Timeform Shortlist: Wetherby, Tuesday January 23

There is racing at Wetherby on Tuesday afternoon
There is racing at Wetherby on Tuesday afternoon

Timeform's free Shortlist comes from Wetherby on Tuesday...

"...was the first of Frankel's progeny to win over jumps, and he did so despite obvious signs of inexperience..."

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1.10 racinguk.com/hd Juvenile Hurdle (4) 2m

Analyst's Verdict:
Solo Saxophone was the first of Frankel's progeny to win over jumps, and he did so despite obvious signs of inexperience, so the follow up in on the cards. Oxford Blu also carries a penalty and he should remain competitive, while it will be interesting to see what Empire de Maulde is capable of (won 4 French bumpers).

Timeform Top Rated:
129p 2. SOLO SAXOPHONE Dan Skelton Harry Skelton
128 1. OXFORD BLU Olly Murphy Aidan Coleman
89 7. TITAN Oliver Greenall David England

1.45 Racing UK Jump To It Handicap Hurdle (5) 2m3f154y

Analyst's Verdict:
Cafe Au Lait has shaped well on both his starts for his new yard, doing enough to suggest he will gain compensation before long. Indian Reel would hold every chance if building on his latest effort, while similar comments apply to Log On.

Timeform Top Rated:
108 5. INDIAN REEL Fergal O'Brien Alain Cawley
107 8. LOG ON Rose Dobbin Mr D. Delahunt (7)
106 2. AGE OF GLORY Barbara Butterworth Sean Quinlan

2.20 totepool Medieval Day - Saturday 3rd February Handicap Chase (Qualifier) (4) 3m45y

Analyst's Verdict:
It was probably a case of a bad day at the office for Lunar Flow at Exeter where, fitted with first-time cheekpieces and upped to a marathon trip, he was never in the hunt. The 7-y-o was in good form prior to that and, back down in trip with blinkers refitted, he could be the answer. Dick Darsie appears to be going the right way judged on his C&D victory and is next best ahead of Bassarabad.

Timeform Top Rated:
124 3. LUNAR FLOW Jamie Snowden Gavin Sheehan
122§ 5. BACCHANEL Philip Hobbs James Best
120§ 4. BASSARABAD Tim Vaughan Alan Johns

2.55 Biggest Jumps Season On Racing UK Handicap Hurdle (5) 3m26y

Analyst's Verdict:
It's likely that Mad For Action will prove a different proposition now faced with a stiffer test and switched to handicap company, and the hint should be taken if there's confidence behind him in the betting. Ceegem and Asking Questions may both benefit from going up in trip, too, while Ben Arthur is worth considering back in this sphere.

Timeform Top Rated:
112 7. CEEGEM Lucinda Russell Stephen Mulqueen (3)
111p 4. MAD FOR ACTION Jonjo O'Neill Jonjo O'Neill (7)
110 3. ASKING QUESTIONS Oliver Greenall Ross Turner (7

3.30 Jump To It And Join Racing UK Handicap Chase (3) 2m3f85y

Analyst's Verdict:
Catamaran du Seuil's Haydock second over Christmas has the makings of solid form for the grade and, with his mark a workable one on that evidence, he looks sure to go well again. Clan Legend boasts a most admirable strike rate though, and he ought to be thereabouts too.

Timeform Top Rated:
144 2. CATAMARAN DU SEUIL Dr Richard Newland Brian Hughes
142 4. CARALINE Micky Hammond Joe Colliver
140 3. WOLF SWORD Sue Smith Danny Cook

4.00 Watch Racing UK In Stunning HD EBF 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle (Qualifier) (4)

Analyst's Verdict:
Destrier still showed signs of inexperience when making a successful hurdling debut at Leicester in November and looks sure to progress. He can follow up in the finale. Klare Castle has performed creditably in a pair of bumpers and will be dangerous if taking to this discipline.

Timeform Top Rated:
133p 1. DESTRIER Dan Skelton Harry Skelton
115 6. MISS TYNTE David Pipe David Noonan
109p 4. SECRET MELODY Tim Easterby Connor King

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