25p ew Lucky 15 & 25p ew acc
Harry Bosch 2.10 @ 7/1
Muir Lodge 2.50 @ 8/1
Star Rider 4.35 @ 8/1
Jamesbro’s Girl 8.00 @ 4/1
Best of Times 4.00 @ 2/1
Next Stop 8.30 @ 4/1
½ pt ew Use Your Filbert 3.05 @ 11/1
Best F/c ½ Pt Rev F.c Jamesbro’s Girl - Yeeoow 8.00
Selected Haydock – good to soft ground on this flat and galloping track
2.00 Life Less Ordinary is the short priced fav for this and after his impressive win at Windsor, he is going to take some stopping. On the negative side though , he is dropping in trip and the ground may be a bit softer, but this is only his 4th race, and though he didn’t beat a great deal, he went fro last to first in a matter of strides and could be pretty good. More Michief has only has 2 runs and won on the second on soft ground at Hamilton and on that run is very fairly weighted and she must be competitive.I’m having a small play on Sunday Royal who ran pretty well at Windsor last time out and is bred to improve for this longer trip. Both Borak and All You are others in a tricky opener.
¼ pt ew Sunday Royal @ 16/1
2.30 No Bet
3.05 Ghalib is 2 from 2 since joining Ed Walker and could make it 3 from 3 but there are a ot of dark horses in this race. Both Hope and Faith and Use Your Filbert are 2 from 1 while Collosium and Scalzo won on their 2nd starts. Of this quartet , I could only really rule out Collosium , who hasn’t been generously dealy with by the handicapper. As Use Your Filbert won over C&D on softish ground,he’s the choice.
½ pt ew Use Your Filbert @ 11/1
3.40 No Bet
4.15 It doesn’t look a strong handicap and I’m with the fav Get Knotted. He ran well at this trip at Doncaster on similar ground behind Critical Risk, who shred a race last night.
¾ pt win Get Knotted @ 3/1
4.50 A maiden full of lightly raced types but I’m with Erik The Red. He ran well in both of hs races last year and the snip op could well improve things.
¼ pt win Erik The Red @ 6/1
5.20 Even though Grand Liason is much higher in the weights for her last few wins, this wont take much winning and she hasn’t been with the John Berry stable very long.
¾ pt win Grand Liason @ 7/4
Selected Bath – good to firm ground on this sharp but stiff track
2.10 Harry Bosch looked a promising type after he won over C&D last year, but then the wheels fell off. He just lost his form and has been dropping in the weights without it making much difference. That was until quite recently when he joined the small but in form stable of Julia Feilden and his latest run signalled that he is once again competitive. That was in quite a competitive handicap at Brighton and he returns to his favourite track and if Adam Bescchizza wants to, he has the opportunity to lead this one. There is not much pace on and I would feel very confident if the tip took them along.
¾ pt ew Harry Bosch @ 7/1
2.40 No Bet
3.15 No Bet
3.50 No Bet
4.25 No Bet
5.00 Track regular Glens Wobbly has paid the price for his consistent efforts with a hefty rise in the weights , for not winning.Teide Park has a rare run on turf while Eastern Magic returns from a lengthy break and doesn’t have a good record running fresh.Party Palace has been in good form over hurdles and has run some good races at this track. He ‘s ridden by Cathy Gannon, whi is taking some time to get back to peak fitness after taking a year off to start a family, but she came close to riding a winner yesterday and she does ride round here very well.
½ pt ew Party Palace @12/1
5.30 Ajig will try to lead this all the way and will make a right fist of it. It is though a tough fillies handicap with both Lady Sylvia and Jersey Brown having sound claims. I give the nod to Cornish Path who has a good record in this class. The fav is Dutch S , but I can’t see this stiff C&D being any use to her.
¼ ptew Cornish Path @ 9/2
Selected Goodwood . Good ground on this undulating and quite tricky track
2.20 No Bet
2.50 Veteran Bold echo will have the run of the race as he loves to front run and does have a good record around here. However the veteran hasn’t been at this best of late and may be regressive. Czech it Our returns to his favourite C&D but has had almost a year off , so can only be watched today. Freddie with a Y is a grand type who is on a hat-trick an will find this much tougher. I am with Muir Lodge , who is far from straight forward but certainly has the ability to win this , especially having a rare foray into Class 4.
¾ pt ew Muir Lodge @ 8/1
3.25 PREMIUM RACE
4.00 Best of Times has his warm up for the derby and he looks very fairly priced to assert his superiority and class.
1.25 pts win Best of Times @ 2/1
4.35 Endless Times is the short priced fav after his demolition job in the mud at Salisbury. Conditions today are very different so we’ll see how he gets on.Star Rider hasn’t had much racing and won last time out in some style on the all weather> prior to that he ran mist respectable on turf and this longer trip looks a smart move.
¾ pt ew Star Rider @ 8/1
5.10 With Deeds Not Words now a non runner, it gives bold front running Ashpan Sam a great race make up. He ‘s not always that great first time out, but he shouldn’t be troubled to lead these and wont have to go flat out to maintain the advantage. Ryan Moore takes the ride and knows the tip well.I was originally very keen on Ninjago here , but despite him having a great record here , they have come in ,massive field and at a very strong pace, he wont have this today. Ryan More to pinch this from the front.I can’t see either Zamatto or Major Jack excelling over this quick six.
¾ pt winAshpan Sam @ 9/1
5.45 PREMIUM RACE
Selected Worcester Mostly good ground on this flat and galloping track
5.50 A pretty weak hunter chase to start the card and it gives a really good chance to Stratford Stroller, but he is very short at 6/4. Dr Anubis ran very well at Cheltenham recently and in a weak race could get close at long odds.
¼ pt ew DrAnubis @ 25/1
6.20 The trip is too long for Owen Na View, the ground isn’t soft enough for Atlantic Roller while Commitment also has stamina to prove. Deadly Sting is interesting on his first start for Neil Mulholland but I’m with Orbys Man , who was the lowest rated of these over hurdles, but is guaranteed to get the trip and the chances are he will be a better chaser. The only concern is the going, which may not be true good ground, as he does struggle when the ground is soft.
½ pt ew Orbys Man @ 5/1
6.50 Lough Kent makes a quick reappearance after a recent easy win. But besides a hefty weight rise he is also tacking this longer trip, which hasn’t suited in the past. Freckle Face has run two big races in quite hot races lately. He is untried on this kind of expansive and galloping track, but ticks the rest of the boxes.
½ pt ew Freckle Face @ 11/1
7.20 No Bet
7.50 No Bet
8.20 If you’ve got a spare £200,000 and would like 5% on your money in 6 minutes, you can stick it on Hunt Ball @ 1/20
8.50 A Highly winnable contest and it’s worth giving Mount Vesuvius one more chance, as he will appreciate this trip far more than his market rivals.
¼ pt win Mount Vesuvius @ 7/2
Selected Pontefract- good to firm ground on this stiff track
6.30 No bet
7.00 A very open contest where you could make a case for most of the field but I’m having a small play on topweight Nakeeta, who seems very overpriced considering that he is still improving.
¼ pt ew Nakeeta @ 20/1
7.30 No Bet
8.00 BEST F/C RACE
Jamesbros Girl is a real tough and capable type. She will welcome a return to a stiff track aftertwo very decent runs on easier circuits. She likes to lead and she sees the trip out really well. She is just about favourite to lead this from Yeeoow, but if Martin Harley can get this ne going from the start , it could be mighty close. Mississippi is very hard to win with and the weight rise makes it even harder while Signore Piccolo hasn’t had many races at this trip and could be dangerous.
¾ pt ew Jamesbro’s Girl @ 4/1 ½ pt Rev Rev F/c Jamesbro’s Girl – Yeeoow
8.30 Next Stop lost nothing in defeat when chasing home Libran at Beverley as that one wen ton to double up at York. She should be fine at over this C&D as she handles the stiff Beverley very well.
1pt win Next Stop @ 4/1
9.00 No Bet
Musselburgh – good to firm ground on this flat and quick track
6.40 No Bet
7.10 No Bet
7.40 A cracking sprint and the is pace all over the track, so the draw shouldn’t have a bearing.I doubt if Rusty Rocket or Economic Crisis can get competitive with their weight rises and racing on quicker ground. All the rest have a decent chance and the likeable Bunce seems overpriced for his very fair chance.
¼ pt ew Bunce @ 9/1
8.10 Apterix has had few chances on the flat so is considered despite conceding weight all round . This is much tougher than the race Jammy Monent won over C&D last time out, and the weight rise also makes this now very tough.Chivers is back to his best trip but the ground could be bit quick so I’m with the reliable Gabrial the Duke , who should get this trip on this easy circuit.
¼ pt ew Gabrial The Duke @ 13/2
8.40 Mustaqbal is the short priced fav after his good 2nd at Beverley, but he’s been harshly bumped up the handicap and this easier track may not play into his strengths. Anneani caused a right old shock when winning at Catterick. It was quite an impressive win and she could really have improved significantly from 2 to 3.
¾ pt win Anneani @ 6/1
9.10 Quite a tricky finals but there should be plenty of pace on which will suit the strong finishing and capable Lil Sophella.
¼ pt ew Lil Sophella @ 9/1