Some of our tipsters have kept their streaks going, and have picked their selections for day three
Day two is done and we’re still going strong in our last tipster standing competition taking advantage of Betfair’s Free Bet Streak offer.
The free bets are settled and in, but what will our experts be using them on?
Daryl Carter, oddschecker Tipster
CASPIAN QUEEN, £20 win (13:10 Goodwood).
We have not seen the best of Caspian Queen just yet and she now drops back to 5f for just the third time in her career. Her form figures over this trip read 1 and 2 and she has a 6lb swing at the weights with today’s rival Electric Ladyland who fended her off over course and distance on her penultimate start. Cheek-pieces go on first time and that should sharpen her up early on and the form from her recent meeting with Electric Ladyland has worked out well with the third, fifth and sixth all winning next time and she looks well treated off a mark of 90.
Ed Quigley, horse racing journalist
FANCY BLUE, £10 win (15.15 Goodwood).
I’m going to split stakes here, with £10 going on FANCY BLUE in the Nassau Stakes. She got the better of Alpine Star in France last time out and appeared to enjoy the step up in trip. 3yo’s have a good record in this, and I think she will be tough to beat with Ryan Moore in the saddle.
SUPREMACY, £10 win (14.15 Goodwood).
Elsewhere on the card, I think Supremacy is the value pick and gets the nod for the other £10 in the Richmond Stakes. He bolted up in a Windsor maiden on his latest start – clocking a decent time in the process. He looks to have major claims for Clive Cox and Adam Kirby – the same combination who took this race 12 months ago with Golden Horde.
Ed Jeanes, Social and Content Executive
YAZAMAN, £5 win (14:15 Goodwood).
My first bet will be for Thursday will be on Yazaman the 14:15. He has been unlucky to finish second behind Tactical twice this season, running very well both times. He doesn’t have Tactical to contend with now and should take all the beating. He got the better of Qaader last time out and there is no reason to suggest he won’t again.
CELTIC ART, £5 win (13:45 Goodwood).
My split stake will go towards Celtic Art to be placed in the 13:45. I have been waiting for this horse to run this season, but to give a better chance of my steak continuing, I will be backing in the place market. He came second in a hot Goodwood maiden last season, beating Berkshire Rocco. He then lost by a neck to Molatham who won the Group 3 Jersey Stakes at Royal Ascot last month. He should run a big race off top weight.
Guy Harding, Head of Commercial
ENGLISH KING, £20 win (15:45 Goodwood)
I think English King wins it, just. 75% of oddschecker bettors can’t be wrong, can they?
Sam Farley, US Content and Marketing Manager
ENGLISH KING, £5 lay (15:45 Goodwood)
The money seems to be on English King, who I last watched finish fifth in that peculiar Derby. I think there’s a bit too much hype and although I fancy Al Aasy I’m going to play it safe to keep the streak firing and instead lay English King.
FANCY BLUE, £5 win (15.15 Goodwood).
Ryan Moore decided to ride Fancy Blue, and that’s one of the reasons I’ll be backing the filly. She has 7-pounds off Nazeef, who is close in the betting and I think that could be a deciding factor. With 4 runs to her name I’m going to gamble on Fancy Blue’s potential.
Jake Gallagher, Head of Social and Content
ENGLISH KING, £10 win (15:45 Goodwood)
I’m making this selection having completely removed what happened in the Derby from my memory. The Derby? What Derby? Exactly. Two men who will not have forgotten though are Ed Walker and Frankie Dettori who will have the bit between their teeth in the Gordon Stakes. Khalifa Sat looked good under Tom Marquand at 50/1 in the Derby but I expect the challenge to come from Al Aasy who comes into this in fine fettle, as does Jim Crowley whose performance on Mohaather in the Sussex Stakes was exemplary.