Sweetspots: Dainty looks a dandy bet in first-time tongue-tie
Paul Cole has a 22 per cent strike-rate (4-18) with horses wearing a tongue-strap for the first time. Dainty Dandy gets the aid for her first start in handicap company in the 7.40 at Goodwood.
Charlie Appleby has been in sparkling form recently with ten wins from his last 24 runners. When applying cheekpieces for the first time he has a 30 per cent strike rate and G K Chesterton gets the aid in the 2.35 at Epsom.
Sir Mark Prescott and Luke Morris have a 41 per cent strike-rate when combining at Bath. The trainers only runner at the track is Newt who goes in the 5.45.
Mark Johnston has a 33 per cent strike-rate with two-year-old debutants at Catterick. He saddles W G Grace, a son of Exceed and Excel, in the 1.50.