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The action continues late into the evening at Wolverhampton and Anita Chambers has a selection for every race.
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ASCOT: 1.55 Ascription, 2.25 Bon Voyage, 3.00 Casual Smile, 3.30 Special Meaning, 4.05 Gym Shoes, 4.40 Plover, 5.10 Titus Gent.
HAYDOCK: 2.05 Smart Daisy K, 2.40 Montiridge, 3.15 Platinum, 3.50 GORDON LORD BYRON (NAP), 4.25 Kickboxer, 5.00 Stars Over The Sea, 5.30 Lemon Pearl.
KEMPTON: 1.45 Hors De Combat, 2.20 Tac De Boistron, 2.55 Graphic, 3.35 Bobbyscot, 4.10 Brave Boy, 4.45 Deficit, 5.20 Sir Mike, 5.50 Top Cop.
LEOPARDSTOWN: 3.45 Afternoon Sunlight, 4.15 Masai, 4.45 Calibrate, 5.15 Free Eagle, 5.45 Kenhope, 6.15 Zand, 6.50 Trading Leather, 7.25 Orgilgo Bay.
STRATFORD: 2.10 Isola Bella, 2.45 Sandanski, 3.20 Jonnie Skull, 3.55 Zarzal, 4.30 Fairwood Massini, 5.05 Bennys Quest, 5.40 Wave The Grapes.
THIRSK: 2.00 Ypres, 2.30 Lincoln, 3.05 Master Of Finance, 3.40 Bold Prediction, 4.20 Sunrise Dance, 4.55 Simply Shining, 5.25 Rhombus, 5.55 Jofranka.
WOLVERHAMPTON: 6.00 Rock N Rouge, 6.30 Fossa, 7.05 Secret Beau, 7.35 Corn Maiden, 8.05 Willow Island, 8.35 Glenridding, 9.05 Lord Buffhead.
DOUBLE: Gordon Lord Byron and Tac De Boistron.
Gordon Lord Byron can go one place better than last year and claim top honours in the Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock.
Tom Hogan's charge was just under a length behind Society Rock in the six-furlong Group One in 2012 and with some uncertainty over how the ground will ride on Merseyside, Gordon Lord Byron could prove a wise bet as he goes on most surfaces and has proved time and again he is up to this level.
Winner of the seven-furlong Prix de la Foret last autumn, Gordon Lord Byron is thoroughly capable at any distance from five furlongs to a mile, with his most recent victory coming over that trip at Leopardstown last month.
He is still sharp enough for sprint trips though, as he showed when fourth in the Diamond Jubilee at Royal Ascot and third in the Maurice de Gheest at Deauville.
Lethal Force beat him on both those occasions but Gordon Lord Byron narrowed the gap on easy ground in France and with that rival appearing to save his best for a quick surface, the Irish raider could have things fall his way this time.
Richard Hannon has always held Montiridge in high regard and he can complete a Group Three double in the betfred.com Superior Mile.
Just edged out in the Jersey Stakes, Montiridge scored a nice confidence-booster at Listed level before thoroughly impressing when beating the reopposing Tawhid at Glorious Goodwood.
Montiridge appears to be a progressive type and while he has to give weight to Tawhid this time, his Queen Elizabeth II Stakes entry suggests even more is expected in the coming weeks.
Platinum can complete his hat-trick Betfred "Goals Galore" Old Borough Cup.
A lively outsider for the Cesarewitch at this stage, Platinum has been revitalised by a move to Phil Kirby's yard, winning at Catterick and Musselburgh on his two most recent outings.
He has to contend with a 9lb rise this time but given he is still 2lb lower than his highest ever perch of 92, Kirby could still have something to work with.
Special Meaning is another on quite a roll and a fifth successive win looks possible in the Ladbrokes Mobile Handicap at Ascot.
A half-sister to 1000 Guineas winner Speciosa, Special Meaning was no great shakes as a juvenile but has really come of age this term, winning at Newmarket, Pontefract and twice at Hamiton, most recently in a really competitive heat.
She has now reached a mark of 92 but could be better than a handicapper in due course.
Tac De Boistron can be the star of the show at Kempton after promising effort on his British bow.
A Group Two winner in France, he is now with Marco Botti after a switch to Australia failed to bear fruit in either the Geelong or Melbourne Cups.
He caught the eye when finishing third in a Listed race at Goodwood last month, racing far too keenly in the early stages before unsurprisingly running out of gas in the finish.
That was his first outing since last November so further improvement is expected and he is worth a first try on Polytrack in the totepool September Stakes.
Bold Prediction can strike gold for Karl Burke in the Personal Touches Handicap at Thirsk while Willow Island is the choice in the £1 To Win £500 At Quicksilverslots Claiming Stakes at Wolverhampton.
They race over jumps at Stratford where Fairwood Massini is taken to go well in the H.L. Barnes Handicap Chase.
Leopardstown hosts one of the highlights of the Irish season with Trading Leather a worthy contender for Jim Bolger in the Red Mills Irish Champion Stakes.
Kenhope has been showing up well in Group One company this term and can account for some older adversaries in the Coolmore Fusaichi Pegasus Matron Stakes.