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Timeform US SmartPlays: Friday 31 March

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"...has an excellent chance at the weights of landing this rather weak-looking contest..."

Timeform on Cloud Music

Timeform pick out the best bets at three different venues on Friday.

#7 Cloud Music - Laurel Park, R1 (17:25)

CLOUD MUSIC has an excellent chance at the weights of landing this rather weak-looking contest. He ships from New York, and this appeals as a good spot for him to get of the mark. Alligator Arms wouldn't need to be out of the top drawer to land a blow on debut and could be the one for the forecast.

#6 Elusive Empire - Gulfstream Park, R4 (19:08)

ELUSIVE EMPIRE ran a fine race when second on turf debut last time and looks the one to aim at. His trainer and jockey have a good strike-rate adding to the strength behind him as the selection. Mehlek takes in a stronger race after winning last time, but can chase the selection home. Maximo isn't out of it either.

#6 Curbstone - Aqueduct, R3 (19:20)

CURBSTONE has barely put a foot wrong on the dirt here recently and is taken to add to his tally. He got worked up in the gate when attempting the hat-trick last time but still managed to finish second. Royal Tryst won in this class recently and looks the likeliest runner-up.

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