Ptit Zig was an impressive winner of the Grade Two Mitite Novices' Chase at Ascot with favourite Josses Hill only second.
L'Ami Serge sauntered clear to post an impressive victory in Ascot's Sky Bet Supreme Trial for Nicky Henderson.
A roundup of the early action from Ascot, where Desilvano left connections dream of bigger things after landing the maiden.
- Billy puffing his chest out again
- Master back in the spotlight
- Exciting Sceaux out at Fairyhouse
- Firebird skips National service
- Fry excited by Activial chance
- Martin readying big guns
- The New One in Haydock return
- Reve camp not expecting a hat-trick
- King issues Chatez Triumph warning
- New steroid policy delayed
- Newland seeking Pineau improvement
- Bolger searching for Mossey Joe key
- King weighs up Karezak options
- Henderson hoping Bobs makes Lexus
- Simonsig will miss King George
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