Timeform UK SmartPlays: Saturday 27 April

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There is Flat racing from Ripon on Saturday.

Timeform pick out their three best bets from Ripon on Saturday...

"...backed that statement up when finishing a good third at Doncaster last time..."

Timeform on Crowned Eagle

Teruntum Star - 14:55 Ripon

Teruntum Star could spoil the Pipers Note party. Kevin Ryan's charge won the Great St Wilfrid consolation in 2017 and returned to form with an impressive success at Beverley 10 days ago. A 6 lb rise is fair and he looks set for another big run. Pipers Note just failed at Pontefract and seems sure to go well in his bid for a ninth win at Ripon. Windsor-winner Diamond Dougal is another big player.

Crowned Eagle - 16:00 Ripon

Crowned Eagle ran well despite his finishing position at Meydan earlier this year and backed that statement up when finishing a good third at Doncaster last time. He is capable of a big run off top-weight in a race of this nature and can resume winning ways. It's a good race despite the small field, with the 5-timer-seeking King's Advice and Mukhayyam both very interesting runners also.

Asad - 16:35 Ripon

Asad showed plenty of ability over shorter trips as a juvenile for George Peckham and, having made an interesting yard switch he is fancied to come out on top given he is bred for this sort of trip and has the potential for better still. Eightsome Reel built on his promising debut success when third on return at Newmarket and is feared, ahead of Sky Cross.

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