Best bets for the horse racing this weekend

Three bets and three losers this week have done little to lift the mood at Triple G Towers this week where I have been full of Man Flu; thanks to the youngun's for putting the posts up in my absence even if they were losers.

I am out of bed, not exactly match fit but up and about, and hopefully I have a few winners at Newmarket and one out in Ireland to lift the gloom a little. 

Best bets for the horse racing at Newmarket 

I tipped Coroebus on debut when he won and as I said at the time this colt simply put looks bred to be a cracking two-year-old. By Dubawi (unbeaten at two of course before winning Irish Guineas) out of G.3 winning two-year-old First Victory, herself by unbeaten champion two-year-old Teofilo, with that breeding this one would be expected to win a race or two as a juvenile. He was already entered for the Group Two Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes and duly lines-up up at 1.50. Get on at 9-4. Clealy, improvement can be expected and he looks a prospect.  Masekela sets the standard after four starts and two wins but the selection should prove better. 

Sacred Bridge arrives with four 1's next to her names for the Group One 2.25 6f Juddmonte Cheveley Park Stakes and should take the prize home for the sponosrs. The daughter of Bated Breath may prove to be a bit special and is strongly fancied to make it five from five here at the 2-1

At 3.00 the colts line-up for the Group One Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes and truth be told I am not sure it's the best renewal we've ever seen. Perfect Power won the G.1 Prix Morny last time making up for disappointment in the G.2 Richmond Stakes at Goodwood before that; he got no run at Goodwood having been well off the pace early and blocked more than once. There is little reason the believe those behind him out in France can reverse the form, as long as he gets a clear run, so I am on at 9-4 and fingers are crossed that Soumillon can steer him clearly through the pack as he did at Deauville; slight concern is a number of winners came from the front yesterday.

Punting race of the weekend is of course the 1m1f bet365 Cambridgeshire Handicap at 3.40.  One time Classic hopeful and member of the Dirty Dozen for this season Uncle Bryn will run. Having been gelded, Classic aspirations having been dashed, he came out and won over the straight mile at Ascot. Connections will want to pick up a decent prize or two with him surely and he has to be considered off the back of that Ascot run.  I rated Royal Marine highly as a two-year-old, won the G.1 Qatar Prix Jean-luc Lagardere, but he hasn't won since! Now five he didn't exactly cover himself in glory out in Dubai earlier this year but dropping back to this sort of trip should suit and a mark of 104 isn't harsh and it is interesting that Godolphin persevere with the gelding. At 25-1 each-way (7 places) I am taking a chance on him; the going is a bit of an unknown for him. 

Best bets for the horse racing at the Curragh 

At 4.10 I have to be on Art Power at 11-10 in the Group Three William Hill Ireland Renaissance Stakes. A member of the Dirty Dozen this season the grey colt is the one to beat here with his sights lowered having been running well in defeat at higher levels all year such as in the G.1  Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Ascot.  

Best bet for the horse racing at Epsom on Sunday

I tipped Goldspur on debut when he won at Sandown and the colt is due to run in the Cazoo Derby 'Wild Card' EBF Conditions Stakes on Sunday. Only Hills have priced-up as of Saturday morning and are odds-on, if there is Evens about on Sunday I will back him. 

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