Its been quiet spell recently for the blog ,with no bets for two weeks ,though there has been no real suitable betting opportunities in the class one races .
On Saturday we have interesting card from Newbury with three class one races .Going concentrate on the group three World trophy stakes at 3.25
8 runners go to post ,for the 5 furlong World Trophy Stakes at Newbury .After 74mm rain over last 24 hours ,the ground is described as soft.The three main contenders are Boom The Groom , Cotai Glory & Ridge Ranger.
BOOM THE GROOM :Won 3 out 22 on turf .Been in excellent form recently ,winning last two starts in competitive class 2 handicaps at Goodwood & York,including winning off mark 102 at York .Has poor record in class one races 0 out 7 .Best form on good or faster .
COTAI GLORY : Won 3 out 18 ,including winning in G3 & Listed company.Shown some useful form this season without winning ,including finishing excellent 2ND in G1 King Stand stakes at Royal Ascot .Not shown much on recent starts ,though did finish good 4TH in G1 Nunthorpe at York .Inconsistent sort ,though can't be ruled out .Best form on good or faster .
RIDGE RANGER : Won 6 out 19 .Showed progressive form this season, including winning 6F listed race at Nottingham & G3 Summer Stakes at York.Also Lost nothing in defeat ,when trying concede 9LB to Mehronissa in listed race at Pontefract last time .Best form on good or good/soft .
VERDICT : RIDGE RANGER has looked very progressive mare this season ,including winning in group 3 company at York .The return to 5 furlongs,won't be problem ,having finished close second in this race year .Odds around 10-3 look solid value .
RIDGE RANGER 3.25 NEWBURY
£90.00 WIN @ 10-3 SKYBET*
(THIRD SP 13-8F LOSS £90.00 )