Through The Card: Windsor, Monday 19 August

Horses at finish in front of stand
There is Flat racing from Windsor on Monday

Timeform take you through the card at Windsor on Monday...

"...who bolted up over C&D last time and still looks to be well-treated despite her rise in the weights."

Timeform on Look Surprised

17:30 - A competitive sprint handicap opens the card at Windsor with a case being able to be made for plenty at the top of the weights. The one that makes most appeal is TONE THE BARONE (6) with Silvestre De Sousa up. Since applied with a hood, Stuart Williams' charge has improved on his previous form with two good efforts in strong races for the grade whilst hinting at more improvement to come. His penultimate success came over this C&D under similar conditions, so he looks a solid selection with plenty in his favour. Eye of the Water faces different conditions here to what he won on last week but has claims under a penalty.

18:00 - LOST IN TIME (4) improved on his debut performance when finishing third at Goodwood dropped to this trip. His run can be upgraded as well as he raced close to the strong pace and the second has since gone better in similar company to this. He represents the in-form Saeed Bin Suroor team and is comfortably top of our weight-adjusted ratings. He can confirm the placings with Written Broadcast from Goodwood and take this at the expense of Skontonovski.

18:30 - Indian Raj makes plenty of appeal here with Oisin Murphy unbeaten on him (two from two) and is still lightly raced for his age, meaning more progress may be to come but two at the bottom of the weights make more appeal. Preference is for LOOK SURPRISED (8) who bolted up over C&D last time and still looks to be well-treated despite her rise in the weights. She posted a good effort on the clock that day as well and can follow up. The other of interest is Kodiac Express, who hasn't fired yet this year but returned from eight weeks off with a better performance to finish not beaten far at Brighton. She likes this course and looks overpriced based on that comeback run.

19:00 - High Acclaim had the beating of Perfect Refuge over C&D two weeks ago and despite the rise in the weights for Roger Teal's charge, he looks like confirming the placings again today under Silvestre De Sousa. However, with the ground drying out, a big run looks on the cards for BLACK LOTUS (3). All her best form has come on and a sound surface and can be forgiven her latest start at Ripon when it was soft. Before that, she had finished a good third behind a progressive three-year-old and with nothing of that nature in opposition today she can get back on track here, given she returns with her yard in good recent form.

19:30 - Passion and Glory sets the standard in this minor event on the strength of his second effort at Newmarket and now dropping back in trip might not be what he wants, considering he was staying on all the way to the line last time. El Misk needs to bounce back from a disappointing second run but the near four month lay-off suggests something might have been amiss with him that day. However, Ralph Beckett saddles the interesting DOBRIANKA (12) on her third start. She is returning from lay-off as well but is bred to be suited by this extra distance and her run style in her second minor event suggested the same. She gets an extra two furlongs here and if she is ready to roll, she can test the market principals.

20:00 - Zoffee has taken a liking to this C&D with a win and a second from his last two starts here but might be vulnerable to an unexposed sort at the trip, notably TAMMOOZ (5). He was flagged as a horse to be interested in after his recent third at Newbury, shaping like the best horse at the weights when pulling well clear with two others. He steps back up in trip here after being produced to hit the front before being collared late when lacking the speed of his two conquerors. He can break his maiden tag here with a mark of 79 still looking workable.

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