Daryl Carter Tips

Daryl Carter's Tips: 7/1 Twiston-Davies' novice can prove top billing at Exeter

Daryl Carter.
Daryl Carter's NAP comes from Exeter this afternoon.

Daryl Carter has two selections on Thursday from Chelmsford and Exeter, and he says his NAP is unexposed and loves the Exeter venue...

  • Better than the result last time

  • Unexposed at the trip

  • Firmly on the upgrade

14:55 Exeter - Back Top Of The Bill @ 7/18.00 1pt (NAP)

It might be worth chancing Top Of The Bill - 7/18.00 on the Betfair Sportsbook - who is learning his trade on the job, and despite being poorly positioned here at Exeter last time, he stuck on eye-catching for third.

Given the sedate pace of the race, he had little chance when held up well off the gallop. The first, second and fourth were all well positioned at the head of affairs while the only other runner to attempt to come from off the pace outside of the selection finished a 15-length (ten lengths behind Top Of The Bill) fifth, and he has since run second at Newbury to Brave Kingdom.

That race looks like a good piece form, with the runner-up having substance to his hurdle form and being a former point-to-point winner, while the fourth also reached a useful level over the smaller obstacles. However, despite finishing third, the selection came off much the best on the clock.

Top Of The Bill is not the most straightforward, but he is open to significant progress over the larger obstacles with an unexposed profile. He likes this venue with course form figures of 3122, and the hope is that he learned a good deal from his latest outing.

Nigel Twiston-Davies' runner stays strong, so with the ground testing at Exeter, he should be finishing the best of these with a clear round. At 6/17.00, plus, he looks a little bit of value over the respected favourite.

14:55 Exeter - Back Top Of The Bill @ 7/18.00

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19:00 Chelmsford - Back Sterling Knight @ BSP 1pt

Sterling Knight hasn't always been a horse to ride from out the back, and now connections know he stays this trip - he may be ridden a little more aggressively under a change in rider, Rossa Ryan, in a race that lacks pace.

He still shaped ahead of the handicapper at Lingfield last time behind a subsequent winner when doing his best work at the finish in a contest that wasn't run to suit his hold-up tactics.

In light of that, I doubt Ed Dunlop will let another opportunity go begging, and the booking of Rossa Ryan, who has a 22% AW strike rate for this trainer, catches the eye.

This is a lesser assignment than his latest third, and with an unexposed profile at this distance, there's undoubtedly more to come. Riot is feared most ahead of Darwell Lion, but this is competitive, and any 3/14.00 or bigger is acceptable, but use BSP.

19:00 Chelmsford - Back Sterling Knight @ BSP

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