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Leicester

Fri, 13th Apr 2012
14:55
Bet totepool Text tote To 89660 Selling Stakes, 5f 218y
6 Runners (3YO only) (Class 6) Total Prize Fund - £2800

No/Draw/Horse (days since last run)
Age colour sex, Sire - Dam (Damsire)
Form/Owner(s)
Wearing Details

Weight/Penalty
Offical Rating

Forecast Price*
Jockey/
Trainer

14 First Bid (GB) (43F)
3 b c Kyllachy - Toucantini (Inchinor)
8-33233 Mr Peter Swann
Blinkers

9-5  
66

4/1
P Mulrennan
J G Given

A winner at 5f on good to firm ground. Third of 5 behind Flying Pickets beaten 13l at 13-8fav on his latest outing at Southwell over 7f last month.

21 Point At Issue (IRE) (11F)
3 b g One Cool Cat (USA) - Atishoo (IRE) (Revoque (IRE))
12-2541 Mr David Fish
Blinkers

9-5  
66

7/2
Adrian Nicholls
D Nicholls

Successful at 6f and 7f on good to firm ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 6-1 at Redcar over 6f (good to firm) on his latest outing earlier this month, beating Come On Dave by 3 1/2l.

32 Thorpe Bay (GB) (39F)
3 b g Piccolo - My Valentina (Royal Academy (USA))
46-6215 Mr M Fitzsimons

9-5  
67

3/1
Hayley Turner
C R Dore

A winner at 6f on the all-weather. Finished 11l behind Superplex when fifth of 7 at 13-8fav on his latest outing at Lingfield over 6f last month.

43 Arte Del Calcio (GB) (41F)
3 b g Manduro (GER) - Movie Queen (Danehill (USA))
0-344 Mr Matthew Green

9-0  
66

11/4
Dane O'Neill
D R C Elsworth

Placed once in four starts. Finished 4 1/2l behind Sheila's Buddy when fourth of 8 at 7-2 on his latest outing at Lingfield over 1m 2f last month.

55 Pressure Drop (IRE) (4F)
3 b f Desert Style (IRE) - Easy Going (Hamas (IRE))
157-494 Sterling Racing I

9-0  
62

6/1
A Culhane
J Hughes

A winner at 5f on good ground. Finished 6l behind Towbee when fourth of 9 at 14-1 on her latest outing at Redcar over 5f (good to soft) earlier this month.

66 Ficelle (IRE) (143F)
3 b f Chineur (FR) - Petite Boulangere (IRE) (Namid)
65- Mr D Simpson & Mrs E Burke

8-9  

20/1
Martin Harley
Mrs K Burke

Unplaced in both starts. Finished 11l behind Point At Issue when last of 5 at 8-1 on her latest outing at Southwell over 7f in November last year.

Race Verdict

Dandy Nicholls usually places his horses to good effect at plating level and his POINT AT ISSUE is taken to land a double having landed a Redcar claimer on firm ground earlier in the month. Also a winner at Southwell, this slower surface isn't expected to hinder. Thorpe Bay flopped in a Lingfield seller when last sighted and has a little to prove at present. A greater danger appears to be the dropped-in-trip First Bid.

Selection: Point At Issue        Danger: First Bid        Alternative: Thorpe Bay
* These are prices forecast by PA Sport Ltd. and are to be used only as a guide to the betting market.
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