Thursday’s UK racing tips come your way from meetings at Market Rasen and Chelmsford on 16 November 2023.
Race 1 – FIERCE WARRIOR 10/11
FIERCE WARRIOR (7) represents top connections. Won by 3.25L at Worcester in May contesting a 2m jumpers flat race and rates a top chance now hurdling.
NORMAN FLETCHER (10) indicated plenty of promise second time hurdling when 5L second in a 2m novices hurdle at Ludlow. Main danger.
DR SEB (6) went well last season. Interesting chance making hurdle debut.
BENJAMIN BEAR (1) showed ability on the flat and is worth a market check.
Race 3 – SURE TOUCH 5/2
SURE TOUCH (1) showed plenty of ability on seasonal return at Ludlow when a neck second in a 2m4f novices limited handicap chase. Leading player.
PICKS LAD (7) now goes chasing after a good final run of the season at Taunton in April finishing second past the post but then promoted to first in a 3m novices handicap hurdle. Makes for appeal.
RISKINTHEGROUND (4) placed third at Kempton contesting a 3m handicap chase. In the mix.
O’CONNELL (9) holds place claims.
Race 5 – GALIA DES LITAUX 8/11
GALIA DES LITEAUX (1) is a former Listed chase winner. Successful this time last year at Bangor-on-Dee. The mare won a Grade 2 novices chase as well last season and looks hard to beat on return.
FOUND ON (4) managed to win by 4L a 2m5f handicap chase here during September. Respect.
TWEED SKIRT (5) finished a good fourth contesting the 2m5f G2 novices limited handicap chase final at Cheltenham in April. Makes for appeal.
BURROWS DIAMOND (2) looks next best.
Race 7 – MASTERDREAM 13/8
MASTERDREAM (2) recently found success by a convincing 5.5L at Hereford attempting a similar level 3m1 1/2f handicap hurdle. Leading chance.
DYNAMIC KATE (1) produced a decent fourth over 2m6f at Stratford. Can build on that effort. Worth including.
DIAMOND TWIN (4) is open to further progress this season and may enjoy the longer trip. Interesting.
HIGH GROUNDS (5) warrants a market check.
Race 1 – RISING FORCE 11/4
RISING FORCE (5) has been running well in recent attempts with a 7f nursery success here preceding a Lingfield AW runner-up effort. Ran a decent fifth last time at Kempton AW in September and rates a leading player.
MONTECRISTO GOLD (1) showed ability at this track two weeks ago when a good third in this class over 7f. Can improve further.
MAVERICK STYLE (3) ran with credit at Kempton AW last month when fifth over this trip in this grade. Improving and looks interesting.
ASPIRE TO GLORY (7) looks next best.
Race 3 – MOON FLIGHT 9/4
MOON FLIGHT (2) went well at Newcastle AW recently when 0.5L second in a 7f novice event. Brings experience to get off the mark. Leading chance.
ROGUE THUNDER (3) produced a good fourth contesting a higher class 6f novice event at Newcastle AW in March. Makes for appeal on seasonal return.
FIANIAN (7) showed promise on second outing at Wolverhampton AW when 2.5L runner-up over 7f. Holds claims.
MARUNA (1) won a small field 1m novice race at Newcastle AW two weeks ago. May feature.
Race 6 – OUTREACH 9/4
OUTREACH (4) showed plenty of ability at Wolverhampton AW last month when a neck second attempting this handicap grade and journey. Respect.
ADACE (2) ran well here when a solid third contesting a 1m handicap. Rates highly.
FAST FLO (8) finished second tackling a track and trip handicap prior to a smart fourth at this circuit last week. In the mix.
PONTIUS (3) is worth a market check.
Race 9 – CRYPTOS DREAM 6/4
CRYPTOS DREAM (1) bids for a hat-trick following a 1.5L victory in this handicap level over 1m here on Friday. Leading contender.
EGOISTE (2) rates the main danger following a 0.5L success in a course and distance handicap in September. Respected.
SILVER BUBBLE (11) ran well at this venue last week when a head second in this company. In the mix.
STINTINO SUNSET (7) holds a consistent recent profile. Not dismissed.