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Today’s Top 5 Market Movers (4th January)

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Today’s market movers features a pair of runners at Lingfield and Newcastle, along with a selection at Hereford. Check out his picks below and claim an exclusive Virgin Bet offer that provides new customers with £20 in free bets when you bet £10.

”was” and “now” prices representative of opening odds and strongest market movement across various bookmakers, stated prices are best available at time of writing from a specified bookmaker. Prices may vary on visit to bookmakers website.

All pricing correct as of 8:55am, 4th January, shortest priced runner, first.

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(1) (3:40pm Lingfield) CAFE MILANO was 6/1, now7/2

Twenty-seven race maiden, who has placed in eight of those so far, with the last of those coming back in February last year at Wolverhampton (1m 1f, a/w). Form has taken a dip since, but a fifth of eight in the penultimate start, here over C&D did see them just 2.75 lengths adrift of the winner, before picking up a second in the latest at Wolves, a fortnight ago. Plenty of interest on the boards and capable, if able to build upon the recent run.


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(2) (6:30pm Newcastle) STAY SMART was 15/2, now 7/2

Three career wins with the last of those coming at Ripon, back in April. Record since has seen them record three placed finishes, including their penultimate start at Wolverhampton (6f, a/w), when a length behind Inevitable Outcome three weeks ago. Nicely handicapped here and has performed well at this venue previously. Each-way backing looks the safer option, with Whittle Le Woods the main threat.


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(3) (4:30pm Newcastle) RANGER BOB was 7/1 now 5/1

Fourteen race maiden, who did pick up a second place result back in February at Dundalk (7f, a/w), missing out by a neck to Masalai. Has found it tough since, with a record of 0079- and needs to find plenty to impress here. Makes debut for Rebecca Menzies this afternoon and that may just shake him up enough to see improvement. Yard in good form and that has attracted interest on the board.


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(4) (12:45pm Hereford) MERRY MISTRESS was 17/2, now 11/2

In good form this season, placing third in the first two starts on return, before taking the spoils in the penultimate run, here over C&D, when 5.5 lengths clear of Kazontherazz in a strong performance. Placed fourth at Wincanton last time out, when favourite, but raced too freely that day and assuming there will be a more disciplined run this time, should show plenty of improvement, with each-way backing the more prudent selection.


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(5) (1:30pm Lingfield) HANNALITE was 7/1, now 11/2

Thirteen race maiden, but has been getting closer, as shown by three successive place finishes, including a third here, over C&D back in November, when 10.75 lengths adrift of clear winner, Smith and behind race rival, Leroy Brown. Decent claims, coming in off a break, but each-way backing again looks the sensible choice.


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