Timeform US SmartPlays: Friday 22 February

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Timeform pick out their three best bets from Tampa Bay and Aqueduct on Friday...

"With a better beginning, he should be right in the thick of things this time."

Timeform on Sparty Boy

#2 Spinoff - Tampa Bay R2, 18:16 GMT

Spinoff hasn't been seen since a good second in the Grade 2 Saratoga Special at Saratoga 194 days ago but layoffs are rarely an issue with runners from the stable of Todd Pletcher. He can take this allowance optional claimer before moving back up in class.

#1 Moonoverseba - Tampa Bay R4, 19:17 GMT

Moonoverseba has been third in maiden special weight contests on both starts to date and has a good chance of getting off the mark now he drops into maiden claiming company for the first time. Big Island looks the main danger.

#6 Sparty Boy - Aqueduct R6, 20:33 GMT

Sparty Boy is worth forgiving his last effort where he had an awkward start and ended up trapped very wide. With a better beginning, he should be right in the thick of things this time. H Man may be the one to push him closest.

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