Through The Card: Wincanton, Sunday October 29

There is racing from Wincanton on Sunday
There is racing from Wincanton on Sunday

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


13:00 - An interesting opener. Gibbes Bay ran well behind one that had dropped to a good mark here nine days ago and should go well, though isn't of great interest at the current prices. One of the most fascinating runners is SATELLITE (10), who had a handicap mark in the low-90s on the Flat and left William Haggas for a six-figure sum. He is two from four over obstacles and though he has an absence to overcome here, his yard are going well, and with the step up in trip likely to suit given the stamina he showed on the Flat, he looks worth chancing. STEELY ADDITION (3) was very well backed on debut for Philip Hobbs last time when falling (beaten at the time) but is worth another go here (looked good before tiring).

13:35 - This could develop into something of a match between SAM BROWN (10) and Coup de Pinceau. The former was better in bumpers (two from two, defying a penalty at Newbury in March) and looks the one to be with now up in trip, which is expected to suit well.

14:10 - Boagrius didn't look straightforward over hurdles last season and though he is the sort to make a chaser (point winner), he is far from a solid market leader. WILBERDRAGON (6) has had a few goes over fences and could be vulnerable to improvers, but did run well behind a gambled rival at Plumpton last time, so looks a Placepot contender. At bigger prices the unexposed FARM THE ROCK (8) could outrun his odds now significantly down in grade following his first chasing start.

14:45 - BALLY LONGFORD (4) didn't quite get up the hill in a Grade 3 handicap at Cheltenham last season despite hitting the front going well (touched 1.09 in-running on the Betfair Exchange) and the handicapper has taken a chance by not raising him in the weights for that effort. This track will provide much less of a test, and he may be able to gain compensation here provided he is ready to go first time (early market vibes are positive).

15:20 - Thounder pulled hard under Jamie Moore when winning at Huntingdon last time and it must be a slight concern that a 10 lb claimer is now taking over in that regard. RISK AND ROLL (1) got off the mark at Kempton seven days ago and looks the better option from the front pair. Black Prince left the Flat with a positive profile and certainly has the build for hurdling, so is also one to note.

15:55 - Plenty of unknowns here, including Storm Home, who cost £130,000 out of the pointing sphere and has been well supported in the market this morning. One that also makes plenty of appeal is CONTENTED (3) for Philip Hobbs. Contented made a promising bumper debut in Ireland (finished third) before being sold for £70,000, and is open to plenty of improvement having joined a top yard.

16:30 - Lots of these have questions to answer but Global Thrill arrives here at the top of his game, seeking a hat-trick following a pair of wins at Stratford, and he looks a good option for a yard in excellent form.


Win back BALLY LONGFORD in the 14:45 at Wincanton

Placepot permutation:

13:00 - 3, 10
13:35 - 10
14:10 - 6, 8
14:45 - 4
15:20 - 1
15:55 - 3

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