Through The Card: Goodwood, Friday 24 August

There is Flat racing at Goodwood on Friday evening
There is Flat racing at Goodwood on Friday evening

Timeform take you through the card at Goodwood on Friday evening...

"...should prove hard to beat in this lower grade..."

Timeform on Forseti

17:05 - CENT FLYING (7) has proved consistent this year, notching his second victory of the campaign when getting the better of a next-time-out winner at Brighton a fortnight ago. Raised just 2 lb and with this track expected to suit, he is taken to follow up, and looks better value than the short-priced favourite Belated Breath, who did the job well at Salisbury last time and has to be feared under a penalty, while Grey Galleon is also accorded respect.

17:35 - The filly SAPA INCA (11) may well put the boys to the sword, having shaped with considerable promise on debut at Chelmsford where she finished third behind rivals with the benefit of previous experience. Isle of Wolves beat a pair of subsequent winners at Lingfield and is an obvious threat despite a penalty, while Al Fajir Mukbile needs considering and newcomers Floating Artist and Wise Ruler are also need monitoring in the market closer to the off.

18:05 - FORSETI (1) shaped better than the bare result in a competitive C&D nursery last time, always fighting a losing battle after being hampered at the start and, to add insult to injury, he encountered traffic problems at the business end of the race, too. Andrew Balding's charge should prove hard to beat in this lower grade, while the consistent Greenback Boogie, Steeve and Sir Victor can do battle for minor honours.

18:35 - A close third back at this trip at Ascot recently, GEORGE OF HEARTS (8) is taken to deservedly get his head back in front. This sharp track should be right up his street and he's probably capable of better than his current mark would suggest. Oeil de Tigre's form figures here this season read 1112 and he should be on the premises once again, while Solar Flair and Hart Stopper are others to consider.

19:05 - SEINESATIONAL (5) shaped as though this stiffer test would help when third behind Highland Sky and Trouble And Strife at Lingfield last month, and William Knight's charge is slightly better off at the weights with that duo here and is taken to emerge on top this time.

19:35 - SIMPLY BREATHLESS (4) has done nothing wrong this season, and arguably posted her best effort yet when fifth in a competitive 15-runner Ascot handicap last time. She is marginally preferred to Hateya, who chased home a potentially very useful filly at the big meeting here. Amandine has upped her game the last twice and should give another good account, as should the unexposed Bella Ragazza.

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