Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Friday 30 August

Two horses at the finish
There is flat racing from The Curragh on Friday

Timeform pick out their three best bets from The Curragh on Friday...

"..she looks ready to hold her own now tackling pattern company."

Timeform on Cayenne Pepper

Mogul - 16:20 Curragh

MOGUL is an extremely well-related colt and considering the price that he fetched in the ring, connections will be hoping he can break his maiden tag here on the way to bigger end of season targets. A brother to recent Juddmonte International winner Japan, he showed plenty of ability on debut when keeping on well on soft ground over a mile. Connections didn't have his brother ready to win on debut and it wouldn't be surprising if they had followed the same pattern with the selection. Given Ryan Moore has made the journey across the Irish Sea for the ride and Aidan O'Brien has saddled all five previous winners of this contest, plenty looks in his favour for a big run.

Cayenne Pepper - 16:50 Curragh

Jessica Harrington has an exciting filly in her ranks in the shape of CAYENNE PEPPER and given the cosy nature of her success last time out at Tipperary, she looks ready to hold her own now tackling pattern company. She won her maiden on debut at Leopardstown in what is working out to be a good minor event, given the second was successful on her next start and plenty in behind have improved since. She then had to give away a penalty against colts and she did so under a hands-and-heels ride, again from two subsequent winners. She looks very much an exciting filly with bigger entries on the horizon and she rates as a strong chance to make it a perfect three from three.

Viadera - 18:20 Curragh

VIADERA battled tenaciously last time out at Killarney when needing every yard of the mile trip to get on top in listed company and with more to come now upped to a mile and one furlong, she makes most appeal. Twice a winner this year already, once when handicapping off a mark of 100, she seems the type to continue progressing for her top connections. Colin Keane gets on well with this daughter of Bated Breath and given her higher-level entries later in the season, Ger Lyons will be hoping she can take this on her way to contesting higher level races. She won't mind the bit of give in the ground, as her latest win came on good, so plenty looks in her favour for another Group success for her handler.

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