Timeform Irish SmartPlays: Antiquus to build on recent promise

The Harvest Festival continues on Tuesday.

Day three of Listowel's Harvest Festival provides the betting opportunity of the week so far...

"Joanna Morgan's representative was unlucky not to win when fourth to Consonance over 7f last time, travelling as well as any when badly hampered two furlongs out, and finishing best once finally in the clear..."

Salhooda makes plenty of appeal after her debut second and with improvement likely, she is a confident selection in the maiden at 15:05. Out of a Falmouth Stakes winner and sister to the useful 1¼m winner Nafaath, Salhooda may well have beaten Greek Goddess in a 8.5f Killarney maiden had she been asked for her effort sooner and is worthy favourite to go one better.

Antiquus caught the eye at Galway last week when an unlucky loser, and she can gain compensation off the same mark in the fillies handicap at 15:35. Joanna Morgan's representative was unlucky not to win when fourth to Consonance over 7f last time, travelling as well as any when badly hampered two furlongs out, and finishing best once finally in the clear. The return to a mile is a further positive and Antiquus is a good bet at 6.511/2.

Truckin All Night (17:35) made an encouraging start to his career over hurdles when second to Magic Spear at Killarney earlier this month and has strong claims of getting off the mark in the closing maiden hurdle. Succcessful in points at the fourth attempt last spring, he got off the mark under Rules when a 2-length winner of a Cork bumper in August, and should be suited by the emphasis being on stamina at the minimum trip.

Timeform Irish SmartPlays
All at Listowel
Back Salhooda in the 15:05
Back Antiquus in the 15:35
Back Truckin All Night in the 17:35

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