16:05 Carlisle

Hard to see how DETECTIVE doesn’t go close at Carlisle on Monday. This son of Kingman loves it here with a track record of 12112222 and he found himself back in the winners enclosure on return at the start of the month at Hamilton. He took it up travelling strongly and was always doing enough to prevail. He is up 4lb but is open to further improvement and I can see him coming there going best again. The danger is the only other horse that comes here in winning form in Makeen. He is only up 2lb from that and remains fairly lightly raced so a similar effort would see him battle this one out with the selection. Of the rest Hello Zabeel was down the field at Chelmsford on return but has undergone wind surgery since. That can take a run before the full effects set in though so perhaps best watched here but interesting to see how he goes anyway.

Detective - 1pt @ 10/3