Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Thursday 1 November

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Timeform pick out their three best bets from Clonmel on Thursday...

"...can turn the tables on that rival and win on this card for the second year in succession."

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LILL SMITH - 14:05 Clonmel

The five-year-old mare LILL SMITH showed definite signs of promise when fourth on her hurdles bow at Kilbeggan in September and, arriving fit from a couple of starts in bumpers, she is expected to go well, especially if connections have worked on her jumping. Jack Dillinger holds obvious claims on the pick of his hurdles form for all he is proving expensive to follow, whilst Rakhine State can also feature.

NATURALLY BLOND - 15:10 Clonmel

This can go to NATURALLY BLOND, who looked in control under today's jockey when unseating him at the last at Cork 11 days ago and is only 1 lb higher today. He could get an easy lead here, with few front-running rivals in opposition, and may prove hard to pass. Yeats Mardy and King's Song head up the opposition.

TINTOWN ROBIN - 15:45 Clonmel

Timeform 'Horse In Focus' TINTOWN ROBIN made an encouraging return from a four-month break when second to the reopposing Thisonesforollie at Tramore a couple of weeks ago and can turn the tables on that rival and win on this card for the second year in succession. Desertmore Dreamer was a good second here last month and also makes the shortlist.

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