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BRIGHTON: 2.20 Hendry Trigger, 2.50 Mr Fickle, 3.20 Brown Pete, 3.50 My Anchor, 4.20 Jungle Bay, 4.50 Silvee, 5.20 Volito.
LISTOWEL: 3.45 Casino Girl, 4.15 Tough Lady, 4.45 Razia, 5.15 Mekong River, 5.45 Tropical Three, 6.15 Rory's Brother, 6.45 Casey Ryback.
MUSSELBURGH: 2.10 Summer Dancer, 2.40 Princess Tamay, 3.10 JAN SMUTS (NAP), 3.40 Kirtling Belle, 4.10 Yorksters Prince, 4.40 Our Diane, 5.10 Bayan Kasirga, 5.40 Rock Canyon.
WOLVERHAMPTON: 2.30 Devon Diva, 3.00 Well Owd Mon, 3.30 Starlight Serenade, 4.00 Bapak Muda, 4.30 The Great Gabrial, 5.00 Bereka, 5.30 Father Fred, 6.00 Eyeline.
DOUBLE: Jan Smuts and Starlight Serenade.
Jan Smuts can star on a very quiet day of action by taking the Batleys Cash And Carry Handicap at Musselburgh.
The five-year-old has hit the bar on his last three starts, including over this course and distance, but is clearly in fine heart this season.
While he has not won since claiming an amateur riders' event at Musselburgh in May, Jan Smuts has certainly been holding his own for trainer Wilf Storey, bouncing back from a mid-season low to be trouble the judge again lately.
He deserves plenty of credit for his efforts when beaten six lengths by Diyala over two miles here on his penultimate start as the Irish-trained winner was thoroughly unexposed and could turn out to be a sharp operator.
Dropped back to a mile and six furlongs at Redcar last time, Jan Smuts again lost little in defeat at the hands of Blue Top, conceding weight to the winner and posting arguably a career-best effort in the process.
He has to contend with another 1lb rise in the ratings but his proven ability to handle a testing surface is a definite plus with wet weather on the horizon and the return to two miles should be right up his street.
Bayan Kasirga took 12 attempts to get her head in front and while she suffered a minor blip last time, she should be in the mix for the Xtra Local Handicap.
A step up to a mile and a half seemed to bring about the neccessary improvement as Bayan Kasirga scored on her second attempt at the trip after a string of fruitless runs over shorter.
Richard Fahey's charge was upped 7lb after that Thirsk win but did not get chance to show she could deal with that rise as her saddle slipped just strides into her next outing at Hamilton.
Her rider had no chance of maintaining the partnership and as long as her confidence has not taken a knock, Bayan Kasirga is worth another shot.
Jungle Bay can follow up a recent Yarmouth win with victory at another seaside track in the IT First Handicap at Brighton.
Jane Chapple-Hyam's charge dropped to his lowest mark for a while to win that day and is a pretty useful performer in this grade.
Starlight Serenade is an interesting contender as she tackles the 32RedPoker.com Nursery Handicap at Wolverhampton.
Having her first start in this sphere, Starlight Serenade kicks off on a reasonable mark of 65 after winning at Salisbury last time and claiming second on her first attempt at the same track.
She showed a really nice attitude when battling to a nose victory and should have plenty to give at this level.