Younevercall scores on hurdling debut for Yeats

Younevercall (4g Yeats-Afarka, by Kahyasi) looks a hurdler to follow this season after easily winning his first start over obstacles at Uttoxeter on Sunday. The Yeats gelding, now trained by Kim Bailey, had changed hands after winning a bumper comfortably for trainer Tom Lacey in April. He took this hurdle by three lengths and the Racing Post commented: “Younevercall won a bumper on his last start at Southwell in April and was well backed to make a winning hurdling debut on his first start for his new yard. Given an astute ride, he was the first to kick for home and showed good speed to hold off the challengers. He looks capable of building on this…”