Bets Of The Day: The Hitman and Bastiman to score at Thirsk

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Alan picks out the day's best bets from Musselburgh and Thirsk
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Alan Dudman hit the mark yesterday with a winner at Stratford, and he picks out two more bets for Wednesday's racing...

"My go-to trainer for some time has been Bastiman when she has a well handicapped runner, and Hitman is running from a good mark today."

Back Hitman @ [10.0] in the 17:20 at Thirsk

Charlie is our selection for Wednesday

15:30 Musselburgh - Back Our Charlie Brown @ [6.0]

I doubt many people would have watched Sword Of Fate's win for the column yesterday. I couldn't have picked a worst clash to go head-to-head with England's World Cup penalty triumph over Colombia, but a win is a win and I enjoyed that, but not as much as that Eric Dier penalty.

You can check out the excellent coverage from Russia over at the football section by clicking here.

It's off to Musselburgh for the first bet of the day, and Our Charlie Brown has got a decent record around this track. He warrants an interest at around [7.0].

He's been running in some fairly good races this season without success, but he's a horse with a bit of early pace that shows a liking for sharp tracks and is well up to winning in
this grade.

I don't think he has masses in hand of his rating, but his Musselburgh form sways me.

Bastiman to be a hit again

17:20 Thirsk - Back Hitman @ [10.0]

It's time to return to Rebecca Bastiman today, which in truth, looks a very difficult punting afternoon and evening. My go-to trainer for some time has been Bastiman when she has a well handicapped runner, and Hitman is running from a good mark today.

He's not exactly predictable, but then who is in a 0-70 grade?

The 5yo tends to get going late, and his party trick manifested itself last time when blowing the start over course and distance. He also came a little wide in that to finish well.

He's been dropped another 1lb to 65 and acts on the ground. He's a fair shout at decent odds.


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