On Wednesday we are back on the fibresand at Southwell ,for the days feature race.7 furlong class two Visit Attheraces.com handicap at 3.25 .
10 runners declared for £20,000 guaranteed (0-105) class two handicap at Southwell .This looks useful 7 furlong handicap on fibresand .The four main contenders are Pearl Nation ,Philba ,Trojan Rocket & Moon River .
PEARL NATION : Goes well here at Southwell ,winning 3 out 6 (512112),including winning this race last year .Been disappointing in two starts at Meydan this year ,finishing last of 12 in handicap company last time .Needs to bounce back ,though will be suited returning to Southwell.
PHILBA : Good record at Southwell this winter ,winning 4 out 7 (2111214) ,including winning over C&D in class 3 handicap last month ,off mark 87 .Finished fair 4TH last time at Southwell,Behind Moon River .Off mark 92 .Should be thereabouts off the same mark
TROJAN ROCKET : Good record on All Weather ,winning 9 out 32 ,though never won on Fibresand at Southwell in three starts .Bounced back to form ,winning 6 furlong handicap at Kempton in February .Also finished creditable 2ND last time over C&D at Southwell .Should go well off 1LB higher mark
MOON RIVER : Course specialist,with excellent record here at Southwell,winning 4 out 5 (12111) , including winning over C&D on her last two starts at Southwell .Had both Trojan Rocket & Philba behind ,when winning class 3 handicap last time .Up 3lb in weights,though that may not be enough, to stop this fast improving filly .
VERDICT : Course specialist MOON RIVER can defy this 3LB higher mark, and land her fifth win at the track .She seem to win, with little bit in hand last time over C&D ,when beating Trojan Rocket & Philba .Odds around 4-1 look very fair value .
MOON RIVER 3.25 SOUTHWELL
£50.00 EACH-WAY @ 4-1 BET365
(WINNER SP 11-4 PROFIT +£240.00)