Timeform US SmartPlays: Thursday 3 October

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Timeform pick out three bets in the US tonight

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

"She should be hard to stop in her follow up bid..."

Timeform on Lead Guitar

#3 Lead Guitar - Belmont R6 (21:05 BST)

Lead Guitar built on the promise of her previous two runs when opening her account at Saratoga last time, bumped at the start but drawing clear in the style of a good prospect in the closing stages. She should be hard to stop in her follow up bid, with Flush and A Little Faith expected to give her most to think about.

#1 American Tattoo - Belmont R7 (21:40 BST)

There doesn't appear to be much pace on here and American Tattoo should prove tough to peg back if getting his own way out in front. He was a winner here in June and is expected to bounce back from a lesser effort at Saratoga last time now. High North and Backsideofthemoon are both capable of getting involved and rate the biggest dangers.

#13 Hold My Call - Belmont R8 (22:11 BST)

Hold My Call hasn't troubled the judge in two starts so far, but he has shown enough to suggest he is up to winning a race of this nature, so is worth siding with in what doesn't look the strongest race of its type. Tercero and Cryptographer are also considered.

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