JACOBS’ Five-time Naps Table champ Moorestyle’s best bets…
It has taken a long time for the handicapper to drop JUSTATENNER (nap) in the ratings but now that he is down to a mark of 88 he can cause a minor shock in the Kelso 4.50.
A winner off 106 in 2016 it has taken the assessor
11 runs to drop him to a more attractive mark and he can make the most of it on a track that should suit.
Earlier, SUPERIOR COMMAND (1.35) and KELPIES MYTH (2.40) can strike a double for Grand National winning trainer Lucinda Russell.
The Beginners Chase at Uttoxeter (3.30) can go to ALLEE BLEUE, while the Irish Cesarewitch, (Navan,
5.15) looks destined for ABYSSINIAN, stepping up to an extended two miles of the first time.
Limerick’s Munster National should be a real slugfest through the mud and that is sure to suit TULSA JACK.
A well fancied 16-1 shot for this event last year, an early mistake put paid to his chance but he gets a chance to race off the same mark here and is worth an each-way wager.
HOT TO TROT While George Wood should be applauded for his ride on Dolphin Vista EXAMINER
THUNDERING BLUE, in seventh and GM HOPKINS in 10th.
The Cesarewitch is the betting mainstay at Newmarket next week and I fancy a massive run from the six-year-old VENT DE FORCE.
Hughie Morrison has his team in superb form and this former winner of the Henry II Stakes looks handicapped to run a huge race.
Of course in a field of 36 there are dangers all over the place.
On good ground Oceane looks sure to step up again on his run in the trial race here two weeks ago, while a softer surface would aid the chance of Shrewd, third in that same event.
At the time of writing there are 45 entries in the Dewhurst Stakes, 16 of them from the Aidan O’Brien yard, but the Irish raiders could well be thwarted by Ascot maiden winner HERCULEAN.
in the Cambridgeshire last week, several of the senior jockeys should be lambasted for switching to the far side for no good reason.
We can upgrade the runs of (probably wants softer ground)