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DAN SKELTON rattled the crossbar on a couple of occasions at Cheltenham and he can resume winning ways at Carlisle on Sunday with CAPTAIN CHAOS (3.25) and SEVEN NO TRUMPS (1.50).
Captain Chaos held on bravely from fast-finishing course specialist Regal Encore at Ascot last month and a 5lb rise in the veterans' handicap chase is fair enough.
The 3m trip around here calls for an abundance of stamina and Captain Chaos previously posted a fine fourth to Notachance in the 3m 5f Warwick Classic.
He likes to help force the pace and probably has the Venetia Williams-trained Gardefort to beat. Gardefort stayed on well to finish third to Alnadam at Sandown last time and as that winner is trained by Skelton, he should have a good handle to Captain Chaos's chance.
Seven No Trumps, third on debut at Ludlow, didn't quite progress as expected next time at Wincanton, running a respectable fourth to the Paul Nicholls-trained Broken Halo, but this 2m 3f maiden hurdle is probably a bit easier.
The danger looks to be The Mighty Arc, third in decent company at Chepstow on his first run back from a wind operation.