Eddie ‘The Shoe’ Fremantle brings us his exclusive plays of the day.
Woodsley House was a smart two-year-old, gaining a mark of 90, but it is only recently that George Foster has coaxed him back to form after missing last season but so easy was his recent win at Ayr that 4-1 looks a generous price in his follow up attempt at Redcar (3.00).
Neil Brown may need to keep him a little closer to the pace on a track that tends to favour prominent racers more than Ayr but that should not be a problem with Woodsley House having been a front-runner himself in his younger days. Coleorton Dancer, who has not won for ages yet is in good form, and Heureux - ground possibly too soft and trip on the short side - look the main dangers. Only if the going is much softer than the official good to soft (soft in places) would Paris Bell come into the reckoning.
Lucayos came right back to form on his first run for Karl Burke at Catterick and was racing on the worst ground under the stands' rail at Hamilton next time. A decent run on the Polytrack at Lingfield should have set him up for the 2.50 at Warwick, where he has a fair berth in stall three to track the early pace. He has won on the soft before and looks worth supporting at around 8.0. Kelamon loves the soft but appears to have gone off the boil, while Rabbit Fighter will need a breakneck pace to prevail. Tudor Prince was most interesting at the 16-1 in the trade paper but 8.0 is just not attractive for a difficult horse to catch right.
The Observer Newspaper
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