Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Saturday 22 June

Horses at the finish
There is Flat racing from Down Royal on Saturday

Timeform pick out their three best bets from Down Royal on Saturday...

"...with the prosepct of more to come now moving up in trip, he looks sure to take all the beating..."

Timeform on Aristocratic Man

CAMPHOR - 16:05 Down Royal

CAMPHOR has improved with each of her three starts, most recently landing a Navan maiden, and this unexposed filly is open to further improvement now pitched into a handicap. She gets the nod ahead of Ciao and the hat-trick seeking Cj Cregg, while Melburnian is also expected to make her presence felt.

FINDING NERO - 16:45 Down Royal

FINDING NERO improved for the step up in trip when opening his account at Gowran recently and, with this slightly stiffer test likely to help unlock further progress, he should be capable of defying a 4 lb rise in the weights. Cork Harbour was thwarted in her hat-trick bid at Tipperary, but the better ground here should help and she is feared most ahead of Royal Admiral and Misty Millie.

ARISTOCRATIC MAN - 17:20 Down Royal

ARISTOCRATIC MAN was beaten only by the very smart Japan at Listowel in September, and with the prosepct of more to come now moving up in trip, he looks sure to take all the beating for the Gordon Elliott yard that does well with its limited runners on the Flat. Karasheni and Wildewood are a couple of obvious threats.

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