Horse Racing Tips: Timeform's three best bets at Galway on Thursday

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The Galway Festival continues on Thursday

Timeform pick out the three best bets at the Galway Festival on Thursday...

"...given connections, this has likely been the plan for a while..."

Timeform on Winner Takes Itall

Carrarea - 16:35 Galway

Carrarea landed a gamble when winning a bumper at Punchestown in May and proved himself a smart prospect when following up under a penalty at Roscommon six weeks later. He failed to land the odds on hurdling debut when finding the reopposing Ilmig too strong at Cork earlier this month, but it still has to go down as a promising effort, beating the rest comfortably. Confidently expected to reverse the form now, he looks the one to beat here.

Gin On Lime - 17:45 Galway

This looks a race to keep an eye on with several unexposed sorts on show, but Gin On Lime looks the one to beat having return a much improved performer. She failed to win in two starts over fences last season, but has won all three outings since May and, judged by her latest victory at Limerick earlier this month, she is well up to making her mark at this level. This looks the ideal next step for her and the four-timer beckons.

Winner Takes Itall - 18:15 Galway

A cracking renewal of this handicap in which Winner Takes Itall is fancied to follow up his emphatic Bellewstown hurdles victory earlier in the month given he looked right back to being the useful Flat performer of 2020 there. He will take home a €20,000 bonus if able to follow up in this race and, given connections, this has likely been the plan for a while.

Smart Stat

Carrarea - 16:35 Galway

22% - Emmet Mullins's strike rate in summer (saddles *CREATIVE DANCER and CARRAREA*)

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