Timeform UK SmartPlays: Friday 21 September

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There's an eight race card at Newcastle on Friday evening

Timeform pick out their three best bets from Newcastle on Friday evening...

"...it wouldn't be a surprise to see him leave his previous efforts behind now handicapping in first-time headgear under Jamie Spencer."

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Altra Vita - Newcastle 17:50

Altra Vita is on a roll at the moment, and notched up her fifth win in her last six starts at Ffos Las five days ago, winning with more in hand than the bare margin would suggest. She carries a penalty for that, but in terrific heart and looks to have every chance of recording another victory back on the all-weather. Mambo Dancer is feared most after hitting the frame over C&D two weeks ago, ahead of Tuff Rock.

Soumei - Newcastle 19:20

Soumei was all the better for his debut in March when making his second start a winning one at Brighton in May, looking value for extra on the day and impressing with how quick he put the race to bed when hitting the front. He can concede weight all round, with the more experienced pair Paco Escostar and Hula Girl feared most.

Power Link - Newcastle 20:20

Power Link was quite short in the betting on his first 2 outings and whilst he has only shown fair form so far, it wouldn't be a surprise to see him leave his previous efforts behind now handicapping in first-time headgear under Jamie Spencer. Mr Diamond did it nicely at Carlisle last time and Connor Murtagh's claim offsets most of his 6 lb rise. Dancing Rave's opening mark looks workable and she's another for the shortlist.

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