Through The Card: Chelmsford, Tuesday 8 October

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Timeform take you through the card at Chelmsford on Tuesday...

"...she ought to improve for this step up in trip based on pedigree..."

Timeform on To The Moon

16:40 - Constanzia won a maiden here in June and arrives on the back of two creditable efforts. She appeals as the solid option and gets the nod over Dragon Command, who was disappointing at Goodwood last time but has an obvious chance based on his Hamilton win.

17:10 - Vintage Polly showed signs of inexperience here on debut in August but progressed as expected at Yarmouth last time to run well. She can take another step forward here and should prove too good. Taste The Nectar rates a threat on the form of his Yarmouth effort but you have to forgive a disappointing display at Doncaster.

17:40 - Turn On The Charm produced a promising display on debut at Kempton, travelling well through the contest and not beaten far in fifth. He made some appeal on looks and pedigree prior to that encouraging start and should progress markedly with the benefit of experience under his belt. Secret Victory and Chairman Power represent powerful connections and are respected but Turn On The Charm's experience sways things in his favour.

18:10 - Ambassadorial has a good record at Chelmsford, running his two best races here, and he performed well in the Korea Cup last time, finishing third and earning some decent prize money. This is a close-knit contest but Ambassadorial is a horse in form and difficult to oppose with so much in his favour.

18:40 - The lightly raced Jeweller makes most appeal following an encouraging third here last time on his handicap debut. He improved for the step up to 1m5f and looks the type to progress further given this even sterner test of stamina. The hat-trick seeking Spice War commands plenty of respect but Jeweller has the untapped potential and could prove too good.

19:10 - To The Moon sets the standard and is difficult to oppose. She produced her best effort yet on her handicap debut over 7f at Kempton, despite still looking to be in need of the experience, and she ought to improve for this step up in trip based on pedigree. Malika I Jahan still looks to have improvement in her and is the obvious danger.

19:40 - This is an open handicap but Falls Creek gets the nod. She travelled strongly over 1½m at Kempton, faring best of those to race close up, and she shaped as if this drop back in trip to 1¼m could suit. With just seven runs under her belt there remains scope for a small bit of improvement. Sharp Operator won here two weeks ago and heads the list of dangers.

20:10 - Poetic Legacy won over C&D last month and has posted two good efforts in defeat since, so just about gets the nod. Her consistency, and versatility in regards trip, is an asset at this level and she is expected to launch another bold bid. Masai Spirit, a winner at the course two weeks ago, is an obvious threat.

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