Today’s Fortune for a fiver
6 50p doubles, 4 25p treble & £1 acc
Black Tulip 2.15 @ 5/2
One For Rosie 1.10 @ 5/2
KIngi Compton 1.50 @ 2/1
Areen Heart 3.00 @ 7/2
Selected Warwick- good ground on this flat and sharp track.
1.10 ON form little to separate New Quay, one for rosie oe My Way, but the latter does have it to prove on fast ground.New Quay’s best ever run came on good ground and this trip, but it cameat the very different track of ascot, so considering One For Rosie’s bumper win came at the sharp Bangor, she gets the nod.
¼ pt win One For Rosie @ 11/4
1.40 THE EX French Flegamtik won well on his debut for dan Skelton, but it was on much softer ground and it wasn’t much of a race. The ground is also somewhat of an issue for both song For Someone and Nebuchanezzar, so chancing Honourable, who is improving in this sphere and best runs on the flat on sharp tracks and good ground.
1//4pt ew honourable @ 12/1
2.15 The longer trip is the issue for recent winner song saa and last year’s winner of this, Sheneededtherun, wont be suited to the drying ground. Black Tulip has the ground in her favour and despite this trip stretching her stamina, looks the one to beat.
1/2pt Win Black Tulip @ 5/2
2.50 A good quality Class 2 handicap and I’m with the well handicapped front running Foxtail hill to bounce back to his best, on ideal ground on a great track for front runners.
1/4pt Win Foxtail Hill @ 11/2
3.20 Despite the big field , very few have claims , and the very wonderful Uno Mas, 4 wins in last 6 starts again has claims, but the 7 pound hit makes life tough. The Manuscript has a healthy weight pull over Uno Mas when they were 2nd and 3rd at this trip and ground at Donny, and under a good jockey in this hands and heels race, looks the one .
1/2pt Win The Maunscipt @ 9/2
3.55 The drying ground is very much in the favour of the back to form Horatio Hornblower who just gets the nod over the consistent Mahlermade.
1/4pt Win Horatio Hornblower @ 9/2
Selected Catterick – good ground on this undulating and sharp track
1.20 PREMIUM RACE
2.30 Ninepointsixthree will be sorely tested off this mark while Always resolute will also find it tough off his new mark and also dropping in trip. He’s A goer will like the ground, but is on a testing mark. Indian opera made all for a good win from the front 2 starts back and can be forgiven last time in Grade 2 company. She’s on a fair mark and could take some catching round here.
1/2pt Win Indian opera @ 5/1
3.35 Straidahanna is 4 from 5 here and last time out showed he was not far off striking again. He may though have some company up front today, so small play only.
1/4pt Win Straidahanns @ 5/2
Selected Exeter- good to soft on this undulating, stiff and galloping track
1.30 PREMIUM RACE
2.05 PREMIUM RACE
4.20 The Devon national and despite drying ground, this will still be a searching test. Dawson city was the hero of this last year and despite holding his form pretty well this term, drying ground no help.Jepeck has a good record here and sluiced in so well for his new stable, he was hammered with a. 18 pound penalty, so if he could land this, is certainly a stayer going places.Chic name is effective over this trip and ground and looks likely to give us a good run for our money.
1/4pt ew Chic Name @ 7/1
4.50 Sky Pirate has hardly put a hoof wrong this season and was bang there last time until taking a late fall, and the 3 month break is a positive for this progressive youngster.
1/2pt Win Sky Pirate @ 7/2
No Exeter placepo
Selected Lingfiled- all weather- polytrack
1.50 kingi Compton was well entitled to win last time but the 6 pound hit will test, but saying that hard to see what can spoli his day,as the big drop in trip can’t hep Axel Jacklin while pink Flamingo switches from tapeta.
½ pt win Kingi Compton @ 2/1
3.00 Areen Heart usually holds his form well and is well drawn to try and make all. His win record is a concern, but ticks the most boxes today.
1/4pt win Areen Heart @ 7/2
3.30 The well drawn Holdenhurst comes here on the back of 2 good runs and another is likely in this open event.
¼ pt ew Holdenhurst @ 9/1
Selected Dundalk all weather- polytrack
5.00 Short priced fav in lovee Doveewho did well over C&d on debut, but was just behind paris duvet , who is also lightly raced and has the better draw tonight .Closer Now has a 6 months absence to overcome as well as a bad draw and first time on polytrack.
1/2pt ew Paris duvet @ 7/1
5.30 PREMIUM RACE
6.30 Hey Pretty is holding her form well over this C&d and while she is hard to win with, has been unlucky not to have scored. She has a clear edge over the other market fancies in the field and with Shane foley back in the saddle, who gets on well with him, should be his night.
3/4pt win Hey Pretty @ 11/4
7.00 Crest of the Wave went close over C&D last time and this looks a vet good opportunity for this lightly raced type.
3/4pt Win Crest of the Wave @ 2/1
8.00 Chaprel Dream sluiced in on his first try over C&d, but the 9 pound hit looks harsh, This is pretty weak and I’m trying track regular Sharjah, who can get much closer tonight with a healthy pull in the weights.
1/4pt ew Sharjah @ 13/2
8.30 A wide open finale and a chance taken with the well handicapped Miss Snossyboots, who returns after a year off but often first run back is the best time to catch log time absentees.
1/4pt Win miss snossyboots @ 15/2
Selected Chelmsford City- all weather- polytrack
6.15 There will be no hanging about in this with all of jack The Truth, it Must be Faith and the upgraded Warrior’s Valley likely to be battling for early supremacy, Cappananty Con went close over C&d last time first time for a new stable and he will relish racing with the strong pace as he sees this trip out well.
3/4pt win Cappananty Con @ 5/2
6.45 The speedy Verne Castle is well positioned to take these along and has the form to hold them at bay, as long as the 3 months break has no impact. The useful outrage has cut no ice in 4 tries here.
1/2pt Win verne Castle @ 11/2
7.45 Just no stopping Lion Hearted who goes for a rapid 5th win in succession. The 6 pound hit is hardly harsh and this odds on shot will be hard to beat, but I’ll be playing the capable Malaysian boleh , who is well drawn , likes it here and recent runs ok.
1/4pt Ew Malaysian Boleh @ 25/1
8.15 The massively in form and progressive pair of Croso cymraeg and Clearance lok to have this between them and at the odds no edge on value.
Chelmsford City placepot