Through The Card: Wolverhampton, Saturday 20 October

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There's an eight race card at Wolverhampton this evening

Timeform take you through the card at Wolverhampton on Saturday afternoon...

"...he should be capable of better yet, and is chanced to improve and win on his second start."

Timeform on Tamerlane

17:40 - TAMERLANE (2) made a solid start when fourth at Chelmsford last month, showing promise and shaping as if he would learn from the initial experience. He represents a yard who are capable with similar types, and considering he was an expensive breeze ups purchase, he should be capable of better yet, and is chanced to improve and win on his second start. Motajaasid could improve for his second start after wind surgery, whilst the cheekpieces will need to work on Paco Escostar, who has started to become disappointing.

18:15 - CHARLESTON BELLE (7) returned from a 50-day break when eighth at Wolverhampton last time, but she shaped better than the distance suggests, not getting a clear run entering the straight and finishing with running left. She can make amends over a C&D she's been successful over in the past. Marseille would have claims if she's fully fit after over 3 months off, whilst Misty Spirit could bounce back to form in first-time cheekpieces.

18:45 - An good quality but open handicap, in which the vote goes to HUMBLE HERO (4), who has been holding his form reasonably well this term, and went off too fast in first time blinkers at Ascot in August. He won on his last start on the AW, back in September 2017, and the booking of a good-value claimer adds to his appeal on his first start since undergoing wind surgery. Epaulement and Mutarabby are feared most, ahead of Red Label and Arab Moon.

19:15 - GLOBAL HERO (1) couldn't follow up his debut success when second at Leicester last time, but he got not cover there and as a result was far too keen. He remains a good prospect for Godolphin, and considering how impressive his win at Salisbury was, he can get back on track switched to the AW. Aweedram looks a sure-fire winner in the making after his promising debut and is respected, while Molaaheth is an interesting newcomer.

19:45 - LOOKING FOR CARL (4) confirmed previous impressions that he is very much a stayer when taking the step up to two miles in his stride at Kempton last time, getting on top late on at Kempton (2m) 3 weeks ago and, given he is still unexposed, all looks set fair for another big run. Yasir is a solid performer at this level and can get involved, as can The Last Debutante.

20:15 - RIVER CAFE (11) has been shaping as if she is on a workable mark of late, and had little chance against a much-improved winner over C&D 2 weeks ago, keeping on at the one pace. She remains capable of winning at this level, particularly considering that she arrives here off the same mark as last time. True Romance and Mostawfee head the dangers.

20:45 - EDGE (2) was perhaps unlucky not to win at Bath at the beginning of the month, going well when had to wait for gap around 2f out then forced to weave way through 1f out, before being nearest at the finish. He has dipped below his last winning mark and merits consideration back on the AW, considering that he is in such good heart at the moment. Both Texas Radio and Lord Murphy have gone close here of late and are feared most.

21:15 - ARROWZONE (1) is in good heart at the moment, and he has fallen to a good mark - he's 1 lb lower than for his last success, which came at this track last November. He's getting closer, and the signs are that he could be ready to strike. Safrani opened his account here earlier in the week and has good claims under a penalty while he's thriving on his racing, whilst Voice of A Leader is another to consider.

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