vintage Star and Carrigdhoun the two reserves.
At Newbury, a quality field of nine has been declared for the Aon Greenham Stakes, with the Richard Hannon-trained duo of Estidhkaar and Ivawood taking on Belardo and Flaming Spear among others.
Tiggy Wiggy will put her Qipco 1,000 Guineas credentials on the line in the Dubai Duty Free Stakes (registered as the Fred Darling), with 13 fillies declared. Redstart, Russian Punch and Shagah have also been declared.