Colin Tizzard, trainer of Hey Big Spender
"These graduation races offer an outstanding opportunity for a horse like him.
Tizzard has been mixing his targets between veterans' chases and competitive handicaps, with victory in Newcastle's Rehearsal Chase in November confirming Hey Big Spender
retains plenty of ability despite turning 12.
It was only at the last that Hey Big Spender
got his head in front but Fredo battled on gamely and went down by only three quarters of a length for the in-form Williams yard.
Hey Big Spender
beat just two finishers in Cheltenham's Cross Country contest in March but, back spring ground, he returned to form to score at Ascot last time out.
Tizzard is confident of a big run from Hey Big Spender
, with the ground to fasvour him.
Hey Big Spender
is a 16-1 chance for the Christmas feature on December 27 following his excellent win in the Rehearsal Chase at Newcastle last Saturday.
These days, the Republicans are big spenders
abroad and are committed internationalists in foreign affairs.
But the identity of the big spender
remained a mystery.
HIT THE HIGH NOTES Hey Big Spender
, trained by Colin Tizzard (left), will relish today's good ground
Hold On Julio has his first race since finishing fifth in the Hennessy for trainer Alan King, while mud-lover Hey Big Spender
has his first race for nearly a year.
It includes 13 remixed and reworked Bassey classics ranging from Big Spender
to that M&S cover of Pink's Get The Party Started.
But it was her raunchy performance of Big Spender
that drove fans wild, lifting her flouncy, glittering skirt to flash a pair of pins a woman half her age would be proud of.
Her designer was hoping for a big spender
at the Milan fashion show yesterday after the girl was voted top currency in the Voyage spring/ summer 2003 ready-to-wear men's collection.
on s As NOTES Spender, Colin will He has risen 4lb in the weights but my tip has scored off higher handicap marks in the past, and a drying week has turned conditions in the favour of Hey Big Spender
, who has an unbeaten record of two from two for today's rider Brendan Powell.
Horses Hey Big Spender
, Master Overseer, Golden Chieftain, Balgarry, Justabout, Handy Andy, Theatrical Star, Quinte Du Chatelet and Shaking Hands Wins 34 Owner Brocade Racing (Garth and Anne Broom) Best moment Big wins for Hey Big Spender
and Master Overseer WHEN the jumps season ends next Saturday, Garth and Anne Broom will raise a glass in celebration of their most successful year to date.