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It Is worth taking a chance on Glenard in the STANJAMES.com Chester Cup on the first of three glorious days of action on the Roodee.

Charlie Hills'' charge has perhaps failed to live up to expectations so far but he showed enough in a string a decent middle-distance efforts last term to suggest he has a future in this kind of event.

the Arch gelding was a winner over a mile and a half at Haydock last August before going on to finish fourth in a competitive event at Ascot, with the winner Excellent Result scoring at Group two level in Dubai over the winter.

Glenard was again given plenty to do on his seasonal bow over two miles at Kempton in March, but was noted making good progress at the business end of the race to finish sixth, beaten just two lengths in a blanket finish.

He should strip fitter for that and if he is the horse that connections thought he was then he can defy his mark over this trip with relatively few miles on the clock and having scraped in at the bottom of the weights.

terrific is the sole Aidan O''Brien-trained runner in the Weatherbys Private Banking Cheshire Oaks and merits plenty of respect in a race Ballydoyle representatives have won three times in the last 10 years.

As a daughter of Galileo, terrific is bred to relish this trip and while it remains to be seen if she is a true Investec Oaks contender, she is certainly a likely winner of this trial event.

tom Dascombe loves a winner at his local track and Roudee should be primed for the Manor House stables Lily Agnes Conditions stakes.

Dougal will be hard to beat in Gatwick Diamond Business 60th Year Maiden stakes at Brighton as he has all the hallmarks of typically forward juvenile from the Hannon team.

Zeteah is worth watching in the t.M. Lewin, shirts, suits And More Classified stakes as she looked the type to improve over the winter.
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