Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Thursday 23 May

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There is Jumps racing from Tipperary on Thursday evening

Timeform pick out their three best bets from Tipperary on Thursday evening...

"With that initial experience now under her belt, she's fancied to improve to take this."

Timeform on Dolly Dancer

Dolly Dancer - Tipperary 18:10

A maiden hurdle which doesn't look the strongest on paper, meaning Dolly Dancer makes the most appeal. A fair performer in her four starts in bumpers, Dolly Dancer shaped with plenty of promise on her hurdling debut at Limerick two starts ago, maintaining her effort well despite doing plenty through the early stages, only being beaten by two lengths. With that initial experience now under her belt, she's fancied to improve to take this. Dona Katharina has a similar profile to the selection and is feared most, ahead of Cash Me Outside.

Acronym - Tipperary 18:45

Acronym showed improved form to open his account over hurdles at Tipperary 16 days ago, belatedly delivering on the promise of his bumper form to quicken clear after the last and score by just under five lengths. It's taken a while for things to click in this sphere, but his opening mark looks a fair one, and he's taken to build on that success and follow up here. Bay Hill did well under the circumstances when third at Punchestown 3 weeks ago and is feared, while Humm Baby and Cut Em Down are two more to consider.

Something Sweet - Tipperary 19:45

Something Sweet is still a maiden after 14 starts over timber, but she caught the eye when finishing third over an inadequate trip at Downpatrick 13 days ago, staying on well after being short of room two out, and she looks ready to strike off her current mark now returned to three miles. Naturally Blond is another who's potentially lurking on a good mark after a solid comeback run and is feared, while Madaboy Cross showed improved form when beating a big field here 2 weeks ago and is another threat.

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