Sweetspots: Barrels ready to add to team’s Smokin strike-rate
Saeed Bin Suroor is a trainer to keep on side when sending out runners for the first time since a gelding operation. Desert Frost can go close in Newcastle’s 8.15 and improve the trainer’s 31 per cent strike-rate.
Michael and Tom Scudamore are a combination to follow when teaming up at Cheltenham. They operate at a 43 per cent strike-rate and Two Smokin Barrels (3.50) has a big chance in adding to the tally.
When David Allan rides Perfect Pasture it’s worth taking note. The jockey has a 100 per cent win rate on him (3-3) compared to the 10-43 with other jockeys. The duo can score again in Newmarket’s 3.00.