The Punt Daily: Tom Collins' free horse racing tip on Thursday afternoon
Strongbowe (1.35 Nottingham)
It wouldn't usually be my tipple of choice, but I fancy Strongbowe on Thursday. The unexposed five-year-old looked to have a big future when an eyecatching third on debut in May 2019 but wasn't seen for 402 days after and underwent a gelding operation in the interim. He returned with a maiden victory but lost his way until switching to the Tim Easterby yard for just 5,000gns in October. That was a very shrewd pick-up and Strongbowe justified new connections' faith with a last-to-first strike at Thirsk nine days ago. The quick turnaround shouldn't be an issue and he's 2lb well-in under a penalty.
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