Two races for us to quickly look at this afternoon and then I would like to touch on the new Flat season.
Firstly to the Fontwell 2.10. Billy Merriott has raced just four times since his last victory in November 2012 and has failed to finish in three of them. However, his last outing at Doncaster just over four months ago showed that he could retain some of his old ability. I trust Harry Fry has put plenty of work into the 10 y.o. Impossible race to price with confidence, I would provisionally put Billy Merriott in at 9/4.
A marked step up in class as we go to Ayr for their premier race on the card. The 3.45 is a listed race worth over £25,000 to the winner. Definitly Red and Double Shuffle are at the head of the market.
Definitly Red drops 5lb from his lacklustre showing at the Cheltenham Festival and is on a favourable mark. My negative is the 2m 4f trip may be too sharp.
The bookmakers are taking no chances, with a general 11/4 quote. 9/2 on my tissue.
Pity we have lost Newbury today, but the two days of Newmarket this week have been interesting.
On Wednesday I analysed three additional races for clients personal use as part of the comprehensive racing service provided. Two over the jumps winning at 13/8 and 6/1 plus highlighting the Royal Ascot prospects of Sutter County. Whilst winning narrowly at prohibitive odds, he will come on from that run in fairly testing ground.
Just one flat horse for us the following day, another narrow winner, this time at 3/1.
As a professional, I like to see the flat season take shape before getting involved. Account betting will start in the forthcoming weeks.
Back tomorrow morning.