Sweetspots: Demon can show speed on debut for Skeltons
Dan Skelton has a 35 per cent strike-rate on horses having their first start for him after switching stables. Speed Demon makes his first start for Skelton in the 3.50 at Stratford and has been fitted with a
Neville Bycroft and Joe Doyle have strike-rates of 23 and 17 per cent respectively at Southwell. That increases to 57 per cent when they combine. They bid to extend their good record with Eium Mac in the 2.10, who has won twice over course and distance.
Adrian Heskin has a brilliant 71 per cent strike-rate at Stratford, with five winners from seven runners. He has three rides for his boss Tom George today. Always On The Run (2.50) and Rabunda (4.20) appear the most likely to add to his impressive tally.