3 £1 doubles & £1 ew treble
Lilandra 5.10 @ 5/1
Glory Hallelujah 7.10 @ 5/1
Box To Box 2.40 @ 8/1
Selected Bath – good to firm on this undulating , sharp but stiff track
3.25 PREMIUM RACE
4.00 PREMIUM RACE
4.35 PREMIUM RACE
5.10 Lilandra comes here on the back of a win and 2 seconds , the latest doing well to be 2nd over C&D off this mark . Not a deep race and this reliable well drawn type looks a good bet .
1/2pt win Lilandra @ 5/1
Selected Donny – soft ground on this flat and galloping track
1.50 The clear form hors is the unbeaten Rosalllion , after his demolition job at Ascot last time , but in Group company today and faces softer ground , so can’t resist a flutter on the Aiden O’Brien’s Mountain Bear , closely matched with Iberian and has been mixing it with Group company since landing his maiden .
1/4pt win Mountain Bear @ 9/1
2.25 PREMIUM RACE
3.00 The clear form horse is the reliable Spycatcher , who relishes soft ground . Audience will set a good pace , but won’t keep it up on this ground , so a true run race likely .
3/4pt win Spycatcher @ 13/8
3.35 The St Leger and in an open looking race , the only certainty is a strong gallop throughout . Market fancy Arrest and the useful Chesspiece are sure to go and useful handicapper Denmark sure to pitch in too . This will help the late players in Aiden O’Brien’s first string in Continuous , who could find the trip too far , and His Majesty’s Desert Hero , who progressed from landing a handicap off just 94 , to winning a Goodwood Group 3 in the mud and is bred for the extra yardage .
1/4pt win Desert Hero @ 6/1
5.20 After destroying a Ripon field on easy ground , Spirit Catcher was given a hefty 8 pound penalty , but came out and ran a belter at York on fast ground to be a 2 lengths 3rd . Up another unfair 2 pounds , but is clearly thriving and soft ground suits .
1/4pt ew Spirit Catcher @ 18/1
Selected Lingfield – all weather – polytrack
3.08 The consistent Tokyo Dreamer finally nailed his first win last time , it coming here . He has the dreaded penalty , but an able 5 pound claimer reduces that . The odds on fav is Ambience Amigo , whose win last time came on deep ground in a small field weak event .
1/4pt win Tokyo dreamer @ 7/1
4.55 Okami put a lesser effort at Kempton behind him last time when wining over the same C&D next time , making it 2 wins in his last 3 , and wins have come when given a prominent ride . Up just 2 pounds and this is far more about quantity than quality .
1/2pt win Okami @ 11/4
Selected Chester – good to soft on this flat and sharp track
2.05 This represents a big drop in class for the talented Bluestocking , who has been holding her own in Group 1’s, and odds are relatively generous .
3/4pt win Bluestocking @ 4/5
2.40 Hefty penalties for both the recent winners in Sweet Revenge and First Impression will be hard to shake off and another good run can be expected by the 3 times track winner Box To Box, who struggled in a hot York handicap last time , but was quite strong in the market . A wide draw is never great here , but if able to get away smartly and take up his preferred spot near the front , is good enough to land this at juicy odds.
1/2pt win Box To Box @ 8/1
3.52 The very well drawn Due For Luck is 2 from 2 and goes handicapping on a very fair mark, but the horse he beat last time was well beaten yesterday when odds on . Midnight Lir is admirably consistent and mark remains fair .
1/4pt win Midnight Lir @ 6/1
4.25 A very open handicap but a case can be made for Order Of Malta , who has run respectably in both handicaps and gives the impression this longer trip will suit.
1/2pt win Order Of Malta @ 9/2
5.00 The 4 times C&D winner Roman Dragon is now on a stiff mark and was a close 2nd , over C&D last time . Her draw could have been kinder but if able to get out smartly , has only the useful Divine Libra to worry about .
1/2pt win Roman Dragon @ 5/2
5.35 The ultra consistent Compliant has gone close off this mark a few times of late , including over C&D . This isn’t a deep race .
1/2pt win Compliant @ 5/2
Selected Musselburgh – good to soft on this flat and galloping track
Heavy rain is forecast so going likely to soften up .
3.42 A weak opener and it should be a deserved win for the consistent War Defender , and soft ground no issue .
1/2pt win War Defender @ 5/4
6.00 Not a deep race and the luckless Ascot adventure can gain due reward for a stack of recent consistent efforts at trip and mark .
1/4pt win Ascot Adventure @ 5/2
6.35 The handicapper is certainly giving a chance to Glory Hallelujah , who has run two good races of late , one a narrow defeat off a 2 pound higher mark in the mud . Well drawn and we can forgive a much lesser effort last time when up in trip and badly drawn .
1/2pt win Glory Hallelujah @ 5/1