Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Monday 29 October

Flat action
There is Flat racing from Galway on Monday

Timeform pick out their three best bets from Galway on Monday...

"He will be much sharper for that run, and gets a confident vote to return to the winners' enclosure."

Timeform on Big Ego

Born To Frolic - Galway 14:55

Born To Frolic improved when runner-up on handicap debut over 9.4f at Gowran last week, and whilst he was well positioned that was his best effort to date. With the drop back in trip here likely to suit and a handy high draw, he is taken to go one better at the expense of Escallonia, who is feasibly treated judged on her maiden efforts and will be a threat if first-time cheekpieces do the trick, while Cyrus Dallin and Littlevix also enter the reckoning.

Faughill - Galway 15:30

In a wide handicap, a chance is taken on Faughill, who was below par on her most recent start at Leopardstown, but had been looking promising prior to that, threatening to come good when a clear second over this C&D on her penultimate start. She gets the vote to score ahead of Dalton Highway, who put in a good shift at Listowel and should again be involved, along with Lady Camelot. Endless Tangent and Maze Runner are others to consider.

Big Ego - Galway 16:35

Big Ego shaped better than the bare result suggested when returning from a four month break at Navan last time, travelling well and only being headed inside the final 100 yards. He will be much sharper for that run, and gets a confident vote to return to the winners' enclosure. Mastermind has performed with credit on each of his 3 starts on the Flat this year and is a live danger with conditions to suit. Bog War, a winner on the AW when last seen in January, Aa Bee See and Challow all need considering, too.

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