On Saturday we go to the East Midlands track for decent looking seven furlong listed race at Leicester .
LEICESTER 4.15 7F KING RICHARD 111 LISTED STAKES :
8 runners declared for the 7F Richard 111 Listed Stakes .On ground described as good/firm. On official ratings the three main contenders are ALJAMAAHEER ,COULSTY & SIRUIS PROSPECT.
ALJAMAAHEER : Useful type ,Won G2 Summer Mile at Ascot in 2013.Also Shown some useful form in group one/two company over last two seasons ,including finishing third in G1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot & second in G2 OLBG Park stakes at Doncaster. Obvious claims dropping into listed company .
COULSTY : Progressive sort ,winning twice last season in the 7F King Charles 11 Listed stakes at Newmarket and G3 & Prix De Meautry at Deauville .Has good record fresh, winning first time out the last two seasons . Should go well for inform Richard Hannon stable .
SIRIUS PROSPECT : Won seven out 38 , including winning three listed races .Finished fair third in Doncaster mile listed race ,behind Tulius earlier this month .However hasn't won on the turf since August 2013 .
VERDICT : Aljamaaheer is the clear pick on form .8LB clear on official BHA ratings .Takes big drop in class here, though not easiest horse to win with, only 1 win from last 13 starts.Also was beaten favourite, when last racing in Listed company back in 2013 .Odds around 11-8 simply look too short .
At the prices COULSTY looks solid each-way play .Finished last season in good form winning G3 in France .Also Proven winner in Listed company over 7 furlongs on fast ground.Has good record fresh .Odds around 4-1 look decent value .
COULSTY 4.15 LEICESTER
0.50 PTS EACH-WAY @ 4-1 BET365*
(WINNER SP 7-2 PROFIT £225.00*)
*R4 10P IN £ TO EARLY PRICES .