Bets Of The Day: Manigordo primed for upset

Newmarket Manigordo
Today's best bet Manigordo runs at Newmarket

Nick Shiambouros had a winner yesterday and hopes to end his current stint in the chair with two more from HQ...

"He has a bit to find on the book, but is open to further improvement and will relish the extra yardage"

Back Manigordo at 8.615/2 in the 15:35 at Newmarket

Follow the Power

13:50 Newmarket - Thai Power

I am going to side with debutant Thai Power in this maiden.

This Kingman colt is out of the Dam Roscoff who was Listed placed for Robert Collet. He is a half brother to several winners, including Isabel De Urbina and Manuela De Vega who both won on debut. Not surprisingly he was an expensive yearling purchase at the sales last autumn. He ticks plenty of boxes and should be ready at first asking. At present he is trading at 5.24/1 on the exchange.

Discovery Island is the current favourite at 3.211/5 on the exchange. This gelding disappointed on his latest start at Sandown, but showed promise when narrowly beaten on the July course on debut. Sets a fair standard, but looks vulnerable in my opinion.

Manigordo the improver

15:35 Newmarket - Manigordo

Manigordo is taken to upset the field in this Group 3 for two-year-olds.

This colt put in a much improved effort at Doncaster earlier this month when finishing a close fourth to King's Lynn in a valuable sales race. He finished strongly, and was gaining on the winner close home. He has a bit to find on the book, but is open to further improvement and will relish the extra yardage. At present he is trading at 8.615/2 which is more than fair.

Lord Of The Lodge looks like the main danger. He finished an excellent second to Threat in the Gimcrack and is currently priced at 3.9 on the exchange.

NICK’S WEEKLY P/L

2019 Overall: +38.77


This week so far....
Staked: 12.5
Returned: 9.88

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