Good morning from the Major who writes from an ashen rural scene. All is quiet,the gentlest of breezes caresses the trees as though apologising for former bad behaviour.
The brook whose banks burst flooding the lower slopes has bloated its reservoir but now rests content. Like the tiger having eaten well, sleep comes to all.
Taunton is on! It is the only meaningful card today unless you crave the dog racing passing as equine sport at Lingfield, not for me.
I am typing on a small screen so forgive me for the lack of explanations, I have three favourites, the ones I trust to do the Taunton business for you….
Taunton Sunday Racing Tips – The Trixie of Favourites.
The most interesting runner at Taunton is the Henderson horse Ma Filleule who goes in the 2.20. Her Newbury placed form has been well advertised and the money has poured in. I took a slice of 5/4 last night having missed the 7/4 by an hour 8/13 is all there is left bug I take the cramping odds as further encouragement and suggest you do too. Doyly Carte has been tipped before by the Major but I fancy the Henderson beast today.
The other two I like book end the card. Let’s start with the omega, in the lucky last I like Dancing Daffodil at 9/4 (Hills and Coral). I think this one scored with plenty in hand and a 12lb rise might not be enough. The horse looks well placed stepping back up in trip here as Montys Revenge I think is a better chaser than hurdler and not one is be confident about. I tipped this last time and suggest reinvesting.
In the opener, Henderson has found an easy race for Electrolyser to make a debut over hurdles. A pretty good flat horse, certainly better than anything else here, they have gone hurdling later in life than most would. We saw a similar horse bolt up, whose name escapes me (anyone)…
There you go, Sunday Mega Trixie – Electrolyser, Ma Filleule and Dancing Daffodil – add a bit of Chelsea away if you want to Yankee up!
Courage, roll the dice.