Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Sunday 28 April

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Aidan O'Brien has a strong hand this afternoon

Timeform pick out their three best bets at Navan on Sunday...

"She cost 200,000 as a yearling, and makes plenty of appeal on paper..."

Timeform on Tango

Tango - Navan 14:05

Aidan O'Brien won two of the last three renewals of this race, and he looks to have an above-average recruit once again in the form of Tango. She cost 200,000 as a yearling, and makes plenty of appeal on paper (half-sister to useful pair Pretty And Sweet and Nessun Dorma), so it would be no surprise should this daughter of No Nay Never know her job first time out for her in-form yard, with Ryan Moore booked to ride.

Chablis - Navan 15:40

A really interesting listed contest, and while it's difficult to ignore the claims of the odds-on favourite Pink Dogwood, it may be worth taking her on at the prices with her stablemate, Chablis. Costing more than one and a half million guineas as a yearling, she's got an excellent pedigree (sister to The Pentagon and half-sister to several winners, including Vadamar), and made an eye-catching debut when scoring at Gowran Park back in October, showing a good attitude to fend off the challenge of the more experienced runner-up. She's got plenty to find on form, but could prove to be a good bet with improvement highly likely.

Capri - Navan 16:15

While the last year was ultimately a frustrating one for Capri, not having too many starts at the track, it's worth remembering that he was a dual Classic winner in 2017, and when he did make the course he produced some outstanding form, finishing fifth in last season's Arc. He was a game winner of this race on reappearance last season, and he looks to have excellent claims of winning this once again, with the in-form Ryan Moore due to take the ride.

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