Racing: Punters' guide - Toni's Tip can show he's no lightweight

The former top jump jockey Steve Smith Eccles analyses today's Mandarin Chase
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Sparkling Cone: Teeton Mill's stable-companion won at Towcester on his reappearance but has been set a mammoth task under top-weight.

Rightsaidfred: Winner at Plumpton and Folkestone but this is a step up in class.

Sounds Fyne: Second at Newbury last time and will appreciate this longer trip.

Folly Road: Does not look capable of making the step up in grade.

Oban: Not good enough on this season's form.

Ask Antony: Improving sort but he will find this tougher than the maiden chase he won at Hereford.

Kilmington: Finally got his act together at Plumpton but is up against it here.

Toni's Tip: A live prospect off bottom weight. Only a novice but he jumps well and is sure to stay.

Conclusion: The bottom weight, TONI'S TIP, who is a careful jumper and has conditions in his favour, looks the best choice. Sounds Fyne is the main danger.