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Timeform US SmartPlays: Sunday 21 April

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Timeform pick out three bets in the US tonight

"...provided he's ready to go after a break, Hopehard can make a winning return and take the finale."

Timeform on Hopehard

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

#5 Sister Peacock - Woodbine R6, 20:40 BST

Sister Peacock is building up a fine strike-rate so far, finishing first or second in each of her four starts so far, and considering how game she was when finishing second at Gulfstream last time, she gets the vote to go one better here. Indeed, with no obvious challengers for the lead here, she should prove tough to peg back.

#7 Downy Boy - Woodbine R7, 21:12 BST

Downy Boy has had plenty of attempts at opening his account, but he is distinctively at his best when having a strong pace to aim at, which is something he will get today. Provided everything falls into place, he looks to have strong claims of picking up a win on his best form, and gets the vote to do so.

#8 Hopehard - Woodbine R8, 21:45 BST

We haven't seen Hopehard since he failed to complete a double at Presque Isle last September, but he still ran well that day, just being outbattled in the finish. This race should suit much better, with Flashy Margarita ensuring there's a strong early pace, and provided he's ready to go after a break, Hopehard can make a winning return and take the finale.

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