Profile: John Budden

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Victory-bound: Seeyouatmidnight, ridden by Ryan Mania, won the Veterans’ Handicap Chase at Carlisle
GOOD PROSPECT: Brewin’upastorm, fancied at the Cheltenham Festival, was a winner at Carlisle last October
BACK IN BUSINESS: Greystoke trainer Nicky Richards has several promising runners ready to go at Doncaster
GREATER CHANCER: Bigirononthehip’s withdrawal has increased the prospects for Greystoke’s Nicky Richards (left)
SUCCESS: Takingrisks, ridden by Sean Quinlan, wins the Scottish Grand National Handicap Chase last year
IN FRONT: Lil’s Gem (near side), ridden by Brian Hughes, wins at Carlisle     Picture: Grossick Racing Photography
THEY’RE BACK: The novices hurdle will open the first meeting of the year at Carlisle on Monday
OPEN FIELD: There were a few surprises on racecourses around the north of the country last week
LATE SUBSTITUTE: Tommy Dowson won on board Lady Buttons at Doncaster after coming in for Adam Nicoll
ON THE SURGE: Brian Hughes (aboard Lofgren, foreground) rode four more winners at Newcastle