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Moone looks to like a Name to keep an eye on

MOONE'S MY NAME appears to have been found the perfect opportunity to register a first black-type victory in the EBF Normandie Stud Fleur De Lys Fillies' Stakes at Lingfield.

Ralph Beckett's four-year-old has a pretty formidable record, having finished in the first three in 12 of her 16 races and having won on six occasions.

She has taken her game to a new level this term, winning at Windsor on her return before plundering a couple of decent handicaps on varying ground at Newmarket.

Moone's My Name gave weight and a beating to a decent yardstick in Beacon Lodge on her latest visit to English HQ and now sits on a considerable rating of 107, making her the best horse in this event on the figures.

The Listed EBF Dual Classic Winning Sire Cockney Rebel River Eden Fillies' Stakes adds further strength to an excellent midweek card.

Plenty of these bring smart form to the table, not least Michael Bell's Momentary, who is given the chance to bounce back from a disappointing second half to the season.

The daughter of Nayef, who carries the colours of the queen, was a creditable fourth on her Newbury debut in April and returned to Berkshire to spring a surprise in the Swettenham Stud Fillies' Trial Stakes.

The best bet at Kempton is Serenity Spa, who bids to get off the mark at the second attempt in the first division of the 32RedBet.com Maiden Stakes.

Roger Charlton's youngster ran a race full of promise on her Ascot introduction, finishing off particularly well to grab second behind Diaminda.

The form looks sound enough with the winner having run with credit in Listed company since. With normal improvement Serenity Spa is going to take an awful lot of beating with jockey Graham Lee on board.



Smart

Smart chaser Ikorodu Road can make a winning return to action in Hereford's Herefordshire Growing Point Handicap Hurdle.

Matt Sheppard's pride and joy enjoyed an excellent time of things in March of this year, winning the prestigious Grimthorpe Chase at Doncaster and a valuable prize at Newbury to set up a tilt at the Scottish National.

He was pulled up at Ayr but is a fresh horse now, rated 10lb lower over the smaller obstacles and so merits respect on his comeback.

Be Definite has been placed on his last seven starts and can claimed a deserved win in the John Smith's Handicap Chase at Stratford.


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