Through The Card: Catterick, Wednesday 11 July

There is a seven race card at Catterick this afternoon
There is a seven race card at Catterick this afternoon
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Timeform take you through the card at Catterick on Wednesday...

"He's bred to stay beyond 1½m and it could be that this trip brings out the best in him, having not looked especially quick in any of his outings so far."

Timeform on Kittileo

14:10 - Though he didn't run as well at Musselburgh last time, a reproduction of his fourth over C&D last month would likely secure CAPITAN JAMES (1) the spoils here. Adventurous Girl - who travels a long way north for HQ-based Robert Cowell - is next best in a race which shouldn't take a great deal of winning.

14:40 - MAKAWEE (6) has shaped encouragingly on both outings thus far and likely has more to offer yet, particularly now granted a stiffer of test stamina (half-sister to three winners, including smart winner up to 2m Prince of Arran). She can get off the mark. Artarmon sets the standard on form and rates the principal danger despite looking a bit exposed, while Horatio Star shaped with some promise on debut last month.

15:10 - Mark Johnston has his horses running well and he saddles PRAIRIE SPY (1) here. She stepped up on the form of her debut win when making it two from two at Bath two weeks weeks ago and looks capable of completing the hat-trick under top weight. Lady Katy may be the one for the forecast spot.

15:40 - The in-form MONTAGUE (1) backed up his convincing Wolverhampton success with a good second at Carlisle last weekend, both runs coming under today's jockey. He remains fairly treated on his old form, able to race off the same mark of 77 here, and is taken to score again. Ghost and Milton Road head the list of dangers, though Iron Sky may be suited by the drop in trip here, so is also respected.

16:10 - This can go to the Brian Ellison-trained BAL DE RIO (2), who was far from disgraced when third in his hat-trick bid at Musselburgh last month and will appreciate the return to a longer trip here. He also has Ben Robinson - who rode him to those two wins - back on board. Course specialist Italian Riviera is much respected, whilst sole three-year-old representative KITTILEO (7) also enters the equation. He's bred to stay beyond 1½m and it could be that this trip brings out the best in him, having not looked especially quick in any of his outings so far.

16:45 - The consistent maiden VENTURA CREST (8) has twice disappointed on an artificial surface and is better judged on his narrow second at Wetherby last month. He can land an open-looking handicap. Rebel State, Extrasolar and Size Matters, who bounced back to form when third at Wetherby last time, complete the shortlist.

17:25 - SUPER FLORENCE was only just denied at Musselburgh last week so has obvious claims off the same mark with the return to 6f likely to suit. Moonlit Sands also went very close at Beverley 2 weeks ago and is feared most.

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