Through The Card: Woverhampton, Monday 20 January

There is all-weather racing from Wolverhampton on Monday evening

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

"...bred to relish this step up in trip and makes plenty of appeal now taking on older rivals..."

Timeform on Snow Ocean

16:25 - SCHUMLI (11) ran as well as could have been expected when bumping into a superior horse at Chelmsford earlier this month and has to be taken seriously if arriving here in the same form. She won over this course and distance off just 1 lb lower than today's mark and could have another race in her in a first-time visor.

16:55 - CORVAIR (1) finished runner-up on his first two starts and confirmed the promise of those runs when going one better at Lingfield last month, tanking along and quickening clear early in the straight to run out an impressive four-and-a-half-length winner. He has improved with each run so far and should take plenty of beating on his handicap debut.

17:25 - Bought for 800,000 guineas as a yearling, DISTANT GODDESS (5) makes plenty of appeal on paper on her racecourse debut. The Dubawi filly is half-sister to several winners and ticks all the right boxes starting out for Godolphin. RIDESON (9) has run well in defeat in each of her three starts and probably bumped into an above-average newcomer on her latest outing. She has done little wrong so far but again looks vulnerable to a debutant.

17:55 - TORO DORADO (2) had been running creditably before finding the requisite improvement to overcome a mark in the high 60s and land a Lingfield handicap earlier this month. He carried his head awkwardly but applied himself well enough when it came to the crunch. He is a horse on the upgrade and has leading claims in this contest.

18:25 - SNOW OCEAN (4) showed improved form to get off the mark at Southwell in October and followed that up with a career best on just his third start in handicaps a couple of months later. He ran creditably in pursuit of the hat-trick when fourth at this venue last month, proving competitive from a 5 lb higher mark upped in grade. He is bred to relish this step up in trip and makes plenty of appeal now taking on older rivals.

18:55 - TULANE (3) has shaped well on a couple of occasions this season and gave the distinct impression that he is more than capable of winning at this level when runner-up here last month. He will stay further than this trip but clearly has a race in him and this could be a good opportunity for him to get off the mark.

19:25 - UNDERCOLOURS (9) got back on track in first-time blinkers when third at this course last month. He did have the run of the race but his best form has come at this venue, so he could be worth siding with to go a couple of places better here and shed his maiden tag. Aqua Libre is back down to her last successful mark and is a potential player if ready to roll on just her second start for Tony Carroll's yard.

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