Bets Of The Day: Barraquero to strut his stuff

Today's best bet Barraquero runs at Haydock
Today's best bet Barraquero runs at Haydock

Nick Shiambouros returns with a couple of strong fancies from Goodwood and Haydock...

"I think he has a bright future and is attractively priced at 9.08/1 on the exchange"

Back Barraquero in the 15:25 at Haydock

Plug ready for a bright start

13:55 Goodwood - Spark Plug

Spark Plug should go close in this Listed contest.

This gelding came very close to winning this race last year. He was given an awful lot to do, but finished like a rocket and was only just denied. He finished a respectable sixth in a competitive handicap at HQ on his seasonal reappearance, and should be spot-on for this assignment. At present he is trading at 4.3100/30 on the exchange which is more than fair.

Algometer is the second choice at 4.67/2. This five-year-old has rock solid credentials, but is coming back from a pretty serious injury and may just need this. He is the main danger to the selection.


Meehan should have Barra ready

15:25 Haydock - Barraquero

Barraquero is my idea of the winner of this high class event.

This colt looked something special when winning the Richmond at Goodwood last August. He swept to the front a furlong from home and ran on strongly to win with complete authority. He has had a couple of training setbacks, but trainer Brian Meehan has exercised patience and should have him ready to do himself justice. I think he has a bright future and is attractively priced at 9.08/1 on the exchange.

James Garfield merits consideration. He was not disgraced behind Saxon Warrior in the Guineas and may benefit from the return to six furlongs.


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