Eric's Weekly Round Up: Musharrif 8/1

Sunday, 28 August 2016

2:35 Chepstow Winning Racing Tips (29th August) OAKGROVE STUD SUPPORTS LATCH WALES HANDICAP (CLASS 4) (3yo+ 0-85)

(FREEBIE)  - Of the ten runners there's four that have led before and it looks like it will be a fast run affair, Pixeleen can lead but usually only when nothing else wants to so it probably won't get to the front from stall three and then if it's a fast pace it may find the trip stretched its stamina limits but it does come out joint second top, Munfallet is the other joint second top and stall eight is to its advantage and must have a decent chance as it's only one pound behind the top rated Vincentti who usually races prominently but may well need a degree of luck from stall two to gain a clear passage. Sydney Ruffdiamond isn't in my top five and may find this distance a bit too far and I would look to lay it if priced in single figures, Bonjour Steve would also be a lay if the going was good or firmer as it does seem to prefer some cut in the ground.

SUMMARY: I think that MUNFALLET 12/1 is the most likely leader from stall eight and then could prove hard to catch and at the price I will have to back it each way but VINCENTTI 8/1 has done a faster time but only comes out one pound superior at the weights and I would have to back them both to show a profit whichever one wins but firstly the ground needs to have dried out to at least good before I will be having a bet and that looks very doubtful but I'm forever the optimist.