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Dunguib trip poser for Fenton

Dunguib could step up in trip at the Punchestown Festival following a disappointing performance in the Stan James Champion Hurdle.

Trainer Philip Fenton will enter the 2009 Weatherbys Champion Bumper hero and dual Grade One hurdle winner in the three-mile Ladbrokes World Series Hurdle on May 5, as well as the Rabobank Champion Hurdle over two miles staged the following day.

"We were a little bit disappointed. He didn't perform to his best, I'm sure. He's absolutely fine since and I think we'll go to Punchestown next and he'll be entered in both the two-mile and three-mile races," said Fenton.

"The step up in trip might suit him but I can't see the point in taking on the likes of Hurricane Fly again. He looks a special horse and the second and third horses (Peddlers Cross and Oscar Whisky) are very good horses, too.

"We won't make any hasty decisions."

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