Today's three bets come from the good-quality jumps card at Down Royal...
"Back Off Mate (15:45) has a good record over fences when completing..."
Street Runner is performing well at present, while Sole Witness is potentially thrown in if matching the best of his chase form now back hurdling, but the vote in the handicap hurdle at 13:35 goes to Not For Changing. He suggested his time was near when a staying-on fourth at Punchestown recently and gets the vote to break his duck.
The Grade 3 novice hurdle for mares half an hour later can go the way of Que Pasa. She has won three times over hurdles this term, coming clear under hands and heels at Galway in September. She was also a good second in Tipperary Grade 3 latest and now returns to a race against her own sex, which as you'd expect poses a far simpler task.
Back Off Mate (15:45) has a good record over fences when completing, opening his account in a 19-furlong Wexford maiden last week, not always fluent but asserting after the last. He's respected now going handicapping, providing this doesn't come too soon. Undertheboardwalk and Tipperary winner Decade Player are feared.
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