It’s a Star day at Towcester this afternoon with us sponsoring all six races on the card and soft ground is predicted, or more accurately ‘dead and holding’ according to the BHA web site.
Check out the Star Specials below including money back offer if you lead over the last and get collared. How many times has that happened up the Towcester hill?
The Star six race card gets underway at 1.40pm and look out for Simon Nott’s tweets this afternoon direct from the course – cold day, current temp +2c, some guys get all the good jobs 😉
- 1:40 starsportsbet.co.uk Mares’ ‘National Hunt’ Novices’ Hurdle
- 2:15 Call Star Sports On 0800 521321 Handicap Hurdle
- 2:50 Star Sports Daily Specials Handicap Chase
- 3:25 Star Sports Daily Specials Novices’ Hurdle
- 4:00 starspreads.com Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Chase
- 4:35 Visit Our Shop ‘Sports Mayfair’ Handicap Hurdle
Earlier Lofty (Martin Chapman) ran through the card to give his thoughts to racegoers….
LOFTY AT TOWCESTER
There’s a few shorties on the card and I’ll leave those for you navigate through.
The bet for me is Cafe Au Lait in the closing 4:35 Visit Our Shop ‘Star Sports Mayfair’ Handicap Hurdle.
The handicapper has left him on 96 after a half length second to Age Of Glory at Wetherby last time out – if the half length had gone the other way he would no doubt have been nudged up a couple of pounds such is life.
… if you go back far enough in the form book you’ll see he won over course and distance off 108 in 2014.
What it did show was that he is more than capable of winning off this level. Indeed, if you go back far enough in the form book you’ll see he won over course and distance off 108 in 2014.
Having gone close in three starts for Dan Skelton he surely deserves another win here. I’m hoping an each-way wager has very limited downside.
I can’t be having hat-trick seeking Goodnight Charlie whose win here last time was 262 days ago and on good to firm ground whilst Just Spot is up 4lb for scrambling home at Wincanton. See what I mean about the handicapper not liking winners…
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