Timeform’s 7 Thursday fantasies for Newmarket

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FROM BELOW came from a good family and built on his early experience to finish first after the post at Ffos Las on his second start. He was arguably unlucky to have that race taken out, and he produced another gallant effort when he was narrowly beaten at Redcar on his final start. He’s setting a good level of form and, provided Sir Michael Stoute’s newcomer Morning Sun isn’t above average, he should take plenty of hits.

An interesting novice event for two-year-olds where KINGDOM OF DREAMS gets a provisional vote to come out on top. He looks at the choice of newcomers to the pedigree, a half-brother to several winners, notably the very intelligent Bow Creeke, and he represents a yard that knows how to prepare one. Tajalla also brings in Roger Varian, while Cheeky Maxi is right to leave behind his early form in a run where the market will reveal more.


SPECTATORS was fairly easy to back but made a most promising start to his career, dispatching 11 rivals in impressive fashion over the course and distance towards the end of last season. He looked very professional that day, displaying a smart turn of foot, and he looked like a nice guy physically too, just the type to progress more this season. Anthem National is the obvious threat on his debut on the pitch, with Eldrickjones slightly more exposed.



There’s a lot to consider, but CAROLE MAGNUS took his form to another level when a convincing winner at this course and distance was last seen in September, and is expected to take his unbeaten record at this track to three. Hortzadar nearly ended his losing run at Redcar recently, so he seems an obvious threat on the same mark, while the lightly raced Ataser is an interesting contender on this trip.

MASEKELA didn’t look comfortable coming just fourth from Royal Lodge here on his last start as a two-year-old, but the fast pitch may have been a bigger factor than the track and his trainer is clearly happy to bring him back here for his reappearance. The form he showed when he was second to Native Trail on the July course sets a good standard and he could prove too strong for Cresta and rookie winner Sonny Liston.

ABLE KANE proved very progressive last season, picking up three wins, including a career-best performance to score from a career high at Leicester in his last start. An extra 4 pound increase for this hit makes life even more difficult, but he is a very likeable guy who normally gives his run and watches the call percentage in a very open handicap. Tadreeb, who has been in all-weather form lately, and Ibiza Rocks can also feature.

DUSK CALLS remains low mileage but was a two-time winner last season and finished the campaign with a solid effort at a competitive handicap at York in the fall. He traveled particularly well on this occasion and, with the likelihood of a brisk pace, he could well be seen to good effect here. Aplomb and the triplet in search of Night On Earth face the dangers.

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