Timeform US SmartPlays: Friday 3 April

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Timeform pick out three bets in the US tonight

Timeform pick out their three best bets at Tampa Bay on Friday...

"...he is taken to bounce back to his best..."

Timeform on Northern

#5 Fiery Opal - Tampa Bay R1 (17:24)

Fiery Opal has been performing with credit of late and is now the subject of a positive trainer change having joined the barn for high-percentage operator Dale Bennett. Indian Gulch would be a big danger on his best form but ran a dull race for new connections on his latest start.

#5 Northern - Tampa Bay R3 (18:21)

Northern ran poorly last time but that effort is best forgiven and he is taken to bounce back to his best in this $6.5k claimer. Main danger Dad's Yankees made all last time but may get a bit more pace pressure this time around, while Mr Kisses is another to factor in.

#8 Tiz Samurai - Tampa Bay R4 (18:52)

Tiz Samurai hasn't run on turf for a while but has some solid form on the surface and is taken to strike in this $10k claiming contest. Toss will be a big danger if drawing in from the reserve list, though a wide draw may make things a bit tricky.

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