California is a Gem of a bet in the 4.45

Selected Wolver – all weather – tapeta

Todat’s Multi

50p ew trixie & 50p ew treble

California Gem 4.45 @ 9/1

Lough Carra 5.27 @ 20/1

Bonita B 5.55 @ 16/1

1.00Course winner Far From  a Ruby has responded very well to the big drop in the ratings and the money was down last time out at Ayr when as usual given a prominent ride and lost on the bob by a nose . He generously stays on the same mark and from a good draw and first time in a 0-55 , compensation awaits .

1/2pt  win Far From A ruby @ 11/4

1.35 Bold territories is certainly making a meal of shedding his maiden tag ,but rallied well over C&D last time , and in a weak heat , this should be his day .

1/4pt  win Bold Territories @ 9/4

2.10 The hat-trick seeking Adelisa would do very well to go In again with a 5 pound penalty , a tricky draw and a first try on tapeta. Hot Day hasn’t been far away at all of late and this C&D winner is only a pound higher then his last win .

1/4pt  ew  Hot Day @ 9/1

4.30  The bookies’ friend , Fair And Square ,  0 from 21 , will again run his race and as usual will get chinned . My Joker ran well over C&D last time given a prominent ride but despite a wide draw and a stiff enough mark , the late playing Miss Belladonna is holding her form well and has been 2nd in her last two tries over C&D.

1/2pt  win Miss Belladonna @ 3/1

Wolver placepot







16 bets

Selected Bangor – good ground on this flat and sharp track.

1.25 Robeam is holding his form really well and showed last time thar he doesn’t have to lead to run  very well . The lead could be on and he could take some catching .

1/2pt  win Robeam @ 5/1

2.00A very close friend of mine is one of the owners of the novice hurdler Norman Kindu, who has disappointed so far but was an Ok stayer on the flat and it must all come right soon , could be today .

1/4pt win Norman Kindu @ 14/1

3.10 Finisk River certainly bounced back to form last time responding well to the big drop in the ratings when a close 2nd at Uttoxeter . He’s up 3 pounds but was 2nd in this last year off a much higher mark .

1/2pt  win Finisk River @ 10/3

5.27 Plenty of in form types but all now on stiff enough marks. Jennie Candish has a good record here and saddles the novice Lough Carra , on a very fair mark for some decent efforts and looks a very lively longshot .

1/2pt  ew  Lough Carra @ 20/1

Bangor placepot







18 bets

Selected Goodwood – good to firm on this undulating , sharp and tricky track


2.25 Not a great deal between Bayside Boy, Berkshire shadow , the up in grade Checkandchallenge and German  raider Rocchiganni , who I was with at Royal Ascot and certainly ran a good race . Tom Marquand takes over from a rider inexperienced in Britain and this longer trip in his favour .

1/4pt  win Rocchiganni @ 9/2



4.45 You could make a case for most of these but at appealing odds, the nod goes to the hat-trick seeking California Gem . On a fair mark and certainly knows how to win . Has also won on a similar track .

1/2pt  ew California Gem @ 9/1

5.20 Caius Chorister comes here on a 5 timer having laughed at handicapper with very wide margin wins but today races off a 17 pound higher mark , but still not ruled out . Sheer rocks responded well to an ease in the ratings and a longer trip winning very well at Chester in such style that the 4 pound hit and today’s extra yardage , could be taken in his stride .

1/4pt  ew Sheer Rocks @ 9/1

Goodwood placepot







32 bets

Selected Southwell – all weather – tapeta

4.50 The veteran Steelriver still has plenty of zip and comes here on the back of a strong finishing 2nd over C&D , and stays on the same mark . Up in grade but the booking of an able 5 pound claimer will surely help his cause.

1/4pt  ew Steelriver @ 9/1

5.55 Recent winners Almodovar Del Rio and Fantasy Navigator have a bit to prove switching to tapeta but another recent winner in Wrought Iron is proven on the surface but the 4 pound hit will surely test . Bonita B has a good record on the surface and the grade and off a declining mark , looks a very lively longshot and the wide draw no real issue here .

1/2pt  ew Bonita B @ 16/1

6.30 There is a stack of early pace in this, mostly on the favoured far side and likely to set this up for a well drawn finisher . Gustav Graves fits the bill .

1/2pt win Gustav Graves @ 13/2

7.00 Plenty here have it to prove at the trip and surface . Jenny Ren has good form on the surface and remains on a workable mark . lively longshot with the 3 months break in her favour .

1/4pt ew Jenny Ren @ 18/1

7.35 Decent chance of the strong staying Lizzie Jean taking these along and her front running Kempton win shows how potent she is when taking them along . On a fair mark and proven on the surface .

1/4pts win Lizzie jean @ 7/1

Southwell placepot







16 bets

Selected Galway – good ground on this undulating and stiff track , sharp in parts

5.00 Youngster Lunar Power has been mixing it pretty well in hot juvenile events and likely to appreciate the switch to handicap company .

1/4pt  ew  Lunar Power @ 8/1


Selected Newmarket – good to firm on this undulating , stiff and galloping track

6.20 First Dance has a terrific record here , 2 wins and a place from just 3 tries. She’s been getting closer with the drop in the ratings and this longer trip in her favour .

1/4pt win First Dance @ 8/1

6.55 Jalea Moon has been holding her form well off her new mark and comes here on the back of a good 2nd over C&D in a competitive heat . Should be good enough .

1/2pt win Jalea Moon @ 3/1

8.00 The admirable filly Nizaaka just doesn’t know how to run a bad race and comes here on a C&D hat-trick , and the way she won last time ,  good chance of defying the penalty in a winnable heat .

1/2pt win Nizaaka @ 11/8

Newmarket placepot







12 bets

Selected Musselburgh – good to firm on this flat and galloping track

6.45 An open looking nursery but Teresa grace is closely matched with one of the favs in Georgiava , is much better drawn and the form puts her on a feasible mark .

1/2pt  ew  Teresa Grace @ 12/1

7.20 Lupset Flossy Pop has been knocking on the door and can make full use of the weight she receives from the two winners .

1/2pt win Lupset Flossy Pop @ 15/2

8.20 A good quality sprint handicap and pretty easy to read with all of Only Spoofing , Jojo Rabbit , who are both high enough in the ratings , and the well drawn dual C&D winner Never Dark , who comes here in poor form , all sure to try and make all , which is unlikely , and this is best late to the late players . Track regular The Thin Blue line is on a stiff enough mark but is still preferred over the prolific Ready Freddie Go, now on a very stiff mark and Call Me Ginger , likely to find this C&D on the sharp side.

1/4pt win The Thin Blue Line @ 7/2

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