One flat card on Tuesday on the fibresand at Southwell with quite interesting looking 6 furlong claiming stakes at 12.25
12.25 SOUTHWELL 6F CLAIMING STAKES CLASS 6
Just six runners for 6 furlong claiming stakes on the fibresand at Southwell .With two main contenders .Ingleby Arch & Punching .
Ingleby Arch : Course specialist with 9 wins here at Southwell and 8 wins over course & distance .Bounced back to form last time when winning 7 furlong claimer at Southwell beating Autumn Blades in good style .Looks sure to go well returning to his optimum trip .
PUNCHING : Another course specialist with 8 wins here at Southwell and 7 wins over course & distance .Won 6 furlong handicap back here in November beating Rowan Spirit by neck .Finished fair fourth last time on poly track at Lingfield .
VERDICT :Strictly on official handicap ratings Ingleby Arch is going to take plenty beating here,though was beaten couple times last season in claimers here at Southwell when short price favourite .Has to be respected though odds around 4-6 look too short .
At the prices PUNCHING looks better value and did beat Ingleby Arch in claimer here at Southwell over C&D back in February .Goes particularly well for Hayley Turner and looks fair value at around 3-1 in what looks two runner race.
PUNCHING 12.25 SOUTHWELL
0.50PTS EACH-WAY @ 3-1 LADBROKES
(UNPLACED SP 11-4) LOSS -£100
STAKES 1 TO 3 POINTS
£100 PER POINT