Today’s Fortunes for a fiver
The Wolver 50p ew Trixie & 50p ew treble
Puchita 1.00 @ 8/1
Iconic Belle 2.05 @ 8/1
Onebaba 4.20 @ 9/1
The Over The Jumps Fortune for a fiver
6 50p doubles , 4 25p trebles & 50p ew acca
Enry Iggins 12.40 @ 11/2
Misty Mai 3.20 @ 4/1
Safe Home 1.20 @ 3/1
Chanceofanotherfive 2.25 @ 3/1
Selected Musselburgh – good to soft on this flat and galloping track
12.50 This is very weak and offers a good opportunity for the in form Eagle Ridge to break his duck. He’s run two good races here of late off around this mark and ground and despite not looking the most straight forward , wont get a better chance.
¼ pt win Eagle Ridge @ 5/1
1.20It’s always worth noting anything which crosses The irish sea , and trainer Terence O’Brien has a very healthy 20% success rate plundering these shores. He runs Safe Home who returned from a long break to win well at Market Rasen off a slightly lower mark and backed that up with a good second of 16 at Southwell in the mud and over a longer trip . This is not deep and a good opportunity .
½ pt win safe Home @ 3/1
2.25 Chanceofanotherfive comes here on a track hat-trick having won at this trip over hurdles and fences , both times making all and both times winning with ease . The handicapper has got serious and is up another 7 pounds , but he looks way ahead of the game.
1/2 pt win Chanceofanotherfive @ 3/1
3.00 You would expect I’m To Blame to be good enough to land this , has the highest rating , goes well on the track and longer trip looks a smart move, but both Irish Roe and Mahlermade are tough rivals , so I can pass at evens .
Selected Wolver- all weather – tapeta
12.30 PREMIUM RACE
1.00Griggy comes here on a hat-trick but the 6 pound hit wont help while the reliable in form recent track winner reasoned would do well to get close dropping in trip from the worst of the draw. Puchita has hit the frame in 4 of his last 5 runs, the latest being a good effort over C&D . He’s been harshly nudged up 3 pounds for that but with reservations regarding the market leaders , still looks a good ew play.
½ pt ew Puchita @ 8/1
2.05 Clap your Hands was a surprise winner here last time, but won by a long old way . He’s gone up 5 pounds , which looks stiff enough on the balance of his previous form , but goes up another 8 pounds from tomorrow, whatever happens today. It’s easy to be suspicious when a horse suddenly takes off so can only be watched today at odds on. Iconic Belle swept back to form last time out , it coming over C&D , when narrowly beaten. She’s up 2 pounds but a nice ew play as the rest are hard to fancy .
½ pt ew Iconic Belle @ 8/1
3.10 Invitational is odds on to take this and should do, but too short for me.
3.45 The bookies rightly make this a two horse war between Nehall, a running on 2nd at Newcastle, so proven on the surface and bred for this longer trip and Symbol of Love , a good 3rd on debut at Chelmsford but over a longer trip and didn’t look to be crying out for a shorter distance. The factors favour the tip.
¾ pt win Nehall @ 11/8
4.20 Not a deep finale and a short priced fav in mount wellington , who won over C&D last time and is only 2 pounds higher and big race jockey Andrea Atzeni is an eyecatching booking, but plenty short at the odds and preference is for the consistent Onebaba who has good form over off this mark and another nice ew play .
½ pt ew Onebaba @ 9/1
Selected Hereford – very soft ground on this flat and sharp track
12.40 Flying Garry has a bit to prove up in trip and around a sharp track. Enry Iggins has run respectably over C&D in the mud in decent maidens and gets the nod.
1/2 pt win Enry Iggins @ 11/2
1.10 Seymour Sox stepped up last time when a good 2nd and every chance of going one better today, but too short at the odds.
2.15 Late Shipment has a good record over C&D in the mud and went close last time behind one who has won since under a penalty. This wont be easy but wont be far away.
½ pt win Late Shipment @ 7/2
3.20 The consistent Misty Mai certainly ran his race over C&d last time despite being some way behind runaway winner One style, who has followed up in emphatic fashion since. This could be his day .
½ pt win Misty Mai @ 4/1
Selected Southwell- all weather- fibresand
4.40 You could have 3 tries here and still miss. Just not enough to go on.
5.15 Odds on chance in The weed Machine who has by far the best form but vitally untried on the surface. The stable does very well here but easy to pass at the odds.
5.45. The question is whether Shine Baby shine is just unlucky or is she holding back in the finish . She’s gone close in all of her last 3 runs off around this mark and including this C&D. another clear chance tonight, but just a dabble.
¼ pt win Shine Baby Shine @ 10/3
6.15 PREMIUM RACE
6.45 PREMIUM RACE
7.15 Break The Silence is regular here and comes here on the back of a string of placed efforts all here . He certainly deserves a win but at just 5/4 easy to pass.
Selected Dundalk – all weather – polytrack
5.00 Many of these have crossed swords over C&D of late and with weight advantages switching around, so hard finding which one will come out on top tonight. Veteran Togoville was back to form in his last few runs , with 2 wins and a 2nd, the latest win coming off this mark . He’ll never rediscover his peak form when rated in the lofty 90’s as he’s now a 10yo , but nice odds if ready to go first time back.
¼ pt win Togoville @ 10/1
5.30 At the weights this offers a golden opportunity for the down in class Phoenix open , who’s been running pretty well in handicaps off testing marks. Should win this but not for me at just evens .
6.00 PREMIUM RACE
7.00 Another fiendishly difficult race to solve and the vast majority of these are very closely matched and are effective over C&D. The nod goes to Parkers Hill , a good 3rd over C&D last time from a bad draw and has been rated higher in the past .
¼ pt ew Parkers Hill @ 15/2
8.00 Not a deep race and the fav is Ragtime Red who won over C&D last time but scotts Honour is entitled to reverse the form at the revised weights.
¼ pt ew Scotts Honour @ 9/2
8.30 Magi Gal is holding her form really well over this C&D. Not beaten far last time off this mark and looks very solid ew in a winnable event.
½ pt ew Magi Gal @ 7/1
No Dundalk placepot