6 50p doubles , 4 25p trebles & 50p ew acca
Good fortune 3.05 @ 15/8
Charlie Arthur 4.20 @ 4/1
Flight To Milan 4.33 @ 7/1
Motahaassen 4.50 @ 2/1
Selected Huntingdon – soft ground on this flat and galloping track
3.41 A competitive handicap but the back to form Cave Top could well make all. After a series of pulled ups , he came back to life last time with a bold front running display at Donny and off a reduced mark and on slightly softer ground could take some catching .
¼ pt win Cave top @ 11/2
4.11 Great Hall hasn’t been going badly of late and is a regular over C&D . He has dropped to a really good mark and should get away with the ground .
¼ pt ew Great hall @ 16/1
4.41 Caution advised regarding recent winner Ibleo 2nd run back after a break and a candidate to “ Bounce “ . Impossible to knock Wenceslas , 3 wins and a second from his last four but now on a very testing mark . Little Light won well at Leicester on soft ground and didn’t do badly last time and is preferred to fanzio who could find it happening all too quickly on this speed track.
¼ pt win Little Light @ 5/1
No Huntingdon placepot
Selected Thurles- soft ground on this undulating and quite stiff track
1.55 On official ratings the useful salsaretta has a massive 20 pounds in hand so this should be straightforward for this long odds on shot but at this longer trip could be vulnerable and as the front running caravation takes no prisoners and stays this trip well, happy to play the upset .
¼ pt win Caravation @ 7/1
2.25 Mitchouka was a decent type for Gordon Elliott , but tame runs were racking up but benefitted from the change of scenery winning well over C&d for his new stable and this front runner could take some catching off a workable mark .
½ pt win Mitchouka @ 5/2
3.25 Plenty of young hurdlers who have done well already and race for big stables but only Assemble has been tested in graded company where he ran just an Ok race, but on the balance of his form is entitled to land this Grade 3.
½ pt win Assemble @ 4/1
Selected Sedgefield – heavy ground on this undulating and sharp track
2.03 Youngster Sign of War goes for the hat-trick and is proven the track , trip and ground , but is now 13 pound higher than his first chase win, but still not ruled out. All of the others have bits of make them of interest but the nod goes to the strong staying Dontdelay , a distant 2nd over C&d last time , but the winner looked good and the likely strong pace is in his favour.
¼ pt ew Dontdelay @ 8/1
3.03 Bertie Blake has won his last two here in some style but tries fences today and also deeper ground so happy to look elsewhere. Miss Zip won easily over C&d last time and this lightly raced sort could well be up to defying the 8 pound hit. PC Dixon has dropped to a good mark and relishes the mud , but has a shocking win record.
½ pt win Miss Zip @ 5/2
3.33 Informateur has been going well of late but my need this run returning from a break and 5/4 looks plenty short . Lotnfound is a mud lover who had bits of form to make her of interest .
¼ pt ew Lostnfound @ 7/1
4.03 The longer trip on deep ground will take some getting but Oliver’s Island ran well for a long way over C&d last time and only gave best late on . Lower mark today and if held together for a bit longer , it could be his day.
¼ pt ew Oliver’s Island @ 9/1
4.33 I was very much with Flight To Milan last time but a shuddering blunder saw him off and was pulled up . He’s far better than that and this wont take much winning .
½ p twin Flight to Milan @ 7/1
5.03 A chance can be given to all of these in an open finale as many tick many boxes including the outsider Wor verge who is certainly not out of this.
¼ pt ew Wor Verge @ 16/1
Selected southwell- all weather – fibresand
3.20 PREMIUM RACE
3.50 Sandridge Lad had to work pretty hard to land the C&d hat-trick last time and could be vulnerable under another penalty . Nigel Nott has won his last two but is new to this specialist surface. Katheefa recorded a smart win over C&d a few stats back but hasn’t backed that up since , but if getting front rank early , could surprise.
¼ pt win Katheefa @ 7/1
4.20 Hat-trick seeker Velvet Vision is proven over C&d but is now on a testing mark while Dr Jekyll has yet to race on the surface. The admrably consistent Charlie Arthur is 1 from 1 over C&d , that came 3 months ago and off a much lower mark , but is unexposed on the surface and won comfortably . He also goes well fresh .
½ pt win Charlie Arthur @ 4/1
4.50 Mr carbonator hasn’t run well here of late and the longer trip a concern while Bolt N Brown looks sure to struggle down in trip. This looks a great opportunity for the free going Motahassen who has some very solid runs over C&d off this mark in the book of late.
¾ pt win Motahassen @ 2/1
Selected Meydan- turf going good, all weather – dirt . The track is flat and galloping
2.30 Ghaiyyath brings a high level of form into the race and was one of the market fancies in the Arc , but failed to fire on the deep ground. If ready to go he will take some catching but both Spotify and the 5 timer seeking desert Encounter are worthy rivals.
3.05 Not a deep handicap and the in form Good Fortune has gone close a few times over C&d of late and has a good make up with nothing else likely to go on . A deserved win looks on .
½ pt win Good Fortune @ 15/8
3.40 The Group 3 UAE Oaks and Japan are represented by the lightly raced but useful looking Serein while Godolphin runthe UAE 1000 Guineas winner in Dubai Love , who should stay the longer trip . Down On Da Bayou was 2nd in the Guineas and is a talented and tough performer who could go well up in trip.
4.15 Godolphin have a strong hand in this with three useful and in form typesin zakouski, Mythical Magic and Dream Castle and the nod goes to the strong staying latter.
¼ pt win Dream Castle @ 7/2
4.50 Equilateral had a number of these behind when landing a good handicap over C&D and is much better of at the weights and this winnable Group 2 is at is mercy , but is 1/2.
6.00 PREMIUM RACE
Selected Chelmsford City- all weather – polytrack
5.30 an odds on fav In the in form Time To reason and remains on a good mark and has won over C&D but is a real hold up type with a rotten win record and needs to be played just right. This is not deep but wouldn’t want to play him at odds on .
6.00 For once Venture has been gifted a good draw and as he’s run some respectable races when badly berthed , could be in his element from the best of draw and capable of an all the way win.
¼ pt win Venture @ 5/1
6.30 That is The Spirit is likely to set the pace but this C&D winner has been finding his new mark tough going , Fighting Temeraire is only a pound higher than his C&d win a few starts back and has run ok since. He’ll be coming late and should be nailing this .
½ pt win Fighting Temeraire @ 3/1
7.00 Most of these have it to prove either at the trip, off their marks or on the surface which gives the luckless Original Choice a good chance of a deserved win . He’s ran some good off around this mark and stamina proven .
¼ pt win Original Choice @ 9/2
8.30 PREMIUM RACE