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De Boinville set to partner Might Bite

22nd November 2018, 15:27 by Craig Smithson

Nico de Boinville is set to return from injury in time to partner Might Bite in the Betfair Chase at Haydock on Saturday.

Noel Fehily has spent this week with the Nicky Henderson-trained nine-year-old ahead of the latest head-to-head with Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Native River.

However, De Boinville has been passed fit from the thumb injury suffered in a fall at Chepstow on October 30 which has kept him on the sidelines.

It sets up another intriguing battle with last Boxing Day's King George winner Might Bite looking to avenge his defeat to the Colin Tizzard-trained Native River at the Cheltenham Festival in their reunion this weekend.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Craig Smithson is a journalist with over two decades of experience at the keyboard. A life-long Middlesbrough fan, Craig has an in-depth knowledge of all football and is also a keen fan of boxing amongst other sports.

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