Horse racing ideas: Newmarket, Carlisle and Exeter – Steve Mullen’s betting preview for the racing this Tuesday, April 17


1.50 – Mullen's star guess (add to your betslip)

John Gosden has gained three of the previous 4 runnings of this and his ELHAFEI has robust probabilities of including to that tally.

He was very inexperienced on his debut at Lingfield in November however picked up properly beneath the most mild of rides to complete fourth from a poor draw.

Loads of good newcomers to regulate, together with Aurum, whereas Forestall ought to step up on his debut at Doncaster’s Lincoln assembly.


HISTORY WRITER seems the one to beat after his encouraging third on debut at Sandown in September. As you’d anticipate he was inexperienced there however picked up nicely after lacking the break.

He’ll want additional than this 7f in time however the softish floor will deliver his ending kick into play.

Porth Swtan had loads of work as a two-yr-previous and completed his season with an in depth second right here. He’ll know his job and can hit the body.



It’s onerous to get away from VAN BEETHOVEN who’s bred to be a champion and comes from the all-conquering Ballydoyle group.

The one slight difficulty together with his American pedigree might be the floor however he ought to have sufficient to win.

Richard Fahey’s early two-yr-olds are all the time value a glance in the betting and his Pesci ought to do himself justice.


PURSER got here again from an extended break to run an in depth-up fourth in a Newcastle Listed race final trip behind the wonderful Gronkowski.

He had no luck in operating there and can be fitter today. Symbolization created a great impression when profitable at Kempton in September.

The type of that appears strong and he’ll go properly if match after 221 days off.


ROLLER did nicely final season and completed the marketing campaign with an excellent run at Haydock the place he had some visitors issues.

He gained a good contest at Redcar earlier than hitting the publish at Ripon and Nottingham. He nonetheless appears pretty handicapped and sees out this journey properly.

Secret Artwork can be absolutely match after an an eyecatching third on comeback at Kempton final time. He gained an identical race to this from 7lb greater in the weights early final season so is revered.

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MSAYYAN gained his maiden very properly at Nottingham beneath Frankie Dettori in October and this step up in school seems to be truthful sufficient.

That is one other race the place coach John Gosden does properly and the son of Camelot ought to enhance for this step up in distance.

Kew Gardens drops again from the journey that noticed him win a Listed race right here in October however there’s lot of enchancment to return and he’s an enormous hazard.


MEDAHIM has been gelded and that ought to deliver the little little bit of enchancment he must take this.

He did properly final season, profitable on the July Course right here earlier than ending his marketing campaign with a strong fourth at York. He seems on a good mark and there must be extra to return.

Inshiraah has been off since touchdown again to again wins on the July Course in July and clearly has a whole lot of expertise if the health is there.

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STORM OVER completed final season on a excessive with a battling win at Catterick on comparable floor to today’s.

That is clearly a harder task however he has tempo and gained’t thoughts the minimize underfoot. He’s frivolously raced and might be a few steps forward of the handicapper.

Main Jumbo ran nicely when profitable at York final time over 6f however must be high-quality over this shorter journey too.


2.10 Chicago Woman

2.forty five Skipping On

three.20 Teescomponents Lad

three.fifty five Milanesque

four.30 Skywards Reward

5.05 Pistol Park

5.forty The Some Dance Child


2.00 King Calvin

2.35 Cheque En Blanc

three.10 Ballyheigue Bay

three.forty five Wet Day Dylan

four.20 Isis Blue

four.fifty five Kahdian

5.30 Artistic Inertia

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