Timeform UK SmartPlays: Sunday 17 March

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"...he attempts to make it three wins from five starts since joining the Ben Haslam yard in the autumn..."

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THE LAST DAY - 14:45 Carlisle

THE LAST DAY is slowly getting the hang of chasing and was worn down only late by a next-time-out scorer when last seen at Ffos Las in January. That form sets the clear standard on weight-adjusted ratings here, and he looks sure to take all the beating as he attempts to open his account in this discipline, with further improvement on the cards. Vendor is on a lengthy losing run, but he has the form to be a factor in a race like this on his day and could be the one to fill the forecast spot.

ROCK ON FRUITY - 15:50 Carlisle

ROCK ON FRUITY shaped as if still in good form when ninth in the Eider Chase at Newcastle last time, travelling better than most for a long way and simply failing to get home over the markedly longer trip than when scoring on the two previous occasions. A narrow leader on weight-adjusted ratings here, he certainly showed enough to suggest that he remains on a fair mark and - jumping errors aside (has been prone to mistakes) - there is no reason why he shouldn't be bang there again at the finish, as he attempts to make it three wins from five starts since joining the Ben Haslam yard in the autumn.

SNOWED IN - 16:25 Carlisle

SNOWED IN arrives here on a losing run stretching back to January 2018, but the handicapper has slowly started to relent and - he can race from his last winning mark here - and there has been nothing wrong with his last two starts, when finishing placed at this venue and Wetherby. With the heavy ground unlikely to inconvenience him, he rates the most solid proposition in a weak heat. Wazowski, who was the beneficiary of a walkover last time, and Bingo d'Olivate look best of the rest.

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