Racing: Punters' Guide

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1.10: Martin Pipe could provide the first two home here as GYSART and Cadougold continue to hold their form well after arduous campaigns. That Tony McCoy is aboard Cadougold should be ignored as he may be obliged to ride for one of the stable's chief patrons, David Johnson. Gysart, who ran as well as he has all season when chasing home Marello at Ascot last time, also has the much improved The Proms with which to contend.

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1.40: Bellator, who at last came good at Aintree on his most recent run, the tough Kerawi and the in-form Rubhahunish will have their supporters, particularly as they are three of only six contenders racing off their true handicap mark. RAINBOW FRONTIER, however, runs from only 3lb out of the handicap and, as a juvenile, remains unexposed. He fell in the Triumph Hurdle and was outspeeded by Deep Water in Aintree's equivalent but remains a jumper of great potential. The once-defeated Kadou Nonontais is also to be feared.

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2.10: The form of the Newbury Spring Cup is working out well and RIGHT WING, who was fourth to Yabint El Sultan there and was earlier third in the Lincoln, can triumph this time. Jorrocks and the lightly raced Ghalib are the dangers.

NEWMARKET

3.00: GANGA, who was given an easy time after being bumped in the City and Suburban Handicap at Epsom last time, is lightly raced and unexposed to the handicapper. The booking of Olivier Peslier will not be a disadvantage. In-form American Whisper is the danger.

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3.40: Although Xaar has all the credentials to win this he looked a little sluggish when winning the Craven Stakes. With such a big field and testing going he is worth opposing at skinny odds. The ones that catch the eye are Border Arrow, Central Park and LEND A HAND. Border Arrow's limitations have not been exposed in two undefeated outings. He is proven on softened ground and has the stamina to exploit any weaknesses in his rivals. Central Park posted some excellent times in winning at Royal Ascot and Goodwood last year. His run behind Xaar in the Dewhurst was inexplicably bad and he deserves a chance to demonstrate that form is wrong. The selection, however, is Lend A Hand, who showed the durability to overcome a big field in a nursery at Donacster and the class to win the Group One Gran Criterium at San Siro by eight lengths.

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4.15: The three-year-old LAND OF DREAMS can surprise some older rivals of limited ability.

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4.50: NOMORE MR NICEGUY was unlucky in running when dropping back to this trip last time and has Kieren Fallon to help here.

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