track-bia14s-diary-v2FOUR KINGDOMS clocked a good time when a close-up fourth in a 1m2f handicap at Ayr on his latest outing and will be happier back over the 1m5f trip in the Jockey Club Restaurant @Westernhousehotel Apprentice Handicap at the same venue this afternoon (5.10).

The five-year-old scored over course and distance at about this time last year, will love the fast ground and will hopefully be able to dominate.

VENTURA KNIGHT has a fine record over 7f-1m on good or faster going, recording form figures of 11119101130 (7-11), improving to 11111113 (7-8) in single-figure line-ups, with the defeat coming in Listed company. He’s 0-8 on the all-weather but still ran a respectable 20-1 third of 12 at Newcastle last time and he has his ideal conditions in the Weddings At Western House Hotel Handicap at Ayr (4.10).

Selections

Ventura Knight – Ayr 4.10 (1pt win, 4-1 Bet365, Paddy Power)

Four Kingdoms – Ayr 5.10 (1.5pts win, 7-2 generally)