Gordon Brown – Race Reporter
Gordon has a wealth of experience of racing through his background in the written and broadcast media. His current principle role is reporting and supporting the scene in Scotland on Racing TV and relaying the latest news with Scottish angles.
A wide-open £30,000 William Hill Highland National features horses trained in Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales on the final day of the Perth festival.
Paul Stafford’s Irish raider Dubai Devils should relish the 3m 6f trip as he was successful in the Northumberland National at Hexham 36 days under Peter Kavanagh.
Hat-trick seeking I See You Well, trained by Seamus Mullins, and Nigel Twiston-Davies’ top-weight Poppa Poutine are old rivals as the pair were only separated by half a length when first and second at Fontwell earlier this month.
And former jump jockey Tjade Collier might fancy his chances as he saddles Ladronne, already the winner of two races this term, as he returns from wind surgery.
In the Building Better, Better Futures, Kier Construction Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase, Mark Walford-trained Into Overdrive arrives in great heart after wins at Carlisle and Hexham as Jamie Hamilton rides a horse owned and bred by his Hawick-based parents.