Paul Ferguson has two selections for us on Tuesday; Oasis Fantasy in the Goodwood 3.45 and Fort Worth in the Worcester 8.05. Compare odds and bet.
Glorious Goodwood gets underway today and the 1m6f Summer Stakes looks a really interesting betting contest.
Astronereus was a winner for this column at York earlier in the month, but faces a stiff ask here off 107 and carrying top-weight, while Battersea remains a horse of interest, especially now he’s upped in trip. The ground might again be softer than ideal for Roger Varian’s four-year-old, however.
The vote, therefore, goes the way of OASIS FANTASY (3:45) who goes well at the track and has been in good form this season.
Runner-up to Northumberland Plate winner Quest For More over course-and-distance, he rattled home over 1m4f at Epsom before shaping reasonably well from a wide draw in the Plate himself.
A winner at the track last June, Ed Dunlop’s runner went on to finish a sound fourth in a hot handicap at last year’s meeting. He won’t mind the ground and everything is in place for a bold showing.
With Limato a non-runner, the day’s second selection hails from Worcester, where FORT WORTH (8:05) deserves another chance.
Jonjo O’Neill’s lightly raced six-year-old finished only fourth here on his recent return, but the race wasn’t run to suit and he remains potentially well handicapped. The step up in trip shouldn’t be an inconvenience and he can regain the winning thread under Dougie Costello.
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