Bryan Cooper, who partners Road To Riches, can land a big race double courtesy of TOCORORO
in the Grade 3 Kilbegnet Novice Chase.
In the mares beginners chase, it is hard to look past the chances of Tocororo
, while her trainer Gordon Elliott could also land the second of the maiden hurdles with Antiphony.
Even as a boy, cast as a younger version of Carlos in his autobiographical production Tocororo
, Yonah stood out alongside--rather than in the shadow of--his famous uncle.
Carlos is no stranger to the Hippodrome having appeared with Cuba's National Ballet as part of International Dance Festival Birmingham in 2010 and with his own production Tocororo
Cuba could be considered in some ways a contemporary time-capsule, and a special flavour of that is provided by Journey Latin America in its 'Tocororo
' group tour, which includes Havana, the old town of Trinidad, a UNESCO World Heritage site untouched by the twentieth century and the Bay of Pigs.
was a sell-out in his home country and in London last summer, and Birmingham is the only place outside the capital to host the show this year.
: A CUBAN TALE - Birmingham Hippodrome, until Saturday.
Bryan Cooper will have a number of tricky calls to make this season, but Tocororo
who is also declared, runs today at Gowran, so is almost certain not to run.
won by a jaw-dropping 55 lengths at Tramore last time and the four-year-old gets all the allowances from her rivals.