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Royal Ascot form - Wednesday

A nice start to the week with Sweet Sanette running well for a gallant third at 16/1. Had the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th horses for the trifecta which paid a few grand, unfortunately Prohibit spoiled the party!

JERSEY STAKES

Tricky race this. The favourite Codemaster is very good, if not a little green still. Definitely enjoyed the step up to 7f last start, but does wobble around a bit.

Fury drops back in trip after the Guineas and a run at Sandown where they walked for much of the race. Would rather be against him at the price.

Havane Smoker ran 2nd in the French 2000 Guineas but had every chance in that race. Does now have Soumillon aboard though.

Oracle has the AOB/Ryan Moore combination behind him. Ran 3rd in the Irish 2000 Guineas, was 25/1 that day and beat the fourth horse clearly. But he has won one race from nine starts, and funnily enough, his last race was his first in Group company. AOB may have finally found the key to him, but not for mine.

Western Aristocrat - very impressive on the videos in lesser races, travels really well so he might be a back-to-lay proposition. Win wouldn't surprise but I don't think he's quite up to some of these yet.

Strong Suit - was a very good 2yo last season and has had a wind operation since being beaten out of sight by Frankel in the Greenham. Double figure odds for a very good horse if he can return to his peak.

Splash Point - UAE Guineas winner at Meydan, flopped in the Derby there, freshened up, drops back in distance. 40 on Betfair underestimates him.

Majestic Myles - great last couple of runs at Newmarket and Haydock, not convinced though that he needs to step up another furlong. Tough as nails though, huge price for gun trainer/jockey combination.


Will be backing Strong Suit at the price, throwing in the favourite at the head of trifectas, then making sure Splash Point and Majestic Myles are included in the placings for the tri, leaving out a few at the top of the market.


WINDSOR FOREST STAKES

Some big spruiks out there for I'm A Dreamer but....

6 starts for 4 wins. Guess where her two defeats have been?

Lolly for Dolly has run second at her latest two starts on hard tracks, with all four of her wins being on softer ground. Watch out for the rain...


PRINCE OF WALES' STAKES

Only one horse in this - the Australasian superstar So You Think.


ROYAL HUNT CUP

Not touching the handicaps.


QUEEN MARY

Shumoos will come up short, was very impressive on debut but will find this harder.

Fire Lily has a formline through Tuesday's 2yo winner Power, while the American horses didn't do a lot on day 1 - Gypsy Robin may be better than them.

The one I give a decent chance to at odds is Dozy. Kevin Ryan knows his 2yos better than all but a couple of stables and she was impressive last start at Beverley.


SANDRINGHAM

Handicap, pass.

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