Horse Racing Tips: Timeform's three best bets at Bangor and Thirsk on Wednesday

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Timeform pick out their best back, lay and stats-based bets at Bangor and Thirsk on Wednesday...

"...made the perfect start to her career when winning at Newmarket last November..."

Timeform on With Thanks

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Ahead of The Curve - 14:00 Bangor

Ahead of The Curve took a step back in the right direction when last seen finishing second at Kelso in December, ultimately going down by only three and a quarter lengths. He was arguably deserving of extra credit, too, given that he did plenty in the early stages and also made several mistakes. He is 1 lb lower here and looks to have an obvious chance at the weights, with his subsequent move to the excellent Ian Williams yard since also expected to bring about some improvement.

Lay
Glen Force - 19:00 Thirsk

Glen Force sets the standard in this minor event having shown fairly useful form to finish second at Ayr last time, but not everything about that performance was positive. Indeed, he again looked far from straightforward under pressure, hanging left and looking reluctant despite the first-time cheekpieces being enlisted. He's undoubtedly got the ability to win something like this but isn't one to be backing at short odds, with preference for Wondrous Words, who can be expected to do better than when third on her recent debut at Haydock (form working out well).

Smart Stat
With Thanks - 17:30 Thirsk

24% - William Haggas' strike rate in mid-season

William Haggas is typically in top form as we head into the busiest part of the season, with 15 winners in the last 14 days, and he is likely to have high hopes of adding to his tally with one of his two runners in this minor event. The pick of them looks to be With Thanks, who made the perfect start to her career when winning at Newmarket last November. That form sets the standard here on weight-adjusted ratings, even with her penalty taken into account, and she is fancied to see off stablemate Avebury to maintain her unbeaten record.


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