And Dessie Hughes, trainer of Kamactay, might double-up with Tipp Top in the Wright Window Systems bumper race
Maguire, who suffered a recurrence of a back problem at Musselburgh on February 1, rides Cerasus Knight in the closing bumper race
Trained by Venetia Williams, Limit the Damage was bought for 19,000 guineas after winning a bumper race
in Ireland and made a useful debut at Lingfield.
Hammond completed a double when Silver Rebel won the Bumper Race
under conditional jockey Nathan Horrocks.
The stable is ready to strike in a bumper race
any day now with a well-regarded newcomer by the name of Present Gesture.
In the closing bumper race
, Midgley's mount, Noshinannikin, the 7-4 favourite, veered badly left, squeezing up the heavily gambled 7-2 shot Mazzelmo against the rail.
Lambourn trainer David Arbuthnot has already contested a pounds 2,000 bumper race
this month but warned trainers' patience has a limit.
There is a pounds 50,000 prize up for grabs in the bumper race
on the Newbury card, and this looks best left to Nicky Henderson's course winner, Procas de Thaix.
"He has plenty of maturing to do but Peter Niven said he would be alright when he rode him to finish fourth in a bumper race
at the start of the season."
It's one thing to humble your fellow countrymen's good thing, quite another to thump him by 12 lengths, but that's what happened when I won the inaugural running of Cheltenham's bumper race
. I'd won the last event of the meeting and went on to win the first the following year.
The five-year-old won his only bumper race
last season and looks the type to do well over obstacles.
Mark had two of the first three home in the season's big bumper race
at Cheltenham and he is going for a bumper horse today, IT'S ALL GOOD FUN (5.40 Newton Abbot).
"He won his only bumper race
in Ireland before I bought him and he's been pleasing Martin at home,"" explained Johnson.
"He won a bumper race
last season and finished second in another, but he looks useful and we've got to be hopeful."
Young Dude (2.20), a winner of his only bumper race
last year, made an encouraging hurdling debut over two miles, one furlong at Exeter last month.