Timeform UK SmartPlays: Thursday 4 October

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Timeform pick out their three best bets from Chelmsford on Thursday
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"..he gets the vote to finally get off the mark in this."

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Fortune And Glory - Chelmsford 19:15

Fortune And Glory wasn't seen to best effect at Lingfield last time and is worth another chance from this mark, considering that he was well backed on that day, and the level of his Salisbury success suggested that he is up to it. Rampant Lion got off the mark in good style at Hamilton 10 days ago and is an obvious threat under a penalty, with Quality Seeker another to consider.

Intermodal - Chelmsford 19:45

Intermodal looks potentially well-treated on his first start since April, off a career-low mark. He's been suggesting that improvement isn't too far away, and he gets the vote to finally get off the mark in this. Carvelas was below form last time but would have claims if bringing his best, whilst Molten Lava is another danger.

Compas Scoobie - Chelmsford 20:45

Whilst Compas Scoobie is on a long losing run, his latest effort over 7 furlongs at Newmarket suggested that he is back in form, and he arrives here off a lower mark than ever before. In a 0-70 contest for the first time, he is difficult to ignore, and gets the vote to capitalise back sprinting. Nottingham-scorer Penny Pot Lane and The Lacemaker are a couple of others fancied to feature.

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