Timeform UK SmartPlays: Tuesday 19 February

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"...she seems sure to improve for that initial experience..."

Timeform on Dawn Crusade

Madrinho - 18:00 Wolverhampton

Madrinho was snatched up at a crucial moment when last seen at Kempton a month ago, shaping better than the end result suggests, and from just 1 lb higher than his last successful mark, will hopefully enjoy a clear passage this time. Aguerooo is back in the groove and has to be feared from stall 1, while A Sure Welcome hasn't been afforded the same luxury in the draw department but he's still a threat.

Dawn Crusade - 20:00 Wolverhampton

Dawn Crusade made plenty of appeal on paper and there was a lot to like about her recent debut at Lingfield, inexperience holding her back, but beaten only by another well-bred type who showed marked improvement. Pushed along approaching the home turn, she looked awkward in the straight, keeping on under a considerate ride, and she seems sure to improve for that initial experience. Ralph Beckett's newcomer Teodora de Vega looks a likely type on paper and represents connections that unleashed some potentially smart fillies last season so needs close scrutiny in the market.

Any Smile - 20:30 Wolverhampton

Any Smile showed ability when making her debut at Kempton earlier this month, finishing fourth to three rivals with previous experience. She raced in touch, and made headway under pressure two furlongs out, just one paced inside the final furlong. The drop back to seven furlongs now should be in her favour, and there should be more to come now. Aigiarne is another likely improver, while Nabeyla and Honey Bear are a couple of newcomers to note.

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