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Boom time for Bust.

BOOM TO BUST can make a winning start at Wolverhampton for new trainer Sean Curran.

The five-year-old was a fair performer in Ireland for Ger Lyons, notching three wins in total, including a defeat of subsequent Group One scorer Gordon Lord Byron in August 2011.

Obviously Boom To Bust has not matched that rival's rate of improvement but he has held his own, winning twice more for Lyons before transferring to the care of Paul Rich at the end of last summer to have a crack over hurdles.

While that plan did not work out, Boom To Bust showed he was no lost hope when returned to the all-weather track to finish fourth on his most recent outing over nine furlongs.

He plugged away that day, suggesting this step up in trip should suit.

A slight ease in the weights might also aid his cause in the Choose The Right Bookie At bookmakers.co.uk Handicap at Wolverhampton.

Waving finally lost his maiden tag at the eighth time of asking last month and can follow up in the coral.co.uk Mobile Betting Handicap now his confidence is riding high.

The four-year-old drew a blank in four starts for John Oxx last term and was another who has been tried over hurdles, only to return to the all-weather sphere.

? David O'Meara's stable star Penitent is a leading light among 91 entries for the William Hill Lincoln at Doncaster on March 23.

VAlthough the National Hunt season is still very much in full flow, the Flat campaign's curtain-raiser is on the horizon and has unsurprisingly attracted a strong entry at the initial stage.

B B V B B B Penitent, winner of the race in 2010 when trained by William Haggas, enjoyed a fantastic first season for O'Meara and Middleham Park Racing, winning two Group Two prizes.
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:Feb 7, 2013
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