Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Thursday 30 August

Dermot Weld (right) saddles Tarnawa at Tipperary this evening
Dermot Weld (right) saddles Tarnawa at Tipperary this evening

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

"...impressing with both her strength at the finish and the manner with which she quickly put the race to bed..."

Timeform on I Can Fly

TARNAWA - 17:25 Tipperary

It was probably telling that TARNAWA was sent to Galway for her debut by Dermot Weld and she ran a race full of promise in third, covering more ground than the rest. She looks sure to progress and can win this. Fire Fly, who was matched at 1.01 in-running last time, appears to find herself up against an above-average rival again and could be booked for second once more. Chamrousse, a half-sister to the very smart Amadeus Wolf, is an intriguing newcomer.

I CAN FLY - 17:55 Tipperary

Timeform top-rated I CAN FLY has had a rather stop-start campaign but she got back on the up with a clear career-best when winning a listed event at Killarney last week, impressing with both her strength at the finish and the manner with which she quickly put the race to bed, and she's taken to follow up. Her stablemate Could It Be Love heads the dangers along with One Master and Yulong Gold Fairy.

HIT THE BID - 18:55 Tipperary

HIT THE BID is very smart at this trip, proven at this level, and sets a clear standard if anywhere near his best on his first start since March. In fact, it's a surprise that he isn't favourite ahead of the formerly smart two-year-old Different League who hasn't been at her best for Aidan O'Brien since moving over from France.

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