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Cloudy Glen ensures a fitting end to a proper jumps day; YESTERDAY AT NEWBURY Ladbrokes Trophy Chase 1 Cloudy Glen 33-1 2 Fiddlerontheroof 9-2 3 Brahma Bull 40-1 4 Ontheropes 8-1 5 Demachine 16-1 6 Cloth Cap 16-1 7 Fortescue 50-1 Owner Exors of the late Trevor Hemmings Trainer Venetia Williams Jockey Charlie Deutsch Breeder Gleadhill House SGroom Izzy Davies Distances 1/2l, 28l, 11/2l, 11/4l, 6l, 31/2l Stud.

Byline: James Burn Lambourn correspondent

IT WAS jump racing weather at Newbury as winter arrived in blustery and freezing fashion and the result went the way of a proper jump racing enthusiast as Cloudy Glen was propelled to victory under Charlie Deutsch in the famous silks of the late Trevor Hemmings.

Deutsch described their success as by far the sweetest of his career and it meant a am o massive amount to trainer Venetia Williams as well, while the half-length verdict from Fiddleron- theroof would not have been lost on Hemmings, who died last month after stamping his mark on the winter code, particularly the staying chase division.

His homebred eight-yearold was his fourth winner of the race. He had struck with Trabolgan, Many Clouds and last year's winner Cloth Cap, who carried 18lb more in his repeat bid and finished an honourable sixth after duelling with Cloudy Glen at the head of affairs for much of the race.

That Hemmings' d istinctive green, yellow and white colours had such a prominent pitch in arguably Britain's second-best jumps handicap behind the Grand National - which was the ed

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The Trevor Hemmings pair of Cloudy Glen (Charlie Deutsch, white cap) and Cloth Cap (Tom Scudamore) lead the way in the Ladbrokes Trophy before the former prevails for trainer Venetia Williams (below with Deutsch)

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Author:James Burn Lambourn correspondent
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Nov 28, 2021
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