McCoy’s Norfolk date

Champion jockey Tony McCoy will be star attraction as Fakenham Racecourse stages its Macmillan Cancer Raceday this afternoon.McCoy has three rides booked for his retaining trainer, Jonjo O`Neill, and looks to have a great chance of landing a double aboard, Dr McFab, in the MacMillan Cancer Care Juvenile Novices' Hurdle at 2pm, and New Time, which runs an hour later in the MacMillan Cancer Care Handicap Chase.

Champion jockey Tony McCoy will be star attraction as Fakenham Racecourse stages its Macmillan Cancer Raceday this afternoon.

McCoy has three rides booked for his retaining trainer, Jonjo O`Neill, and looks to have a great chance of landing a double aboard, Dr McFab, in the MacMillan Cancer Care Juvenile Novices' Hurdle at 2pm, and New Time, which runs an hour later in the MacMillan Cancer Care Handicap Chase.

Dr McFab caught the eye, when making all to win by five lengths at Ludlow in a similar event last month and should make his experience count today.

Meanwhile New Time can get back to winning ways after a disappointing run at Huntingdon last time out.

This eight year-old gelding has been a frustrating individual, but when everything clicks into place, as shown at Worcester last year, he is a force to reckoned with.

Hopefully, with AP aboard today, he can find the winners enclosure again.

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The afternoon gets under way at 1pm with the SIS Selling Handicap Hurdle, in which Mad Professor is the tentative selection. This four year-old gelding has shown enough form to take this race, based on a good win at Cartmel back in July.

On that day, Mad Professor made all to win by a neck and with Richard Johnson back in the saddle once more this gelding is sure to go close. Green Prospect looks the danger.

Beau Torero should take all the beating in the Weatherbys Bank Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Chase at 1.30. This Ben Pollock-trained gelding has already shown a likening for this track, following a course and distance victory back in January. Despite making his seasonal debut over fences today, Beau Torero, goes well fresh and should be thereabouts.

Delightful Cliché, from the Pam Sly yard, is the choice for the feature race of the day at 2.30, the NGK Spark Plugs Novices' Chase.

This gelding ran with plenty of promise on his chasing debut at Huntingdon earlier this month. Reproducing that form this afternoon should see him take the prize.

The afternoon ends at 3.30 with the MacMillan Cancer Care Novices' Handicap Hurdle, in which the David Pipe-trained Bathwick Breeze is the selection. This three-year-old looks a horse to follow after a stylish success at Uttoxeter last time out, when making all to win by four lengths.