We were delighted with Bindon Mill who scored a comfortable win in the 3m novice handicap chase at Exeter yesterday. Nick Scholfield was in the saddle and he gave him a peach of a ride, holding him up until the turn for him when he mounted his challenge with four fences to go and he ran out the ready winner.

We need to brush up on his jumping as he made a couple of errors, but even so, it was a fine performance on only his second start over fences.

We actually took him loose schooling on Monday to try and help him with his jumping, and after an error down the back straight, he soon got back on an even keel.