Paul Ferguson hastwo selections for us on Saturday; Havana Cooler in the Haydock 3.15 and Second Step in the Ascot 3.30. Compare odds and bet.
It could be a very good afternoon for Luca Cumani, with Havana Cooler (3:15) capable of landing the first leg of a big race double in the space of 15 minutes.
The Hurricane Run colt has proven costly to follow so far this season (as I know only too well), but this looks an easier task than the Goodwood contest in which he finished second last time and this is his optimum trip.
Despite going up another 3lbs and shouldering top-weight here, he looks the class act in the field and, with most firms offering 5-1 overnight, he is sure to be in the shake up – back him each-way, accordingly.
Another that warrants each-way support is Second Step (3:30) down at Ascot, in what looks a cracking three-year-old handicap.
Another regular in this column, the Dalakhani gelding also shaped well when placed at the Glorious meeting and, though I have been waiting for him to go up in trip, the smooth traveller looks capable of landing a nice prize at 1m4f beforehand.
Today’s slightly easier ground is a positive and, though Melrose non-runner Battersea is greatly respected, Second Step looks the one to be with at 9-1 with Bet Victor.
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