Timeform SmartPlays: Friday 22 November

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"...long appealed as a fine chasing prospect..."

Timeform on Captain Moirette

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Captain Moirette - 13:50 Catterick

The imposing Captain Moirette has long appealed as a fine chasing prospect and caught the eye when finishing fourth in a strong race on his first start over fences at Uttoxeter. He was a fairly useful hurdler, winning twice in that sphere, but can do even better over fences, and is entitled to improve significantly on his reappearance effort.

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Willywampus - 18:45 Dundalk

Willywampus improved on his debut effort when third in a Naas maiden recently and could have more to offer now switched to the all-weather. However, he is up against some decent prospects from leading yards and could be worth taking on. Jim Bolger's Assurance makes greater appeal as she was beaten less than eight lengths on debut in the Group 1 Moyglare Stud Stakes in September and holds an entry in next year's Irish Oaks.

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Heavenly Promise - 13:10 Ffos Las

£15.59 Fergal O'Brien's profit to a £1 level stake with only one runner on the card

Heavenly Promise was well backed to defy a low mark at Sedgefield in October and followed up off the same mark at Uttoxeter shortly after. She has thrived since moving to Fergal O'Brien and could yet have a bit more to offer for the yard. She's a strong stayer so this step up in trip does not pose a concern, and her claims are obvious.

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