ALGERNON PAZHAM Nigel Twiston-Davies in some sharp work up his steep Fibresand gallop at Naunton.
The chasing type has done well over hurdles and could have more to offer at Warwick. He came up against a well-regarded rival last time but doesn't face anything as dangerous this time.
BALLY BRAES his copybook when last seen but he could be on the verge of a renaissance and worked well, breezing beautifully.
He should make his presence felt in the conditional jockeys' handicap hurdle at Market Rasen.
Nicky Henderson's ACT ALONE been all dressed up with nowhere to go since scoring impressively at Doncaster, owing to testing ground.
Now conditions are drying, he should continue from where he left off in the novice hurdle at Market Rasen.
The son of French Derby runner-up Act One has worked well on the all-weather at Seven Barrows.
MISS BALLANTYNE go well in the mares' chase at Warwick. She is also lightly raced and after pleasing in her breeze on Saturday morning, can take the spoils on the way to better things.
In the West Country, Philip Hobbs' ROB CONTI stylishly up the woodchip gallop at Sandhill and is going to be a big player in the hunter chase at Warwick.
With the Hobbs horses in rattling good form, the nine-year-old can make up for a defeat at Ludlow, where his pilot arguably made his move too soon.
DEVON DRUM in good order working zestfully on the all-weather at Cropredy Lawn ahead of a probable return to hurdling.
Having broken his maiden on the Flat at Lingfield, Paul Webber's gelding will welcome better ground and could head for a novice hurdle at Kempton.
He produced a useful turn of foot to gun down his rivals last time and seems in good heart with his favoured spring-like conditions on the close horizon.
TIME FOR RUPERT on good terms with himself in a spin up the same strip under Denis
The chestnut, who found Tranquil Sea too hot to handle in a veterans' chase at Doncaster last time, is set to take his chance in the Baylis
Harding Affordable Luxury Handicap Chase on Tuesday.
His best performances have come at Prestbury Park, especially when he chased home Big Buck's in the World Hurdle and finished fifth in the Gold Cup.
RHAPANDO well to get into the money at Doncaster last time and is another who will appreciate better ground in the spring. The Hernando gelding is lightly raced and open to improvement. He galloped out strongly and is set for a move up the distance scale to two and a half miles.
KOOLALA a tad unlucky not to score at Doncaster last time and she was another to work well. She could head to Newbury for a mares' race.
Nicky Henderson's weekend runners have delighted the Seven Barrows trainer and one horse worth waiting for is ACT ALONE, impressive when opening his account at Doncaster.
The five-year-old is making good progress and could run at Market Rasen on Sunday.
The EBF at Sandown on Saturday is always one of the hardest races to win, but Henderson has a strong player in FULL SHIFT, has signalled his well-being with glowing aplomb since a resounding triumph at Kempton in February.
ACT FOUR, by French Derby winner Act One, has also been going great guns and should be out shortly.
ALUMINA proved a valuable cog in Andrew Balding's all-weather wheel this winter and the in-form filly looked in rude health in her latest spin at Kingsclere.
HIGHLAND KNIGHT done his trainer proud and the seven-year-old forms part of a twin spearhead from the yard in the Listed race at Wolverhampton on Saturday. The Ayr Gold Cup winner has shone in recent work on the main all-weather at Kingsclere.