Eric's Weekly Round Up: The Lacemaker 100/30 + Walk On Walter 16/1 + £43.75 F/C

Friday, 25 April 2014


Only six runners - but could still turn into a nice race. There are two known front runners: Intrepid, who may prefer a faster surface, and Pull The Pin, who at the weights is my top rated. If it gets an uncontested or easy lead I can quite easily see it leading and having enough at the end of the race to hold on for the win. It's available at 14/1 so worth a small wager.

7:20 Wolverhampton - Four possible pace setters in this race but not one of them is in my top five but it should set the race up nicely for either a horse that tracks the leaders or is held up. Top Boy is my fourth top rated. I think it will be held up because the rest of the top five are all likely to try and sit just off the pace. MAPPIN TIME 5/1 is my top rated, who has one of the best jockeys around in Keiren Fallon. I'm hoping he can find a nice position early on and come home the strongest of all for the win.

SUMMARY: I suggest a small bet in the 5.45 Wolverhampton - PULL THE PIN (14/1). It just might be allowed to set its own pace and have enough left at the end to repel all challengers. 7.20 Wolverhampton - MAPPIN TIME 5/1 (NAP) could sit handily off the pace and finish the strongest to win.

Pull The Pin 25/1 4th
Mappin Time 5/1 1st