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Horse Racing Tips: Rhys Williams likes an ex-pointer on rules debut at Warwick

Our racing expert has one selection on Friday

"I think he was more superior to his rivals than the performance suggests as he looked to idle once hitting the front."

Rhys Williams has analysed Friday's racing and has a sole selection at Warwick...

Plenty of promise on Irish point debut

Warwick 15:15: Lindaka 1pt win 15/4

The ground is likely to be extremely testing by the time of the bumper at Warwick and such conditions could suit Lindaka who showed a good level of ability on his only start in an Irish point.

He made his debut on soft ground at Loughrea and was always in a handy position. He started to pull clear of the field along with Kansas City Star after jumping 3 out and Lindaka went into the lead turning out of the back straight. He ran green on the bend and had to be nudged along and that allowed Kansas City Star to challenge again entering the home straight. Once joined by his rival, Lindaka picked up again and I thought his jockey looked confident of holding off Kansas City Star when Lindaka came down at the last, leaving that rival to win by 21 lengths.

This was a promising debut from Lindaka and the third has since finished second to a horse that was subsequently bought to join Willie Mullins.

The way that he travelled through the race suggests that he should be able to cope with this sharper test and I think he was more superior to his rivals than the performance suggests as he looked to idle once hitting the front.

Physically he's clearly a long term chasing prospect and I expect we will only see the best of him in that sphere but I think he has the ability to get off the mark on rules debut and any 7/2 or bigger appeals.

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