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Cinders And Ashes

Cinders And Ashes: part of seven-strong team to gallop at Bangor

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Cinder And Ashes has post-race Bangor gallop

DONALD McCAIN professed himself delighted after giving seven of his Cheltenham team a post-racing workout at Bangor on Wednesday.

Champion Hurdle hope Cinders And Ashes galloped with Son Of Flicka, who could bid to repeat last year's victory in the Coral Cup next month.

That pair were joined on the course by leading JLT Specialty Handicap Chase candidate Our Mick, watched by his locally-based owner Keith Benson, who worked with Hollow Tree.

After a changeover the juvenile hurdlers Counsel and Halogen galloped together with bumper winner Vinstar.

"That was grand, I am happy and everything has worked nicely," McCain said after the workout.

"It was good to get Cinders And Ashes out, we have been struggling so it was nice to get him away from home.

"The ones that aren't here don't need to come away. These haven't run for a while and we wanted to get a nice blow into them, they have done it well, they have enjoyed it and we will kick on now."

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