Through The Card: Sedgefield, Thursday 8 November

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"He looks capable of winning a race of this nature.."

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13:05 - LANDSCAPE (6) must be on one of the longest losing runs in training at present, a barren run which stretches back to December 2012, but he has joined the shrewd Michael Appleby yard, and wasn't disgraced when last seen at Plumpton in March, his rider's peserverance earning him third place. He's on a much reduced mark, 27 lb lower than his last winning one in fact, and he could be worth chancing to gain a massively overdue success. Millie The Minx has sound claims on recent form and is feared most, ahead of Hear The Chimes.

13:40 - KOVERA (6) has already proven himself to be a better chaser than hurdler after two starts so far, sticking well to his task when second at Southwell last month, getting outpaced early in the straight before rallying late on. He remains with potential in this sphere, and could be up to taking a weak contest. Shaiyzar is far more exposed than the selection, but is feared most, ahead of Torhousemuir.

14:15 - INFORMATEUR (3) made an encouraging return to action after 6 months off when second at Hexham last month, confirming the promise of his hurdling debut at Carlisle in April, only beaten half a length. He looks capable of winning a race of this nature, and should take plenty of stopping in receipt of weight from the likely main danger Ilewin Geez, whop drops in class this afternoon.

14:45 - NOTONEBUTTWO (3) has made a positive start for the Sue Smith team, finishing a solid second at Hexham on just his second outing for the yard, before disappointing at Bangor last time. He can be forgiven that run, however, and looks worth another chance in this particularly weak event, considering he has been well backed in each of his last three starts, and is once again a positive in the market this morning. Grow Nasa Grow was a game winner at Market Rasen back in August and is respected off a lowly mark, whilst Stormbay Bomber is another to consider.

15:20 - BROADWAY BELLE (7) has been in good form of late, and she found some more improvement to score at Hexham last time, her second win from her last four starts, finding plenty to lead in the dying strides. Stamina is very much her strong point, meaning the extra three furlongs this afternoon will suit, and she has C&D form under her belt, having won here in March. Her consistency at this level is a major bonus, and, in a weak contest, she's expected to have too much for her rivals - particularly if this turns into a real staying test.

15:50 - I'M TO BLAME (3) looked very useful when winning both bumpers last winter, still showing some greenness on his second start at Musselburgh but looking vastly superior to his rivals, and he is likely to take plenty of stopping now switched to hurdles on his return. Theatre Legend also notched a couple of bumper wins last season (both here) and could be the one to chase Keith Dalgleish's charge home.

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