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There are three meetings taking place this afternoon with jumps cards from Newton Abbot and Stratford as well as a flat fixture from Redcar.  David has two runners today with Koi Dodville and Oneonechop contesting the juvenile hurdle at Newton Abbot at 2.05pm.  Koi Dodville (pictured above) has taken well to hurdling since arriving from France, winning his first two starts at Hexham and Aintree before finishing third under a double penalty over course and distance last time.  His jumping wasn't as fluent as it can be and he is slightly better off at the weights with those that finished ahead of him.  With a more fluent round, there is no reason why he can't be thereabouts again under Tom Scudamore.  Oneonechop was a multiple winner on the flat in France and jumped really well on his hurdling debut before fading in the closing stages to finish fourth.  He has stamina to prove, but if he does get the trip he could prove dangerous under Fergus Gillard who takes a handy 3lbs off his back.

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There is a bumper day of racing ahead with a jumps card from Market Rasen and Cartmel and flat fixtures from Newbury, Newmarket, Ripon, Doncaster and Haydock.  It is Summer Plate day at Market Rasen and the Grade 3 chase has drawn a quality field of 16 runners, whilst 15 line up for the valuable Summer Hurdle on the card.  Almost half the field in both races won last time out and if you can find the winner of each, you may wish to purchase a lottery ticket to bring up the trifecta!  Camprond looks reasonably treated on the basis of his third in the Swinton Hurdle and he is somehow allowed to run from the same mark today.  A winner last time out over course and distance, he could be the one to beat but is short enough in the market considering the competitive nature of the race.

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There are five meetings taking place this afternoon but you are out of luck if you are a fan of the jumps.  The flat fixtures come from Newbury, Haydock, Nottingham, Newmarket and Hamilton.  The most valuable race today comes from Hamilton where they have a Listed 1m3f contest at 8.00pm with over £31,000 in prize money to the winner.  Title is the worthy favourite and whilst the application of blinkers is a little offputting, he did little wrong when third at Royal Ascot behind Alenquer and that rival franked the form when third in the Group 1 Grand Prix de Paris at Longchamp on Wednesday evening.

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There are five meetings taking place this afternoon with a jumps card from Worcester and flat fixtures from Hamilton, Leicester, Chepstow and Epsom.  David has one runner today; Dock Of The Bay who contests the 2m7f novices' hurdle at Worcester at 8pm.  He produced a very good first effort for the stable when a narrow runner-up on his hurdling debut at Fontwell in May before disappointing at Uttoxeter last month.  He has undergone wind surgery since then and hopefully that will help him.  Conditions should suit and a reproduction of his first run would give him each-way prospects under Tom Scudamore.

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There are five meetings taking place this afternoon with jumps action from Uttoxeter, flat fixtures from Lingfield, Catterick and Yarmouth and an all-weather flat card from Wolverhampton.  David has one runner today as Pasqualita (pictured above) contests the 2m mares' novices' hurdle at Uttoxeter at 1.20pm.  This is her first start for the stable following her purchase after winning a 1m4f Saint Cloud claimer in France.  She had some decent form on the level there and in Germany and has schooled well since her arrival at Pond House.  David Noonan is in the saddle and she looks to have a good chance for owners the Pipe's Prospectors.

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There are four meetings taking place this afternoon with a jumps card from Southwell and flat fixtures from Bath, Beverley and Brighton.  It is a case of slim pickings this afternoon with the best races of the day in terms of quality, a 0-95 handicap on the level at Beverley and a 0-140 handicap chase at Southwell.  Ironically, these two races also produce two of the smallest fields of the day which is a pity for the sponsors who have supported the race.

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Following the abandonment of tonight's meeting at Windsor due to previous waterlogging, we are left with four meetings, with a jumps card from Newton Abbot, flat fixtures from Ayr and Lingfield and an all-weather flat card from Wolverhampton.  David has one runner today as Percy Street (pictured above) takes in the selling hurdle at Newton Abbot at 1.45pm.  Percy is a capable horse on his day and has gone well over course and distance in the past.  The ground at the Devon track is softening all the time and that probably will not play to his strengths.  He is not favoured by the weights, although he still has the ability to go close under Tom Scudamore.

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