Through The Card: Market Rasen, Sunday May 20

There is jumps racing from Market Rasen on Sunday
There is jumps racing from Market Rasen on Sunday

Timeform take you through the card at Market Rasen on Sunday...

"Charlie Longsdon's charge could be worth chancing in a much weaker race than the one she contested last time..."

Timeform on Aunty Ann

14:10 - TAYZAR (4) could be suited by the drop back in trip and is taken to make the most of the weight he receives from last-time-out C&D scorer L'inganno Felice, in a race which could easily develop into a straight fight between the pair.

14:45 - LONDONIA (11) was disappointing on his final two starts last summer, but he had been generally progressive up to that point and got back on track after eight months off with a good third at Huntingdon last time. Able to race from the same mark, Graeme McPherson's charge could be the way to go if building on that in this third leg of the Placepot, with Bardd and Sedgefield winner Russian Rascal best of the rest.

15:20 - ELKSTONE (1) is clearly not one for maximum faith in a finish (irresolute sort who is 0/23 under Rules so far), but his presence keeps three of his five rivals out of the weights here, and he will get few better chances than this to belatedly shed his maiden tag.

15:50 - HONEST VIC (10) is still very much in the infancy of his hurdling career, yet he took a marked step forward in form terms when a close-up fifth on handicap debut at Cheltenham last month. He's on a fair mark on that evidence and, with better to come, he earns the vote for Placepot purposes. Midnight Maestro, Wynford and Otter Moon are just a trio of others to consider in a really intriguing affair.

16:20 - ZAMPARELLI (6) looked a different horse in first-time cheekpieces at Stratford last month, producing easily his best performance to get off the mark under Rules at the sixth attempt. That form leaves him 3 lb clear of Compadre on weight-adjusted ratings here and, with the possibility of more to come given his lightly raced profile, Zamparelli is preferred to the hat-trick seeking Lord Bryan, and can defy an 11 lb hike in the weights to follow up for the Dan Skelton yard.

16:50 - AUNTY ANN (5) shaped with promise when fifth in a listed event at Cheltenham last time, holding every chance until the lack of a run for five months began to tell in the straight. A winner from just 4 lb higher at Worcester in September, the return to three miles will be in her favour here and Charlie Longsdon's charge could be worth chancing in a much weaker race than the one she contested last time, with Agamemmon and Cusheen Bridge fancied to emerge as the chief threats.

17:25 - FORGOT TO ASK (1) is taken to open his hurdles account in the finale, with this step back up in trip set to suit. Holryale may prove the main threat ahead of Telegraph Place.

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