3.35 Cheltenham – Rock My Way – WON 13/2

Two we’re keen on here, so let’s back them bothRock My Way was a notebook horse from his hurdles debut when an extremely encouraging 2nd to a very well regarded winner here in January, where the front two pulled a long way clear of the field. He’s a really striking individual and with a little improvement […]

11.40 Cheltenham – Comfort Zone – WON 2/1 (Adv 5/2)

The winning margin of a neck last time didn’t reflect his superiority over the field at Chepstow, where he travelled all over the field and having quickened a few lengths clear he was then almost reeled in by the runner up. Sure to be played a little later today, he’ll also appreciate the better ground […]

5.30 Newcastle – Fox Master – WON 6/5 (Advised 5/2)

Making his debut for the Roger Varian stable here, reports suggest this son of Showcasing works to a pretty good standard. His dam was a sharp type who won over sprint distances, whilst his sire has produced several high class winners. The stable have plenty to gauge this chap on and he goes to post […]

2.32 Wetherby – Iroko – WON 13/8 (Adv 15/8)

A late edition to our Ten To Follow section for this season and he justified that entry by landing a gamble on his reappearance over course and distance in November. He won there with more in hand than the winning margin suggests, is expected to improve a good deal for that return and will handle […]

1.30 Kempton – Annsam – WON 7/2

This represents a big drop in class from contesting the Ladbroke Chase on his last start. Finishing 6th in that high class race perhaps doesn’t do him justice as he led for much of the way and only faded in the home straight. Returning to a right handed track will suit, as will the soft ground […]

1.55 Cheltenham – Nassalam (e/w) – 3rd 8/1 (Advised 16/1)

With plenty of rain forecast, Nassalam should get his preferred conditions on Sunday and with the race being stages on the ‘New Course’ which represents a slightly stiffer test of stamina than the ‘Old Course’ the venue for his last outing in the Paddy Power Gold Cup, he has a lot more in his favour […]

2.00 Haydock – Easy As That – WON 9/2

Has yet to fulfil the promise he showed when winning both his starts in NH flat races impressively, mainly due to his poor hurdling technique, which did improve when bolting up on his final run over hurdles. He jumped okay on his chase debut, but couldn’t match the winner for pace over two miles and […]

5.00 Southwell – Silky Smooth (e/w) – WON 7/2 (Adv 13/2)

A rating of just 58 says enough about what Silky Smooth has achieved to date, he’s perhaps one of the lowest rated horses in the Roger Varian yard. That said, he did show a reasonable amount of promise last time and could well take a step forward now handicapping. Our information suggests he’s thought to be capable […]

5.50 Wolverhampton – Manaafith – WON 15/8

She just isn’t the same filly on turf so happy to forgive her run at Newmarket over 6f, whilst that was also a higher class race. Back on the all-weather where she has a record of 3 wins from 3 races and back up to 7f she has a lot in her favour. She’s a […]

3.35 Cheltenham – Captain Morgs – WON 7/2 (Adv 5/1) *r4

Stablemate Dusart has to be respected as he’s a classy type, but he’s likely to improve for this which may well be a pipe opener for a return to fences. Captain Morgs has promised to land a nice handicap and ran really well on his return when running up to another stablemate, Call Me Lord at […]