Sweetspots: Face The Facts to strike for Gosden in first-time hood
It pays to follow Neil Mulholland’s runners at Sedgefield as he has a 41 per cent strike-rate at the track. Both Cesar Et Rosalie (2.40) and Master Burbidge (4.25) represent the trainer at the track.
Andrew Balding and Rob Hornby have a 29 per cent strike-rate when combining at Kempton. Berkshire Boy, who won first time out last year also gets first-time blinkers to help him settle, runs in the 8.15.
John Gosden has an impressive 42 per cent strike-rate with runners wearing a first-time hood. Face The Facts runs in the 3.40 at Leicester.
Tom George has a solid 20 per cent strike-rate at Aintree and both bumper horses he has run there have won. He runs Black Op and Clondaw Castle in the 5.15.