Rare visitors backed to take Pontefract opener
JIM CROWLEY is a rare visitor to Pontefract these days, as is Andrew Balding, and punters are expecting the pair to win the opener there this afternoon (2.15) with Muir Lodge now as short as evens, having been available to back at 2-1 earlier.
More familiar with Pontefract are Mark Johnston and Joe Fanning and their runner in the 3.45, Galician, has been cut to a low of 11-4 (from 11-2).
The most significant mover at Southwell is Harangue in the 5.05. Sent over from Ireland by Paul Gilligan, Tony McCoy's mount is into 6-4, having been 11-4 earlier.