By Andrew Atkinson
APEX Predator (7.45) is set to strike at Wolverhampton’s evening meeting on Saturday night with jockey Luke Morris in the saddle of the Steve Durrack trained horse in the Betway Casino Handicap over 1 mile and 4 furlongs.
Morris is also noted for his booked ride at Lingfield on Narjes (12.50). Also at Lingfield Forbidden Planet (1.25) trained by Roger Charlton and ridden by Ryan Moore will be hard to beat in the Betway Handicap over 1 mile 2 furlongs; with Alan King trained Redicean (2.00) ridden by Martin Harley tipped to win over 1 mile 4 furlongs in the Betway Casino Handicap.
Other Lingfield tips are the Willie Haggis trained Originaire (2.35) ridden by Ryan Moore, selected to land the Ladbrokes Handicap over 1 mile.
Probability (3.10) and the Archie Watson trained Dotted Swiss (3.40) ridden by Hollie Doyle are tipped to win.
At Taunton Thomas Darby (1.40), Blue Rambler (2.15), Tea For Two (2.50) and Jasmine Des Burdes (3.25) are selected.
Philip Hobbs trained Ecu De La Noverie (1.15) is tipped at Ascot; also at Ascot, Poucor, trained by Mick Channon (12.40), If You Say Run (1.50), Seddon (2.25), Altior (3.35), Downtown Getaway (4.05) trained by Nicky Henderson and ridden by Nico De Boinville, are selected.
Haydock gets underway with the opening race the Jockey Club Haydock Park Racing Club Handicap Hurdle over 1 mile and 7 furlongs, with Bahama Moon (12.55) set to shine.
Mister Fisher (2.05) trained by Nicky Henderson and ridden by James Bowen are tipped to land the SkyBet Supreme Trial Novices Hurdle over 1 mile and 7 furlongs.
In the Unibet Hurdle over 1 mile 7 furlongs the Evan Williams trained Silver Streak (2.40) is selected, having been noted when staying on towards the finish at Cheltenham in December.
In the Peter Marsh Handicap Chase over 3 miles and 1 furlong Red Infantry (3.15) trained by Ian Williams and ridden by T. J. O’Brien, is selected each way.
Sue Smith trained Vendor (3.45) a distance winner over 2 miles is tipped to land the Cheltenham Preview Handicap Chase, with Danny Cook up. Flashback (4.15).
Wolverhampton: Anif (4.40), Designated (5.15), Katheeta (EW) (5.45), Your Band (6.15), Um Shama (6.45), Lady Cosette (7.15).