Daily Mail tipster Sam Turner has a busy day planned with three bets across the Newcastle and Kempton cards.
Humbert (Newcastle, 4.15)
HUMBERT has been struggling since winning a Class 2 £22,000 race over course and distance in June, 2018 but is looking very nicely handicapped now.
The six-year-old has few miles on the clock in a career that has seen many interruptions and his recent record has been patchy to say the least. He did hit the frame at Lingfield before Christmas over 1m2f and again last time at Lingfield. However, he is yet to score beyond an extended mile and connections have taken that on board as he now drops back to his optimum trip.
It is also a first visit back to the north east since his win here (track record (1-1) in 2018 and, a return to Class 4 company (record 1-1). Humbert is also 2-2 on the Tapeta surface and 10lb below the last winning mark.
The selection looks value at around 4-1 against the favourite.
Alsvinder (Newcastle, 4.50)
ALSVINDER has a tremendous strike-rate of around 25% but has been out of luck for 11 months.
His last victory was in a course and distance claimer out of which he joined today’s handler for 20,000gns. Not much of that investment has been paid back - even after wind surgery - but the seven-year-old was a shade unlucky at Catterick and latterly 13 days ago when trying to make all in a decent Chelmsford sprint over the minimum distance.
Alsvinder is another looking well-treated and with a track record that reads 2-3, is a tempting each-way play.
Treacherous (Kempton, 7.30)
TREACHEROUS was in the process of landing a fine hat-trick of successes a year ago including two wins here but went off the boil and was rested for 257 days.
It took one run to blow away the cobwebs and then he was back to winning ways at Kempton on Sunday, posting a decent speed figure when rattling home after traffic problems to make it back-to-back wins in the race.
Treacherous loves it here, is nicely clear on my figures and should take all the beating on this very quick reappearance.
SAM TURNER'S TOP TIPS
Humbert 1pt ew (4.15 Newcastle) **[11/4 Unibet]
Alsvinder 1/2 pt ew (4.50 Newcastle) **[7/1 Ladbrokes]
Treacherous 2pt win (7.30 Kempton) 2pt win @ **[15/8 Paddy Power]
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