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13:55 York He may be a veteran now but Move In Time put in a cracking performance when last seen here over today’s course and distance. The drier ground should also suit and the booking of James Doyle also looks a positive indicator for a good run from this former group race winner. The ever consistent A Momentofmadness is bound to go close once more but as he continues to creep up in weight it becomes a tougher task for Charlie Hills runner. Moviesta may also put in a better showing and the former course and distance winner may be worth watching out for as a potential threat to our tip. MOVE IN TIME (E/W)

14:25 York With little to no form to go off for these two year olds it’s a tough race to decipher and I feel a realistic case can be made for a small quartet. The Ballydoyle team always garner respect so multiple winner Fleet Review has to hold a prominent mention but after four runs he looks open to one or two with more room for progress. There’s two horses who hold a 100% record to date as both Lansky and Dee Ex Bee aim to make it two wins from two starts. This looks a bigger step up for Lansky as opposed to Dee Ex Bee and is why I’m of the two I’d side with the current market favourite. A win at Goodwood last time out looks like credible form but that was on soft going so today’s conditions aren’t guaranteed to suit. The horse to side with for those who like an each way punt is Beatbox Rhythm. Trainer Karl Burke is thriving at the moment and is building up a great reputation with sprint to middle distance horses. A very convincing victory at Pontefract last time out should stand him in good stead and the current 14/1 price tag looks far too generous from the bookies. BEATBOX RHYTHM (E/W)

15:00 York Cracksman was tipped at the start of this year to follow in his stable mates (Golden Horn) footsteps but has instead seen him play the role of bridesmaid by placing in both the British and Irish Derby’s. This task looks much easier and based on his odds-on price should take all the beating but his unwillingness to get his head in front is slightly off putting. Mirage Dancer is the one who seems to have the most scope for improvement but there’s a lot of question marks left to answer so looks tricky to back with too much confidence. Venice Beach aims to put his disappointing Derby run behind him and make amends here. A much better effort in France last time out should stand him in good stead and although not guaranteed victory should definitely have enough to claim a place at least. VENICE BEACH (E/W)

15:35 York This hotly anticipated contest has been built as a three horse race but that may be a bit harsh on the likes of Cliffs Of Moher and Shutter Speed who could easily disrupt the three more fancied runners. That being said its hard to look past the main protagonists and is why I’m siding with current market leader Barney Roy. The Godolphin team seem to have been left in the doldrums for some time but it looks as if they may have finally unearthed something closer to superstar status. He may not have won all of his races but he’s not been far off in every run. It’s very easy to see him reversing the placings with Ulysses in his last run and more than likely has the measure of Churchill. He may be favourite but he’s favourite for a reason and I can’t look past him. BARNEY ROY (WIN) – NAP


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