We have a bumper day of action on Tuesday, with six meetings to look forward too. Kelso, Limerick, Doncaster, Leopardstown, Newbury and Southwell all hosting action. There’s also action on ITV Racing, including the three Grade 1 races!
I’ve picked out three horses with great chances at bigger prices, to bring you Owen’s Outsiders!
12.00 Doncaster – Debece (20/1)
Winning two of his five chasing starts, nine-year-old Debece is lightly-raced in this sphere and was returning from a 575-day absence when pulled up at Carlisle last month.
It’s safe to assume he needed the run given the length of time away from the track and heavy ground won’t have helped matters either. He’s now three pounds lower and he was placed over hurdles off seven pounds higher back in April 2018.
He’s too dangerous to ignore off his current rating and a return to three miles is also welcome. If he’s able to build on that return effort, he’s unlikely to be far away.
12.05 Leopardstown – Fiveaftermidnight (25/1)
She isn’t the most consistent, but Fiveaftermidnight has the form to be involved and deserves a turn for Philip Rothwell. She finished second in this race twelve months ago off two pounds lower, beaten just two lengths on that occasion.
She’s been mainly poor since, but did show signs of promise on seasonal return when a close fourth at Limerick over timber. A return to Leopardstown should help matters today and James O’Sullivan’s four-pound claim is a further positive.
Everything does need to fall into her favour, but conditions will be fine and the race will play out to suit her hold-up style. At tempting odds, she’s more than worth a second look.
12.55 Newbury – Fitz Well (33/1)
Bought after finishing third in a Chipley Park point to point, Fitz Well did plenty wrong when a close fourth on hurdling debut earlier this month. He pulled hard early on and ran green when asked for an effort, but he stuck to his task well and was beaten just four lengths.
That was a very solid springboard to build off and he’s open to a huge amount of improvement given how much inexperience he showed. Coming from a useful family, he’s likely to do better over further, but today’s stiffer test will suit and he’s a strong each-way player.