Horse Racing Tips

Through the Card: Doncaster, Thursday 25 July

Doncaster races stand
There is action at Doncaster on Thursday

"He made a hugely-encouraging debut behind a couple of subsequent winners at Haydock and looks open to a good deal of improvement for Richard Fahey..."

Timeform on Valdermoro

Timeform take you through the card at Doncaster on Thursday...

17:45 - ATALANTA'S BOY (4) is unexposed for a sprinter and going the right way. He was arguably fortunate to get the race in the stewards' room at Goodwood but he looked ahead of his mark all the same and is sure to win more races. The old boys Lucky Beggar and Ninjago also arrive in excellent form and look the dangers.

18:15 - VALDERMORO (9) could be tough to beat in a useful-looking juvenile contest. He made a hugely-encouraging debut behind a couple of subsequent winners at Haydock and looks open to a good deal of improvement for Richard Fahey. Breeze-Up acquisition Global Storm is a big threat, while fellow newcomers Maqtal and Sky Vega also make plenty of appeal on paper.

18:50 - Just four go to post in the first fillies' handicap and it's hard to get away from ARCTIC OCEAN (3) in her hat-trick bid. She came clear with a bit in hand over course and distance three weeks ago and can defy a 9 lb rise.

19:20 - RUX RUXX (1) is worth another chance under Silvestre De Sousa. She did well to follow up her Carlisle win in a messy race at Catterick and wasn't disgraced after a poor start in a deeper handicap at Ascot a fortnight ago. This looks easier and she can get back on the up. Caustic Love, thwarted when bidding for a hat-trick herself last time, remains one to be interested in.

19:55 - LADY SCATTERLEY (3) can open her account in the fifth race. Tim Easterby's filly has improved for the step up to this trip and was runner-up again at Pontefract last week. She could take some beating off the same mark for all Lucky Number has been very well backed on her handicap bow.

20:25 - COOLAGH MAGIC (5) is on his last winning mark and gave a clear indication that he's ready to capitalise when a staying-on third over slightly shorter here last month. Mark's Choice continues in fine form and is reportedly one of the best backed horses of the day.

20:55 - The progressive SIGLO SIX (5) should land the odds in the final race. He was a fine second over a mile at Thirsk three weeks ago and that race has already produced two winners. He'll go on improving for Hugo Palmer.

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