Through the Card: Uttoxeter, Sunday 26 May

Horses jumping hurdle
There is jumps racing from Uttoxeter on Sunday

Timeform take you through the card at Uttoxeter on Sunday...

"He certainly showed enough to suggest that he is well up to winning races from this mark..."

Timeform on Sebastian Beach

14:25 - SIROBBIE (5) showed himself to be a thorough stayer when getting off the mark over C&D earlier this month, going in snatches and still having plenty to do on the home turn, but finding plenty when it mattered most to win by two lengths from the reopposing Silent Encore. Admittedly, Harry Whittington's charge meets the runner-up on 3 lb worse terms here, but he arguably has more scope for improvement than that rival, given his record of run-to-run progression so far, and it would be no surprise to see him uphold the form in his follow-up bid, representing a yard that can seemingly do no wrong at present (last three runners have all won). Du Destin is another with potential and completes the shortlist.

14:55 - SOLOMON GREY (1) only had one rival to see off here last time, but he did it readily and had previously shown enough ability over hurdles to suggest he can defy a penalty, even up against a trio of interesting chasing debutants, the pick of them being River Bray.

15:25 - YEAVERING BELLE (6), a fairly useful bumper winner, performed with plenty of credit when third in a strong race at Cheltenham on her most recent start, and she very much appeals as the type to make her mark now hurdling. Simply Loveleh's hurdling debut effort contained promise and she is worth a second look, as is Lucca Lady back over timber.

15:55 - BARTON KNOLL (4) wasted no time getting back on track with an impressive win at Haydock two weeks ago, drawing clear to win by 11 lengths, and he looks capable of defying an 8 lb rise. Royal Village shaped well back from a break at Sandown and is another to consider, while stablemates Monbeg Legend and Pacific de Baune are also of interest.

16:30 - BLAIRS COVE (2) has proved a different proposition on his last two starts at Warwick, winning comfortably both times, with fences and hurdles seemingly coming alike to him. He reverts back to the larger obstacles from a 10 lb higher mark here, but the case to be made for him is still a fairly obvious one if he arrives in the same sort of form - Dan Skelton's charge is 2 lb clear of the field on weight-adjusted ratings, with the prospect of even more to come, and he shapes as if the return to staying trips won't inconvenience him.

17:05 - SEBASTIAN BEACH (4) shaped encouragingly when second on his stable debut at Worcester earlier this month, travelling strongly and keeping on well to be beaten only two lengths by one who had been rejuvenated by a breathing operation. He certainly showed enough to suggest that he is well up to winning races from this mark, clearly retaining all of his ability, and this looks a good opportunity for him to open his account at the second attempt for Ben Pauling, who has never been a trainer to send just one runner to a meeting for the sake of it (£48.48 profit to a £1 level stake).

17:40 - MAGNA CARTOR (2) took a step back in the right direction at the second time of asking for Dr Richard Newland when fourth at Warwick last time and is worth a chance to build on that in first-time headgear. Lyndsays Lad is a potentially dangerous opponent now handicapping for a top yard, particularly if the market vibes are strong. Last month's Kempton runner-up Jacbequick is also respected.

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