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'Y&R' Predictions: Ashland Has Nowhere To Run, Michael on His Trail

Young And The Restless predictions suggest Ashland Locke (Richard Burgi) will have to stay one step ahead of Michael Baldwin (Christian Leblanc). Y&R spoilers for the week of January 31 to February 4 tease there may be questions regarding Ashland's so-called illness. Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) could suspect that Locke has been lying about his disease and recovery.

Additionally, Victor and Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott) will question Ashland's motives. There will be questions regarding Locke's medical condition. 

Also, Ashland has been making business decisions behind Victoria Newman-Locke's (Amelia Heinle) back. Victor recently hired Michael as his legal counsel and revealed his mistrust of his son-in-law. Can Michael sniff out Ashland's secrets on Young And The Restless?

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Ashland may believe he can get away with his lies. Yet he will not suspect that Victor and Michael are on to him. 

Y&R spoilers for the week of January 31 to February 4 reveal that Victor and Michael will have another strategy session. The Mustache will enlist Michael's services to investigate Ashland's medical condition. Michael may prove just how resourceful he is.

Further Young And The Restless spoilers for the upcoming week divulge Michael will seek out Dr. Nate Hastings (Sean Dominic). Victoria had urged Ashland to talk to Nate and get a second opinion on his diagnosis. Nate did not offer much hope at the time. 

Y&R: Michael Baldwin

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Even when Victoria and Ashland sought Nate's opinion on the Peru clinic, Nate was not optimistic. So the doctor was surprised at Ashland's improving health. Michael will question Nate about Ashland's treatment and recovery. 

Nate may not discuss Ashland's case in detail. After all, there is the patient confidentiality issue. However, Nate's answers will place doubts in Michael's mind on the CBS soap.

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Michael will be skeptical of Ashland's miraculous recovery, especially since Nate did not believe it would work at all. It is important to remember that Nate never actually treated Ashland; he was more of a medical advisor. 

However, Nate may just be the key to Ashland's downfall. Michael will surmise that Ashland faked his illness. Or his illness was never terminal. Ashland could have faked impending death to get his hands on Newman Enterprises.

Young and the Restless: Ashland Locke - Victoria Newman

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Ashland's days at Newman may be numbered. His downfall will result in plenty of soapy drama. What will Ashland do if he suspects Victor is on to him? Ashland could very well end up in prison. 

Nate will feel used. Ashland's friendship with Nate was just a means to an end. Victoria will suffer worst of all. The man she loves duped her into marriage and a merger. Victor will come out on top as always on The Young And The Restless.