Hull of a bet at Southwell
Chris Wilson fancies Grace Hull to win the finale at Southwell - he has a tip for every race today.
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LEICESTER: 1.10 Come On Laurie, 1.40 Zhukov, 2.15 Legacy Gold, 2.50 Ahyaknowyerself, 3.25 Carli King, 3.55 Westerly Breeze.
SOUTHWELL: 1.00 COLUMBIAN ROULETTE (NAP), 1.30 Tartan Trip, 2.05 Ivy Port, 2.40 Scottish Boogie, 3.15 Bedloe's Island, 3.45 Greenhead High, 4.15 Grace Hull.
WETHERBY: 12.20 Certification, 12.50 Be My Deputy, 1.20 Rocky Stone, 1.55 Aachen, 2.30 Secrete Stream, 3.05 Mighty Mobb, 3.35 Catching On.
DOUBLE: Columbian Roulette and Secrete Stream.
Columbian Roulette's recent Southwell trespasses can be forgiven upon his return to the Nottinghamshire circuit.
Charlie Hills' colt badly smeared his copybook two and a half weeks ago when he unseated jockey Martin Dwyer when victory was assured over this course and distance.
The son of Bushranger jinked sharply left when in the clear with only 100 yards to run.
Dwyer remains sidelined, but Columbian Roulette is back for another go in the 32Red Handicap over a mile.
The handicapper clearly felt Hills' representative was going to win easily last time as he has raised him 7lb.
That said, there is every chance he is far better than his rating of 55, with Hills taking further precautions here by equipping him in first-time blinkers.
Frankthetank looks a worthy foe, but Columbian Roulette, who was a good second behind an improving type at Wolverhampton on his penultimate outing, should prove too smart - as long as he stays on the straight and narrow.
Scottish Boogie can top up funds by claiming the Coral App Download From The App Store Handicap off joint-top weight.
Seamus Durack's versatile seven-year-old has done really well this winter and was a little unlucky not to post another victory at Wolverhampton earlier this month.
Although Scottish Boogie appeared to be getting a little weary late on, he still only went down by just a nose to Shelford in a handicap over an extended two miles.
The gelded son of Tobougg is plenty high enough in the weights these days, but his well-being cannot be downplayed ahead of his first start at Southwell.
That Durack has opted to move back down to a mile and a half with him can also be seen as a positive.
Scottish Boogie was well backed on his last start, so any substantial market moves should be seized upon.
Carli King rates a solid shout back at Leicester for the SIS+ Handicap Chase.
Caroline Bailey's eight-year-old has looked pretty impressive over fences and has plenty going for him as he takes another step up in trip and in grade.
Carli King jumped pretty fluently over an extended two and a half miles here a fortnight ago and was very good value for his 10-length call over Thedreamstillalive.
He has gone up another 7lb, but that is hardly a disaster given his aptitude for competing in testing conditions - not to mention the fact he has been crying out for this longer distance of just shy of three miles.
The sense of expectancy is heightened by the fact Bailey's horses are in such good nick.
Secrete Stream must go close in the Download New Racing UK iPad App "National Hunt" Novices' Hurdle at Wetherby.
North Yorkshire trainer Malcolm Jefferson thinks a great deal of this five-year-old chestnut, who looked the real deal here over Christmas when he sauntered 11 lengths clear in a reasonable novices' hurdle.
The form looks strong, too, as the runner-up that day, Allied Answer, has since gone in.
Before that, and again over course and distance, Secrete Stream gave the upwardly-mobile Diamond King a bit of a run for his money on what was his hurdling bow.
Proven when the mud is flying, it will be a shade disappointing if he cannot win a race like this, even in spite of his penalty, before stepping up in grade.