Bangor Placepot: Tuesday October 27
Bangor is the venue for Tuesday's attempt at the Placepot.
"Monetary Fund is 12lbs below his last winning mark..."
13:55- Fred Le Macon may well be vulnerable once again for win purposes, but he is a consistent type who looks a solid option to at least make the frame here, after finding a well-handicapped horse too good last time out at Exeter. His main rival here may be Bears Rails, who looks one who will excel over fences in time.
14:30- Theinval was rapidly progressive over hurdles last season, winning a Grade 3 at Aintree on his final start, and with some fairly-useful chase form for his former yard in France also to his name, he looks set to run well here on his British chasing debut.
15:00- This is an interesting contest and plenty of these novices have strong claims, including Flat recruit New Street, who sets the standard here on his victory in what is traditionally a strong juvenile race at Stratford. Lady Yeats was also a fairly-useful Flat horse, and is also worth including for Placepot purposes after showing an aptitude for hurdles when third last time at Hexham.
15:30- This looks to be between Gee Hi and Chankillo, with the latter, who has clearly benefited from the fitting of cheekpieces, narrowly preferred, after he beat a subsequent winner last time at Market Rasen. Point winner Gee Hi may well provide a strong challenge to the selection for win purposes, but his clumsy jumping last time out tempers enthusiasm somewhat.
16:00- Nightline showed fair form over hurdles for Henry Daly, and looks an interesting recruit to the in-form Charlie Longsdon yard, with Brian Hughes a positive jockey booking. Monetary Fund is 12lbs below his last winning mark and could also be in the mix for the places in an open race.
16:30- Tanarpino went like the best horse at the weights when second in a bumper at this course last season, and with plenty of progress expected, he is worth including here along with Alan King's Criq Rock, who makes plenty of appeal on paper for a trainer with a good record at this track.
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