TEMPLEGATE turns his expert eye to Thursday’s racing confident of bagging you three winners.
Read on to find out his selections and a pick for every race on the day.
SAMOVAR (2.45 Southwell, nap).
Scott Dixon’s in-form sprinter was a winner here on New Year’s Day and followed up with a close second at the weekend.
He’s taking a fair drop in class and can strike again.
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SWINGING EDDIE (6.30 Wolverhampton, nb)
He had plenty in hand when scoring over course and distance last week. He can follow up under a 5lb penalty.
THEGREATESTSHOWMAN (1.15 Southwell, treble)
He scored in a higher grade here last week and can give capable claimer Marco Ghiani another victory.
12.45 Grimsthorpe Castle
Loves it here and solid third last time out.
1.15 Thegreatestshowman (treble)
Fair bit in hand when winning over course and distance latest.
Battled well to score here latest and can repeat feat.
2.15 Perfect Swiss
Didn’t have to get out of second gear to win here last time.
2.45 Samovar (NAP)
Capable of landing his seventh win at this track.
Had the win wrapped up a long way out here latest.
Didn’t get home last time and much happier at this distance.
12.58 Windswept Girl
Bumper winner who showed promise over hurdles latest.
1.28 Ben Brody
Loved the mud when winning at Warwick last time out.
Better than his unseated effort at Haydock on latest run.
2.28 Lieutenant Rocco
Good second at Cheltenham latest and this is much easier.
2.58 Memphis Bell
No problem landing her fourth win on the spin last time.
3.28 Don Herbager
Is improving with every chase run and can go close.
3.58 Landen Calling
Ran on well when penny dropped on debut at Uttoxeter.
4.20 Space Kid
Won well on last visit here and looks well weighted.
4.55 Liverpool Knight
Well bred and yard does well with debutants here.
Good winner last time and should be too strong again.
6.00 Ten Chants
Had plenty in hand when scoring over course and distance.
6.30 Swinging Eddie (nb)
Dug deep to win last time and big chance under penalty.
7.00 Tin Hat
Consistent and big chance if taking to this surface.
7.30 Thai Terrier
Knocking on the door and longer trip should be ideal.
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