7.15pm – HONG KONG HELEN @ 11/10
Deja Sue drops significantly in grade after posting two lacklustre efforts and better can be expected here while Zipped would not have to be anything special to go close on her debut. However, Hong Kong Helen finished a close second in a stronger event on her penultimate start and could prove difficult to beat if running to that level here.
7.45pm – THORPE D’ORO @ 11/4
Hickory Hill flew home to land the spoils over five furlongs at Turfway Park last month and this distance will suit while Blended Lute highlighted his resolution to record a determined success here earlier this month and is respected. However, Thorpe D’Oro shaped well when third in a stronger event over track and trip latest and could prove difficult to catch in this weaker event.
8.15pm – STRONG SIDE @ 7/4
Strong Side lost out by the narrowest of margins when finishing runner-up over an extended five furlongs here earlier this month and looks to have been found a decent opportunity to go one better. Valiant Appeal makes his track debut after finishing second at Sam Houston last month and he could prove the biggest danger ahead of Flatout Winner.
MORE TIPS: Our trader’s best bets for tonight
8.45pm – NOCTURNAL MISSION @ 8/15
Nocturnal Mission lost nothing in defeat when beaten under a length in a stronger event over six furlongs here earlier this month and could prove difficult to beat returned to a mile back in calmer waters. Silky Appeal has yet to win over this far and can fight it out with Bella Kristina for minor honours.
9.15pm – TAPINDEED @ 5/2
Assembled Lady has won two of her three starts here so a return to this venue looks a positive while College Queen has been running well in defeat and ought to prove popular. However, Tapindeed looks well berthed to adopt her favoured positive tactics and she could prove tough to catch if getting the fractions right.
9.45pm – CHAMPAGNE’S ON ICE @ 6/1
Champagne’s On Ice looks to have improved for the switch to this venue and shed the maiden tag with an impressive success over an extended five furlongs earlier this month. He could have more to offer under these conditions and can see off the attentions of Gambler and the class dropper Spendaholic.
10.15pm – SWEET MARY M @ 5/4
Sweet Mary M has won two of her last three starts and regained the winning thread with a fluent success over track and trip last month. Bright Bling had Keena back in third when runner-up over six furlongs here last month and they look the pair to concentrate on for minor honours.
10.45pm – MORO APPEAL @ 13/2
Moro Appeal has finished no worse than third in his last six outings and he could appreciate a return to this trip after finishing runner-up over six furlongs at Sam Houston last month. Rookie Season drops in grade after failing to justify favouritism here earlier this month with Jazz Musi also respected after making a winning track debut under these conditions last month.
11.15pm – DIAMONDS N SPURS @ 15/2
The One For Fun made a winning track debut under these conditions last month and could have more to offer while Kallie Sioux got off the mark over an extended five furlongs here last time and remains open to further improvement upped in trip. However, Diamonds N Spurs drops significantly in grade and would boast huge claims if back to the form of her penultimate second.
11.45pm – RED RED WINE @ 6/1
Red Red Wine overcame getting squeezed at the start when scoring by two lengths on debut and she looks one to keep on the right side of with further improvement on the cards. Gray Sky Mesa has finished no worse than third on her last five starts and may prove the biggest danger ahead of Righteous Mover.
- Brendan Duke’s five to watch for the Irish flat racing season
- Ruby Walsh: The Irish Grand National win that gave me no satisfaction
- Cheltenham 2021: Ruby Walsh’s 10 to watch for next year’s Festival