Pontefract 3.55

Pontefract 3.55 16 Trinity Star @ 12/1 / 13 Dutch Artist @ 33/1 - 1/2 point e/w each - odds to 4th place

The Bookies go odds to 4th here and a lot who may be over the top for the season, The Soft Going won't
suit all, but a couple who are dropped in Grade and who have form over a longer trip really catch the eye off these handicap
marks. TRINITY STAR is a Class 4 regular, won this race in 2015 off a mark of 75; arrives here off 63 in a Class 5 and has
a decent Claimer booked. Michael Dods is still in decent form (been so all year); he does throw a lot of darts, but enough have
been winning and placing to give this one more than a sporting chance. It could be well supported so BOG the price. The other
one of note is the outsider of the field DUTCH ARTIST; possibly discarded by the market, as it has been discarded by O'Meara;
it is down considerably in Class, down too in trip but can run prominently, from stall 3 it could slip the field and make for the
stands rail (does happen in soft here); with that proven bit of stamina could hang on for a place at a good price. The Trainer
is not one I'd normally entertain but had a nice big priced place runner with similar running style very recently; so indicates
that his small string are fit enough, if good enough and this one is a stone below a level it has campaigned at until recently.
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