28th Mar 2021 | Horse Racing

Doncaster: Rathbone

Working way down handicap and style of racing makes him of interest in big field sprint. Wouldn't want going any worse than good and arrives with a couple of good AW runs under his belt.

Rathbone spent last season fighting a mark in the 90s but he struck me as a horse who could win a big field sprint handicap. He is a strong traveller and needs a good pace to aim at but he should get that in a big field.

At his best on good or better he is a capable sprinter and was unlucky when caught on the line by Fortamour in a class 2 handicap at Ascot last September. The pair reoppose at Doncaster on Sunday but the price difference is difficult to fathom.

Rathbone has run a couple of good races on the all-weather and therefore fitness shouldn’t be an excuse. He should run a good race at a price.

1pt Rathbone to win 12/1 with BetVictor
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Odds correct at time of publishing: 08:59 28th Mar, 2021 but subject to change