Timeform UK SmartPlays: Tuesday 9 April

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"...he would appear to hold sound claims of getting back to winning ways, with the prospect of even better to come..."

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BILLY ROBERTS - 14:00 Pontefract

BILLY ROBERTS won a division of this race two years ago and looks set for a big run after an encouraging start for his new yard at Wolverhampton, when beaten just three quarters of a length to identify himself as one to keep an eye on. Farhh Away and Buckland Beau are a couple of the other likely players.

EDGEWOOD - 15:30 Pontefract

EDGEWOOD ran creditably when third on his reappearance/handicap debut at Newcastle last month, fighting for his head in the early stages and keeping on well under the circumstances to be beaten just a head. James Bethell's charge can race from the same mark this afternoon, and 2 lb clear of the field on weight-adjusted ratings, he would appear to hold sound claims of getting back to winning ways, with the prospect of even better to come after only four career starts.

DUKHAN - 16:30 Pontefract

DUKHAN ended last season with a win at Newbury and is the percentage call to follow up from only 5 lb higher on his return. Aasheq is more than capable of making his presence felt if on song, while Mount Tahan has a much lower mark to work with back on turf and makes up the shortlist in an intriguing handicap.

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