Timeform UK SmartPlays: Wednesday 7 November

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There's a six race National Hunt card at Musselburgh on Wednesday
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"Keith Dalgleish has a good record with this kind of recruit, and she's likely to carry on improving."

Timeform on Chica Buena

Born For War - 14:25 Musselburgh

Born For War is interesting now joining the Keith Dalgleish yard, given that he's lightly raced for a six-year-old, and shaped better than the distance suggested when third after a breathing operation at Hexham last month. He ran well on his only previous handicap start over hurdles at Southwell in June, form which has worked out well, and he could yet do better over fences. Tokaramore will be suited by this step up in trip and isn't one to write off.

Chica Buena - 15:00 Musselburgh

Chica Buena is finding her feet over hurdles, completing a double on her first start for her new yard at Sedgefield last month. Keith Dalgleish has a good record with this kind of recruit, and she's likely to carry on improving. The thriving Iolani is the obvious threat having won each of his last three starts, ahead of Zamarkhan.

Lord Fendale - 15:30 Musselburgh

Lord Fendale has been in really good heart this year, hitting the frame for the fourth start in succession when second at Southwell last time out. He would have won that day had he have made a better job of clearing the last flight, too, and off just 3 lb higher this time around, is taken to gain compensation. Vino's Choice ran well from a similar mark over fences last time and could be the one to give him most to do, although market support for Jackhammer, who ran well on the Flat last month, would bring him into the reckoning on handicap hurdle debut under Brian Hughes.

Minimum Bet Guarantee

Betfair's 'minimum bet guarantee' on all Class 1 and 2 races in the UK and Ireland - which means all customers are able to bet to win a minimum of £500 - has been extended to cover all races at selected meetings this week. T&Cs apply.

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