Follow The Money: Sunday Leopardstown special!

Have the FTM team swayed you into a Leopardstown wager?
Have the FTM team swayed you into a Leopardstown wager?

Today's Follow The Money movers come solely from the meeting at Leopardstown.

"Idaho faces a number of worthy opponents, including Tirmizi, Shogun and Moonlight Magic but if he is to be considered a credible Derby challenger then he needs to win today."

Back Idaho @ 3.052/1 in the 15:35 at Leopardstown

Other Recommended Bets
Lay Custom Cut @ 2.767/4 in the 14:25 at Leopardstown
Back Time For Mabel each-way @ 6.611/2 in the 16:40 at Leopardstown

Starting with the 14:25 1m Group 3 and Custom Cut looks a vulnerable favourite, weakening out to 2.767/4 from 2.466/4.
David O'Meara brings over his British Challenger bidding to continue a remarkable run of Group wins stretching back over the last three years. However, as a seven-year-old, the selection won't be getting any better and he has come up short twice already this season, at Newmarket and Doncaster so may come off worse against younger rivals. Aidan O'Brien sends out Cougar Mountain who has acquitted himself well in the past at the top level while John Oxx's Alphonsus, a three-year-old with a progressive profile, receives more than a stone from the selection.

Moving on to the 1m2f Group 3 at 15:35 in which Idaho has been strong in the betting, now trading at [3.05 ]from an earlier 3.45. O'Brien's Derby prospect impressed many last year with a comfortable maiden win at the Curragh and the selection can be expected to step up on his seasonal debut when narrowly beaten in a Group 3 over course and distance a month ago. The ground was officially heavy that day and this better surface will surely enable him to go through the gears more effectively. The selection faces a number of worthy opponents, including Tirmizi, Shogun and Moonlight Magic but if he is to be considered a credible Derby challenger then he needs to win today.

Finally, in the 16:40 1m4f Handicap, Time For Mabel has been strongly supported in to 6.611/2 from 2120/1. Edward O'Grady's dual-purpose gelding sneaks in at the bottom of the weights and makes some each-way appeal in a wide-open contest. Twice a winner in France, and over hurdles last year at Balinrobe, the selection showed some promise off a similar mark last time when staying on for fourth over this trip and if the switch back to turf brings a little more improvement then he can have a hand in the finish here. Highly-rated claiming pilot Killian Leonard takes the ride, with his 7lb concession balancing out the fact the selection is running slightly out of the handicap.


Recommended Bets
Lay Custom Cut @ 2.767/4 in the 14:25 at Leopardstown
Back Idaho @ 3.052/1 in the 15:35 at Leopardstown
Back Time For Mabel each-way @ 6.611/2 in the 16:40 at Leopardstown

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