Timeform US SmartPlays: Wednesday July 29

Bets are advised at Saratoga, Delaware, and Evangeline tonight
Bets are advised at Saratoga, Delaware, and Evangeline tonight

Timeform's US team have picked out bets from three American venues for tonight.

"This is effectively a drop in grade for him, and with his yard in corking form he’s a confident selection..."

Saratoga race 5 (20:12 BST) - Yes For Success

Yes For Success made very encouraging turf debut at Belmont last time and looks open to improvement in the fifth race at Saratoga on the back of that. Considering she was up with the pace all the way when winning her maiden at Aqueduct earlier this year, she was set a lot to do at Belmont, maybe because of the big step up in trip, but she came home strongly and it looks significant Joel Rosario is in the plate again. Sylvia T and Gotachancetodance look obvious rivals, but Yes For Success will surely be ridden closer today and looks overpriced at 7.

Delaware race 9 (21:51 BST) - Jarrod's Commando (Lay)

In the last race at Delaware, Jarrod's Commando looks skinny odds for one that is taking on significantly better rivals than it has done in recent races and found its winning run coming to a halt last time out at a very short price. Jamie Ness' gelding has winning form here, but several of his rivals have claims as good if not better and picking between them in a very tricky race is not easy, so a lay of the Morning Line favourite is the preferred option.

Evangeline race 6 (01:55 BST) - Tori's Guy

Over A Barrel is not easy to oppose in the sixth at Evangeline having won five of its last six races but the six-year-old is being stepped back in trip here and though Victor Arcenaux's gelding is consistent enough, that may not be good enough against Strong And Tough whose second place here last time looks very good form. This is effectively a drop in grade for him, and with his yard in corking form he's a confident selection over an intermediate distance that should suit him better than it will Over A Barrel.

Race 5 Saratoga (20:12 BST) win back #4 YES FOR SUCCESS at 5.6 or longer
Race 9 Delaware (21:51 BST) win lay #5 JARROD'S COMMANDO at 3.4 or shorter
Race 6 Evangeline (01:55 BST) win back #6 STRONG AND TOUGH at 3.4 or longer

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