Best bets for the horse racing Monday 5th march 2018

Unusually there are a number of cards on today most, of course, all-weather, but it is a pleasant change to the norm of late. I fancy one strongly up at Dunstall Park later this evening.

Charlie Appleby sends hat-trick seeking Celestial Spheres up to Wolverhampton for the Betway Handicap at 7.45 over 1m4f. The gelding is 2 from 3 on the all-weather. Having been successful at Lingfield in December he then followed up at the same track on his first start of 2018 – tipped on here both runs. It’s his first try on Tapeta today which is a small concern as is the seven stall but he remains open to improvement and is fancied to take this as I remain convinced he is capable of picking up bigger prizes as the year progresses. Grab the 13-8.

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