Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Saturday, April 14

There is high-class Flat racing from Leopardstown on Saturday
There is high-class Flat racing from Leopardstown on Saturday
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Timeform pick out three bets from Leopardstown on Saturday.

"...a 3 lb rise in the weights doesn't look enough to stop her here..."

Timeform on Knowing You

Conclusion - Leopardstown 13:40

Conclusion showed much more than on debut when second over seven furlongs here in October, carrying his head a shade awkwardly but keeping on well to be beaten just a length and a half by the promising Flavius. That form sets the standard here and, with blinkers added for the first time, he really should be winning this if he is to justify his entry in the Irish 2000 Guineas. Zamroudpour and the newcomer Future Proof, who has been very well-backed, look best of the rest.

I Can Fly - Leopardstown 14:45

I Can Fly was strong in the betting and, though unable to justify it, she still ran a big race when last seen finishing third in a Group 3 at Newmarket. She always looked as if she would make a better three-year-old and can get off the mark at the first time of asking for the season here. Stable-companion Sarrocchi has plenty of scope for improvement and can give the selection most to do, with Alpha Centauri another to note in a race won by multiple Group 1 winner Hydrangea 12 months ago.

Knowing You - Leopardstown 15:15

Knowing You looked potentially smart when ploughing through similarly heavy going to land a Listowel handicap last autumn and a 3 lb rise in the weights doesn't look enough to stop her here, with further progress very much on the cards after just three starts. Zorion has been absent since contesting the 2000 Guineas trial on this card a year ago, but he remains a horse of potential and is the likely main threat, with Casimiro completing the shortlist on stable debut.

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