Timeform US SmartPlays: Saturday February 21

Timeform's US team provide you with three bets
Timeform's US team provide you with three bets

Timeform's US team bring you bets from three different meetings on Saturday...

The switch from Europe to USA while keeping to the turf is one angle always worth investigating and it will be a surprise if Casual Smile can't make a winning debut for Chad Brown in the sixth race (19.40 GMT) at Tampa Bay. By Sea The Stars out of Oaks winner Casual Look, she was last seen finishing second in a maiden at Goodwood last summer over nine furlongs for Andrew Balding. She stands out a long way on form dropped backed to a mile oddly enough and anything better than 2.4 looks worth taking.    

It's somewhat surprising that Giantinthemoonlite is not forecast favourite for the sixth race (20.48 GMT) at Aqueduct and he's a  confident bet. Bruce Brown's son of Giant's Causeway had long been in need of a step up to the extended mile he tried last time and he was just touched off pulling a long way clear of the rest while recording a career-best effort. Huge Asset brings in some fair-looking form from Parx but that that doesn't always translate to NYRA tracks and we can see the selection making all. 

Sheer Joy looks the answer to the fourth race (21.11 GMT) at Sunland Park. The seven-year-old mare has been beaten here twice since racking up a three-timer at Zia Park but both those defeats came against much stronger opposition than she meets here and she looks to have good prospects of making all the running. Forecast favourite Yodelin' Angel was a winner here last time out but that form looks just fair at best and the selection looks decent value at the forecast 4. 

Timeform US SmartPlays:
Tampa Bay race 6 (19.40 GMT) win back #8 CASUAL SMILE at 2.47/5 or longer
Aqueduct race 6 (20.48 GMT) win back #6 GIANTINTHEMOONLITE at 3.211/5 or longer
Sunland Park race 4 (21.11 GMT) win back #5 SHEER JOY at 3.412/5 or longer  

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