Follow The Money: Star to shine at Chester

To Chester we go for our first two bets today

Today's Follow The Money comes from the meetings at Chester and Haydock.

"Gatepost has the all-important inside draw in a Chester sprint, so there doesn't look like there will be any excuses should he not perform today."

Back Gatepost @ 3.711/4 15:10 Chester

We start at Chester in the 14:30 where Star Lahib has seen solid support, coming in from 6.86/1 in to 4.57/2. Mark Johnston's filly won easily on her debut last August, then showed she'd built on that when a solid second on her reappearance at Doncaster in March. Her disappointing run start may have been due to it being her first start on firm ground, but the support in the betting this morning suggest it was merely a blip, and she should put in a much better performance today.

Moving onto the 15:10 at the same track and Gatepost has been backed in to 3.711/4 after 5.14 was available earlier. He's not won for over two years, however there does look to be plenty of positives explaining the market support. He's slipped nicely in the weights, the return to six furlongs suits, and a hood has been fitted for only the second time. He also has the all-important inside draw in a Chester sprint, so there doesn't look like there will be any excuses should he not perform today.

Finally we head to Haydock for the 18:00 where Enobled has been on the drift, going from 1.9110/11 out to 2.26/5. Sir Michael Stoute's runner certainly has the pedigree and looked good winning on his second run last start at Goodwood, so the lack of support is a surprise. It is a competitive race for his handicap debut, and the step back to seven furlongs may not suit so he might be one to avoid this afternoon.


Recommended Bets 
Back Star Lahib @ 4.57/2 14:30 Chester
Back Gatepost @ 3.711/4 15:10 Chester
Lay Enobled @ 2.26/5 18:00 Haydock

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