ALWAYS RESOLUTE (nap) won’t back down in Ascot’s 3.05.
He made his first start for in-form Ian Williams a winning one in some style, cruising home seven lengths clear of Sheriff Garrett at Wetherby.
The runner-up went on to score by 12 lengths at Hexham last week.
The way Always Resolute stuck on suggests he will thrive for this step up in trip and he won’t mind the soft ground.
GORTROE JOE (1.20 Ascot, nb) can put the wind up his rivals.
A breathing op should help him hit the target over fences for Dan and Harry Skelton.
NAP 3.05 Ascot – Always Resolute: ‘He will thrive for this step up in trip and he won’t mind the soft ground.’
NEXT BEST 1.20 Ascot – Gortroe Joe: ‘A breathing op should help him hit the target over fences for Dan and Harry Skelton.’
TREBLE 1.10 Uttoxeter – Perfect Summer: ‘Will relish the extra furlong today.’
The six-year-old had progressive form over hurdles and did well to finish as close as he did last time after losing a shoe. He looks well up to this grade.
I’VE got a hot tip for PERFECT SUMMER (1.10 Uttoxeter, treble).
She wasn’t beaten far in a decent mares’ race at Ascot last month and will benefit for this longer trip.
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