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There are three meetings taking place this afternoon with flat cards from Yarmouth, Goodwood and Beverley.  The racing at Goodwood today caters for all ends of the spectrum with a 1m3f seller at 3.25pm and Group 3 contest over seven furlongs for the very next race.  I'm guessing that the ground is the main reason why there are small fields with only four lining up for the seller and six for the Group race.

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There are six meetings taking place this afternoon with flat cards from Goodwood, Beverley, Newmarket, Redcar and Windsor, whilst there is a sole jumps meeting from Cartmel.  The best of the action today comes from Goodwood where the Group 2 Celebration Mile is the highlight of the card, whilst there are also a couple of Grade 3's on offer.  Benbatl is the likely favourite for the mile race at 3.35pm and whilst he has been a star for the Godolphin team and has the best form on offer, he is also reappearing after almost a year off.  Consequently, Chindit, who has been running well in Group 1 company could be a bit of value against him.

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There are five meetings taking place this afternoon with flat cards from Thirsk, Newmarket, Ffos Las, Hamilton and Goodwood.  The best of the action on these shores takes place at Newmarket where the 0-100 handicap is the best race on offer - typically it has attracted only five runners.  It is a very different story on the other side of the Irish Sea where the card from the Curragh has three Group races on offer and 33 runners in those three races alone.  One model would seem to be working much better than the other, I will leave you to draw your own conclusions.

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There are five meetings taking place this afternoon with a jumps card from Sedgefield, flat fixtures from Ffos Las, Carlisle and Lingfield and an all-weather fixture from Chelmsford.  The pick of the action today comes from Lingfield where they have a card full of 0-90 handicaps.  It is for that strange racing league thing...whilst the powers that be should be applauded for trying something new, I'm afraid I still fail to see how racing could ever be a team sport.  Having said that, the 20/20 cricket has brought a new generation of enthusiasts to their sport, so what is the harm in trying something new?

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There are five meetings taking place this afternoon and we have a veritable feast of all-weather action to look forward to today.  The turf action comes from Catterick and Musselburgh, whilst the all-weather fixtures are from Lingfield, Wolverhampton and Kempton.  There is something of a dearth of quality action today with the best races today a pair of 0-85 handicaps.  Sadly, there is no jump racing from Fontwell today with the course still in an unfit state for racing - hopefully they will be back on the calendar sooner rather than later.  Unsurprisingly, there are no runners from the Pond House team today.

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There are five meetings taking place this week with a jumps card from Bangor and flat action from Yarmouth, Musselburgh, Salisbury and Newbury.  There are no runners from Pond House today.  The pick of the action would appear to come from Newbury today, with the 1m (0-100) handicap the highlight of their card.  Troll Peninsula looks to be an improving youngster who could be on a lenient mark but the market has a very one-sided look to it so there has to be value elsewhere.  Chance won well at Newmarket last October and provided he is straight enough after an absence of 208 days, he could go well in the hands of James Doyle with conditions to suit.

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It was a good weekend for the stable with our two runners yielding a first and a second place.  Do Ya Feel Luck was a game winner of the 2m7f mares' handicap hurdle at Worcester yesterday, getting the better of a photo finish.  With the protagonists on opposite sides of the track it was hard to tell who had won initially but it was great for her to get her head in front.  She had been a little unlucky last time, meeting trouble in running, but this was much more like it and great for his owners Somerset Racing, many of whom were in attendance.  Oneonechop also ran well to finish runner-up in the 2m1f handicap hurdle at Newton Abbot on Saturday.  He was just a little unlucky to bump into one that seems well ahead of it's mark.

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