Gamble alert: two 25-1 shots backed into 5-1 and 8-1 at Chelmsford on Thursday 🚨

It’s always worth keeping an eye on the markets as you can learn plenty from doing so. Although there are no guarantees in this game, you can get a good idea of the level of confidence behind a horse. There are two runners at Chelmsford on Thursday which were given little chance when priced up by the bookies but sustained support has seen their prices capitulate. Available at 25-1 on Wednesday evening, the horses in question are now as short as 5-1 and 8-1. You can check out our free tips page for daily content across British and Irish racing.


5.00 Chelmsford

High Dreams didn’t have the smoothest of passages when finishing seventh on debut at Wolverhampton. He swerved badly right on the bend after being a bit short of room and is probably capable of better, on that evidence. James Tate’s charge looked a little outpaced over 6f and may well be suited by the step up in trip.

His trainer has a healthy strike-rate of 20 per cent at Chelmsford so far this year, with five winners from his 25 runners. The market is predicting significant improvement from this son of Caravaggio and he’s entitled to learn plenty from his previous experience.


8.30 Chelmsford

Lost In Time began his career with Saeed Bin Suroor and switched to the Dean Ivory yard in October 2022. He has been victorious once for this yard, winning very easily at Yarmouth back in July. It has to be said that the form hasn’t worked out but it was impressive nonetheless.

That aforementioned victory came off a mark of 59 and the six-year-old’s current rating is just 2lb higher. Robert Havlin was also on board that day and the partnership has been maintained here. He was third off a 2lb higher mark at Epsom last month and a repeat of that effort, off this reduced rating, would put him bang in the mix.


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