Day Racing Fortune for a fiver
50p ew Trixie & 50p ew treble
Mystery Power 2.15 @ 14/1
Echo 3.55 @ 16/1
Bella Brazil 3.05 @ 8/1
Selected Ponty- good to firm on this undulating , stiff and galloping track
1.25 This has a most winnable look to it with so many of the field not really firing. The clear form horse is last time winner Kindly, a clear winner at Hamilton , so this stiff C&D should hold no terrors and quicker ground no issue. He’s well drawn to take a handy sit under Nathan Evans who rode him well last time . The 5 pound hit is a concern , but he was rated much higher in the past , but you have to consider that he’s now a 7yo , but in this field , could get away with it.
½ pt win Kindly @ 5/1
2.25 I was very much with Highwayman last time and he sluiced in by a wide margin and could well be up to the hefty 8 pound penalty as he’s 2 from 2 over C&D , and this late player has a good race make up with a strong gallop on the cards. Sudoma was a smart winner over C&D a few starts back , and it’s hard splitting this pair, but at much longer odds, has to be the play .
¼ pt win Sudoma @ 5/1
3.55 The Sir Mark Prescott 3yo Pleasure Garden goes for the 4 timer and could still be ahead of the game , but odds on to go in again. Echo is a likeable type who should appreciate the stiff track and looks a lively longshot .
½ pt ew Echo @ 16/1
Selected Leopardstown – good to soft on this flat and galloping track
2.05 Astadash belied odds of 100/1 on his debut when running 3rd and backed that up with a good 2nd next time and this could be his day .
¼ pt win Astadash @ 4/1
2.35 Galileo Chrome is the lowest rated of these , but still the odds on fav . He impressed winning at The Curragh and the highly rated Choice of Mine hasn’t reproduced his good all weather form on turf. Nice race to watch as the fav could be a big improver .
3.05 The hat-trick seekers Flying Scotsman and Hisnameis Mr devitt are now both on testing marks and would both prefer softer ground. Bella Brazil is most consistent, on a fair mark and proven at the trip , making her a very nice ew play .
½ pt ew Bella Brazil @ 8/1
3.35 phoenix Cowboy has run two most solid races and proven at the trip giving him the nod to land a deserved first win .
¼ pt win Phoenix Cowboy @ 3/1
Selected Goodwood- good to firm on this undulating , galloping and tricky track
1.10 a short priced fav in Al qaqaa, but looks plenty short enough on what he’s achieved thus far . Berkshire Savvy responded well to the step up in trip on quick ground when winning well at Windsor . The 6 pound hit looks harsh , but still like his chance in a winnable opener .
¼ pt ew Berkshire Savvy @ 9/1
1.45 PREMIUM RACE
2.15 Khaloosy was simply awesome at Royal ascot landing the Royal Hunt Cup by a long old way in the mud . He is impossible to fully assess but after just 3 runs, safe to say he is useful , but todays’ C&d and ground are very different from his stand out win and I wouldn’t be ploughing in at odds on . My oberon won well last time in a maiden, but it wasn’t much of a race , but he is lightly raced and runs for a top stable . Tilsit is another dark horse as both of his good runs came on the Newcastle tapeta , and last time won by 19 lengths !!. Mystery Power is rated a lofty 105 and has his preferred fast ground today . His latest effort wasn’t bad and could surprise stronger fancied rivals who may not handle the conditions as well .
½ pt ew Mystery Power @ 14/1
2.45 PREMIUM RACE
3.15 Battash is the best 5 furlong sprinter in Europe and has won over C&D 3 times and fast ground no issue . Big hitters will be licking their lips investing on this 1/3 shot.
3.45 Communique and Desert Encounter come out best at the weights, but this C&d on quick ground could catch them out and preference for the capable Pablo escobar .
¼ pt win Pablo Escobar @ 5/1
4.20 Not an easy task for the fav Zamaani off a tough mark and on ground quick enough . Perotto has started slowly in both of his races , but still run well. He’s on a fair mark today judged on his C&D win on quick ground .
¼ pt win Perotto @ 5/1
Night Racing multi
50p ew Trixie & 50p ew treble
Gates Pass 7.25 @ 9/2
Comeatchoo 5.35 @ 6/1
Queen Mia 8.35 @ 6/1
Selected Lingfield – all weather – polytrack
4.15 Wrath of Hector finally got it right last time down to this trip , but it did come on quick turf at Yarmouth and a bit to prove on polytrack under a 6 pound penalty . This is not a deep race and the pace to the race will come from C&d winner Sir Rodneyredblood but he’s still a bit high in the weights and needs an undisputed lead to be most effective . He was some way behind Alex Gracie recently and this one has run well twice over C&d off this mark and another good run expected.
¼ pt ew Alex Gracie @ 10/1
5.25 Watch Me is very well related and runs in famous colours for a top stable . She led them a merry old dance on debut at Redcar until weakening late on , but still ran a good race. She has the best of the draw , is bred for the surface and I expect her to be away and gone .
¾ pt win Watch Me @ 15/8
6.25 The lightly raced Redetsky did well last time at Chelmsford City finishing strongly off the pace to be a close 2nd and despite the nudge up in the weights , likely to be involved again, but is pretty skinny odds. The Lightly raced city Escape has showed enough to be a contender but the nod goes to Cliff Wind who backed up a wolver win with a good effort on polytrack from the worst of the draw.
¼ pt ew Cliff Wind @ 8/1
6.55 This is very weak and looks a straight fight between Billie bean, who’s become hard to win with and has the worst of the draw against ho Leng lui , who should finally open her account .
¼ pt win Ho Leng Lui @ 2/1
7.25 Gates Pass is a long standing maiden but has responded very well to the relaxation in the ratings with two big runs on this surface. Likely to be front rank throughout, this could be his big day in a modest heat .
½ pt ew Gates Pass @ 9/2
7.55 The lightly raced Whisper Not got loose at Ponty last time and came home by 20 lengths ! , and is due to go up 18 pounds tomorrow whatever happens tonight . He’s with a top stable and runs in famous colours and is ½ tonight . The hat-trick seeking Dellyl resumes duties after a 6 months break on testing mark while recent winner famous Dynasty has a very punishing penalty to overcome Avorisk et Perils won well over C&D a few starts back and is only 3 pounds higher . Like his odds compared to his chance.
½ pt ew Avorisk Et Perils @ 18/1
Selected Wolver – all weather – tapeta
5.35 Comeatchoo runs this C&d very well and comes here on the back of a narrow defeat with the 3rd horse, who’s won since, 4 lengths away . He’s up 3 pounds, but could get away with it in a modest heat from the best of the draw.
½ p tew Comeatchoo @ 6/1
7.35 Alexanderthegreat has done well since returning from a long absence and holds clear ew claims in an open heat .
¼ pt ew Alexanderthegreat @ 10/1
8.35 There was little between the hold up pair of Musee D’Orsay and Final Attack over C&D last time and as they are both dependent upon racing behind a strong pace, I’d rather be with one racing near the front.Queen Mia finally broke her duck over C&D a few starts back and has generally held her form well since and can be excused a rare tame one last time up in grade at Haydock . She has the best of the draw to get an ideal handy pitch and could take some catching.
½ pt ew Queen Mia @ 6/1
Selected Galway – good to soft on this undulating , galloping and stiff track
4.45 it looks very much a match with Willie Mullins saddling French import N’golo , who cost connections £100,000 and tries hurdling for the first time but he’d have to be good to lower the colours of Risk Factor, one of last season’s top bumper horses .
¾ pt win Risk Factor @ 8/11
5.45 A wide open big field handicap but I can’t resist a dabble on top weight Décor Islandais , who would probably prefer a longer trip but does have some excellent form on his CV . Goes well fresh and likes the mud .
¼ pt ew Décor Islandais @ 33/1
6.15 PREMIUM RACE