Sweetspots: Dark Blue looks a good thing on handicap debut
Mick Channon has a 24 per cent strike-rate at Leicester and that increases to an impressive 60 per cent when John Egan is onboard. They team up in the 3.30 with handicap debutant Dark Blue.
Roger Varian has a decent 20 per cent strike-rate at Nottingham and that increases to 27 per cent when Andrea Atzeni is onboard. They team up in the 6.35 with Dealer’s Choice, who wears a first-time visor.
Chris Dwyer has a 29 per cent strike-rate over the past fortnight and saddles only one runner, Foie Gras (8.20 Chelmsford), who is three from 15 at the course.
Mark Johnston has a 22 per cent strike-rate at Catterick and that increases to 31 per cent with two-year-old debutants. He saddles the Rock of Gibraltar colt Amazing Rock at 2.15.