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Personal Form Ratings

Jackform

Gelding
Not been here for about 5 years and I used to do rather well I thought :prankster: . Scratching around trying to find something of interest puntingwise I though a day at the races might be an idea. If I was going it would be trench coat, wellies, flat cap -sandwiches in pocket and flask of coffee. Just those with some recent form as far as possible.

Musselburgh (going forecast GS -S showers) Market odds from 09.15. J Ryder staking plan down the card stop-when-in-profit.

1.10 Lilikoi 5/4
1.45 Bluella 3/1
2.20 Ayr Poet 9/2
2.55 Tukhoom 13/8
3.30 Leo Davinci 5/2
4.05 Mukhayyam 2/1
4.38 Swaffham Bulbeck 6/4
5.08 She's A Deva 9/4
 

Jackform

Gelding
I compiled a chart by my form ratings to convert to odds for one of the better class ratings at Musselburgh, just for interest.

Musselburgh RP Spotlight selects Bringitonboris (2 pundits agree 9 oppose)
2.20 Market odds from 10.15* no's 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 9 indicating an open contest. Theoretical strong fav 2/1, possible contender 4/1, not expected longer than 8/1

1. 6
2. 51 = 5/2 (11/2 mkt) Cockalorum
3. 11
4. 0
5.10
6. 33 = 9/2 (9/2 kt) Cruyff Turn
7. 2
8. 16
9. 47 = 11/4 (9/2 mkt) Ayr Poet. LTO 6, 5 tips (C&DD2BF)

Comment: Ayr Poet was my selection earlier and is carrying 14lbs less than BF LTO.

ATR form verdict in comparison.
There is a lot to like about COCKALORUM's neck second at Newcastle, as his three wins all came on turf and the first and third have boosted the form since. Entitled to come on for that pipe-opener and now back on grass off the same mark, Roger Fell's charge is taken to go one better. Cruyff Turn scored over slightly shorter at Nottingham earlier in the month and a 5lb rise doesn't rule him out, while C&D winner Ayr Poet has returned in good heart and remains feasibly treated.
Top Tip: COCKALORUM (2)
Watch out for: CRUYFF TURN (6)
 

Jackform

Gelding
Yesterday would have been a disaster if I had actually had a day out at Musselburgh, and once again :( it shows the folly of chasing losses even over a short run.
Checked the only Flat turf track on the UK mainland and will stake to a Fibonnaci progression over 5 races omitting the 2yo and apprentices.

(Fibonacci was the mathematician who brought maths from the Middle East to the Western world, otherwise we could still be betting with Roman numerals. His progression for the increase of things is said to be an underlying principle of the Universe and well suited to punting as any win over 6/4 clears losses - 1, 1, 2, 3, 5 etc the next bet is the total of the previous 2 losing stakes).

Hamilton (going forecast G - GS showers) Market odds from 09.35. Fibbonaci staking stop-when-profit.
2.40 Black Friday 5/1
3.10 Tricorn 5/1
3.40 Beechwood Emily 6/1
4.10 Perfect Soldier 4/1
4.40 Omany Amber 2/1
 
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Ripon (going forecast S with some Hvy?) Market odds from 09.00. Fibonacci stking progression down the card stop-when-in-profit.
Swerved the 2yo and the odds-on race.

2.30 Livia The Empress 5/2
3.05 Jean Baptiste 6/4
3.35 Beadalid 13/8
4.05 Camerly Joe 5/2
5.15 Refuge 11/4
 

Jackform

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Having adjusted my form ratings I thought I might give them a run out here with the feature race of the day on the UK mainland ( everybody else seems to have lost their senses and should know Heinz means beans :crazy:).

Hamilton (going forecast G) RP Spotlight selects Mahrahjaan (9 pundits agree 4 oppose)
6.40 Market expected10.10* no's 1, 3, 7 indicating a win restricted to these. Theoretical strong fav 7/4, possible contender 7/2 to 7/1, not expected longer than 7/1.

1*.84 = 11/2 My fair odds (11/2 mkt) Platinumcard 1 tip (C2). LTO 10, +3lbs, =class, Ham. 1/11 +nk, idden good head way led finish. K Dalgleish rates 20/B Garrity (3), has 2nd string Euro Implosion.
3*. 38 = 13/1 (7/1) First Impression
4. 39 = 13/1 (14/1)
5. 66 = 7/1 (15/2)
6. 81 = 11/2 (15/2) (Where's Jeff 2 tips (C2D). LTO 10, +8, =class, Ham. 3/11, 2 1/4L, prominent pushed along ridden kept on beaten by Platinumcard)
7*. 86 = 5/1 (11/8) Mahrajaan 10 tips (D) LTO 25, -12lbs, +2 grades? Rip. 1/5 +9 1/2L, made all went clear easily. W Haggas rates 27/P Hanagan
8. 70 = 13/2 = 9/1

Comment: Maharajaan strong fav looks short opposite the risk being up 2 grades. I prefer Platinumcard as a bet each-way.

ATR form verdict in comparison:
The three-year-old MAHRAJAAN has shown plenty of potential in his three starts to date, winning in good style on his last two outings, with the form of his latest emphatic win at Ripon receiving a boost when the runner-up scored in comfortable fashion on her next start. An opening mark of 85 looks to underestimate his ability and he is tipped to continue his progression, with Platinumcard potentially his most serious rival, having been successful on four of his last five starts. Love Is Golden produced his best effort when winning at Chester last time and may also figure.
Top Tip: MAHRAJAAN (7)
Watch out for: PLATINUMCARD (1)
 

Chesham

Sire
Hi Jackform Jackform

I have looked at similar races for 3 Y O + class Hamdicaps over C&D in August and horses aged 5 and over seem to not win.

PlatinumCard (Age 6 ) on the flat has only won over 1m1 and 1m-2 and is up in distance today.
 

Jackform

Gelding
Goodwood (going forecast G with some GF watered) RP Spotlight selects Aratus (4 pundits agree 10 oppose)
2.25 market expected 09.35* no's 3,5, 7, 9 indicating a win restricted to these. Theoretical strong fav 2/1, possible contender 4/1 to 8/1, not expected longer than 8/1.

1. 30 = 16/1 My fair odds ( 33/1 mkt)
3*. 66 = 13/2 (9/2) Escobar 2 tips (D2). LTO 9, -5lbs, =class, Yor. 5/18 -1 3/4L , ridden headway kept on nearest finish.
4. 28 = 16/1 (12/1)
5*. 73 = 6/1 (7/2) Dance Fever 5 tips (D2BF). LTO -13lbs, =class, Don. 2/8 -1/2L, went 2nd ridden to lead edged left ran on.
6. 69 = 6/1 (17/2) Persuasion 1 tip (C&DD). LTO 72? -5lbs, =class, Asc. 26/28 -31L, burst blood vessel.
7*. 98 = 4/1 (11/4) Aratus 5 tips (D3). LTO 14, -14lbs, +1 grade? Nby.1/7 +1/2L, shaken up lead edged left soon ridden kept on always doing enough.
8. 56 = 8/1 (22/10
9*. 36 =13/1 (8/1)
10. 41 = 11/1 (16/1)

Comment: Dutch Dance Fever with Aratus looks OK to me.

ATR form verdict in comparison:
Al Rufaa is interesting on his return to action but this looks a big ask after 11 months off, on his first start since being gelded, even for the in-form Gosden team. Persuasion is better than we saw last time out at Royal Ascot, where he burst a blood vessel, and must enter calculations. However, ARATUS goes from strength to strength and will make a bold bid at completing the four-timer, following wins at Kempton, Doncaster and Newbury.
Top Tip: ARATUS (7)
Watch out for: PERSUASION (6)
 

Jackform

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Goodwood (going forecast GF with some G watered) RP Spotlight selects Motogally (5 pundits agree 7 oppose)
2.15 Market expected 09.55* no's 1, 2, 5, 7 indicating a win restricted to these. Theoretical strong fav 2/1, possible contender 4/1 to 8/1, not expected longer than 8/1.

1*. 56 = 13/2 my fair odds (7/2 mkt) (Motogally 6 tips. C Hills rates 10)
2*. 36 = 11/1 (15/2)
3. 6 = 66/1 )25/1)
4. 36 = 11/1 (17/2)
5*. 81 = 9/2 (9/2) Treacherous 1 tip. LTO 27, +12lbs? =class,Wdr. 2/14 -shd, ridden quickened disputed lead kept on just denied.
6. 66 = 11/2 (10/1)
7*. 86 = 4/1 (11/4) Able Kane 2 tips. LTO 16, -13lbs*, +2 grades?Nmk. 3/11 -1 1/4L, made challenge lost position rallied went 3rd finish.
8. 36 = 11/1 (11/1)
9,. 24 = 16/1 (10/1)

Comment: Looks more open than market indicates with Treacherous up in weight carried and Able Kane up in class, but would dutch those two.

ATR form verdict in comparison:
A decent contest in which Motagally holds obvious claims back over his optimum trip after a rallying effort over shorter at Nottingham last time. The consistent Able Kane should also be in the mix having finished runner-up in the Stewards' Cup consolation race here last month, but any value may lie with C&D specialist ATALANTA'S BOY who, unluckily, hasn't been seen to best effect since running on strongly to score off a 2lb lower mark here in April.
Top Tip: ATALANTA'S BOY (2)
Watch out for: MOTAGALLY (1)
 
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Jackform

Gelding
Monday, and so I thought I might try a different approach to listing possible contenders for a change. The 'fair'odds are RP Spotlight beeting forecast odds with the theoretical overround deducted (125.41%).

Ripon (going forecast G) RP Spotlight selection Kettle Hill ( 8 pundits agree 5 oppose)
3.40 Market expected 09.30* no's 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 indicating an open contest. Theoretical strong fav 7/4, possible contender 7/2 to 7/1, not expected longer than 7/1.

1*. 9/1 (Spotlight forecast fair odds) ( 6/1 mkt)
2*. 9/1 (6/1) Dubai Image (D2 ). LTO 23, -2lbs, +1 grade? Hay. 4/5 -7L? Ridden hung left soon weakened?
3. 16/1 (18/1)
4*. 10/3 (13/8) Kettle Hill 9 tips (DBF2?). LTO 38? +6lbs, +1 grade? Yor. 2/10 -hd, edged left kept on strongly just held eyecatcher*. W Haggas rates 24/T Marquand.
5*. 6/1 (13/2) Garden Oasis (C&D2D3) LTO 16 - T Easterby top track trainer rates 18/D Allan)
6. 12/1 (14/1)
7*. 6/1 (9/2) Copper And Five 2 tips (C&DDBF?). LTO 16, -1lb, +1grade? Rip. 2/6 -nk, every chance finish kept on held
8. 11/2 (17/2)

Comment: Not a brilliant contest for the feature race of the day. Kettle Hill forecast strong fav is given as the only game in town reported as an eyecatcher at York last time. Just a race to watch for me.

ATR form verdict in comparison.
KETTLE HILL was beaten a head into second by Garden Oasis over this trip at York when last seen in July, but the unexposed four-year-old can reverse that form today on 4lb better terms. The aforementioned Garden Oasis has subsequently won over C&D and he should not be underestimated, while Challet also makes the shortlist having won over this track and trip a week ago.
Top Tip: KETTLE HILL (4)
Watch out for: GARDEN OASIS (5)
 

Jackform

Gelding
Just a class 4 to keep my hand in an d not a bad contest, but fillies can be capricious :( .

Bath (going forecast F with some GF) RP Spotlight selects Samara star ( 2 pundits agree 13 oppose)
3.40 Market expected 10.00* no's 2, 4, 5, 7, 8 indicating an open contest. Theoretical strong fav 7/4, possible contenders 7/2 to 7/1, not expected longer than 7/1.

1. 61 = 11/2 my fair odds (15/2 mkt) Squelch 3 tips (D2). LTO 27, +1, =cls, Bri. 3/8 -1L, ridden kept on ell finish.
2*. 42 = 17/2 (13/2) (Sea Sylph 3 tips LTO 42, W Haggas/A Farragher (5) )
3. 24 + 16/1 910/1)
4*. 59 = 6/1 (7/2) Samara Star 3 tips (D). LTO 15, =lbs, +1 grade? Wol? 2/6 -7L? Headed kept on no match with winner.
5*. 42 = 17/2 (11/2)
6. 41 = 9/1 (10/1)
7*. 87 = 7/2 (13/2) Dreams Unwind (D). LTO 26, -11lbs*, +2 grades? Mus. 1/5 +1 3/4L, made all ridden kept on well. M Johnston 2nd string?/F Norton rode Squelch?
8*. 46 = 15/2 (7/2)

Comment: I'm not overly keen on any of these for a bet and the tips are evenly spread throughout the field. If I had to it would have to be my top-rated Dreams Unwind each-way even tho' it looks the 2nd string to Basilicta and is up in class.

ATR form verdict in comparison.
SEA SYLPH failed to build on the promise of her efforts in novice company when only beating a single rival home on her handicap debut at Sandown. However, she is worth another chance stepping back in trip with Adam Farragher's 5lb claim aiding her cause. Samara Star was no match for an easy winner at Wolverhampton when attempting to back up from her debut success under a penalty, but she is open to improvement and can enter the reckoning along with recent Musselburgh winner Dreams Unwind.
Top Tip: SEA SYLPH (2)
Watch out for: SAMARA STAR (4)
 

Jackform

Gelding
Salisbury (going forecast GF with some G watered) RP Spotlight selects Improvised (5 pundits agree 8 oppose)
3.05 Market expected 09.45* no's 3, 4, 6, indicating a win restricted to these. Theoretical strong fav 5/4, possible contender 5/2 to 5/1, not expected longer than 5/1 (Silent Flame not considered as out of the long hcap).

1. 32 = 14/1 my fair odds (12/1 mkt)
2. 15 = 33/1 (7/1)
3*. 105 = 7/2 (15/8) Improvised 6 tips (D2). LTO 14, +14lbs? =cls, Yor. 2/12 -3/4L ridden headed edged left kept on finish.
4*. 84 =5/1 (4/1) Quickstep lady 3 tips (D). LTO 14, -2lbs, =1 grade? Wdr. 1/10 +1/2L, chased ridden lead kept on well.
5. 54 =8/1 (16/1)
6*. 98 = 4/1 (9/2) Crazy Luck 1 tip (CD2). LTO 26, =lbs, =cls, Asc. 2/9 -nk, switched left ridden every chance just held
7. 96 = 4/1 (13/2)

Comment: The selection is Improvised.

ATR for verdict in comparison.
 

Jackform

Gelding
Wide of the mark yesterday so used RP Spotform forecast with the theoreticaol overround deducted for fair odds (120.76%) - trying to improve :)as always.

Ascot (going forecast G with some GF) RP Spotlight selects Ebury (2 pundits agree 11 oppose)
£.40 Market 09.45* no's 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 indicating an open contest. Theoretical strong fav 6/4, possible contender 3/1 to 6/1, not expected longer than 6/1.

1*. 3/1 RP fair odds (11/4 mkt) Fantastic Fox 3 tips (D2). LTO 27, +1lb, =1cls? Hay. 1/5 =2 1/2L, headway lead ridden clear comfortably. R Varian/S de Sousa.
2*. 3/1 (3/1) Uncle Bryn 4 tips (D). LTO 113? +6lbs, -1cls*, Yor. 10/10? -25L, headway weakened eased jockey said lost action? J&T Gosden/L Dettori
3. 16/1
4. (16/1)
5*. 18/1 (14/1)
6*. 9/2 (10/3) Walhaan 3 tips. LTO 21, -15lbs, +2 grades? Nby. 3/8 -nk,lead hard presse headed by winner lost second finish.
7*. 10/1 (6/1)

Comment: Fantastic Fox for me given the question marks against the other two.

ATR form verdict in comparison.
Fantastic Fox won easily enough last time out at Haydock, but that was on soft ground and he has been hit with a 6lb rise. Gifted Ruler was second at both Haydock and Doncaster before fluffing the start at York in a race best forgotten, but UNCLE BRYN may be better than a handicapper. Gelded after a last of 10 in the Dante Stakes at York, he may improve for the operation and outclass these if spot on after over three months off the track.
Top Tip: UNCLE BRYN (2)
Watch out for: FANTASTIC FOX (1)
 

Jackform

Gelding
Short of time today so having a go at what looks a difficult meeting for punters.

Ayr (going forecast G showers)J Ryder staking plan down the card stop-when-in-profit.

1.20 Makalu
1.55 Juan Elcano
2.30 Blackrod
3.05 Head Mistress
3.40 Great Ambassador
4.15 Cruyff Turn
5.20 Dark Jedi
 

Jackform

Gelding
As the flat turf season declines so do my form assessments. Just have a further try in a top class contest :) .

Ascot (going forecast GS with some good showers) RP Spotlight selects Adayar (4 pundits agree 9 oppose)
3.50 Market expected 08.40* no's 1, 4, 5, 7 indicating a win restricted to these.

1*. 26 = 11/2 My fair odds (9/1 mkt) - 2nd (my class assessment). Addeybb
2. 12 = 13/1 (14/1) - 5
3. 12 = 13/1 (150/1) -10
4*. 30 = 9/2 (2/1) -3rd Mishriff
5*. 23 = 13/2 (2/1) -1st Adayar
6. 13 = 12/1 (33/1) - 4
7*. 28 = 5/1 (13/2) - 8th Dubai Honour
8. 20 = 15/2 (50/1) -7
9. 0 = 0? (40/1) 6th - 6
10. 4 = 40 /1 (14/1) - 9

Comment: My top three rated 1 point each for interest and omit Adayar.

ATR form verdict in comparison.
MISHRIFF has nothing to prove to anyone after enjoying a remarkable season around the globe, but this is an opportunity to prove himself the best of the best. An impressive winner of the Juddmonte International last time out, connections decided to swerve the Arc in favour of another crack at this valuable prize. Adayar may have had the selection behind when they last met here, but he is now 7lb worse off and runs just 13 days after a mammoth effort in the Arc at Longchamp. The bigger threat may come from last year's winner Addeybb, who has been put away for this race since finishing runner-up in the Coral-Eclipse in July.
Top Tip: MISHRIFF (4)
Watch out for: ADDEYBB (1)
 
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Jackform

Gelding
No flat turf to contend with today, which is possibly a blessing in disguise and my chosen race looks interesting on paper although difficult to assess given the time off track for much of the field together with the D.

Sedgefield (going forecast G light rain) RP Spotlight selects Hewick (2 pundits agree 9 oppose) Class 2 hcap chase over 3m 5f.
3.30 Market expected 09.00* no's 1, 6, 8 indicating a win restricted to these. Theoretical strong fav 6/4, possible contender 3/1 to 6/1, not expected longer than 6/1 (Red Giant and Young Turk not considered as out of the long hcap)

1*. 20 = 5/1 My form rating (4/1 mkt) Hewick 3 tips. LTO 15, 7th (for class, +12lbs (wgt carried)
2. 8 = 14/1 (13/2)
3. 14 = 15/2 (8/1)
4. 7 = 16/1 (7/1) 2 tips
5. 17 = 6/1 (8/1) 1 tip
6*. 27 = 10/3 (11/2) Montanna 3 tips (C), LTO 39, 2nd class, -20lbs*
7. 4 = 28/1 (11/1)
8*? 21 = 9/2 (11/4) Red Giant 3 tips (C&D). LTO 41, 4th class, -12lbs. J Candish/S Quinlan yard in form past 14 days.
9? 1 = 125/1 (100/1)

Comment: The selection is Montanna each-way

ATR form verdict in comparison.
In a typically competitive Durham National Brian Boranha makes his fourth appearance in a bid to win the race for the second time. He finished last season with an encouraging third here and it would be no surprise to see him in the mix, while last year's winner Red Giant cannot be ignored as he showed signs that he is coming back to form at Perth. However, HEWICK gets the vote as he has some strong form in the book and stayed on strongly when second over hurdles at Gowran Park last time, suggesting he will relish this marathon trip.
Top Tip: HEWICK (1)
Watch out for: RED GIANT (8)
 

Jackform

Gelding
Dropping down to class 4 on the artificial surface today as I couldn't find anything of interest to consider over the jumps and never do Stateside racing and they were all 2yo anyway? I hardly ever 'do' the AW as I have never had any success - is it class, going, I don't know?

Newcastle (going forecast St to Slw) RP Spotlight selects Serenade.
3.30 Market expected 09.50* no's 4, 5, 7 indicating a win restricted to these. Theoretical strong fav 2/1, possible contender 4/1 to 8/1, not considered longer than 8/1.

1. 22 = 16/1 my rating (12/1 mkt)
2. 18 = 20/1 (16/1)
3. 38 = 9/1 (12/1)
4*. 46 = 15/2 (7/4) (Zaajirah R Varian/ )
5*. 60 = 11/2 (4/1) Serenading. (C&DC2). LTO 24, -1lbb, =cls, jock change. 1/12 +1/2L* ridden headway led comfortably*.
6. 15 = 25/1 (16/1)
7*. 80 = 4/1 (9/2) Bringitonboris. (C&D3D). LTO 10*, -3lbs, =cls, jock change. 2/7 -nk, ridden chased ran on well just failed.
8. 56 = 6/1 (17/2) Makeen. (DBF2)? LTO 21, -7lbs, +1cls? G Lee. 5/14 -5 1/4L? headed ridden weakened?
9. 46 = 15/2 (33/1)

Comment: Zaajirah is currently the strong fav and my rating could be down the drain again? However, I shall dutch Serenading and Bringithomeboris hoping for a change of fortune.

ATR form verdict for comparison.
The three-year-old ZAAJIRAH was considered good enough to run in the Fred Darling on just her second career start earlier this year and, despite falling short at that level, the Roger Varian-trained filly shaped well when dropped to handicap company at Kempton when last seen in June. The daughter of Shamardal didn't get the clearest run on that occasion and can start to deliver on some of her early promise, with Serenading rated her most dangerous rival having won readily over course and distance last month. Bringitonboris has built up a good record at this track and can also have a say in proceedings.
Top Tip: ZAAJIRAH (4)
Watch out for: SERENADING (5)
 
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Gelding
Evening Y'all :). I am very parochial with my racing and never venture outside the UK mainland usually. However, I thought I might test my rating with the Stateside racing form, nothing ventured nothing won!

Del Mar. RP Spotlight selects Pocket Square (good luck with that :crazy: )
8.59 Market expected 4.40* no's 4, 6, 7, 8, 12 indicating a win restricted to these.

1. 60 = 8/1 my rating fair odds (14/1 mkt). Going To Vegas. LTO 34 (C2)
2. 50 = 10/1 (16/1)
3. 20 = 28/1 (20/1)
4*. 45 = 11/1 (10/1) (Rougir. LTO 34)
5. 10 = 50/1 (66/1)
6*. 65 = 15/2 (3/1) Love. LTO 55 (BF)? AP O'Brien/RL Moore
7*. 90 = 5/1 (9/2) War Like Godess. LTO 63, (D3)
8*. 59 = 17/2 (3/1) Loves Only You. LTO 76 (DBF)?
9. 49 = 10/1 (28/1)
10. 24 = 20/1 (40/1)
11. 39 = 13/1 (40/1)
1*. 39 = 13/1 (6/1)

Comment: When you have no idea you go with the top-rated :D.

ATR form verdict for comparison.
Audarya is back to defend her crown after winning this race 12 months ago at Keeneland and she demands respect, as does Rougir, who beat her when they clashed at Longchamp last month. Love has been freshened up and looks the best of the Irish duo, with Japanese raider Loves Only You another name to note. However, WAR LIKE GODDESS made it four on the bounce latest and she rates the one to beat.
Top Tip: WAR LIKE GODDESS (7)
Watch out for: ROUGIR (4)
 

Jackform

Gelding
Sticking with the AW for now as time off track bugs me at the start of the jumps proper.

Wolverhampton (going forecast St showers) RP Spotlight selects Tricolore (8 pundits agree 5 oppose)
2.50 Market expected 09.35* no's 3, 4, 6 indicating a win restricted to these. Theoretical strong fav 7/4, possible contender 7/2 to 7/1, not expected longer than 7/1.

1. 42 = 13/2 my fair odds rating (12/1 mkt)
2. 18 = 18/1 (9/1)
3*. 18 = 18/1 (9/2) Summa Peta (C&D). LTO 25, +5lbs, =cls, same jock. 7/12 -3 3/4 switched right ridden ran on.
4*. 45 = 6/1 (10/3) Arqoob 1 tip. LTO 34, =7lbs, =cls, C Fallon. 4/9 -6 3/4L? pushed alon soon ridden no impression kept on?
5. 44 = 13/2 (10/1)
6*. 88 = 11/4 (2/1) Tricolore 9 tips (C&D2). LTO 28, -2lbs, +1cls? same jock. 1/11 +1 1/2L* ridden to lead hung left ran on.
7. 16 = 20/1 (11/1)
8. 51 = 11/2 (10/1)

Comment: Tricolore has much the strongest form on paper so going with that at current odds but no shorter as it is up in class? A sneaky e.w. on my 2nd top-rated One Last Dance (C&D, LTO 28) could be a more interesting punt :) .

ATR form verdict for comparison.
Tricolore bounced back to form when scoring over this C&D last month and he commands respect in this contest. However, a chance is taken on BYFORD, who made rapid progress earlier this year which included a run on All-Weather Finals Day at Lingfield and he can make a winning return now pitched back into handicap company. Alba Rose has claims after a promising third at Doncaster, while Apex King is one to note for any market support returning from a break.
Top Tip: BYFORD (1)
Watch out for: TRICOLORE (6)
 
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