With the weekend coming at us quicker than a class-action lawsuit against Ashley Madison our crack panel of tipsters have formed their own impact team to bag some winners in Friday’s live racing action on Ch4.
Our top-secret Trader and connoisseur of fine wines did most of the heavy lifting on Thursday with a 10/1 double thanks to Tasleet (2/1) and Besharah (11/4) before the heavily-punted Covert Love killed his treble chances by drifting further left in the Yorkshire Oaks than Tiger Woods’ drives .
But it’s winners we want – not excuses.
Big Orange gets 50 per cent of the vote in the Group 2 Lonsdale Cup with fake-tan supremo Matt Chapman and horse-whisperer Turftalk Tom making him their nap as he goes toe-to-toe again with Ascot Gold Cup winner Trip to Paris and Quest for More after chinning both at Goodwood.
And in the day’s feature, the Group 1 Nunthorpe Stakes Paddy’s been telling anyone who’ll listen (and there aren’t many) that American trailblazer Acalpulco could set the race up for Sole Power’s hat-trick bid in the 5f speedsters contest with Frankie Dettori in the saddle.
Throw in a couple of tricky handicaps and it’s all to play for to see who’ll be the Donald Trump of the Cheat Sheets nominations heading into the weekend or who’ll end up the Jed Bush.
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