Paul Ferguson's Jumpers To Follow 2023-2024
Now in its 17th year of publication and once again sponsored by Fitzdares, Jumpers To Follow is an essential tool to guide you through the entire National Hunt season.
KEY FEATURES FOR 2023-2024 INCLUDE:
- LEADING PROSPECTS – Paul’s 40 Leading Prospects for the upcoming season
- ACROSS THE SEA – an additional 20 exciting prospects to follow from Ireland
- A VIEW FROM THE SADDLE – get the views of leading jockeys, including Brian Hughes, Sean Bowen and Harry Skelton (plus others). And, new for this year, Harry Cobden contributes for the very first time.
- AROUND THE YARDS – Paul’s personal view on yards – both big and small – from up and down Britain.
- POINT-TO-POINT GRADUATES – read about the horses Paul is most excited about seeing from the Pointing fields, who are now set to race under Rules for the first time.
- NEWS FROM FRANCE – details of horses who have moved to UK and Ireland.
- BIG-RACE TRENDS – in the format of the hugely successful Cheltenham Festival Betting Guide, Paul takes a detailed look at a dozen key races from November through to February.
- TOP-CLASS PERFORMERS – Paul dissects the leading players in the key divisions (with the majority of horses who feature elsewhere in the publication being much less-exposed).
THE 2022-2023 EDITION PRODUCED THE FOLLOWING GEMS:
LEADING PROSPECTS included:
- Lossiemouth “…they will be hopeful that Lossiemouth develops into a leading contender for the 2023 Triumph Hurdle” – Lossiemouth won on Irish debut @ 3-1 and won the Triumph Hurdle in March (available at 20-1 at the time of publication)
- You Wear It Well – won 4 times over hurdles, including @ 16-1 in the Dawn Run Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham
ACROSS THE SEA included:
- Magical Zoe “The Grade 3 mares novice hurdle at Down Royal would appeal as a possible early-season target.” – Magical Zoe won that race @ 18-1
NEWS FROM FRANCE included Grade 1 winners Gala Marceau and Irish Point.
POINT-TO-POINT GRADUATES included:
- Hermes Allen – won 3 times including the Grade 1 Challow Novices’ Hurdle
- Stay Away Fay – won twice, including the Albert Bartlett @ 18-1 at Cheltenham
BIG-RACE TRENDS (Greatwood Hurdle):
- I Like To Move It “would be another with a good profile for the race.” – I Like To Move It won the Greatwood Hurdle @ 17-2
LATEST NEWS (p207) featured just one horse – Marine Nationale “….he is a bright prospect and his progress should be monitored closely.” – Marine Nationale was unbeaten in three starts over hurdles, culminating with victory in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle @ 9-2