Sweetspots: Mancini can enhance Portman’s record in Essex
Declan Carroll and Ger O’Neill have a 43 per cent strike-rate when they combine at Pontefract. They team up in the 3.25 with the well-handicapped course-and-distance winner Save The Bees.
Jonathan Portman has a 28 per cent strike-rate at Chelmsford and that increases to an impressive 60 per cent when he books Richard Kingscote to ride. They team up in 6.15 with the lightly raced Mancini, who makes his Polytrack debut.
Adrian Keatley has an 18 per cent strike-rate with horses travelling to Britain and that increases to 23 per cent when they run at Ayr. He saddles Jet Streaming (4.20).
Eugene Stanford has a 23 per cent strike-rate at Chelmsford. He saddles the the former course-and-distance winner The Happy Hammer (8.15), who has three wins at the course.