Through The Card: Wolverhampton, Wednesday 26 September

Horses all-weather
There is all-weather racing at Wolverhampton on Wednesday evening

Timeform take you through the card at Wolverhampton on Wednesday evening...

"...she promises to be suited by this step up in trip, too..."

Timeform on Love So Deep

17:45 - LOVE SO DEEP (6) is closely related to Derby winner Ruler of The World, so it is little surprise that she has failed to make an impact over sprint trips thus far, but she has shown definite signs of promise in all three of her starts to date. She was easy to back on her latest start over six furlongs at Windsor and, though she took a step forward in form terms, the run got nowhere near to the bottom of her, and she remains with plenty of scope heading into nurseries; she promises to be suited by this step up in trip, too.

18:15 - JALEEL (6) shaped with plenty of promise on debut when finishing fourth at Newbury last month, encouraging that he made up ground so comfortably to get himself into a striking position, going second for a while until his effort flattened out. That is a solid platform on which to build, and he is fancied to open his account at the second attempt for Roger Varian who does well with his runners at this track.

18:45 - The Andrew Balding-trained GRANDSTAND (6) continued his run-to-run progression when a good length second at Windsor last time, seeming fully clued up, and needing no excuses on the day. That run sets a good standard in this field and, with the prospect of even more to come, he is fancied to make a winning all-weather debut. Madkhal built on his debut run when also finishing second last time and could prove the biggest danger.

19:15 - LA FORTUNA (1) has been kept busy this year, but has repaid connections by winning six times, her latest win coming over six furlongs at Chelmsford. She travelled smoothly that day, and put the race to bed when taking it up in the final furlong. That was just four days ago, and connections have wisely turned her out under a penalty.

19:45 - MONUMENTAL MAN (3) and The King's Steed both arrive on the back of a string of consistent efforts and rate the pair to focus on. The former has been doing his good work at this trip and is narrowly favoured to come out on top. In an otherwise tricky affair, Coastal Drive may provide some each-way value returning to an artificial surface.

20:15 - MEERPAT (7) has upped her game since returning from a seven-week break, following up her Haydock victory with a good fourth at Musselburgh last time and less exposed than most of her rivals here, she is taken to quickly resume winning ways. Merry Banter and Porchy Party are solid alternatives.

20:45 - JURRAN (4) improved as expected from his debut when narrowly beaten by a subsequent winner at Redcar last month, still looking green inside the final furlong and only caught in the final 50 yards. It's fair to say he was disappointing at Ripon last time given that promise, though that run can be excused, too free throughout and on softer ground than previously. This is his all-weather debut, over the longest trip he has faced, so he will need to settle better, but he represents a trainer and jockey that are in good form and he also sets the standard on form.

21:15 - CATOCA (5) took it up another notch when off the mark at Kempton last month, and with the return to this sort of trip likely to see her in an even better light, her follow-up claims appear to be bright. Lexington Empire is second choice, ahead of Zaajer.

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