MARSHAL DAN (Lingfield, nap, 2.20) has caught the eye a couple of times already during an embryonic career and could be ready to make an impact now he tackles a handicap for the first time. Heather Main has enjoyed a pretty sound all-weather campaign to date with Island Brave carrying the torch for the Oxfordshire handler and her son of Lawman looks to have been given a chance by the assessor given he resides on a mark the right side of 70. There looks some mileage in that rating if his figures are to be believed and conditions look perfect for him to post a big performance here at a venue he knows well.
CAFE AU LAIT (Towcester, 2.10) threw away a good opportunity at the Northamptonshire track last week and is clearly one to have reservations aboutat a very thin price. However, if he can be held up a little longer for his run then he may gain compensation and his speed figures entitle him to go pretty close again this afternoon. Hopefully, he can excel today with a talented female rider to cajole him home.
Eddie Greatrex is riding beautifully at the moment and I'm hoping his mount can follow up at the expense of Luv U Whatever who is another stayer in rude health. The latter is the each-way play if Great Return becomes over bet given his profile.
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