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Time to dream.

Byline: By Anita Chambers

Terry mills has some big plans in mind for I Have Dreamed but he can get started at a much lower level in tomorrow's Weatherbys Printing Handicap at Yarmouth tomorrow.

The Epsom handler has never been afraid to aim high, although talk of the King George seemed more than a little optimistic after the Montjeu colt won on his debut at Folkestone last August.

Mills had harboured Derby aspirations for his pounds 100,000 recruit, but a suspensory ligament injury put paid to that.

I Have Dreamed did make a good start though, overcoming some colty behaviour in the build-up and the extra pressure of a spread plate to beat Celtique by three-quarters of a length.

He edged right in the finish that day after being spooked by a bouncy castle but Montjeu's progeny generally improve with their racing and a more mature runner can be expected this time. It is obviously a long way from this to Ascot in July but this one-mile-three-furlong event is a good jumping off point.

Plateau can feel the benefit of his two starts this year in the Peggy Farley Memorial Handicap over six furlongs.

David Nicholls' charge comes into this event on the back of a decent run when third on the all-weather at Lingfield in March before heading to Southwell last week.

The seven-year-old weakened quickly but the testing conditions on the turf course may have proved just a little too gruelling on his second start.

With that run under his belt, Plateau should strip much fitter this time.

Nycteos can score a hat-trick in the Margaret Izaby-White 60th Birthday Novices' Limited Handicap at Taunton.

The five-year-old is looking to follow up two victories at Chepstow, most recently when beating Launde by a length over an extended two miles and three furlongs.

He did not win by much that day but he idled in front and there was a fair bit left in the locker and he looked value for more.

Nycteos' trainer Paul Nicholls can make it a double as Cheltenham Festival casualty Le Volfoni looks one to follow in the Summer Time Handicap Hurdle.

The five-year-old crashed out at the third-last fence when looking to be travelling really well in the Jewson Novices' Handicap Chase.

He had previously won four of his seven chasing starts and although he switches back to the smaller obstacles, he was a fair hurdler in France and merits an interest.

All-weather action is on offer at Wolverhampton and it can be Obe Bold's turn to get her head in front in the Name A Race To Enhance Your Brand Banded Stakes.

Alan Berry's charge has notched two seconds and a third at Dunstall Park already this season but this time she can come home first.
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Mar 28, 2006
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