RACE PREVIEW & TIPS (THURSDAY)

15:40 Wincanton Some may see it as a “mad” decision to not only tip but NAP a horse who’s yet to even set foot on the track however by looking through the last race at Wincanton that’s exactly what we’re going to do. Of the fourteen runners set to go to post eleven make their racecourse debut so to call this a wide open race is somewhat of an understatement. On the flat sphere, top class group race winner Nathaniel had a fantastic career but as a sire he seems to be excelling just as much. Two of today’s runners can call Nathaniel their father in the form of Handsome Samson and Dimmesdale. The latter comes from the yard of Tom Lacey who has his horses in blistering form of late with 6 winners from just 13 runners in the past two weeks. The yard are going great guns and the booking of champion jockey Richard Johnson is also a huge positive. There’s a tonne of unknown questions in a race of this nature but Dimmesdale certainly looks worth taking a chance on. DIMMESDALE (WIN) – NAP