Timeform UK SmartPlays: Tuesday 26 February

Runners jump a fence
There's jumps action at Catterick on Tuesday

Timeform pick out their three best bets from Catterick on Tuesday...

"He could be worth chancing on debut for his new yard."

Timeform on Bazarov

Bazarov - Catterick 14:20

Bazarov is an interesting recruit for the Archie Watson team, and he arrives here having run his best race for a while when second on his most recent start at Limerick at the end of December, benefiting for the switch to positive tactics and only getting caught in the final 50 yards. He could be worth chancing on debut for his new yard. Trapper Peak beat an in-form sort to make a winning debut for this yard at Sedgefield and is the obvious threat.

Ace Ventura - Catterick 14:50

An interesting maiden, in which it looks worth siding with Ace Ventura, who showed plenty to work with when third at Market Rasen three weeks ago, coming back from further than those that beat him and shaping as if he'll be better for the run. He was fairly useful on the Flat, and given that there's likely more to come, he's taken to score. Dagian and Al Kherb are fancied to provide the chief threats.

Bright Prospect - Catterick 16:20

Bright Prospect is sliding down the weights, and arrives here just 1 lb higher than his last winning mark, having shaped like a non-stayer when tried over four furlongs at Kelso last time out. He can be forgiven that run, however, and given he shaped well at Wetherby under an attacking ride two starts ago, he's fancied to take this. Fifty Shades is feared most representing the in-form Christian Williams.

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