Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Mango a juicy bet at Gowran

Sir Michael Stoute trains the unexposed Mango Diva

Timeform select three horses to back at Gowran Park on Sunday...

The only blip on Mango Diva's impressive CV came when finding one mile on fast ground too sharp a test in the Sandringham Handicap at Royal Ascot but she bounced back in good style to win a 10-furlong listed race at Salisbury...

Keela hasn't shown much in her short career, finishing well held in three maidens, but she hails from the shrewd Johnny Murtagh yard and could have more to offer on her nursery debut (14:25). As a consequence of her no-shows in maidens, Keela starts life in handicap company from a modest mark and it could be worth taking a chance on Johnny Murtagh's charge, particularly as this doesn't appeal as a strong event.

The Sir Michael Stoute-trained Mango Diva is an interesting raider in the feature event, the Group 3 fillies' stakes (15:55). Mango Diva raced just once as a two-year-old, chasing home the talented Hot Snap in a strong all-weather maiden, but she has been more active this year, making it to the racecourse on four occasions, winning two contests. The only blip on Mango Diva's impressive CV came when finding one mile on fast ground too sharp a test in the Sandringham Handicap at Royal Ascot but she bounced back in good style to win a 10-furlong listed race at Salisbury last time and holds leading claims this afternoon.

Our final SmartPlay runs in the concluding race on the card (17:25) as we think that High Net Worth can get off the mark at the fourth attempt. High Net Worth showed promise for Ed Walker, improving on his debut effort to finish runner-up at Lingfield, and he created a good impression on his first start for Gordon Elliott at Down Royal, conceding first run as he finished well to grab second, narrowly failing to reel in the winner. High Net Worth is entitled to improve on that effort and should be difficult to beat. 

Timeform Irish SmartPlays:
All at Gowran

Back Keela in the 14:25
Back Mango Diva in the 15:55
Back High Net Worth in the 17:25

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