1st Jul 2020 | Horse Racing

Bath Tip: Cappananty Con

Ran well for new yard at Lingfield; caught in shadow of the post. Tracked a strong pace and recorded a good speed figure. Better on the all-weather but able to exploit a lenient turf mark.

Awsaaf rattled off a hat-trick of wins last season and is weighted to do the same again but he might have met his match in Cappananty Con.

The 6-year-old was slightly unlucky to be caught on the line by Rewaayat at Lingfield, in a race that was run at a strong gallop and a repeat of that performance (adjusted speed figure of 61) could see him win very soon.

Still a maiden on turf, you can understand why connections are trying to exploit a lenient mark of 53. Clearly he is a better horse on the all-weather but he has run well on grass before, mainly at Windsor and this isn’t the strongest class 6 handicap.

1pt Cappananty Con to win 5/2 with Bet365
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Odds correct at time of publishing: 18:44 1st Jul, 2020 but subject to change