PADDOCKS PATENT (THURSDAY) – In Association With TitanBet

14:20 Worcester Queens Bay has been notching up wins left right and centre between the flags in recent months. She made a brief return to racing under rules when finishing third to Penmore Hill at Stratford back in May. She has subsequently switched from Jack Barber to Neil Mulholland and it wouldn’t be the biggest of shocks if he was able to encourage some further improvement from the ten year old. Wiffy Chatsby has finished first and second here in his only two previous runs at this track. He clearly wasn’t high up the pecking order in Ditcheat when trained by Paul Nicholls and he has subsequently joined the Bowens. He continues to hold his form well having finished runner up in three of his last four starts and he heads the the possible dangers this afternoon. The Back Up Plan seems to be gradually getting closer with each run this season. It is questionable as to whether he actually stays this far and Dawnieriver may well prove a better each way betting proposition. Noel Fehily takes the reins on Queens Bay today and despite top weight she can continue to uphold her consistent level of form. The recent yard switch ought to have a positive effect and she may well continue the excellent form of the yard.  Queens Bay (WIN)

15:05 Sandown Calare was well supported on her debut when she justified favouritism to land her maiden at Doncaster last month. She cruised to a more than two length win and did so with the minimum of fuss when beating Conqueress and Pantera Negra. Whilst this is a massive rise in grade, she is certainly housed at the right stable who know the time of day with their juvenile fillies. Grizzel was considered good enough to be sent to the Albany Stakes at Royal Ascot last month. Whilst she trailed home closer to last than first, this ease in grade will no doubt produce a more solid performance. Whether she handles this step up in trip remains to be seen but based on previous wins here and at Beverley she may well provide the sternest resistance. On Her Toes looks to have significantly more on her plate than when winning two small races at Windsor and Pontefract. She will need to take another step forward but it would be folly to dismiss her outright.  James Doyle will have done plenty of schooling on Calare at home and he ought to know a lot more about his partner this afternoon. The duo ought to have more to offer and they can go onto better things in future.  Calare (WIN)

16:10 Sandown This doesn’t appear to be the most inspiring of handicaps with very few of the field producing anywhere near their best in recent starts. For that reason it may well pay to side with a recent course winner in Cooperess.  She sprung a 33/1 shock last time out when winning at this track and there should be more to come. This step up to a mile looks tailor made for her and with Josephine Gordon claiming three pounds the pair ought to be capable of going close. Furiant was upped to this trip for the very first time at Ripon a couple of weeks ago. The decision by Mark Johnstone to do so worked the oracle as the three year old took full advantage of a tumbling handicap mark. His win at odds if 28/1 mystified most punters but it certainly will have bolstered his confidence and they look th chief dangers here. Paul Cole also has his team in excellent shape and Cliffhanger will appreciate a return to decent ground. Luke Morris comes in for the ride an the duo look worthy of at least a place. Cooperess has been placed off a much higher mark in the past but gets into this race off a relative featherweight. Receiving weight from all of her rivals she still warrants utmost respect and her recent course win shall stand her in good stead. Granted luck in running, she ought to be capable of going close here once again. Cooperess (E/W if 9/2+)

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