Timeform Shortlist: Musselburgh, Wednesday 4 July

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"...he has shown enough to suggest he’s capable from this sort of mark..."

Timeform on Landing Night

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2.00 Begbies Traynor - Bibby Factors Handicap (6) 5f1y

Timeform Top Rated:
75 1. WARRIOR'S VALLEY David C. Griffiths David Nolan
71? 4. SUPER FLORENCE Iain Jardine Jamie Gormley (5)
70 2. SCOUNDREL Tim Easterby Rachel Richardson (3)

Analyst's Verdict:
Warrior's Valley posted his best effort on turf when third at Redcar last time and looks interesting off his present mark. He can take the opener. Mocead Cappall and Scoundrel head the list of dangers.


2.30 British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Median Auction Stakes (5) 7f33y

Timeform Top Rated:
93p 2. LIGHT HEART Mark Johnston P. J. McDonald
92 5. SAMANTHA JAMES Iain Jardine Barry McHugh
88p 4. BERYL THE PETAL David O'Meara Phillip Makin

Analyst's Verdict:
Light Heart is bred to be useful and showed plenty of ability when runner-up on debut at Ayr last month. With improvement on the cards, he can open his account. Beryl The Petal looks the obvious danger.


3.00 Hawthorne Girls Supporting Racing Staff Week Handicap (6) 1m7f217y

Timeform Top Rated:
73 1. BREAKWATER BAY Tim Easterby Rachel Richardson (3)
72 4. GRAN MAESTRO Peter Winks Trevor Whelan
71 3. DIRTY RANDY Keith Dalgleish Connor Beasley

Analyst's Verdict:
Breakwater Bay posted a season's best when just foiled at Redcar last time and still looks on a workable mark. He can get back on the scoreboard here. Gran Maestro and Dirty Randy are others to consider.


3.30 Ray Hawthorne Memorial Supporting Racing Staff Week Handicap (4) 7f33y

Timeform Top Rated:
96 4. OUR CHARLIE BROWN Tim Easterby Rachel Richardson (3)
95§ 1. MUJASSAM David O'Meara David Nolan
94 2. TWIN APPEAL David Barron Nathan Evans

Analyst's Verdict:
Plenty with claims, including Full Intention, who built on the promise of his previous run when fourth at Carlisle last time, and may have done better still had he not met trouble in running. Sureyoutoldme and Our Charlie Brown are feared most.


4.00 Catherine Roache Handicap (5) 1m2y

Timeform Top Rated:
90 4. JACOB BLACK Keith Dalgleish P. J. McDonald
89 7. LUCKY VIOLET Linda Perratt Rachel Richardson (3)
88 3. ZESHOV Rebecca Bastiman Connor Beasley

Analyst's Verdict:
Jacob Black isn't the force of old but has clearly benefited from the return to Keith Dalgleish, and his recent second at Carlisle suggests there is still scope for further success off this mark. Mywayistheonlyway and Lucky Violet rate the principal dangers.


4.30 TPF Schemes Handicap (6) 1½m104y

Timeform Top Rated:
78 3. IBERICA ROAD Grant Tuer Phillip Makin
77§ 5. NEW ABBEY ANGEL Keith Dalgleish Connor Beasley
76§ 4. FALCON'S FIRE Keith Dalgleish Rowan Scott (3)

Analyst's Verdict:
Iberica Road is on a fair mark, back in form, and faces a bunch of ungenuine and/or limited rivals in this decidedly weak handicap, so he's a confident selection. Falcon's Fire is respected, with Tewafeedj regarded as a danger also if he can put his last effort behind him.


5.00 AIUA Insurance Handicap (5) 5f1y

Timeform Top Rated:
93 1. LANDING NIGHT Rebecca Menzies P. J. McDonald
90 3. KINLOCH PRIDE Noel Wilson Phil Dennis (3)
89 4. ETERNALIST Jim Goldie Jamie Gormley (5)

Analyst's Verdict:
Landing Night remains winless this year, but he has shown enough to suggest he's capable from this sort of mark so gets the nod to take the finale. Kinloch Pride is feared most ahead of Externalist.


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