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David Cormack’s Saturday Selection – 30th January

Hi everyone – great to have a winner again last Saturday with our only selection, Dashel Dasher, winning at 7/1 (advised, 6/1 SP) making it 2 winners from 4 selections this year. It feels like we’re back on track after a disappointing last quarter in 2020.

After the news that Cheltenham has been abandoned  I’m left with just the one selection for tomorrow. It runs at Lingfield where RENARDEAU  (11/2 generally) makes a fair bit of appeal. His course record is 11212 with all those runs having taken place over tomorrow’s trip.  His last race at Lingfield was a Grade 3 (same as tomorrow) and he finished a good second to David Simcock’s Omnivega, an improver who has won twice since and shifted rapidly up the handicap. Renardeau, on the other hand, has slid down 5 lbs, despite a couple of creditable efforts.

That leaves him looking feasibly handicapped, on a track he clearly relishes and over an ideal trip. He has to overcome likely short priced favourite Pirate King but the 11/2 underestimates his chance of doing so I think.

Have a great weekend,




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