Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Sunday 20 January

Noel Meade
Noel Meade is fancied to land the feature race with Tout Est Permis

Timeform pick out their three best bets from Thurles on Sunday...

"...he is well worth another try at this level with further progress on the cards..."

Timeform on Tout Est Permis

THE KING OF BREGA - Thurles 13:35

THE KING OF BREGA arrives in good order, producing a career-best effort at the age of 12 to score over C&D four weeks ago, and a 6 lb rise in the weights might not be enough to stop him in his follow-up bid, with Daniel Holden taking a valuable 7 lb off his back for good measure. Like An Open Book and Polished Steel are a couple of others to consider.

TOUT EST PERMIS - Thurles 14:10

TOUT EST PERMIS has taken a marked step forward since joining this yard, making it two from two in one of the most competitive handicaps of the season at Navan last time, and he is well worth another try at this level with further progress on the cards. Total Recall sets the standard on form and is feared most ahead of Sub Lieutenant.

ROARING BULL - Thurles 15:15

ROARING BULL seems to have been handed a lenient opening mark bearing in mind his second at Fairyhouse a couple of starts back, and having scored in a lesser event there since, he boasts leading claims with blinkers fitted now switched to handicaps. Laid Back Luke and Teacher's Pet arrive in form and could give him most to think about.

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