Timeform US SmartPlays: Sunday April 26

Timeform's US team bring you three bets
Timeform's US team bring you three bets

Timeform's US team bring you a bet from three different venues on Sunday...

In the sixth race (01.50 GMT) at Mountaineer it is hard to see Pontual being headed...

Only six runners go to post for the third race (19.22 BST) at Aqueduct but it's a useful fillies 'contest over six and a half furlongs and looks to provide a good opportunity for Lakeside Sunset to make it two wins out of three. Bruce Brown's filly won a maiden here last time by four lengths, making all at a decent pace, and won't find the extra distance any inconvenience. Paulassilverlining has won at this trip but showed better form last time over an extended mile, while the Darley entry Perchance has a reputation but not yet the form in the book. One might expect Lakeside Sunset to be 4 chance, so the anything around the forecast 6 suggested by the Morning Line would be attractive.

The fifth race (00.18 BST) at Emerald Downs has an attractive betting shape to it with the forecast favourite Grand Baylee and third Morning Line choice Zafari Nation both coming back from long absences whereas second favourite Bird In Love is racefit from a spell at Turf Paradise and comes here in good form with two wins already under his belt this year. With Bird In Love unlikely to encounter any rivalry for the lead and Grand Baylee devoid of early pace, the selection looks set to make all in company no stronger than he led from start to finish in Arizona two starts back.

In the sixth race (01.50 GMT) at Mountaineer it is hard to see Pontual being headed and though he hardly has a strike rate worth boasting about there is little to put up against him. The selection made most here last time on his return to dirt and would appear to face pace pressure only from one of the outsiders. Majestic Indeed would have made some appeal but for a shocking debut for his new trainer last time and with that in mind, the way looks clear for Pontual with none of the others making any appeal.

Race 3 Aqueduct (19.22 BST) win back #3 LAKESIDE SUNSET at 4.03/1 or longer
Race 5 Emerald Downs (00.18 BST) win back #3 BIRD IN LOVE at 3.211/5 or longer
Race 6 Mountaineer (01.50 BST) win back #3 PONTUAL at 2.89/5 or longer

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