16:30 Chelmsford City

Lethal Touch won with a bit in hand at Wolverhampton in October and must be respected, but this is more demanding. With that in mind, a chance is taken on handicap-debutant PURE MOTION, who should be ideally suited by this step up in trip having raced over 1m in her three qualifying runs. Asdaa is now 11lb below his last winning all-weather mark and must enter calculations, although he needs to prove himself over this far.
Prediction : 1st Pure Motion 2nd Lethal Touch 3rd Asdaa

17:00 Chelmsford City

CAPITAL THEORY sets the standard with an official rating of 77, and he ought to be difficult to beat returned to maiden company. Charlie & Mark Johnston's gelding will need to be at his best to repel the challenge of Mayfair Gold, who was narrowly denied over 1m at Kempton having been denied a clear run in the closing stages. Damascus Finish has shown flashes of ability and can follow that pair home.
Prediction : 1st Capital Theory 2nd Mayfair Gold 3rd Damascus Finish

17:30 Chelmsford City

There was little to separate Diamond Ranger (second) and The Menstone Gem (third) at Wolverhampton last month, and a 1lb swing in the weights could help the latter reverse that form. However, preference is for BUXTED TOO. Ian Williams' gelding was successful over C&D last time out and a 4lb rise in the ratings doesn't appear to be harsh given that he remains well treated on previous form.
Prediction : 1st Buxted Too 2nd The Menstone Gem 3rd Diamond Ranger

18:00 Chelmsford City

In a competitive contest marginal preference goes to JILLY COOPER, who gave a good account when runner-up at this venue last time out. The consistent daughter of Lope De Vega dead-heated for victory on her penultimate outing and it would be no surprise if she recorded a fourth career victory in this contest. Granary Queen has been knocking on the door of late and rates the most immediate danger, while Dreams Of Thunder completes the shortlist.
Prediction : 1st Jilly Cooper 2nd Granary Queen 3rd Dreams Of Thunder

18:30 Chelmsford City

Although ARAIFJAN failed to justify favouritism at this venue last time out, the five-year-old gave a good account when second behind a progressive filly and may mount a bold bid yet again. The Michael Herrington-trained gelding gets the nod, while it would be no surprise if Sense Of Security went close after finishing a gallant second at Kempton on her latest outing. Real Estate is capable on his day and is worthy of consideration.
Prediction : 1st Araifjan 2nd Sense Of Security 3rd Real Estate

19:00 Chelmsford City

The in-form ADMIRABLE LAD arrives here in a rich vein of form and gets the nod to record a fourth-successive victory. The progressive four-year-old showed a willing attitude to fend off a strong challenge at Wolverhampton last time out and it would be no surprise if he defied a 2lb rise. Alafdhal rates as the most immediate danger returning to this trip, while Company Minx is another to consider.
Prediction : 1st Admirable Lad 2nd Alafdhal 3rd Company Minx

19:30 Chelmsford City

Strong cases can be made for several of these, but REIGNING PROFIT responded favourably to being fitted with a first-time visor when romping home at Wolverhampton 19 days ago and is fancied to back that up with another win, despite being hit with a 9lb rise in the ratings. La Roca Del Fuego is a previous C&D winner and is dangerous to underestimate, while the consistent Cabeza De Llave is also considered.
Prediction : 1st Reigning Profit 2nd La Roca Del Fuego 3rd Cabeza De Llave

20:00 Chelmsford City

MISS BELLADONNA is worth chancing on her return from a break as she's gone well fresh before now and has a previous C&D win to her name. A strong pace will ideally suit the selection and, along with the consistent Thakrah, she could be hard to repel in the closing stages. Embla and Man On A Mission are strong candidates for cutting out the running but they do look vulnerable to stronger finishers.
Prediction : 1st Miss Belladonna 2nd Thakrah 3rd Embla

20:30 Chelmsford City

MICHAELA'S BOY is hard to oppose given the manner of his success over this trip at Newcastle in October, and even the 8lb higher mark may not be enough to stop him from following up. Tephi has been tremendously consistent so far and again rates as a player, but she was also engaged to run at Kempton yesterday. Grace Angel is another with compelling claims after making all in first-time blinkers at Southwell last month and she is feared most with the headgear retained.
Prediction : 1st Michaelas Boy 2nd Grace Angel 3rd Tephi