Through The Card: Nottingham, Saturday 7 July

There is Flat racing from Nottingham on Saturday evening
There is Flat racing from Nottingham on Saturday evening
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Timeform take you through the card at Nottingham on Saturday evening...

"...it simply looks like a matter of time before he capitalises on his lower turf mark..."

Timeform on Born To Finish

17:40 - A tricky race to fathom, but WINDSORLOT (2) was partnered to success by this rider last time, is a consistent sort, and hasn't been hit with a big rise, so he's sure to be on the premises along with the in-form Swansway. Bollin Ted is another straightforward type who's been in reasonable heart of late, so he shouldn't be dismissed either.

18:10 - RED BALLOONS (8) has been unfortunate not to get off the mark already and was far from disgraced despite finishing down the field in The Queen Mary, showing promise in how long she lasted towards the head of affairs, so this strikes as an excellent opening for her to break her maiden. More Than Likely is a threat but, like No More Regrets, might struggle to give weight away to the selection.

18:40 - BORN TO FINISH (3) has been knocking on the door of late, narrowly failing to land the odds at Brighton last time, and it simply looks like a matter of time before he capitalises on his lower turf mark, so there's no reason to oppose him for all Meshardal looks well treated and has been shaping up well of late. Ninjago is also a danger if he can reproduce his latest effort.

19:10 - SULA ISLAND (2) has improved of late, scoring at Chepstow early last month prior to running at least as well in defeat over this trip at Nottingham subsequently. She looks sure to go well again and is fancied to come out on top. Strictly Art and Paddy A are feared most in that order.

19:40 - THE LAST EMPEROR (6) is bred to go on improving as a 3-y-o and, bearing in mind his stable's recent hot streak, it's worth ignoring his sub-par reappearance and bank on him getting back on the up facing more exposed types. Mon Beau Visage has been shaping up well recently and ranks as an obvious danger along with Mushtaq.

20:10 - JAZZY GIRL (6) is in fine form at the moment, and she can gain a deserved first win if her stamina lasts out over this longer trip. Ventura Gold looks a big player, while Oi The Clubb Oi's is a potential improver on his handicap debut.

20:40 - PADDY THE CHEF (6) ran well here last week and the return to a longer trip will suit. He could be the answer. Chingachgook was an eye-catcher at Haydock and he's respected, while Institution likely has a bigger effort in him.

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