Tip of the day: Whip up a storm
The east of the country is enjoying a September heatwave so Ian Ogg packs up his bucket and spade and heads to Yarmouth.
Frankie Dettori can make all aboard Fastnet Tempest
You know that it could be an expensive day when half a dozen horses from your tracker are all running.
One or two should probably have been cleaned out though and one or two are in the last chance saloon, including Acclaim The Nation who drops in grade and returns to Beverley having failed to live up to market expectations the last twice.
He still interests me as does Richie McCaw who I thought would develop into a decent staying handicapper for Mark Johnston this season. Then, under the same ownership, he made a belated reappearance for Ian Williams.
He didn't shape too badly at Doncaster and the booking of the Panamanian born Eduardo Pedroza is both fascinating and unusual.
Sandown's Molson Coors Handicap also features one of my 'cliff' horses for this season in Both Sides who I've been following since his eyecatching run in the London Gold Cup. He hasn't done an awful lot wrong since but he hasn't won and he has gone up by 6lbs.
He's vying for favouritism alongside David Lanigan's twice raced Acrux, a half-brother to Main Sequence and an obvious potential blot on the handicap. It's a good race on a good card.
Second in Richie McCaw's race at Doncaster was Fastnet Tempest and he drops back to a mile for the Sea Deer Handicap at Yarmouth.
He's mainly been campaigned over further but did make all over a mile to win his maiden and Frankie Dettori, who rides for the first time, is just the right man to have on board to try and repeat those tactics.
The three-year-old was no match for a useful performer last time but has been given every chance by the handicapper. I think he's a little better than his form figures suggest and I'm keen to give him another chance at a track where trainer William Haggas has an excellent record.
Three-year-olds account for half the field and have won six of the last nine renewals of this race with one of those victories coming for Haggas in 2012 when Sheena's Dream made all.
It's never a bad thing to be out in front at Yarmouth as two wins for Mark Johnston-trained runners in this handicap indicate and, hopefully, Dettori can jump out and make all and bring up a double for the trainer and jockey following on from Al Neksh in the preceding contest.
Posted 0900 BST on 14/09/2016
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