Horse Racing Tips

Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Thursday 18 July

Horses jumping fence
There is jumps racing from Killarney on Thursday

"...provided this does not come too soon after such a big effort, he looks a good bet to double his tally..."

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Timeform pick out their three best bets from Killarney and Leopardstown on Thursday...

PEACHES AND CREAM - 15:55 Killarney

Gavin Cromwell holds the key to this race, with impressive last-time-out scorers PEACHES AND CREAM and Lucky Road both ahead of the game turned out quickly under a penalty. Preference is with the former, who is improving in leaps and bounds and could hardly have been more impressive when opening his account by 14 lengths at Downpatrick on Monday. Give Battle is best of the rest following an eye-catching second on his first hurdling start for 22 months at Cork.

HOWLING WOLF - 18:10 Leopardstown

HOWLING WOLF shaped encouragingly when third on his debut at the Curragh last month, never nearer than the half a length he was beaten at the finish. That form sets the standard on weight-adjusted ratings here, and while there several interesting newcomers in opposition, he remains with potential in his own right and looks sure to mount another bold bid second-time-out. Santiago and Kassaba should both prove above-average in time for their powerful connections and could be the ones to give the selection most to do.

SUPER TREAT - 19:20 Leopardstown

SUPER TREAT stepped up on his previous efforts when dominating a Fairyhouse maiden four days ago, hitting the front over a furlong out and quickly forging clear therafter. On that evidence, Chris Hayes' mount looks potentially well treated now making a quick switch to handicaps under a penalty, and provided this does not come too soon after such a big effort, he looks a good bet to double his tally. Parkers Hill and Dancing On A Dream head the dangers.

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