With the chilly snap over, Gary Nutting has three conferences to select from for Tuesday’s Race of the Day and has come down on an intriguing handicap at Newcastle.
The Top Odds Every Day With Betuk Handicap (4.45) shares prime billing at Newcastle on Tuesday, the fifth of seven races there coated reside on Sky Sports activities Racing.
The 0-85 Class 4 contest has attracted seven declared runners, headed by 80-rated duo Tothenines and Straits Of Moyle, who should concede as much as 12lb to their rivals over six furlongs on the Tapeta floor described as commonplace to gradual.
Newcastle’s straight six furlongs supplies check for sprinters, the uphill push for residence putting an emphasis on stamina.
Our tempo chart predicts a robust gallop with Westmorian and Starjik thought the almost definitely to crack on.
Of the trainers concerned on this race, Karl Burke (Tothenines) and Richard Fahey (Straits Of Moyle) have one of the best course strike-rates during the last three years based on our stats.
Positioned each begins off this barely greater mark at Southwell and Wolverhampton since ending shut third over course and distance in higher grade. Drop again in journey could nicely swimsuit.
Straits Of Moyle
Carefully matched with Tothenines on his victory over that rival at Haydock in the summertime and completed most of his all-weather racing at greater degree so fascinating now dropping again at school.
Huge-priced course-and-distance winner early final month in decrease grade (Class 5) and carried that kind by way of with near-misses in higher firm since. In good coronary heart and needs to be revered.
Opened his account on the eighth try and dropped to 5 furlongs for a maiden at Southwell lately. Entitled to come back on for that first run in six months and solely 3lb greater than when narrowly overwhelmed in 13-runner nursery over course and distance final backend.
Properly handled on the decide of his kind, although sole all-weather success in 4 tries got here at Southwell when it was a Fibresand observe. Value a market test.
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Spartan Fighter has eased again under his final profitable mark, although hasn’t proven a lot at large costs lately and yard seems to carry stronger claims with Bellagio Man.
Starjik was hammered by the handicapper for profitable final two begins for earlier yard and was nicely overwhelmed at an enormous worth on latest debut for this steady.
This seems to be aggressive regardless of the small area and the worth, based mostly on early betting, could lie with STRAITS OF MOYLE. He stays open to enchancment on synthetic surfaces and now dips into calmer waters. Westmorian and Tothenines look the primary risks.
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