Sweetspots: Silchester to boost Simcock’s Southwell strike-rate
David Simcock has a 44 per cent strike-rate at Southwell, which increases to 50 per cent with three-year-old debutants. He saddles Bellamy Road colt Silchester in the 1.30.
David Brown has a 24 per cent strike-rate at Southwell and a 16 per cent strike-rate with horses running first time since undergoing a gelding operation. He saddles Fibresand debutant Make Good in the 2.30.
Dan Skelton has a 28 per cent strike-rate at Market Rasen and a 24 per cent strike rate with horses wearing a tongue strap for first time. He’s represented by Knight In Dubai in the 2.55.
Brian Ellison has a 23 per cent strike-rate at Sedgefield and that increases to 42 per cent when combining with Henry Brooke. They team up in the 3.15 with recent course winner Instant Replay.