Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Friday 31 May

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There is Flat racing from Down Royal on Friday evening

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

"...won off this revised mark last summer and is fancied to go close once more..."

Timeform on Plough Boy

Plough Boy - 18:25 Down Royal

Plough Boy can follow up his recent win at Navan here. He's up 5 lb but won off this revised mark last summer and is fancied to go close once more. Dapper Power can have a line put through his last run, having had a poor draw and raced wide so is worth another chance, while Aloysius Lilius is worth a market check having his first run since leaving Kevin Ryan.

Shakespear'sgalley - 18:55 Down Royal

This looks a wide-open handicap, but Shakespear'sgalley has enough going for him to make him of interest. The four-year-old built on his win at Killarney in May last time out at the Curragh and may do better still for his in-form trainer. Cache Queen bounced back to form last time minus the blinkers to finish a close second and can go well again. Walking On Glass is the other obvious threat having made a winning handicap debut 13 days ago.

Smart Living - 20:25 Down Royal

Smart Living showed plenty to work on when fourth at Tipperary on his belated debut 36 days ago. He's a tentative selection dropped back in trip and is open to improvement with that experience behind him. Make The Switch is making his seasonal reappearance after shaping encouragingly in first-time blinkers back in October so appeals, along with Minnie Haha who should be winning soon enough.

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