Charlie Egerton’s Darkness ran out a gutsy winner of the
Feltham Novices’ Chase at Sandown Park on Boxing Day and
jumped to the head of the market for the Royal & SunAlliance
Chase with VC Bet being cut from 8-1 to 5-1.
VC Bet’s Neal Wilkins commented “Clearly Darkness
is a quirky character who needs some knowing but has an ideal
partner in Tony McCoy and possesses plenty of ability. He has
set a standard for the others and would appear to be better going